David Soul Biography (1943-)

Original name, David Richard Solberg; born August 28, 1943, in Chicago, IL; son of Richard Solberg (a Lutheran minister and educator); mother, a singer; married Lynne "Mim" Marta, 1962 (divorced, 1965); married Karen Carlson (an actress, producer, director, and writer), 1968 (divorced, 1977); married PattySherman, 1980 (divorced, 1986); married Julia Nickson (an actress), 1987 (divorced, 1993); partner of Alexa Hamilton (an actress and singer), beginning c.1994; children: five sons (two with Patti Sherman); (with fourth wife) ChinaAlexandra.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, producer, director, singer, musician, screenwriter
Birth Details
August 28, 1943
Chicago, Illinois, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Joshua Bolt, Here Come The Brides, ABC, 1968-1970
  • Ted Warrick, Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law, ABC, 1974
  • Detective Ken "Hutch" Hutchinson, Starsky and Hutch (also known asStarsky & Hutch), ABC, 1975-1979
  • Rick Blaine, Casablanca, NBC, 1983
  • Roy Champion, The Yellow Rose, NBC, 1983-1984
  • Holby City, BBC, 2000
  • Miniseries
  • Caleb Staunton, The Manions of America, syndicated, 1981
  • Alex Wolff, The Key to Rebecca, OPT, 1985
  • Lieutenant Ryker, The Secret of the Sahara (also known as Das Geheimnis der Sahara and Il segreto del Sahara), RAI (Italy), 1987
  • Zoltan Kouros, Sandra princesse rebelle, 1995
  • Les filles du Lido, 1995
  • Movies
  • Captain Roy Bishop, The Disappearance of Flight 412, NBC, 1974
  • Movin' On, NBC, 1974
  • Lyle York, Little Ladies of the Night (also known as Diamond Alley), ABC, 1977
  • Ben Mears, Salem's Lot (also known as Blood Thirst, Salem's Lot: The Miniseries, and Salem's Lot: The Movie), CBS, 1979
  • Jesse Swan, Swan Song, ABC, 1980
  • Cal Morrisey, Rage!, NBC, 1980
  • Jake, Homeward Bound, CBS, 1980
  • Lieutenant Colonel Jake Caffey, World War III, NBC, 1982
  • William Parrish, Through Naked Eyes, ABC, 1984
  • Captain Kevin Harris, The Fifth Missile (also known as Operation Fire), NBC, 1986
  • Harry Petros, Harry's Hong Kong (also known as China Hand),ABC, 1987
  • Michael Lee Platt, In the Line of the Duty: The F.B.I. Murders (also known as The F.B.I. Murders), NBC, 1988
  • Peter Armetage, Prime Target, NBC, 1989
  • Unknown Subject, 1989
  • Owen Malloy/John McGuire, The Bride in Black, ABC, 1990
  • Alden Ernst, So Proudly We Hail, CBS, 1990
  • Terry Anderson, Cry in the Wild: The Taking of Peggy Ann, NBC, 1991
  • Truman York, Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Framing (also known as Perry Mason: The Case of the Posthumous Painter), NBC, 1992
  • Sam Haney, Grave Secrets: The Legacy of Hilltop Drive (also knownas Grave Secrets), CBS, 1992
  • Quill, Vents contraires (also known as Crosswinds), 1995
  • Roger Karey, Terror in the Mall (also known as Dark Rain and The Mall--Flutkatastrophe im Shopping-Center), Fox, 1998
  • Pilots
  • Ken "Hutch" Hutchinson, Starsky and Hutch, 1975
  • Specials
  • Himself, The Captain and Tennille in Hawaii, 1978
  • Fifteenth Annual Circus of the Stars, CBS, 1990
  • Host, Ira Gershwin: A Centenary Celebration--Who Could Ask for Anything More?, Arts and Entertainment, 1997
  • Episodic
  • (Television debut) The hooded "mystery" singer, Merv Griffin Show,syndicated, 1966
  • Orderly, "My Master the Weakling," I Dream of Jeannie, NBC, 1967
  • Makora, "The Apple," Star Trek, NBC, 1967
  • Flipper, 1967
  • "The Age of Independence," The Young Rebels, 1970
  • Dan August, CBS, 1971
  • "Lesson in Terror," Ironside, NBC, 1971
  • Szabo Djorak, "Gloria Poses in the Nude," All in the Family, 1971
  • "The Runner," The F.B.I., ABC, 1972
  • Inspector James "Jim" Martin, "Hall of Mirrors," The Streets of San Francisco, ABC, 1972
