According to a statement that was issued by the actor’s wife, he passed away on Thursday, January 4
David Soul, who was most known for his role as Detective Ken “Hutch” Hutchinson in the television series Starsky & Hutch, which was shown in the 1970s and received widespread acclaim, passed away on Thursday at the age of 80, according to a statement that his wife, Helen Snell, confirmed to CBS News.

Following what Snell described as a “valiant battle for life in the loving company of family,” Soul passed away on Friday, according to Snell.

He was a good friend, an actor, a singer, a storyteller, and a creative artist. He shared many wonderful abilities with the world. “The many people whose lives he has touched will remember his smile, laughter, and passion for life,” the actor’s wife said in her emotional tribute. “He will be remembered for all of these things.”

In the popular television series Starsky & Hutch, which aired from 1975 to 1979, Soul portrayed the role of Detective Dave Starsky opposite Paul Michael Glaser, who played the role of Steve Hutch. During the series’ first run, the dynamic performances and chemistry between the two actors made the show a cultural phenomenon, which resulted in the development of a devoted fan following for the pair.

When Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson were cast in the roles of the legendary characters in a movie adaption that was released in 2004, the figures made their return to the world of film. Starsky & Hutch was a film that paid tribute to the original series and included special appearances by Soul and Glaser. The film was named Starsky & Hudson.

Soul, whose birth name was David Richard Solberg and who was born on August 28, 1943, leaving behind a legacy that goes beyond his work on television. Soul had a successful transition into music as well as other creative endeavors, which led to his becoming a multitalented artist that is adored by people all over the globe.

His six children from previous marriages, as well as his wife, Snell, are the only people who will remember the actor. There is currently no information available on memorial services or tributes that have been held.

By Anna

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