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. He died on February 7, 2017, in Los Angeles, California, US, at 71 of pancreatic cancer. 

Quick Info
Celebrated NameRichard Hatch
ProfessionActor, Writer, and Producer
Birth DateMay 21, 1945
Birth PlaceSanta Monica, California, US
Death DateFebruary 7, 2017
ParentsFather: John Raymond Hatch
Mother: Elizabeth Hatch
Star SignTaurus
Height5 feet 11 inches
Weight74 kg
SpouseJo Marie Hatch (divorced)
Net Worth (at the time of death)$200 thousand

Richard Hatch

Where did Richard Hatch receive his education?

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 adjust to the confident one from a shy person. Eventually, he became involved in the “Eric Morris Actors” workshop. Then, he showed his acting skills.

Is Richard physically fit?

Richard held an American nationality, and his ethnicity was White. He stood at 5 feet 11 inches (180cm/1.8m) and weighed about 74 kg. Additionally, he had a pair of green-colored eyes and dark brown hair color.

How did Richard Hatch begin his acting career?

Richard Hatch started his career in 1970 by playing in the soap opera “All My Children.” He became able to leave his imprints on the industry. Thus, he eventually got the roles to play numerous positions. 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.

Richard Hatch

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.” Similarly, 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. He has also appeared in different shows of Survivor.

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 2018.

How did Hatch start his writing career?

Hatch also had a career in writing, He wrote a series of seven tie-in novels in Battlestar Galactica Universe. The first series is Armageddon, released on August 1, 1997. In September the next year, Warhawk also published. He wrote Armageddon and Resurrection with Christopher Golden. Likewise, he also co-wrote the novel Resurrection with Stan Timmons posted on July 1 of 2002.

He then co-wrote Rebellion with Alan Rodgers, published on July 1, 2002. Paradis was then posted 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.

Richard Hatch

Who is Richard Hatch’s wife?

Richard married Jo Marie Hatch. Also, the couple had a son, named Paul Hatch. However, due to some reason, the couple lived separately. After their divorce, Richard dated Sophie LaPorte.

Sadly, the actor died on February 7, 2017, suffering from pancreatic cancer, at the age of 71.

What is Richard Hatch’s Net Worth?

This Battlestar Galactica’s Captain Apollo is remembered by many as an accomplished writer, actor, and producer. This famous personality had an estimated net worth of $200 thousand at the time of his death. Richard’s maximum income came from his professional acting career and various endorsement deals.