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Lee Majors

Actor
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Born Apr 23, 1939

Lee Majors is an American television, film and voice actor, best known for his roles as Heath Barkley in the TV series The Big Valley (1965 - 1969), as Colonel Steve Austin in The Six Million Dollar Man (1973–1978) and as Colt Seavers in The Fall Guy (1981–1986). He is also known as Owen Marshall's law partner/friend, Jess Brandon, in the 1971–1974 series Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law.… Read More

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Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1939 Birth Born on April 23, 1939.

TEENAGE

1957 18 Years Old He graduated in 1957, and earned a scholarship to Indiana University, where he again competed in sports.

TWENTIES

1959 20 Years Old Majors transferred to Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Kentucky, in 1959. … Read More
1962 23 Years Old Majors graduated from Eastern in 1962 with a degree in History and Physical Education. … Read More
1965 26 Years Old After appearing in a 1965 episode of Gunsmoke, he starred as Howard White in an episode of The Alfred Hitchcock Hour, “The Monkey’s Paw - A Retelling,” based on the short story by W. W. Jacobs later the same year. … Read More
1968 29 Years Old During the series, Majors co-starred in the 1968 Charlton Heston film Will Penny, for which he received an "Introducing" credit, and landed the lead role in The Ballad of Andy Crocker (1969), a made-for-television film which was first broadcast by ABC. … Read More

THIRTIES

1969 - 1971 3 More Events
1973 34 Years Old Majors' co-starring role on Owen Marshall led him to a starring role as Colonel Steve Austin, an ex-astronaut with bionic implants in The Six Million Dollar Man, a 1973 television movie broadcast on ABC. … Read More
1975 36 Years Old Majors also made his directorial debut in 1975, on an episode called "One of Our Running Backs Is Missing" which co-starred professional football players such as Larry Csonka and Dick Butkus.
1977 38 Years Old In 1977, with The Six Million Dollar Man still a hit series, Majors tried to renegotiate his contract with Universal Television. … Read More

FORTIES

1981 42 Years Old In 1981, Majors returned in another long-running television series. … Read More
1987 48 Years Old Between 1987 and 1994, Majors and Lindsay Wagner reunited in three The Six Million Dollar Man/The Bionic Woman TV movies.
1988 49 Years Old Majors also made a cameo appearance in the 1988 holiday comedy Scrooged.

FIFTIES

1990 51 Years Old In 1990, he had a recurring role in Tour of Duty, and a recurring role in the short-lived 1992 series, Raven. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2002 - 2006 2 More Events
2007 68 Years Old Majors appeared in the role of God in "Jim Almighty" a 2007 episode of According to Jim. … Read More
2008 69 Years Old Also in 2008, Majors played a member of the Minutemen (dedicated to preventing illegal border crossings) in Season Four of the Showtime series Weeds, where he recruits Kevin Nealon’s character.
2009 70 Years Old Lee Majors appeared on ITVs The British Comedy Awards 2009 on December 12, 2009 alongside Claudia Winkleman.
2010 71 Years Old In March 2010 Majors played the crusty sailing instructor in the Community episode "Beginner Pottery". … Read More
He would later reprise the role in a 2011 episode.
2012 73 Years Old In March to April 2012, Majors will be in a film in Seattle called Matt's Chance alongside Edward Furlong, Margot Kidder and Gary Busey. … Read More
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