Former Grizzly Adams star Dan Haggerty died today from cancer at the age of 74, his manager Terry Bomar confirmed to Deadline.
A Wisconsin native, Haggerty started out his long film and TV career with a non-speaking role as a bodybuilder in the 1964 film Muscle Beach Party. He then went on to appear in several films including Easy Rider, Angels Die Hard, The Adventures of Frontier Fremont and Terror Out of the Sky.
But his breakthrough came with the title role in the 1974 feature The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams and subsequent TV series of the same name which ran on NBC from 1977 to 1978. His other TV credits include guest roles on The Love Boat, CHiPs, and Charlie’s Angels. He had two projects in post-production and two in development at the time of his death, according to IMDB.
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