Obituary: Richard Hatch

Actor Richard Hatch (b.1945) died on February 7. Hatch was best known in genre circles for creating the role of Apollo on Battlestar Galactica in 1978 and in subsequent projects. He also appeared in the rebooted Battlestar Galactica as Tom Zarek. Other genre projects included the Star Trek fan film Prelude to Axanar, Starship II: Rendezvous with Ramses, and Prisoners of the Lost Universe. Hatch also co-wrote the Battlestar Galactica novel Armageddon. He was nominated for a Golden Glove for his portrayal of Apollo in 1979.