Duane Chapman

Bounty Hunter
Born Feb 2, 1953

Duane Lee "Dog" Chapman, Sr. is an American bounty hunter and a former bail bondsman. He is the epitome of white trash. He had starred in a weekly reality television program called Dog the Bounty Hunter. The show was cancelled in 2012 after 8 seasons.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Duane Chapman.


1953 Birth He was born on February 2, 1953 to Wesley and Barbara Chapman. … Read More


1972 19 Years Old Chapman married La Fonda Sue Honeycutt on April 1, 1972, in Pampa, Texas; they divorced October 27, 1977, while he was in prison. … Read More


1976 23 Years Old In 1976, Chapman was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to five years in a Texas prison. … Read More
1979 26 Years Old 1 More Event
Chapman was paroled in January 1979. … Read More
1982 29 Years Old Chapman married Lyssa Rae Brittain on June 22, 1982. They were divorced on November 20, 1991. … Read More


1992 39 Years Old Chapman and Tawny Marie were married in 1992, but filed for divorce in 1994. Court records show they were officially divorced in 2002. … Read More


1996 43 Years Old He had been convicted in absentia on 86 counts including multiple rape charges connected to assaults in 1996, 1997 and 2000. … Read More


2003 50 Years Old Since they did not obtain permission to leave the country while out on bail in 2003, the Mexican Government declared Duane, Leland and Tim Chapman fugitives from justice and tried to get them extradited to Mexico for sentencing. … Read More
2004 51 Years Old …  On August 30, 2004, the first series of Dog the Bounty Hunter made its television debut. … Read More
After 16 years together, they married on May 20, 2006, at the (Hilton Hotels) Waikoloa Village in Hawaii. … Read More
…  Honolulu news outlet KHNL reported on August 1, 2007 that the arrest warrant issued for Chapman and his associates might be invalidated, as a Mexican court had found that the statute of limitations regarding the arrest had expired.
2008 55 Years Old On February 19, 2008, A&E announced that Chapman's TV show would return to production. … Read More
2012 59 Years Old …  He starred in a weekly reality television program called Dog the Bounty Hunter, which ran for 8 seasons until 2012.


2013 60 Years Old 1 More Event
He then starred in the reality television program Dog and Beth: On the Hunt which aired from April 21, 2013 to August 22, 2015.
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