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David Soul (born August 28, 1943 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American actor and British citizen and singer best known for his role as the "seat-of-the-pants" California police detective Ken 'Hutch' Hutchinson (opposite co-star and long-time friend Paul Michael Glaser) in the cult television program Starsky and Hutch (1975-79). is the 240th day of the year (241st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1943 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in the Chicago metro area and Illinois Coordinates: , Country United States State Illinois County Cook & DuPage Settled 1770s Incorporated March 4, 1837 Government  - Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Area  - City  234. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Largest metro area Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... Paul Michael Glaser (born March 25, 1943) is an American actor. ... For the film, see Starsky & Hutch (film). ...

Originally David Richard Solberg, he was born the son of a Lutheran minister. His father, Dr. Richard Solberg, was a senior representative for Lutheran World Relief during the reconstruction of Germany after World War II, and the family moved frequently while Soul was growing up. Soul's brother is a Lutheran minister and social activist. Lutheranism is a major branch of Protestant Christianity which follows the teachings of the sixteenth-century reformer Martin Luther. ... Lutheran World Relief is an Lutheran organization for charity and disaster response. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000...

Soul first gained attention as the mysterious "Covered Man" on several appearances on The Merv Griffin Show in 1967 in which he sang while wearing a ski mask and explained, "My name is David Soul, and I want to be known for my music". [1] The Merv Griffin Show was a long-running American television talk show, starring singer Merv Griffin. ... The year 1967 in television involved some significant events. ... This article is about the headgear known as a balaclava, for information about the town in the Crimea see: Balaklava. ...

Soul then appeared as level-headed Joshua Bolt on the television program Here Come the Brides, and later Arthur Hill's law partner on, "Owen Marshal: Counselor At Law". Superstar status came when he portrayed Detective Hutchinson on Starsky and Hutch. He has also made guest appearances on shows such as I Dream of Jeannie, McMillan and Wife, Cannon, Gunsmoke, World War III (miniseries), Star Trek, and The Streets of San Francisco. His best known film appearance was opposite Clint Eastwood in Magnum Force (1973). Soul also appeared in the mini-series based on Stephen King's horror classic "Salem's Lot" (1978). Television series redirects here. ... Here Come the Brides was a television program that aired on the ABC television network from 1968 to 1970. ... For the Xbox Live pseudonym Major Nelson, see Larry Hryb. ... McMillan and Wife was an American crime drama television series that aired on NBC from 1971 to 1978. ... Cannon was a detective series which ran on CBS from 1971 to 1976. ... The cast of radios Gunsmoke: Howard McNear (Doc), William Conrad (Matt), Georgia Ellis (Kitty) and Parley Baer (Chester) Gunsmoke is an American radio and television Western drama series created by director Norman MacDonnell and writer John Meston. ... World War III was a miniseries, aired on US network television in 1982. ... The starship Enterprise as it appeared on Star Trek Star Trek is a culturally significant science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry in the 1960s. ... The Streets of San Francisco was a successful 1970s television police drama filmed on location in San Francisco, California, and produced by Quinn Martin Productions, with the first season produced in association with Warner Bros. ... Clint Eastwood (born Clinton Eastwood, Jr. ... Film cover for Magnum Force Magnum Force was the first of the sequels to the film Dirty Harry starring Clint Eastwood as maverick cop Harry Callahan. ... Salems Lot is a horror novel by Stephen King, written in 1975. ...

After a successful singing career, including hits such as "Don't Give Up on Us" and "Silver Lady", Soul fell into relative obscurity during the 1980s, fought a long battle with alcoholism, although frequently made guest appearances in various US television series, with the occasional small film role. Dont Give Up On Us is a popular song by David Soul. ... Silver Lady was a popular single by David Soul. ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ... Alcoholism is the consumption of, or preoccupation with, alcoholic beverages to the extent that this behavior interferes with the drinkers normal personal, family, social, or work life, and may lead to physical or mental harm. ...

