Jan-Michael Vincent dead: 'Airwolf' star was 74

Jan-Michael Vincent passed away on February 10 after suffering cardiac arrest

His death, first reported by TMZ, has only now come to light. The troubled 1970s TV star had a long string of arrests and charges relating to domestic violence, drug possession, and alcohol abuse.

In the 80s, Vincent wound up with a cocaine addiction that caused Airwolf to be cancelled, and had a long-lasting affect on his film career in general. His last credited role was in the 2002 movie White Boy, according to the IMDB.

Actor Jan-Michael Vincent at home in Santa Monica. That led to a co-starring role opposite Charles Bronson in Michael Winner's 1972 movie The Mechanic.

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The 1980s heartthrob appeared in dozens of television shows and movies since the 1960s, but might be best known as Stringfellow Hawke in the "Airwolf" TV movie and series. The show, which ran from 1984 to 1986, earned him $40,000 per episode, making him the highest paid actor at the time.

Vincent, who had documented problems with alcoholism and drug abuse, suffered a broken neck in a high-profile 2006 auto crash while chasing a girlfriend he was fighting with.

After Airwolf, he was only able to secure small parts through the 1990s, including in Nash Bridges and Vincent Gallo's Buffalo '66.

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