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Richard Hatch

As an actor, Richard Hatch has enjoyed international recognition for more than two decades. He has starred in such series as The Streets of San Francisco and the original Battlestar Galactica, for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award. These two series continue to play throughout the world today. In addition, Hatch originated the role of Philip Brent on ABC's daytime drama All My Children.

Hatch began his theatrical career with the Los Angeles Repertory Theater. He starred off-Broadway in several plays and musicals, including the Obie Award-winning play P.S., Your Cat Is Dead in Chicago. Hatch also starred in the musical Pepper Street and The Name Game in Los Angeles.

Hatch has written a series of Battlestar Galactica hardcover novels for Byron Preiss Publications. The first book, Armageddon, was released in July 1997; its first edition sold out in only three weeks. The second book, Warhawk, was released in September 1998, followed in May 2001 by the third book of the series, Resurrection. The epic literary odyssey continued with Rebellion, released in 2002; Paradise, July 2003; and Destiny, which hit shelves in Spring of 2005.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2006.
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Richard Hatch Facts

BirthdayMay 21, 1945 (77)
BirthplaceSanta Monica, California, USA

Selected Filmography

Tyler Perry's Diary of a Mad Black Woman
RiffTrax: Prisoners of the Lost Universe
Three for the Road
The Enchanted Cottage
Battlestar Galactica: The Complete Epic Series
Prisoners Of The Lost Universe
Battlestar Galactica: The Definitive Collection
Best Friends
Battlestar Galactica
Streets of San Francisco: Season 5
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