Airwolf star Jan-Michael Vincent is dead at the age of 74.More news: Chicago police launch internal investigation into Jussie Smollett case leaks
The popular show ran from 1984 to 1986 and earned Jan-Michael $200,000 per episode, making him the higher paid actor on television at the time. There was no autopsy, and his body was cremated. According to Variety, he was discovered by a talent scout in 1967 after finishing a stint in the California Army National Guard, and landed a role in the Robert Conrad film "The Bandits". He appeared in TV and movies throughout the 60s, 70s, including roles in series like Lassie and Dragnet. TV movie roles in projects like Sandcastles and Disney's The World's Greatest Athlete would only expand his range.More news: Trump serves up junk food to athletes again
Vincent and "Airwolf" co-star Jean Bruce Scott.
In 2008, Vincent was in another vehicle crash and contracted an infection that led to his lower right leg being amputated.More news: R Kelly says ex-wife destroyed his name, others stole money