- Category : 1930-births
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 5/1 - Heretical / Investigator
- Definition : Triple Split
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Obscuration 1
American athlete, firefighter, and actor, who played the role of Captain Richard "Dick" Hammer in the first season of the Jack Webb produced television show Emergency!, which debuted on 15 January 1972. He left the show midway through the first season, because he felt that being a real life firefighter was more rewarding than playing a fictional one. He returned to the LACoFD and retired with the rank of Captain.
Hammer was a basketball player at the University of Southern California, competed in volleyball at the 1964 Summer Olympics. Hammer portrayed the Marlboro Man in cigarette advertisements in the 1970s.
He died on 18 October 1999 in Long Beach from prostate cancer at the age of 69.