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Richard Hatch, who was best known for his role as Captain Apollo in “Battlestar Galactica,”  has died.

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He has been battling pancreatic cancer, his manager said.

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The actor had been in hospice care and died peacefully around 1:30 p.m. at his home in Santa Clarita, Calif., with his son Paul by his side, according to a statement from the Hatch family sent to Fox News.

He is also survived by his brother, John.

Hatch got his start with the Los Angeles Repertory Theater as well as shows in Chicago and off Broadway before moving to the small screen, where he debuted in 1971 on “All My Children.”

His first major role came in “The Streets of San Francisco” as Inspector Dan Robbins in 1976, the final season of the detective show.

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But his most famous part was Captain Apollo in the 1978 “Battlestar Galactica” TV show, a role for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe.

Hatch played Captain Apollo in the original series which aired from 1978-79, a role that earned him a Golden Globe nomination for best actor in a television series – drama. He portrayed Tom Zarek, in the 2003 remake.

Hatch wrote five “Battlestar” novels and over the years, made guest appearances on shows including “The Waltons,” “Hawaii Five-O,” “Baywatch,” “CHiPs,” “Fantasy Island,” “Dynasty,” “Murder She Wrote,”  and“The Love Boat.”

 

Further information on memorial services and tributes can be found at  RichardHatch.com.

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Rest in peace brother and thanks for the memories.

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