Jan-Michael Vincent – Bio, Spouse, Age, Net worth, Where is he now?

Jan-Michael Vincent welcomed the television screen back in the ’60s; built an admirable career and kept it at a good pace throughout his heyday. The retired American actor caught the attention of prominent players in the industry in his early days and this ensured his rapid rise in popularity throughout the 70’s and 80’s.

Vincent is best known for his role in the series Airwolf as Stringfellow Hawke, a helicopter pilot, he is also known for his role in the late ’70s film Big Wednesday The actor retired from acting too early and you’ll soon find out why. First off, here’s everything you need to know about him.

Jan-Michael Vincent Bio, age

He was born on July 15, 1944 to Doris Vincent(mother) and Lloyd Vincent (father). Vincent may not have had big dreams of being in the Hollywood scenes, but a talent scout who discovered him while he was in the California Army National Guard saw great potential in him. Jan-Michael Vincent’s looks and aura were all he needed to draw the Scout’s attention, and the rest became history. He soon appeared in The Bandits (1967) and landed several other small film roles as well.

Sooner than later, he was inducted into Universal Studios with the influence of casting agent Dick Clayton. He then landed a starring role in the soap opera The Survivors , which was later cancelled. Also in the late ’60s, Jan-Michael appeared in Journey to Shiloh and also in Danger Island , and the then-popular Hanna-Barbera TV show, The Banana Splits Adventure Hour The actor has been seen in The Undefeated alongside other notable actors such as Lee Meriwether, the late Merlin Olsen and John Wayne.

Jan-Michael Vincent was engaged in notable roles in prominent films in the 70’s. He is best known for his role in the TV movie Tribes Vincent starred as Buster Lane in the 1974 film Buster and Billie and attracted a lot of attention with the showcase of his frontal nudes in the film. He was notable for his performance in the film, Big Wednesday where he starred alongside William Katt and Gary Busey.

Jan-Michael starred in the 80s Despite starring alongside Danny Aiello in the sci-fi The Return , he also starred in the action film Take It Out (1983). Jan-Michael Vincent became a cast member of the notable action series Airwolf, which aired from 1984-1987. He played the remarkable role of Stringfellow Hawke, which remains his best to date. However, the ’90s and 2000s weren’t very busy for Vincent, despite appearing in many low-budget films.

He starred in Raw Nerve in 1991 and also appeared in the comedy horror Ice Cream Vendor (1996) along with Clint Howard. The actor ended his acting career with the independent film W Hello Boy which was released in 2003.

His capital

Not much is known about Jan-Michael Vincent’s financial status as he retired from the acting business a long time ago. Though many characters have appeared on different platforms, none of them are accurate as the actor hasn’t been very vocal about his endeavors lately. But let’s not forget that Vincent made a lot of money in his playing days.

A good way to gauge just how wealthy Jan-Michael Vincent is was in his prime when we put his publicly known $200,000 per episode salary into perspective when he landed the role of Stringfellow Hawke on the action series Airwolf played. It was indeed a lot of money at the time and Vincent was considered the highest paid actor at the time.

Jan-Michael Vincent’s personal life – spouse, children

Jan-Michael Vincent may be retired, but that doesn’t stop the media from snooping into his life for juicy stories. The actor has been in a number of relationships, most of which didn’t end well. He was married to Bonnie Poorman in 1968. The couple welcomed a daughter, Amber Vincent, in 1972. However, five years after the birth of their daughter, they separated in 1977.

Vincent then married Joanne Robinson in1986. In 1998, however, it was revealed that Robinson had issued a restraining order against him citing abuse. These unfortunate events must have stemmed from the actor’s Alcoholism/Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) and substance abuse problems that got Jan-Michael Vincent in trouble with the law for years.

Where is he now?

Jan-Michael Vincent is no longer seen in films or television series, as long as he left the big screens. It looks like the actor has taken care of his impending screen exit, all thanks to his self-destructive behavior, which has included substance abuse and a string of assaults against women.

The actor had his right leg amputated in 2012 after complications from peripheral artery disease caused a severe infection. He now has a prosthetic right leg and sometimes uses a wheelchair.

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