David Soul is a actor and singer, best known for his role as Detective Kenneth
"Hutch" Hutchinson in the ABC-TV show Starsky and Hutch (1975-1979). Soul
first gained attention as the "Covered Man" appearing on The Merv Griffin Show
(NBC) in 1966 & 1967, on which he sang while wearing a mask. He explained:
"My name is David Soul, and I want to be known for my music.” The same year,
he made his television debut in Flipper. In 1967 he signed a contract with
Columbia Pictures and following a number of guest appearances, including
one of the first episodes of Str Trek.