5/21/1945 - 2/7/2017
Soap Opera Memorials: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Richard Hatch
Richard Hatch, the actor who starred in the original 1970s “Battlestar Galactica” TV series and returned in a new role for its acclaimed 2000s reboot, died Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, according to multiple news sources. He was 71.
The actor, who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, had been in hospice care, TMZ reported.
Hatch started his career in theater in Los Angeles. His first television role was on the soap opera “All My Children” in 1970. He played Philip Brent on the soap for two...