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Richard Dean Anderson

Richard Dean Anderson

Birthday: 23 January 1950, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Height: 187 cm

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, Joce ...Show more

Richard Dean Anderson
I've also been working with the Challengers Club in the inner city of Los Angeles for 15 years now, Show more I've also been working with the Challengers Club in the inner city of Los Angeles for 15 years now, I guess, and it's essentially an inner-city recreation club for boys and girls. Hide
But my answer to that question would have to be, aside from the obvious, which is the people and the Show more But my answer to that question would have to be, aside from the obvious, which is the people and the relationships that you garner over a long period of time but the catering. The catering. They're the best. So it's the food. Hide
Dogs are my favorite people. Dogs are my favorite people.
Being away from her is torturous and I'd much prefer to be with her. So I just try to get out of her Show more Being away from her is torturous and I'd much prefer to be with her. So I just try to get out of here as soon as I can. I make sure I do my job real well and fast. Hide
We're loosely calling it The River Project, but hopefully the pieces that we put together will be ed Show more We're loosely calling it The River Project, but hopefully the pieces that we put together will be educational pieces that will throw some light on the situation as to what kind of jeopardy may be surrounding our great rivers. Hide
That was fun to play. There were some nice special effects coupled with some really nice moments wit Show more That was fun to play. There were some nice special effects coupled with some really nice moments with child and wife. I also was able to age to about 100 years in 'Brief Candle.' Hide
You have to suspend disbelief a little bit to buy into your situation and to the story and to how th Show more You have to suspend disbelief a little bit to buy into your situation and to the story and to how the character will react. You have to tweak your credibility a little bit, is basically what it comes down to. Hide
Nothing. We're all friends and friendly. So when the cameras go down, depending on the mood or the n Show more Nothing. We're all friends and friendly. So when the cameras go down, depending on the mood or the nature of the material we're dealing with, there's usually a kind of a prevailing light attitude that's floating around. Hide
I've been working with them for a couple years and a couple of projects. Essentially Robert F. Kenne Show more I've been working with them for a couple years and a couple of projects. Essentially Robert F. Kennedy Jr., is the chief litigator for this corporation, this Alliance, and their job is to prosecute corporate polluters of the great bodies of water in North America. Hide
There's editing, and scripts to read and edit, and casting, and all the elements of production that Show more There's editing, and scripts to read and edit, and casting, and all the elements of production that just sort of take up the normal downtime that you would have as an actor. So there's not a lot of that for me. Hide
[on his MacGyver (1985) co-star Dana Elcar, who passed away in 2005] At a time when I had very littl Show more [on his MacGyver (1985) co-star Dana Elcar, who passed away in 2005] At a time when I had very little business being called an actor, he made things so easy for me. It was a learning experience that was very warm and loving for all seven years. Hide
Oh, who am I trying to kid? It's a madhouse. The minute those cameras go off, things just explode, e Show more Oh, who am I trying to kid? It's a madhouse. The minute those cameras go off, things just explode, everyone is just at each other in one way or another, in closets or cat fights here and there. It's nuts. You know, I can't be a part of it. Hide
So it allows me to travel, I'll be doing that and running these great rivers and doing what I've don Show more So it allows me to travel, I'll be doing that and running these great rivers and doing what I've done in the past without much purpose other than for the experience. Hide
Being a father, well, I don't know if this is a change, but it makes me want to get out of here fast Show more Being a father, well, I don't know if this is a change, but it makes me want to get out of here faster. Get off the clock. Just 'cause the baby is my reason for living, my reason for coming to work. Hide
They are a fairly aggressive conservation organization that was started to protect the great whales Show more They are a fairly aggressive conservation organization that was started to protect the great whales particularly, but in general all marine life around the world. So those are the people I'm trying to attach my name to. Hide
As far as the future for the Showtime episodes that have already aired, we are sold into syndication Show more As far as the future for the Showtime episodes that have already aired, we are sold into syndication so we'll be appearing primarily on the Fox syndicated networks and then eventually the SCI FI Channel. So, we'll be around for a while. Hide
Richard Dean Anderson's FILMOGRAPHY
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MacGyver
MacGyver

David Smith
David Smith

Jack O'Neill
Jack O'Neill

Richard Dean Anderson
Richard Dean Anderson

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