Robert Urich dead at 55

Apr 16, 2002 by Ian Evans

Robert Urich, best known for his roles in Vega$ and Spenser: For Hire died today after a long battle with cancer.

The 55-year-old actor, who was recently seen in the cancelled series Emeril, checked into Cedars-Sinai Medical Center last week with breathing problems. He had been diagnosed with cancer back in 1996.