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David Soul

David Soul (born August 28, 1943) is an American actor.

Originally David Richard Solberg, he was born in Chicago, the son of a Lutheran minister. His father, Dr. Richard Solberg, was a senior representative for Lutheran World Relief during the reconstruction of Germany after World War II, and the family moved frequently while David was growing up.

David Soul became famous for portraying the character of detective Ken Hutch Hutchinson on the television program Starsky and Hutch. He has also made guest appearances on shows such as I Dream of Jeannie, Cannon, Gunsmoke, and The Streets of San Francisco. His best known film appearance was opposite Clint Eastwood in Magnum Force.

After a successful singing career, including #1 hits such as Don't Give Up On Us, Baby, David moved to the UK, and notably participated in the successful 1997 election campaign of Martin Bell. He has been married five times, and has six children, five sons and one daughter. His brother Daniel Solberg is pastor of St. Paulus Lutheran Church in San Francisco.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

David Soul Facts

Birth NameDavid Richard Solberg
BirthdayAugust 28, 1943 (78)
BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, USA
Height6' 1" (1m85)  How tall is David Soul compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Magnum Force
Salem's Lot
Prime Target
Starsky & Hutch
The Apple
Starsky & Hutch The Complete Series
Grave Secrets
The Yellow Rose: The Complete Series
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