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Robert Urich in Spenser For Hire

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Robert Urich

Robert Urich (Spencer: For Hire):
This football jock from Florida State University became the ultimate TV star by appearing in lead roles in over a dozen TV Series’, including a number of popular cop shows, most notably, “S.W.A.T.” (1975 - 76), “Vega$” (1978 - 81) & “Spencer: For Hire”(85-88)

Robert Urich Fact File :

Birth Name: Robert Urich
Date Of Birth: 19th December 1946
Place Of Birth: Toronto, Ohio, USA

Date Of Death: 16th April 2002
Place Of Death: Thousand Oaks, Cal, USA

Height: 6’ 2”

Heather Menzies (1975 - 2002)
Barbara Rucker (1968 - 1974)

Film Debut:
“Magnum Force” (1973)

TV Cop Shows:
“S.W.A.T.” (1975 - 1976) - Officer Jim Street
“Vega$” (1978 - 81) - Private Eye Dan Tanna
“Spenser: For Hire” (1985 - 88) - Spenser P.I.

Final Film: “Night Of The Wolf” (2002 - TV)

Robert Urich in Vegas

Robert Urich’s 1st Cop Series “S.W.A.T.” (1975 - 1976) on DVD

S.W.A.T.: Pilot Episode [DVD](1975) DVD
An audience fave as noted for its hit theme song as its intense action, this 1975-76 cop drama starred Steve Forrest as Lt. "Hondo" Harrelson, head of an elite, five-man Special Weapons And Tactics unit that took on the crooks and situations regular police weren't equipped to handle. Joining Forrest in S.W.A.T.'s armored van were Robert Urich, Mark Shera & Rod Perry.

S.W.A.T.: The Complete First Season [DVD](1975) DVD
All 12 episodes from season one--including "The Killing Ground," "A Coven of Killers," "The Steel-Plated Security Blanket," "Omega One" and "Sole Survivor"--are featured in a three-disc set. 9 1/2 hrs.


Robert Urich Movies on VHS & DVD :

Magnum Force [DVD](1973) DVD
A string of shootings of Bay Area criminals which may have been committed by a policeman draws the attention of Clint Eastwood's Harry Callahan, who soon finds himself fighting against a squad of vigilante cops. Hal Holbrook, Mitchell Ryan, David Soul & Robert Urich co-star; written by John Milius and Michael Cimino. 124 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, French Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English, Chinese, French, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Thai; featurette; theatrical trailer; scene access; interactive menus; production notes.

Bunco(1976) VHS
Tom Selleck and Robert Urich team up as a wisecracking pair of L.A. detectives in this exciting thriller, complete with action, gorgeous girls and (believe it or not) car chases. With Donna Mills. 48 min.

The Ice Pirates(1984) VHS
Journey into a world you've never believed existed, a world of space-age buccaneers, beautiful princesses, outrageous adventure, space humor and live-talking robots. Robert Urich, Anjelica Huston, Mary Crosby lead the expedition--time warp city! 96 min. NOTE: This Title Is Out Of Print; Limit One Per Customer.

Scandal Sheet(1985) VHS
Cynical look at the seedy world of tabloid newspapers with Burt Lancaster as the publisher of a popular supermarket tab and Pamela Reed as the legit reporter who gets a rude indoctrination into sleazy journalism. With Lauren Hutton, Robert Urich. 120 min.

Lonesome Dove (Full-Length Mini-Series) [DVD](1989) DVD
A sweeping story of a dangerous cattle drive from Texas to Montana, this Emmy-winning program features incredible action sequences, beautiful photography and expert acting from a cast that includes Robert Duvall, Tommy Lee Jones, Robert Urich, Danny Glover, Ricky Schroder and Anjelica Huston. Based on Larry McMurtry's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. Uncut version; 360 min. Standard; Soundtracks: English 2.0; Subtitles: English; interviews; trivia; production notes; theatrical trailer; scene access.

A Perfect Little Murder(1990) VHS
A married couple newly arrived in the suburbs overhear a murder plot on their baby's intercom and, after the authorities ignore their story, play amateur sleuths attempting to figure out which of their neighbors are would-be killers. Teri Garr and Robert Urich star in a comedic whodunit. 94 min.

Blind Man's Bluff(1992) VHS
A top-notch cast stars in this intense suspenser about a blind professor who is unknowingly involved in a deadly frame job. Robert Urich, Lisa Eilbacher and Ron Perlman star. 86 min.

Jock(1992) VHS
Setting out with thousands of other fortune seekers in the Transvaal Gold Rush in the late 1800s, a young man rescues a runt puppy whom he names Jock and forms a life-changing friendship with the dog. Robert Urich stars in this moving family adventure/drama, based on the popular book "Jock of the Bushveld." 90 min.

Captains Courageous [DVD](1995) DVD
Lively adaptation of the Rudyard Kipling novel follows the adventures of a spoiled businessman's son who is picked up after being lost at sea by a fishing vessel and learns valuable lessons in maturity and courage from one of the ship's crew. Robert Urich, Kenny Vadas, Duncan Fraser star. 93 min.

The President's Man 2: A Line In The Sand [DVD](2002) DVD
Chuck Norris springs back into action as government agent Joshua McCord in this rip-roaring sequel. This time, McCord is under orders from the president to take out a maniacal terrorist who plans to detonate a nuclear bomb on American soil. With Judson Mills, Jennifer Tung, Roxanne Hart & Robert Urich. 90 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.


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