Urich starred in a record 16 television series, including Vega$, Spenser: For Hire and the popular CBS mini-series Lonesome Dove.
However, Bob's greatest role as the author describes was
spokesperson for the American Cancer Society and his six-year
battle with cancer. Traveling across America, preaching the gospel of
survival, Robert Urich served as an inspiration to thousands dealing with their own
disease and urging them never to quit or give up hope for a cure.
Previously, unreleased family photo's capture touching moments of the
actor's life, including those taken during his final years.
Robert Urich's handsome face, complete with his boyish grin was
familiar to television viewers for well over 30 years, but until now, little
was known about his off-screen life, because of his intense privacy. His
personal life remained in the shadows. This in-depth biography reveals
everything you ever wanted to know about the actor's life and career.
A consummate professional, Urich shunned the Hollywood spotlight, but was
tenacious in his attempt to be the very best in everything he undertook. As
Martelle points out, "Bob was a really good guy, who loved acting, but loved
his family more." As you will read, Robert Urich did lead an extraordinary life
and his story told here will remain the definitive biography.