Tributes are pouring in for actor Richard Hatch – known for his role as Captain Apollo in Battlestar Galactica – who has reportedly passed away following a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 71 years old.
Bleeding Cool broke the news, and messages from former castmates soon followed via Twitter.
Richard Hatch was a good man, a gracious man, and a consummate professional. His passing is a heavy blow to the entire BSG family.
— Ronald D. Moore (@RonDMoore) February 7, 2017
Richard Hatch was a dear friend, a dear soul + an advocate for everyone he met. my heart hurts, he will be missed by many. so say we all.
— Nicki Clyne (@nickiclyne) February 7, 2017
In 1979 Hatch was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Actor in a TV series.
Vale, Captain Apollo.