Airwolf Star Jan-Michael Vincent Passes Away at 74
Friday, March 08, 2019
according to the BBC.
The BBC reports that Vincent’s death certificate shows that he passed away on February 10 while he was an inpatient at a North Carolina hospital.
He leaves behind his third wife Patricia Ann Christ.
Vincent is known for playing daredevil pilot Stringfellow Hawke on the show Airwolf, which ran from 1984 to 1986.
He also made appearances with Charles Bronson in “The Mechanic,” with Burt Reynolds in “Hooper” and in the surfing film “Big Wednesday.”
Vincent was nominated for a Golden Globe in 1971 for the film “Going Home” and again in 1984 for the series “The Winds of War.”
Vincent also worked with Kim Basinger in the movie Hard Country, released in 1981.
His last movie came in 2002 when he took a role in the movie “White Boy.”
A leg infection in 2012 required him to have the lower half of his right leg amputated.
Vincent was born in Denver, Colorado on July 15, 1944.