Who is Richard Hatch?
Richard Hatch was an American actor, writer, as well as producer. He was born on May 21, 1945, in Santa Monica, California, United States. Richard was born to John Raymond Hatch and Elizabeth Hatch, with the birth sign Taurus. He grew up with his four siblings. Richard held an American nationality. He stood the height of 5 feet 11 inches and weighed about 74 kg. He died on February 7, 2017, in Los Angeles, California, US at the age of 71 of pancreatic cancer.
|Celebrated Name||Richard Hatch|
|Profession||Actor, Writer, and Producer|
|Birth Date||May 21, 1945|
|Birth Place||Santa Monica, California, US|
|Death Date||February 7, 2017|
|Parents||Father: John Raymond Hatch
Mother: Elizabeth Hatch
|Height||5 feet 11 inches|
|Spouse||Jo Marie Hatch (divorced)|
While he was in high school, Richard wanted to be an athlete and represent his country in the Olympics.
However, his views changed during college. He met President John F Kennedy, whose motivational speak, made him change to the confident one from a shy person. Eventually, he became involved in the “Eric Morris Actors” workshop. Then, he showed his acting skills.
Richard Hatch started his career in 1970 playing in the soap opera, “All My Children”. He became able to left his imprints on the industry. Thus, he eventually got the roles to play numerous roles. From 1971 to 1975, Richard had his guest appearance in many primetime series like; Cannon, Nakia, Barnaby Jones, Hawaii Five-O, and The Waltons. Richard also played roles in many television movies like The Hatfields and the McCoys, Addie and the King of Hearts, and Last of the Belles.
Subsequently, in 1976, he got his first breakthrough playing in the detective series, “The Streets of San Francisco“. Though he appeared in only a season, he won Germany’s “Bravo Youth Magazine Award”. Then, in 1978, he played in the series “Battlestar Galactica”. He also appeared in the reality series Survivor: Borneo, where he became friends with Rudy Boesch.
Moreover, he played in numerous films like Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen, in 1981, Dan Roebuck in 1983, Murder, an American crime drama, in 1984, Terror on London Bridge, in 1985, and Party Line in 1988. Furthermore, he also played in movies Second Chance in 1996, Iron Thunder in 1998, Battlestar Galactica: The Second Coming in 1999, The Ghost in 2001, InAlienable in 2008, The Little Match Makers in 2011, Prelude to Axanar in 2014, Chatter in 2015, The Enchanted Cottage in 2016, Asylum of Darkness in 2017, and Diminuendo in 2017.
Hatch also had a career in writing, He wrote a series of seven tie-in novel in Battlestar Galactica Universe. The first series is Armageddon, which was released on August 1, 1997. In September the next year, Warhawk was published. He wrote Armageddon and Resurrection with Christopher Golden. Hatch co-wrote the novel Resurrection with Stan Timmons published on July 1 of 2002. He then co-wrote Rebellion with Alan Rodgers published on July 1, 2002. Paradis was then published on July 1 of 2003. Furthermore, Destiny was published on June 29, 2004. The last novel set of the series is Redemption, which was published on November 25, 2005. These three series (Paradis, Destiny, and Redemption) were co-written with Brad Linaweaver.
Personal Life of Richard Hatch
Richard was a married man. He married Jo Marie Hatch. Also, the couple was blessed with a son Paul Hatch. However, due to some reason, the couple lived separately. After their divorce, meanwhile, Richard dated Sophie LaPorte.
Sadly, the actor died on February 7, 2017, suffering from pancreatic cancer, at the age of 71.