Monday, May 29, 2023

What happened to Agent MacGyver starting a truck with a cactus?

From complete fame to almost complete obscurity. it’s been a life Richard Dean Anderson American actor who became one of the most sought-after and attractive faces in Hollywood in 1985 ‘MacGyver’, the television series in which he portrayed a secret agent Able to solve any “brownie” using his incredible ingenuity, his inseparable multitool knife and shocking contraption in the form of chewing gum, wire, laces or safety pins.

Halfway between a Boy Scout, a clueless scientist and an apostle of nonviolence, handsome Angus MacGyver incredibly narrowly escaped danger without firing a shot or ruffling his hair.

A very versatile boy. Before making it big as an actor, Anderson was a hockey player, car racer, whale trainer, medieval musician, street mime and juggler, and his first screen role was as a doctor in the series ‘General Hospital’.

A radical physical change after leaving television

Born in 1950 in Minneapolis (Minnesota, USA) into a family that didn’t have much money, but with artistic inclinations, Anderson was on ‘MacGyver’ until 1992, when the series was canceled after seven years of airing in the US and 70 other countries. By then, he was already a producer and a sex symbol, making films and returning to television with the science fiction series ‘Stargate SG1’, where he was the iconic Colonel Jack O’Neill.

Richard Dean Anderson as Jack O’Neill.

After the series ended, and he was already 60, although he did not show it, Richard retired from the set to devote himself to his wife and daughter Willie Quinn While living in his California mansion and enjoying good food, he gained a lot of weight, which meant a radical physical change.

Away from the media spotlight They didn’t invite him to participate in the 2016 remake of ‘MacGyver’ But he, who turns 73 on January 23, has already said that he too would not accept.

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