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Dan Haggerty


Born - 19 November 1941, Pound, Wisconsin, USA
Died - 16 January 2016

Big, bluff, bearded, hirsute star of outdoors movies, a former bodybuilder who found his lifetime role when he was cast as backwoodsman Grizzly Adams, a film that spawned several sequels and a popular TV series. Born Gene Dajonski to a family who ran a wildlife park, he had begun in hippie, biker and youth movies: Muscle Beach Party (1964), Girl Happy (1965), Sail to Glory (1967), Easy Rider (1969), Angels Die Hard (1970), Chrome and Hot Leather (1971), Pink Angels (1972), Hex (1973), When the North Wind Blows (1974), The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams (1974), The Adventures of Frontier Fremont (1976), King of the Mountain (1980), Legend of the Wild (1981), Ladies Night (1983), Abducted (1986), Ice Pawn (1989), One Man War (1990), Spirit of the Eagle (1991), Cheyenne Warrior (1994), Grizzly Mountain (1987), Escape to Grizzly Mountain (2000) Motocross Kids (2004), Big Stan (2007), Axe Giant: The Wrath of Paul Bunyan (2013) and The Untold Story (2016), his last. He died from cancer. His (second) wife Susan died in 2008.