David Soul (born August 28, 1943) is an American-British actor and singer, best known for his role as Detective Kenneth 'Hutch' Hutchinson in the television programme Starsky and Hutch (1975-1979). He became a British citizen in 2004. Soul was born in Chicago, Illinois, United States, as David Richard Solberg. His mother was a teacher and his father, Dr. Richard Solberg, was a Lutheran minister, Professor of History and Political Science and Director of Higher Education for the American Lutheran Church. Dr Solberg was also Senior Representative for Lutheran World Relief during the reconstruction of Germany after World War II from 1949 until 1956. Because of this, the family moved frequently while Soul was growing up.
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