Haggerty, Dan 1941–

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Haggerty, Dan 1941–

(Dan Haggarty, Daniel Haggerty)


Born November 19, 1941, in Hollywood, CA; son of Don (an actor) Haggerty; married Diane Rooker, 1959 (divorced, 1984); married Samantha, 1984; children: (first marriage) Tracey, Tammy; (second marriage) one son.

Career: Actor and animal trainer. Haggerty's Bistro (restaurant), Studio City, CA, owner, beginning 1991; also developed and sold his recipe for barbecue sauce.

Awards, Honors: People's Choice Award, best male performer in a new program, 1978, for The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams; received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.


Television Appearances; Series:

James Capen "Grizzly" Adams, The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams, NBC, 1977–78.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Benjamin Ward, Desperate Women, NBC, 1978.

Nick Willis, Terror Out of the Sky (also known as The Revenge of the Savage Bees), CBS, 1978.

Sam Harrison, Condominium, Operation Prime Time, 1980.

California Gold Rush, 1981.

James Capen "Grizzly" Adams, The Capture of Grizzly Adams, NBC, 1982.

Barkley, Cheyenne Warrior, 1994.

Television Appearances; Specials:

(As Dan Haggarty) NBC team captain, Battle of the Network Stars III, ABC, 1977.

NBC team member, Battle of the Network Stars II, ABC, 1977.

NBC team member, Battle of the Network Stars IV, ABC, 1978.

NBC Salutes the 25th Anniversary of the Wonderful World of Disney, NBC, 1978.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Thug, "Killers from Kansas," Texas John Slaughter, series broadcast on Walt Disney Presents, ABC, 1959.

"No Laughing Matter," Richard Diamond, Private Detective, CBS and NBC, 1959.

"Epitaph for a Gambler," Maverick, ABC, 1961.

Guest, The Mike Douglas Show, syndicated, 1977.

Himself, "CHiPs Goes Roller Disco: Part 2," CHiPs (also known as CHiPs Patrol), NBC, 1979.

Bo Thompson, "Waikiki Angels," Charlie's Angels, ABC, 1981.

Guest, The American Sportsman, ABC, 1982.

"The World's Greatest Kisser," The Love Boat, ABC, 1983.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Voice of Terl, Battlefield Earth: The Anime Series (anime; also known as Battlefield Earth), syndicated, 2001.

Television Work; Series:

(Uncredited) Stunt performer, Tarzan, NBC, 1966–68.

Film Appearances:

Riff, Muscle Beach Party, American International Pictures, 1964.

(Uncredited) Charlie, Girl Happy (musical), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1965.

(Uncredited) Man in commune, Easy Rider (also known as The Loners), Columbia, 1969.

Angels Die Hard! (also known as Rough Boys and The Violent Angels), New World, 1970.

(Uncredited) Biker, Chrome and Hot Leather, American International Pictures, 1971.

Biker, The Pink Angels, 1971.

Cal, The Tender Warrior, Safari, 1971.

Ken, Bury Me an Angel, New World, 1972.

(Uncredited) Biker, Superchick (also known as Super-chic and Super Chick), 1973.

Brother Billy, Hex (also known as The Shrieking), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1973.

Starbird and Sweet William (also known as The Adventures of Starbird), 1973.

Tsezar, When the North Wind Blows, 1974.

James Capen "Grizzly" Adams, The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams, Sunn Classics, 1976.

Frontier Fremont, The Adventures of Frontier Fremont (also known as Spirit of the Wild), Sunn Classics, 1977.

(As Dan Haggarty) Jake, Americana, Sherwood, 1981.

James Capen "Grizzly" Adams, Legend of the Wild, Taft International Pictures, 1981.

Rick, King of the Mountain, Universal, 1981.

Ladies Night, 1983.

Joe Evans, Abducted (also known as Abduction), Prism Entertainment, 1986.

Dr. Mike Campbell, Night Wars, Action, 1988.

Mike McGavin, Elves, American International Pictures, 1989.

Sergei, Mind Trap (also known as Danger), 1989.

Skating coach, Ice Pawn, 1989.

Sergeant Vince Marlow, The Chilling (also known as Gamma 693 and A Woman Obsessed), 1989, Coyote Home Video, 1992.

Arnie, The Channeler, 1990.

Big Eli McDonaugh, Spirit of the Eagle, Shapiro Glickenhaus Home Video, 1990.

Dr. Berquist, Inheritor, Film World-VidAmerica, 1990.

Jake Baxter, Repo Jake, PM Home Video, 1990.

(As Daniel Haggerty) Ted Michaels, Terror Night (also known as Bloody Movie), Double Helix Films, 1990.

Zack, Chance, PM Entertainment, 1990.

Macon County War, American International Pictures, 1990.

Hollis Bodine, Soldier's Fortune (also known as Soldiers of Fortune), Republic Pictures, 1991.

Deadly Diamonds, AMI Entertainment, 1991.

Frank, Love and Dynamite, 1992.

Voices of King Ferdinand and swarm lord, The Magic Voyage (animated; also known as Pico and Columbus and Die Abenteuer von Pico und Columbus), Atlas Film, dubbed version released by Hemdale Film Corporation, 1992.

Joe Evans, Abducted II: The Reunion, Astral Films, 1994.

Colonel Rose, The Little Patriot (also known as Sign of the Otter), Sultan Films, 1995.

King of Storyland, Father Frost, Plaza Entertainment, 1996.

Himself, Motorcycle Cheerleading Mommas, 1997.

Jeremiah, Grizzly Mountain, Legacy Releasing, 1997.

Buck McCoy, Born Champion, 1998.

King, Puss in Boots, Plaza Entertainment, 1999.

Jeremiah, Escape to Grizzly Mountain, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Home Entertainment, 2000.

Bear Madigan, Motocross Kids, Tag Entertainment, 2004.

Detective Jim LeBaron, An Ordinary Killer, 2004, Anthem Pictures International, 2006.

Hebron, Crossing the King's Highway, Pretty Dangerous Films, 2006.

Jake, Wild Michigan (short film), American World Pictures, 2006.

Film Work; Animal Trainer:

Lt. Robin Crusoe, USN, Buena Vista, 1966.

Monkeys, Go Home!, Buena Vista, 1967.

L'arbe de Noel (also known as The Christmas Tree, When Wolves Cry, and L'albero di Natale), Les Films Corona/Valoria Films, 1969, dubbed version released by Continental Distributing, 1970.

Film Work; Other:

(Uncredited) Motorcycle builder, Easy Rider (also known as The Loners), Columbia, 1969.

Set decorator, Gentle Savage (also known as Camper John), Cinemation Industries, 1973.

Associate producer, Chance, PM Entertainment, 1990.



Himself, Beyond Ordinary: The Making of "An Ordinary Killer," CDI Distribution, 2005.



Entertainment Weekly, August 19, 1994, p. 68.