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Richard Dean Anderson Biography

Birth Place:
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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
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  • 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


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