Richard Dean Anderson

  • Birth Place: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • At 17, went on a bike trip through Minnesota, Canada and Alaska that lasted more than 5000 miles.
  • Worked at Marineland in California, where he performed in the marine-mammal shows.
  • Sang and played guitar in a band called Ricky Dean and Dante.  
  • Has driven in the Toyota Celebrity Long Beach Grand Prix twice.
  • Named honorary captain of the U.S. Olympic hockey team in 1988 and 1992.
  • Was the keynote speaker at the opening ceremonies of the 1991 Special Olympics.
  • Collects fine art, preferring French Impressionists.

Relationships

  • James Stuart Anderson — Brother
  • Thomas John Anderson — Brother
  • Jeffrey Scott Anderson — Brother
  • Apryl Prose — Significant Other
  • Wylie Quinn Annarose Anderson — Daughter
  • Stuart Anderson — Father
  • Jocelyn Anderson — Mother

College

  • Attended St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, Minnesota, United States; attended Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, United States
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