Dan Haggerty - biography

Actor from United States of America

Dan Haggerty (born 19 November 1942) is an American actor. He is best known as Grizzly Adams in the title role of the 1974 Sunn Classic Pictures feature, The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams. From this feature film evolved the NBC television series which ran from 1977 to 1978, and Haggerty became famous to millions of nature-loving movie-goers for his popular portrayal of James "Grizzly" Adams. His preference in movie-making is to do outdoor films designed to entertain the entire family, although he can be seen in other feature films as a psychologist, a biker, or as in recent film, a detective. "Grizzly Adams" was Haggerty's first starring role in a film, followed by the title role of Jacob Fremont in Sun's The Adventures of Frontier Fremont. Haggerty excels in animal pictures because of his natural ability handling all types of animals, enabling him to do scenes that other actors would find difficult. Haggerty, began acting as a Siberian Tiger trapper in "When the North Wind Blows" and has accumulated quite a list of screen credits including Grassland, Wild Country, Tender Warrior, Easy Rider, King of the Mountain, Desperate Women, Terror Out of the Sky, The Other Side of the  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Known as
Dan Hagerty,Dan Haggarty,Daniel Haggerty
Date of birth
1942-11-19
Place of birth
Pound
Nationality
United States of America
Parents
Don Haggerty
Spouse(s)
Samantha Haggerty Diane Rooker
Profession
Actor

Performances

Year Performance Character
2013 Timberwolf Conrad Sr.
2012 Casa de Mi Padre
2012 You'll Never Amount to Anything Actor
2009 The Book of Ruth: Journey of Faith
2004 Motocross Kids Bear Madigan
1999 Puss in Boots
1995 Sign of the Otter
1994 The Magic Voyage
1991 Spirit of the Eagle
1990 Chance
1989 The Chilling
1986 Abducted Joe Evans
1981 King of The Mountain Rick
1979 When the West Was Fun
1974 The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams
1972 The Pink Angels Biker
1971 The Tender Warrior
0 Crossing the King's Highway

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