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American actor known as the peremptory police Captain Dobey in the hit television series Starsky and Hutch. He had a break out role in the film One Potato, Two Potato in 1964.
He had several smaller roles when he first started acting including roles in The Jackie Robinson Story, Carmen Jones, and Kismet.
In addition to acting, he was an impresario, ran a nightclub/art gallery, and also produced Rhythm and blues and gospel music.
How did Bernie Hamilton die?
Bernie Hamilton's death was caused by cardiac arrest.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bernie Hamilton, who played the no-nonsense police captain on the 1970s television series “Starsky and Hutch,” died here on Tuesday. He was 80. The cause was cardiac arrest, said his son, Raoul Hamilton.
|Cause of death||Cardiac Arrest|
|Age of death||80 years|
|Birthday||June 12, 1928|
|Death date||December 30, 2008|
|Place of death||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|