Battlestar Galactica star Richard Hatch dies at 71

Richard Hatch, star of the original 1979 and the 2004 reboot series, has died from pancreatic cancer at the age of 71. RIP Apollo. So say we all.

Hatch played Captain Apollo in the original series and was asked to come back to the reboot series as the terrorist/political foil Tom Zarek.

Many of the actors he worked with paid tribute to him on Twitter:

As big BSG fans, the geeks would like to send our love and thoughts out to Richard Hatch’s friends and families.

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