American actor Jan Michael Vincent who is best known for his role as helicopter pilot String fellow Hawke on television series Airwolf is still alive. It is great news for his fans as his death rumor was floating on the internet. After this hoax, his fans were very upset and were trying to know whether it’s true or false. Cheer up folks – Your star is alive and enjoying a healthy life.
Jan Michael Vincent was born in Denver, CO on July 15, 1944 to Doris and Lloyd Vincent. In his early age, his family moved to Hanford, CA. He completed his education at Ventura College in Southern California.Â As a muscular high school student, Vincent suffered an acid attack by a mentally unstable classmate.
For his role in Airwolf, his salary was rumored to be the highest of any actor on American TV at $200,000 per episode. Vincent began his career from movie The Bandits. This movie was released in 1967 and was co-directed by Robert Conrad. He also appeared in on the Dragnet 1968 episode, “The Grenade.” He also made an appearance in the “Danger Island” segments of Hanna-Barbara’s Banana Splits series. In 1969, he starred in the Twentieth Century Fox movie The Undefeated as Bob Wikes and his name was appeared as Michael Vincent in the credits of the movie.