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‘Grizzly Adams’ Star Dan Haggerty Dies

1970’s television star Dan Haggerty has passed away at the age of 74.

According to TMZ, the former Grizzly Adams star died peacefully in his San Fernando Valley home on Jan. 15 after a short battle with cancer. Haggerty recently ceased treatment and returned home to be with friends and family after doctors told him he only had a short time left to live.

Haggerty is best known for his lead roles in the 1974 film and subsequent television series, The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams. Through the 1970s and 80s, he went on to make appearances in many popular television programs, including CHiPs and Charlie’s Angels.

In 1987, Haggerty also made a guest appearance in Hank Williams Jr’s video for “My Name is Bocephus”. Most recently, Haggerty showed off his California home and motorcycle collection in an episode of A&E’s American Pickers.

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‘Grizzly Adams’ Star Dan Haggerty Dies