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Richard Dean Anderson


The future MacGyver (1985) and Stargate SG-1 (1997) star was born on January 23, 1950, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His father, Stuart Anderson, was a teacher at a local high school and his mother, Jocelyn, was an artist who was talented in both sculpting and painting. He and his two younger brothers, Thomas John and James Stuart, grew up in a ... See full bio »
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 2013 Stargate SG-1: Unleashed (Video Game)
Colonel Jack O'Neill (voice)
 2012 MacGyver and the new Citan (TV Mini-Series)
MacGyver
 2011 Raising Hope (TV Series)
Keith
- Jimmy and the Kid (2011) ... Keith
 2011 Fairly Legal (TV Series)
David Smith
- Bridges (2011) ... David Smith
- Ultravinyl (2011) ... David Smith
 2009 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
MacGyver
- Dwayne Johnson/Ray LaMontagne (2009) ... MacGyver (uncredited)
- Steve Martin/Jason Mraz (2009) ... MacGyver (uncredited)
 1997 Firehouse (TV Movie)
Lt. Michael Brooks
 1995 Past the Bleachers (TV Movie)
Bill Parish
 1994 Beyond Betrayal (TV Movie)
Bradley Matthews
 1985-1992 MacGyver (TV Series)
MacGyver / Angus 'Mac' MacGyver
- The Stringer (1992) ... MacGyver
- Off the Wall (1991) ... MacGyver
- Gunz 'n Boyz (1991) ... MacGyver
- Split Decision (1991) ... MacGyver
 1986 Odd Jobs
Spud
 1982 Young Doctors in Love
Drug Dealer (uncredited)
 1981 Today's F.B.I. (TV Series)
Andy McFey
- The Fugitive (1981) ... Andy McFey
 1981 The Facts of Life (TV Series)
Brian Parker
- Brian and Sylvia (1981) ... Brian Parker
 1980 General Hospital (TV Series)
Dr. Jeff Webber
- Episode dated 19 June 1980 (1980) ... Dr. Jeff Webber (credit only)
- Episode dated 16 May 1980 (1980) ... Dr. Jeff Webber (uncredited)
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Other Works:

TV Commercial for Minute Pass (2001) See more »

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7 Interviews | 3 Articles | 11 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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Personal Quote:

Dogs are my favorite people. See more »

Trivia:

When he was 17, he rode his bike 5,641 miles from Minnesota to Alaska. He started out with some friends but travelled the last 33 days alone. See more »

Trademark:

Best known as the improvisitional and resourceful Angus MacGyver on MacGyver (1985)

Nickname:

RDA See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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