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 Vincent was finishing a stint in the California Army National Guard when a talent scout was struck by his looks. His 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 He 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 (played by Mickey Sholdar). … Read More
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 mid-season.
1970 25 Years Old In 1970, he garnered critical praise for his role in the made-for-TV film Tribes (also known as "The Soldier Who Declared Peace" in Europe and the UK), co-starring Darren McGavin, about a tough Marine boot-camp drill instructor dealing with a hippie draftee (Vincent) who will not follow 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 He also starred in the 1974 romance Buster and Billie as the antihero Buster Lane, where he startled audiences with his full-frontal nudity. … Read More


1975 - 1980 4 More Events
1981 36 Years Old In 1981, he co-starred with Kim Basinger in Hard Country.
Vincent starred in the 1983 action film Last Plane Out.
1984 39 Years Old He was also arrested after two bar brawls in 1984 and 1985 and then received a felony assault charge in 1986, which he was acquitted of after his attorney argued that the woman tripped and fell on a telephone cord in his home.


1994 49 Years Old His second wife, Joanne Robinson, left him and had a restraining order entered against him in 1994, alleging that he had abused her since their marriage in 1985.


1995 50 Years Old In 1995, a $374,000 default judgment was made against him after his former girlfriend alleged he had physically assaulted her after their breakup and caused her to miscarry their child. … Read More
1996 51 Years Old 1 More Event
In an accident in August 1996 Vincent broke three vertebrae in his neck. … Read More
2000 56 Years Old In 2000, Vincent violated probation for his prior alcohol-related arrests by appearing drunk in public three times and assaulting his fiancée. … Read More


2008 64 Years Old Vincent was involved in another automobile accident in 2008.
2013 69 Years Old As of 2013, Vincent resides near Vicksburg, Mississippi.
2014 70 Years Old In an October 2014 interview with National Enquirer, Vincent revealed that his right leg was amputated just below the knee in 2012 after he contracted a leg infection as a result of complications from peripheral artery disease. … Read More
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