He died at the age of 80 David Soul, famous interpreter of the role of the detective Kenneth “Hutch” Hutchinson in the famous TV series of the 70s “Starsky & Hutch”. The sad news was confirmed by his wife Helen Snell, who stressed that Soul's smile, laughter and passion for life will be remembered by all.
David Soul, born David Richard Solberg, was not only an iconic face on television but also a talented singer-songwriter and director throughout his career. In addition to his unforgettable role in “Starsky & Hutch“Soul has starred in other successful productions such as: Star Trek And ““A .44 Magnum for Inspector Callaghan.” with Clint Eastwood. The American actor passed away on Thursday, January 4, leaving a void in the hearts of his fans and in the entertainment world. His wife explained that Soul bravely faced his fight for life, surrounded by the affection of his family.
David Soul's career has been varied and distinguished. He initially took the path of folk music and performed alongside big names like Frank Zappa and the Byrds. But it was his move into acting that brought him into the spotlight, with roles in hit TV shows in the 1960s and 1970s. The highlight of his career was undoubtedly the role of Hutch at his side Paul Michael Glaser in “Starsky & Hutch“. The detective duo has become a pop culture icon and the series' success contributed significantly to Soul's fame.
In the years following its television success, Soul continued to delight audiences with its return to music and reached the top of the charts with songs like “…” “Don’t give up on us” And “Silver Lady”. Despite personal challenges, including a prison sentence in the 1980s for assaulting his then-wife Patti Carnel Sherman, Soul has managed to get back on his feet and continue to contribute to the world of entertainment.