Actor Richard hatch, who was known for his role as captain Apollo in the television series "Battlestar Galactica", died on Tuesday, according to his Manager Michael of Kaliski.
Hatch died about 1:30 PM in Santa CLARITA, California, next to him was his son Paul. 71-year-old actor struggled with pancreatic cancer, according to a statement from his family.
In the original series "Battlestar Galactica", he played captain Apollo in the remake of 2003, he played Tom Zarek. He was nominated for a Golden globe for her role in the first series. "In my case,"Battlestar Galactica" was a landmark," wrote the actor on his personal website. "It gave me the opportunity to realize my childhood dreams and fantasies. Race through space, playing the hero, fighting monsters and supervillains. What else a man could want".
His connection with the film helped him gain legions of fans of science fiction. He also wrote several books of "Battlestar Galactica." Hatch was born in Santa Monica, California. He wanted to become an Olympic diver before becoming an actor. He began his career in theatre in the play "All My Children" in 1970 and appeared on TV in 1976 in the film "streets of San Francisco".
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