First name: Richard Dean
Birth: 01/23/1950 Minneapolis,Minnesota.USA
Family:parents:Stuart(was a teacher and jazz musician) and jocelyn(sculptor/painter) .Three brothers:Jeffrey Scott,Thomas John and James
Astrological sign: Aquarius ascendant Gemini
Roots: rda has mixed blood:swedish,irish,norvegian and indian mohawk
Passions:NATURE,MUSIC,ARTS,SPORTS(hockey, baseball ,ski...)
Height: 6''2(188 cm)
Hairs colour:naturally medium brown but now mostly silver
Eyes:very dark brown(richard prefers to say black!)
Commitments:MAKE A WISH FOUNDATION,CELEBRITY ALL STAR HOCKEY TEAM,SEA SHEPPERD CONSERVATION SOCIETY
Children: one daughter WYLIE QUINN ANNAROSE born august 2nd 1998,birth weight: 71bs,11oz(mother: apryl prose)
Residences:Malibu,California;log cabin in Minnesota
Education:Lake Owassa grade school;St Cloud State University(Minnesota);Ohio University
-Seven brides for seven brothers(1982-1983)
-Emerald point NAS(1983-1984)
&nnbsp; -Stargate sg1(1997- to date)
TV movies:young doctors in love (1982)
in the eyes of a stranger(1991)
through the eyes of a killer(1992)
Macgyver: lost treasure of Atlantis(1993)
trail to doomsday(1993)
past the bleachers(1995)
TRIVIA:-Richard wanted to play professionnal hockey.however at 16 he broke both his arms,in separate accidents , leaving him in hospital for three months and with pins in his right arms.
-at 17 he took a 5641 mile bicycle trip accross Canada and Alaska.He set off with 2 friends but they both failed to lst the distance!
-worked as a street mime and juggler before landing a job at Marineland, where part of his role was to hold a fish in his mouth for the killer whale to snatch!
-Richard was in a band called ricky dean annd dante with his friends Carl Dante where he both sang and played guitar.
-Richard is extremely near sighted and claims that asking to wear his glasses when he read for the part of macgyver won him his role.
-The gekko film corporation is so named after richard found a gekko sitting on his chest during a holiday in Tahiti.
-Richard says "dogs are my favourite people"and to that end he has an australian shepperd called zoe which he has had since she was a puppy.
-richard founded the celebrity all stars hockey team , a collection of hockey enthusiasts from the sports and entertainment world who play in NHL cities troughout the usa for charity.
-Richard was chosen to be the honorary captain of team USA , the united states olympic hockey team in both 1988 and 1992.
-Richard composed the piece of music"eau d'leo" used in the macgyver episode "the negociator"
write to richard:
RICHARD DEAN ANDERSON
C/0 STUDIO FAN MAIL,1122 s.ROBERTSON BOULEVARD.suite 15,LOS ANGELES.CA 90035 USA