  • Doug, "Love Child," Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law, 1972
  • "The Phantom of Herald Square," Ghost Story, 1973
  • Sean, "Death of a Stone Seahorse," Cannon, CBS, 1973
  • Udo Giesen, "Lady in Red," Cannon, CBS, 1974
  • "Guilt by Association," McMillan and Wife, NBC, 1974
  • "Kiss and Kill," Medical Center, CBS, 1974
  • "A Test of Courage," The Rookies, 1974
  • Ike Hockett, "Brides and Grooms," Gunsmoke, 1975
  • Dr. Newhouse, "Blast from the Past," Crime Story, 1987
  • "Renaissance," The Hitchhiker, HBO, 1988
  • Nelson Boardman, "How Long Has This Thing Been Going On?," Jake and the Fatman, 1988
  • Michael Dennison, "Don't Sell Yourself Short," Alfred Hitchcock Presents, USA Network, 1989
  • Westy Grayson, Unsub (also known as Unknown Subject), NBC,1989
  • The Hawk, "Gathering Clouds: Parts 1 & 2," The Young Riders, ABC, 1990
  • Wes McSorley, "A Killing in Vegas," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1991
  • Dashiell Jaimeson, "All Through the Night," Jake and the Fatman, 1992
  • Jordan Barnett, "Threshold of Fear," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1993
  • Brian Landis, "Sitting Ducks," High Tide, 1994
  • The New Adventures of Robin Hood, TNT and syndicated, 1998
  • Himself, Never Mind the Buzzcocks, BBC, 2000
  • Professor Alan Fletcher, "Going Gently," Holby City, BBC, 2001
  • Himself, Breakfast, BBC, 2001
  • Also appeared in episodes of The Rookies, ABC; Circle of Fear, NBC.
  • Television Work
  • Movies
  • Producer, Swan Song, ABC, 1980
  • Television Director
  • Episodic
  • Miami Vice, NBC, 1984
  • "Case X," Hunter, 1985
  • Also directed episodes of Starsky and Hutch, ABC; Crime Story; In the Heat of the Night; China Beach.
  • Film Appearances
  • The Secret Sharer, 1967
  • Swede, Johnny Got His Gun, Marketing and Distribution Company, 1971
  • Officer John Davis, Magnum Force, Warner Bros., 1973
  • Pritt, Dog Pound Shuffle (also known as Spot), Bloom, 1975
  • Duke Turnbeau, The Stick-Up (also known as Mud), Trident, 1977
  • Oldham, prisoner of war, The Hanoi Hilton, Cannon, 1987
  • Jefferson Cope, Appointment with Death, Cannon, 1988
  • Dr. Frieberg, In the Cold of the Night, Republic Pictures, 1991
  • Martin Henkle, Tides of War, Arrow Releasing, 1994
  • Henrich Mueller, Pentathlon, LIVE Home Video, 1995
  • Harvey, Tabloid, 2001
  • Film Work
  • Producer and director, Fighting Ministers (documentary), 1986
  • Stage Appearances
  • The Glass Menagerie, Actor's Alley, 1975
  • Waiting for Godot, Actor's Alley, 1975
  • Narrator, Blood Brothers, Phoenix Theatre, London, 1996-1997
  • The Dead Monkey, London, 1997
  • Chandler Tate, Comic Potential, Lyric Theatre, London, 1999-2000
  • Also appeared in productions with the Firehouse Theatre, Minneapolis, MN,c. 1965, and with CafĂ© La Mama, New York City, c. 1966.
  • Major Tours
  • Narrator, Blood Brothers, Australian and New Zealand cities, 1994
  • The Aspern Papers, British cities, 1996
  • Stage Work
  • Coproducer, The Dead Monkey, London, 1997
  • RECORDINGS
  • Albums
  • David Soul, Private Stock Records, 1976
  • Playing to an Audience of One, Private Stock Records, 1977
  • Band of Friends, Energy Records, 1980
  • Best Days of My Life, Energy Records, 1982
  • Leave a Light On, 1997
  • Singles include "Amoureux sans bagages/Catch Me I'm Falling," AB Production, 1985, "C'est le seul homme/Dream with Me," Epsilon Records, 1988, and "Smoke with Fire," Wotre Music, 1995, all with Claire Severac; "Don't Give Up OnUs, Baby"; "Silver Lady"; "Going in with My Eyes Open."
  • Cast Albums
  • Blood Brothers--Australian Cast, Stetson Records, 1994
  • WRITINGS
  • Screenplays
  • Cowriter, Tides of War, Arrow Releasing, 1994

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