David Soul, the beloved co-star of the hit TV show “Starsky & Hutch,” has passed away at the age of 80. His longtime friend and co-star, Paul Michael Glaser, paid tribute to him, describing Soul as a brother, friend, and caring man. Glaser shared his heartfelt condolences and expressed the immense loss that Soul’s death has brought upon him.
Glaser reminisced about their cherished friendship, recalling the loving insults they would exchange over the years. The bond they shared was evident both on and off-screen, and Glaser acknowledged that it will take time for him to process the loss of his dear friend.
One aspect of Soul’s life that Glaser highlighted was his love and admiration for his wife, Helen Snell. Glaser expressed his gratitude to Snell, who stood by Soul during his difficult years. Soul’s dedication to her was unwavering, and Glaser commended her for her unwavering support and love.
Glaser also extended his condolences to Soul’s children and expressed his gratitude to the supportive and caring public who recognized the special bond between Soul and himself. Soul’s passing marks the end of an era for the iconic buddy cop drama “Starsky & Hutch,” which captivated audiences from 1975 to 1979.
The news of Soul’s death touched the hearts of many, including actor Ben Stiller, who starred in the 2004 remake film. Stiller described Soul as “defining 70’s cool” and honored his contributions to the entertainment industry.
Soul’s valiant battle for life came to an end, surrounded by his loving family. Throughout his life, he faced various health issues, including cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Despite these challenges, Soul’s talents shone bright, leaving a lasting impact on the lives of those who knew him.
Soul is survived by his wife, Helen Snell, and their six children. His legacy will continue to live on, as fans and loved ones remember him for his incredible talent, warmth, and kind-hearted nature. The world has lost a true icon and a remarkable individual. May his soul rest in eternal peace.
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