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Jan-Michael Vincent

Born Jul 15, 1944

Jan-Michael Vincent is a retired American actor best known for his role as helicopter pilot Stringfellow Hawke on the 1980s U.S. television series Airwolf (1984–1986).

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Jan-Michael Vincent.


1944 Birth Vincent was born July 15, 1944 in Denver, Colorado, to Doris and Lloyd Vincent. … Read More


1967 22 Years Old He was finishing a stint in the National Guard when a talent scout was struck by his all-American looks. Jan-Michael Vincent's first acting job was in the movie The Bandits (aka Los Banditos), co-directed by and starring Robert Conrad, in 1967. … Read More
1968 23 Years Old Vincent made an appearance on the Dragnet 1968 episode, "The Grenade," as a muscular high school student who suffered an acid attack by a mentally unstable classmate. … Read More
1969 24 Years Old 1 More Event
Finally, in the fall of 1969 Vincent had a starring role in the prime time soap opera The Survivors, alongside Lana Turner and George Hamilton; however, the series was canceled at midseason.
1970 25 Years Old In 1970, he garnered critical praise for his role in the made for TV film Tribes, co-starring Darren McGavin, about a tough Marine boot-camp drill instructor dealing with a hippie draftee (portrayed by Vincent), who will not play by "the rules." … Read More
1971 26 Years Old In 1971 he appeared in the Gunsmoke episode "The Legend."
1972 27 Years Old In 1972 Vincent starred in a made-for-TV love story, Sandcastles, and in 1973 he starred in the Disney movie The World's Greatest Athlete, with Tim Conway and John Amos.
1974 29 Years Old Vincent also starred in the 1974 romance Buster and Billie as the romantic anti-hero Buster Lane, where he startled audiences with his full-frontal nudity. … Read More


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1980 35 Years Old In 1980, he starred in the gang-themed drama, Defiance, which received a limited release. … Read More
1981 36 Years Old In 1981, he co-starred with Kim Basinger in Hard Country.
1983 38 Years Old 1 More Event
Vincent starred in the 1983 action film Last Plane Out.


1991 46 Years Old Jan-Michael Vincent worked with Traci Lords in the 1991 suspense film Raw Nerve. … Read More


1996 51 Years Old As a result of one accident in 1996, in which Vincent broke three vertebrae in his neck, he sustained a permanent injury to his vocal cords from an emergency medical procedure. … Read More
1997 53 Years Old In 1997 he had a small guest role on Nash Bridges playing the title character's long-lost brother.
1998 54 Years Old A notable exception to the downward trend in Vincent's post-Airwolf career was his small role in the critically acclaimed, independent film Buffalo '66, in 1998. … Read More
2000 56 Years Old In 2000, after violating probation for prior alcohol-related arrests by appearing drunk in public three times and assaulting his then-girlfriend, he was sentenced to 60 days in Orange County Jail.


2007 63 Years Old In an interview on the TV program The Insider on September 18, 2007, when asked about his 1996 car accident, he answered, "Y'know, I have no idea what you're talking about. … Read More
2008 64 Years Old 1 More Event
Vincent was involved in another automobile accident in 2008.
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