In the 1990s, Soul moved to London, and forged a new career on the West End stage. He also notably participated in the successful 1997 election campaign of Martin Bell. In September 2004, he became a British citizen, but has kept his US citizenship and ties with the US. He is a big fan of English football (soccer) and is an Arsenal supporter. He has been married four times, and had a long-term relationship with Alexa Hamilton. Three of those marriages have been to actresses: Karen Carlson, Patty Sherman, and Julia Nickson-Soul. He has six children: five sons and one daughter. His brother, Daniel Solberg, is pastor of St. Paulus Lutheran Church in San Francisco, California. Year 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar). ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... The interior of Covent Garden Market in the West End The West End of London is an area of central London, containing many of the citys major tourist attractions, businesses, and administrative headquarters. ... For the British skier of the same name, please see Martin Bell (skier). ... Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A player (wearing the red kit) has penetrated the defence (in the white kit) and is taking a shot at goal. ... Arsenal Football Club (also known as Arsenal, The Arsenal or The Gunners) are an English professional football club based in Holloway, north London. ... Alexa Hamilton in a famous scene from The Invisible Woman. ... Julia Nickson-Soul (b. ... Nickname: Location of the City and County of San Francisco, California Coordinates: , Country United States of America State California City-County San Francisco Government  - Mayor Gavin Newsom Area  - City  47 sq mi (122 km²)  - Land  46. ...

On July 12, 2004, he took over playing the role of Jerry Springer in Jerry Springer - The Opera at the Cambridge Theatre in London. He is currently back in the West End, playing Mack in a new production of Jerry Herman's musical Mack and Mabel at the Criterion Theatre alongside Janie Dee. The production is directed by John Doyle. Also in 2004, he appeared in Agatha Christie's Poirot - Death on the Nile in the role of Andrew Pennington. is the 193rd day of the year (194th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the 1998 Weird Al Yankovic song, see Jerry Springer (song). ... David Soul stars as Jerry Springer. ... Jerry Springer – The Opera at the Cambridge Theatre The Cambridge Theatre in London is a modern theatre, facing Seven Dials, built using steel and concrete and is notable for its elegant and clean lines of design. ... Jerry Herman Jerry Herman (born Gerald Herman on July 10, 1933 in New York City) is an American composer/lyricist of the Broadway musical theater. ... Mack & Mabel is a Broadway musical play. ... The Criterion Theatre The Criterion Theatre is a theatre situated on Piccadilly Circus in the West End of London. ... Janie Dee is an award-winning British actor. ... John Doyle may refer to: John Doyle (comedian), Australian John Doyle (lawyer) (born 1945), Chief Justice of South Australia John Doyle (soccer) (born 1966), American soccer player John Doyle (critic) (born 1957), Canadian television critic John Doyle (baseball player), Canadian Major League Baseball player John Doyle (announcer), whose voice is... Agatha Christies Poirot (U.S. title Poirot) is a popular British television series starring David Suchet as Agatha Christies detective character Hercule Poirot. ... Death on the Nile is a 2004 British television film, part of the ITV Agatha Christies Poirot series, based on the mystery novel Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie. ...



People thought me a bit strange at first; a blond haired, blue-eyed Norwegian who sang Mexican folk songs, but I used it to my advantage and got a job. And so the music became my ticket to education.

- interview[citation needed]


  • "Don't Give Up On Us" (1976) UK #1, US #1
  • "Going In With My Eyes Open" (1977) UK #2, US #54
  • "Silver Lady" (1977) UK #1, US #52
  • "Let's Have A Quiet Night In" (1977) UK #8
  • "It Sure Brings Out The Love In Your Eyes" (1978) UK #12


The cover of the 1989 7th edition of the Guinness Book of British Hit Singles Guinness World Records - British Hit Singles & Albums is a music reference book, published in the United Kingdom, by Hit Entertainment, the company that owns such childrens entertainment brands as Bob the Builder and Thomas... Joel Carver Whitburn (born November 29, 1939 in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin) is an American author and music historian. ...

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David Soul - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (436 words)
David Soul (born August 28, 1943 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American-born British actor and singer best known for his role as the handsome police detective Ken 'Hutch' Hutchinson in the cult television program Starsky and Hutch (1975-79).
Originally David Richard Solberg, he was born the son of a Lutheran minister.
Soul first gained attention as the level-headed Joshua Bolt on the television program Here Come the Brides, but later became famous for Starsky and Hutch.
David Soul - Biography - AOL Music (527 words)
David Soul will always be remembered as half of television's hip '70s cop duo Starsky & Hutch, but he actually started his professional career as a folksinger.
Soul's father, a minister, moved his Midwestern family south of the border when he took a position as instructor to upcoming diplomats, and Soul opted to follow and attend the University of Mexico and the University of the Americas rather than accept an offer from the Chicago White Sox to play baseball.
Soul, whose real name is David Richard Solberg, was able to spread his wings musically after Starsky & Hutch's successful run and his songwriting talent became more widely known.
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