Barbara rucker dating
In 1989, he portrayed Jake Spoon in the acclaimed television miniseries Lonesome Dove, a role for which he received many positive reviews.In the 1990s, Urich mainly appeared in television films and several short-lived television series.From 1990 to 1991, he starred in the sitcom American Dreamer and the TV movie 83 Hours 'Til Dawn.The following year, he starred in Crossroads, a drama series that aired on ABC for ten episodes.Robert Michael Urich (December 19, 1946 – April 16, 2002) was an American film, television, stage actor, and television producer. In 1976, he landed the role of Dan Tanna in the crime drama series Vega$.Over the course of his 30-year career, he starred in a record 15 television series. It aired on ABC from 1978 to 1981, and earned him two Golden Globe Award nominations.Its production company, Castle Rock Entertainment, opted to cancel it due to that.In 1999, he commented on their choice to do so, "There's really a law against what they did.
His last role was in the NBC sitcom Emeril in 2001, but in the autumn of that year, his cancer returned and he died at age 55.
By the third season, however, Urich had grown a bit tired of the role and complained about the declining quality of the script writing.
Ratings had also declined and it was canceled in June, 1981.
In 1995, he narrated an extremely rare one-night showing of a Disney television documentary called Alien Encounters: From New Tomorrowland. In 1996, he starred in the TNT western series The Lazarus Man.
It earned strong enough ratings to be picked up for a second season but shortly after it was renewed, he announced he had been diagnosed with synovial sarcoma.
He won a Cable ACE Award for his work on the series.