Robert Urich

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Robert Urich
Birth name Robert Michael Urich
Born December 19, 1946 in Toronto, Ohio, USA
Died April 16, 2002 in Thousand Oaks, California, USA from cancer
Sometimes credited as Bob Urich
Notable Roles
Notable Episodes
Awards star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Contents

Roles

Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice Bob Sanders 1973 1
S.W.A.T. Jim Street 1975–1976 1 2
Tabitha Paul Thurston 1977–1978 1
Vega$ Dan Tanna 1978–1981 1 2 3
Gavilan Robert Gavilan 1982–1983 1
Spenser: For Hire Spenser 1985–1988 1 2 3
American Dreamer Tom Nash 1990–1991 1
Crossroads (1992) Johnny Hawkins 1992–1993 1
It Had to Be You Mitch Quinn 1993 1
The Lazarus Man Lazarus 1995–1996 1
Love Boat: The Next Wave Jim Kennedy 1998–1999 1 2
Emeril Jerry McKenney 2001 1

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
The F.B.I. Davie Stroud 8x01 - The Runner September 17, 1972
Kung Fu Greg Dundee 1x03 - Blood Brother January 18, 1973
Marcus Welby, M.D. Duke 5x13 - Death Is Only a Side Effect December 18, 1973
Gunsmoke Manolo Etchahoun 20x23 - Manolo March 17, 1975
The Love Boat
(credited as Bob Urich)
Jeff Smith 1x10 - Dear Beverly / The Strike / Special Delivery December 3, 1977
The Love Boat
(credited as Bob Urich)
Scott Desmond 1x21 - Taking Sides / A Friendly Little Game / Going by the Book February 18, 1978
Charlie's Angels Dan Tanna 3x01/02 - Angels in Vegas September 13, 1978
The Love Boat Larry Hartman 2x13 - Isosceles Triangle / El Kid / The Last Hundred Bucks December 9, 1978
Cheers Himself 6x13 - Woody for Hire, and Norman of the Apes January 7, 1988
Evening Shade Steve 3x13 - Freida and the Preacher January 4, 1993
The Nanny Judge Jerry Moran 4x17 - Samson, He Denied Her February 19, 1997

Made-for-TV Movies

Title Role Airdate Series/Banner
Killdozer Mack McCarthy February 2, 1974 ABC Movie of the Week
The Specialists Dr. William Nugent January 6, 1975 NBC Monday Night at the Movies
Final Descent Capt. Glen "Lucky" Singer October 12, 1997 CBS Sunday Movie

Talk, News and Game Show Appearances

Series Episode Airdate
Password Plus April 23-27, 1979

Awards and Accolades

Golden Globe Awards

  • Nominated: Best Performance by an Actor in a TV-Series - Drama (1980, 1981)
Vega$

Trivia

  • credited as Robert York in the 1975 TV-movie The Specialists, this despite having worked for at least three years in Hollywood as Urich.