Richard Dean Anderson

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Birthday
23, 1950
Birthplace
Minnesota
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthplace
Minnesota

About

Began his career in 1976 on General Hospital, but is best known for his eponymous role as the clever, inventive MacGyver on the hit TV series.

Before Fame

He wanted to become a professional hockey player but had to abandon that goal after breaking both of his arms. He also tried his hand at becoming a jazz musician.

Trivia

He appeared in an episode of The Simpsons.

Family Life

He has a daughter with Apryl Prose, whom he never married. The two separated a short time after the birth of their daughter.

Associated With

He starred in the sci-fi drama Stargate SG-1 alongside Michael Shanks.

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