- What happened to hunky MacGyver aka Richard Dean Anderson?
- Remember MacGyver? This is what he looks like now (ladies, you might be disappointed)
- Look Inside Richard Dean Anderson’s House in Malibu
What happened to hunky MacGyver aka Richard Dean Anderson?
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He certainly looks different. Richard Dean Anderson is most famous for playing MacGyver. Picture: Supplied Source:Supplied. However it was his role as Angus MacGyver, a secret agent with an ability to escape from anything, that made him a star and the object of affection for many while the series ran from The Sun reports that nowadays Anderson, 66, looks nothing like the 80s heart-throb he once was.
It's a drizzly February morning in Malibu , but the weather isn't keeping Richard Dean Anderson indoors. The wiry actor is kicking back on a well-worn sofa on his back porch, enjoying the misty ocean view with Andy, his Australian shepherd, and Daisy, a Staffordshire-Shiba Inu "combo plate. At 59, the man most of us know best as MacGyver—the brainy but brawny secret agent in the television show of the same name—sports a full head of steel-colored hair and has "semiretired" from show business to raise his year-old daughter, Wylie. If the actor and inveterate adventurer has mellowed over the years, at least some of the credit goes to that porch and that home. Anderson was spending most of his time in Vancouver, British Columbia, working as an actor and producer on the Sci-Fi channel's Stargate SG-1 series, when a two-acre spread with land's-end views persuaded him to put down roots in Malibu's northern reaches.
BACK in the day, MacGyver could fend off an army of villains using just a paper clip, a pencil and rubber band. His wiry good looks and ingenious knack for solving huge problems using everyday objects earned him millions of loyal fans during the seven year run, from Like Inspector Morse, one of the mysteries around the man was his first name — not revealed until the final episode. After MacGyver ended in , the actor went on to make several films which failed to break the box office, before returning to TV to star in Stargate SG-1 from to He also produced the hit series.
One of the nicest guests I've ever had the pleasure of meeting in all my years of doing these shows! Cannot recommend meeting him highly enough. Met him in , nice man but just took a photoshoot. Never met him have not seen anything he's been in but have only heard good things from those who have met him. Definitely recommended to anyone who has not met him.
Remember MacGyver? This is what he looks like now (ladies, you might be disappointed)
The new series stars Lucas Till in the title role. Last month though, in response to the Comic-Con based stories, Anderson sounded decidedly unwilling to have anything to do with the new MacGyver.
Look Inside Richard Dean Anderson’s House in Malibu
As MacGyver - the genius problem solver who could turn a paperclip, an air freshener and a fire extinguisher into a working computer - he saved the day just in time for seven action packed seasons. In between he's had a few film roles and some great guest appearances, but to his fans he'll always be one of those two characters. Still, there's a lot you probably don't know about him. Today, his 67th birthday, is the perfect opportunity to learn these 10 facts about one of TV's biggest stars. As a kid Anderson dreamed of being a pro hockey player, but he broke both his arms and settled on being a jazz musician instead.
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Richard Dean Anderson born January 23, is an American actor and producer. He began his television career in , 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 — In , Anderson returned to television as the lead actor of the series Stargate SG-1 , a spin-off of the film Stargate. He played the lead from to and had a recurring role from to Since , he has starred in only one film: Stargate: Continuum , released in , as a spin-off film after the Stargate SG-1 series finale in He developed an early interest in music, art, and acting.