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‘Airwolf’ Actor Jan-Michael Vincent Dies Of Heart Attack At Age 74

Jan-Michael Vincent Actor Dies Heart Attack
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Mar. 8 2019, Updated 5:03 p.m. ET

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Beloved 1980's Hollywood heartthrob Jan-Michael Vincent has died, can confirm.

The Airwolf star passed away on February 10 after suffering cardiac arrest while being treated at a North Carolina hospital.

According to reports, no autopsy was performed, and he was later cremated. He was 74.

The actor starred in many hit films and shows over his decades-long career, most recently playing a leading role in the 2002 thriller White Boy.

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During his time on Airwolf, he reportedly received $200,000 per episode, making him the highest-paid actor of the show. The series was shut down after a couple of seasons.

The cause of Vincent’s deadly heart attack is still unclear, though fans know he suffered from cocaine abuse and other health crises during his career.

In 2012 he came face-to-face with death when, due to a severe infection, his right leg had to be amputated.

Jan-Michael Vincent

His family members and loved ones have not spoken publicly of his passing.

R.I.P. Jan-Michael Vincent.

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