Robert Michael Urich was an American film, television stage actor and television producer. Over the course of his 30-year career, he starred in a record 15 television series.Urich began his career in television in the early 1970s. After guest stints and roles in short-lived television series, he won a co starring role in the action/crime drama series S.W.A.T. in 1975. In 1976, he landed the role of Dan Tanna in the crime drama series Vega$.