Actor Jan Michael Vincent, known for ‘Airwolf,’ has died

Posted at 3:31 PM, Mar 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-08 15:31:23-05

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Actor Jan Michael Vincent, known for starring in the television series “Airwolf,” has died. He was 73.

A death certificate shows that Vincent died of cardiac arrest on Feb. 10, 2019, in an Asheville, North Carolina, hospital.

LOS ANGELES – AUGUST 28: Jan-Michael Vincent plays Stringfellow Hawke on AIRWOLF. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)

The certificate signed by a doctor says he died of natural causes and no autopsy was performed.

“Airwolf” was a 1980s television series featuring crime-fighters in an advanced helicopter. Vincent played pilot Stringfellow Hawke.

He was also known for movie roles in the 1970s including “The Mechanic.”