Date of Birth:
19 December 1946
Robert Urich played in 5 movies in the Action, Mystery, Thriller, Horror, Sci-Fi, Music, Comedy, Adventure, Drama, Western genres.
Robert Urich got succeed with average imdb rating 6.1.
He sued Castle Rock Television for $1.47 million (the amount he would have received for the second season of his TV series "The Lazarus Man" (1996)) on April 11, 2000, saying Castle Rock canceled the show because he had cancer. He alleged he did not receive payments from the company. Apparently Urich and his production company entered into an agreement with Castle Rock in 1995 for Urich to act in the "Lazarus Man" pilot. Under the deal he was to be paid $70,000 per episode for the first season and $73,000 an episode the second season. In July 1996 he informed Castle Rock that he had cancer and would have to undergo treatment, but the suit said at no time was Urich unable to perform his duties. Castle Rock terminated the agreement a month later. Urich underwent chemotherapy, radiation treatments and two operations in the mid-1990s to seemingly successfully fight synovial cell sarcoma, a rare cancer that attacks the joints.
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