Richard Dean Anderson
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Richard Dean Anderson

Actor
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Born Jan 23, 1950

Richard Dean Anderson is an American television and film actor, television producer and composer. He began his television career in 1976 as Dr. Jeff Webber in the American soap opera series General Hospital, then rose to prominence as the lead actor in the television series MacGyver (1985–1992). Anderson later appeared in films, including Through the Eyes of a Killer (1992), Pandora's Clock (1996) and Firehouse (1997).… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1950 Birth Born on January 23, 1950.

TWENTIES

1976 26 Years Old He began his television career in 1976, playing Dr. Jeff Webber in the American soap-opera series General Hospital, then rose to prominence as the lead actor in the television series MacGyver (1985–1992). … Read More

FORTIES

In 1997, Anderson returned to television as the lead actor of the series Stargate SG-1, a spin-off of the 1994 film Stargate.

FIFTIES

2002 52 Years Old …  He and Prose split in 2002, sharing custody of Wylie. … Read More
2005 55 Years Old A great fan of the television show The Simpsons, which he had continually referenced during his time on SG-1, Anderson was invited in 2005 to guest star on the show. … Read More
2006 56 Years Old Anderson briefly reprised his role as Angus MacGyver in 2006 when he appeared in a MasterCard commercial during Super Bowl XL. … Read More
2009 59 Years Old Anderson has also played the role of General Jack O'Neill in Stargate Atlantis and Stargate Universe which first aired in October 2009. … Read More
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