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Robert Urich

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Robert Urich

American actor add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1946.

Countries: United States (73%), California (13%), United Kingdom (7%)

Main connections: Anita Gillette, Clint Eastwood, Patrick Macnee

Linked to: Florida State University, Bayer, American Broadcasting Company, American Cancer Society

 

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Robert Urich was born in 1946 add something


1968

In 1968, he earned a bachelor's degree in Radio and Television Communications add something


1970

Anita Gillette - Gillette's roles in the 1970s included the short-lived series "Me and The Chimp" with Ted Bessell and "Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice" with a then-unknown Robert Urich and a young Jodie Foster


1973

Between 1973 and his death in 2002, Urich had lead or supporting roles in 19 television series and miniseries add something

 

Urich made a noteworthy screen appearance opposite Clint Eastwood in the 1973 Dirty Harry film "Magnum Force" playing a vigilante motorcycle-patrol police officer add something


1975

He married actress Heather Menzies in 1975, and they remained married until his death in 2002 add something


1982

He was the guest host of Saturday Night Live in March 1982 add something


1984

Patrick Macnee - He had recurring roles in the crime series "Gavilan" with Robert Urich and in the 1984 satire on big business, "Empire," as Dr. Calvin Cromwell


1988

In 1988 he made a cameo appearance as 'himself' in an episode of "Cheers", which was Boston-based like his own series 'Spenser' add something


1990

In the 1990s, Urich reprised the role of Spenser in several made-for-TV films add something

 

Urich was the spokesman for Bayer Aspirin in 1990 and Purina dog food in 2000 add something


1992

In 1992, Urich hosted the CBS TV special "The Bat, the Cat, and the Penguin", which was a behind-the-scenes look of the upcoming motion picture "Batman Returns" add something


1993

Faye Dunaway - In 1993, Dunaway briefly starred in a sitcom with Robert Urich, "It Had to Be You"


1996

He played a main character, Jake Spoon, in the acclaimed television miniseries "Lonesome Dove", a role for which he received many positive reviews, as well as the lead in a 1996 Hallmark Hall of Fame production of "Captains Courageous" add something

 

In 1996, Urich announced that he had been diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, synovial sarcoma, that arises in soft tissues add something

 

The actor announced in 1996 that he was suffering from synovial cell sarcoma, a rare cancer, for which he underwent several treatments during the last years of his life add something


2001

His final TV series role was in the sitcom "Emeril", in 2001 add something


2002

Urich died in 2002 in Thousand Oaks, California add something


Robert Urich died in 2002 add something


2017

Menzies-Urich continued to work for the center, and passed away from brain cancer on Christmas Eve, December 24, 2017, surrounded by their three children add something