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Actor David Soul of Starksy and Hutch fame dies

By Kelli Rickard Jan 8, 2024 | 10:15 AM

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David Soul, best known for his TV role in Starsky and Hutch, has died.

The American-British actor and pop singer was 80.

According to multiple reports, in a weekend statement, his family only said he died after a “valiant battle for life.”

Besides portraying Detective Ken Hutchinson in the popular cop show in the 1970s, Soul topped the music charts with “Don’t Give Up on Us” and “Silver Lady” in the US and UK.