Also he was in The Protectors and round the same time you had Martin Lander and his then wife Barbara Bain in Space 1999.
It often was a shoe horn into American market to add a USA star etc Tony Curtis in the Persuaders.
Going back some time there was the likes of John Ireland, Richard Bradford, Joel Fabian, Gene Barry and more recently Michael Brandon (although some time ago).
Anna Friel was excellent in Pushing Daises and I'll watch most things with Jack Davenport in and now really looking forward to Sophia Myles in her latest outing thanks to her Dr Who role and Tristan & Isolde (enjoyable nonsense).
The pre-air pilots (presumably from that Blockbuster NBC preview DVD) are already doing the rounds, certainly Journeyman (www.nbc.com/Journeyman) with McKidd and Life (www.nbc.com/Life) with Damian Lewis. Bionic Woman (www.nbc.com/Bionic_Woman) doesn't appear to be out (apart from the earlier pre-air from a month or two ago, but changes have been made since then), but may be in an hour or two (and presumably that other show on the DVD, Chuck - 'a sci-fi dramedy' - www.nbc.com/Chuck)