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Robert Urich

Born: 1946-12-19 - Died: 2002-04-16
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Death Summary: It was a rare form of cancer that took Robert Urich's life. It was called synovial cell sarcoma, and he had been diagnosed with it back in 1996. He continued to work through it however. His last television appearance was on Emeril in 2001.

Who was Robert Urich : Robert Urich was an actor who usually played private investigators and similar roles. His shows included: Spenser: For Hire, Vega$, S.W.A.T., Soap, and The Lazarus Man.

He played a combination of leading roles and supporting roles on as many as 19 TV series and miniseries.
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  1. dayna winter Says:

    i would just like to add. that he was one of the most good looking men alive. im sad that i will never meet him. im 8mths pregnant and im having a boy his name will be robert michael. in honour of robert.

  2. Sheryl Says:

    I watched a movie last night with Robert acting and looked up to find out that he died so long ago. He will be missed. Now he is performing for God and the angels.

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  4. Santia pons Says:

    You gave so much…heartbroken. Gone so soon.

  5. Nina Says:

    R.I.P. you were such a wonderful and handsome man. Anything you were ever on I watch because you were also a great actor.

  6. Masilah Says:

    I am feeling pain deep my heart. i didn’t hear abt him news. so i am respect and admire his career for great man….. anyway, he is still young and healthy. Too bad, i miss him actors

  7. Preston Says:

    Grew up watching you in Spencer, which is why i became an investigator and a boxer
    sadly missed

  8. Bob Mayer Says:

    all reports says he was an all round nice guy, good actor Hollywood should have given him a blockbuster. taken far to early in life.

  9. david locker Says:

    ROBERT u were the renassance man and the cooooooooooooolest of them. the worlds besttt detective on tv most versatile. all american fav show SPENSER FOR HIRE. now that ur gonbe will never be the same:( r.i.p. got swat dvds u the icon. god blesss ur family. I KNOW if u were alive u still would be the tough slick machhhhhho man still going supersonic. u did it alll and pulledddd it off. u my hero. willllll misssssss u.

  10. david locker Says:

    bet if u were alive u would have been in swat movie few years back and been wayyyy better then SAMUEL JACKSON. U WERE MADE FOR THAT ROLE. u had lottts of charisma liked in vegas too. clint eastwood movie with DAVID SOUL. HEATHER u picked a winnnnner. u are also a winner. my mom loveddddd sound of music. I LIKED MUSIC 2 AND MOVIE.

  11. Jimmy Garcia Says:

    So sad for such a young actor to die from a rare cancer….i shall miss him….Recently i bought DVD’s of Vegas and Swat…..Spencer for hire is next….RIP Bob….

  12. Shereen Maslin Says:

    I enjoyed ur shows very much cause i thought u were hot and sexy. The one i would never miss was Spencer for hire. You will be truly missed

  13. steve karas Says:

    i miss you rob watching all the shows when i was growing up i had cancer my self love always miss your friend steve.

  14. Elaine Warczynski Says:

    I will never forget you and the happiness you brought into my life. Thank you so much!

  15. Elaine Warczynski Says:

    I will never forget him and his acting as long as I live. We are all better because of him!I’m sure it is so comforting to his family to know that he made such a difference in our lives. Thank you!

  16. Betty Walpool Says:

    I loved Robert Urich in Vega$, Spenser For Hire, and many other TV shows and movies. He was so handsome and he was a unique actor with a great voice. I often watch one of his movies, (Danielle Steels’ – A Perfect Stranger) over and over again on VHS because he played such an awesome role in this movie! Robert, you will always be very sadly missed!! Continue to R.I.P.

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