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R.I.P. Richard Hatch. The 'Battlestar Galactica' star dies at age 71.

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Richard Hatch, star of the original Battlestar Galactica, has passed away at age 71, Variety reports.

According to the New York Daily News, Hatch was in hospice care after a battle with pancreatic cancer. 

Hatch was best known as Captain Apollo on Battlestar. He also appeared on shows like All My Children, Hawaii Five-O, CHiPs, The Love Boat, The Streets of San Francisco and more. He later appeared on the 2003 Battlestar Galactica reboot as Tom Zarek.

Accoding to Variety, Hatch passed away at around 1:30 p.m. on February 7th at his home in Santa Clarita, Calif. with his son by his side. 

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