Jan-Michael Vincent, starred in ‘Airwolf,’ has died

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Per a report from the BBC, the actor died on February 10 of this year while admitted as a patient in a North Carolina hospital. He was ultimately cremated.

Vincent starred as helicopter pilot Stringfellow Hawke in "Airwolf" from 1984 to 1987.

His most recent work was a 2002 movie called "White Boy".

In the 80s, Vincent wound up with a cocaine addiction that caused Airwolf to be cancelled, and had a long-lasting affect on his film career in general.

Vincent was also known for his off-screen troubles, including several arrests for domestic violence, drug possession, and alcohol abuse.

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After a stint in the California Army National Guard, Vincent made his acting debut in 1967. He appeared in numerous films and television shows, including the 1978 Burt Reynolds film "Hooper".

Vincent's career started in the late '60s, when he appeared on such TV series as Lassie and Bonanza.

Vincent was a series regular on "The Survivors", a 1969 show starring Lana Turner.

In 2012, Vincent suffered from an infection as a result of complications from peripheral artery disease that required his right leg to be amputated.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia, and daughter Amber.