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Lee Majors

Colt Seavers in The Fall Guy, Steve Austin in The Six Million Dollar Man, Steve Austin in The Bionic Woman, Herman "Ski" Jablonski in Raven

Photos Lee Majors Birth name: Harvey Lee Yeary
Birth date: 1939/04/23 (84 years old)
Birth place : Wyandotte (USA)
Height: 1.85 m
Salary : 50.000$ par episode pour "L'homme qui valait 3 milliards"

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Biography for Lee Majors

Majors' best-known role before Steve Austin was in The Big Valley, a 1960s series with Barbara Stanwyck. In later years, he starred in another popular series, The Fall Guy (1981-86), as Colt Seavers, a Hollywood stunt man who works as a bounty hunter when stunt work is slow. One of television's most durable actors, Majors also starred in many other TV series including The Big Valley (as Heath Barkley, 1965-69), The Virginian (1970-71), Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law (1971-74), Tour of Duty (1990), Raven (1992-93), and Too Much Sun (2000). He received critical acclaim for his performance in the 1969 made-for-TV film, The Ballad of Andy Crocker. In the 1980s and 1990s, he reprised his most famous role in three Six Million Dollar Man/Bionic Woman reunion TV-movies.

Majors has been married four times, but his most famous marriage was to actress Farrah Fawcett, another huge 1970s pop icon. In 1976 Majors and Fawcett made TV history by being a husband and wife each starring in separate top rated shows, The Six Million Dollar Man (Majors) and Charlie's Angels (Fawcett). They were married from July 28, 1973 to February 16, 1982, but they separated in 1979. They broke up because Majors wanted his spouse to be home with him in the evenings when she often needed to work on her show. The producers of her show made some concessions—for example she was allowed to leave the set to prepare dinner for Majors every evening—but eventually the demands of both their careers proved too onerous and they parted ways.

Majors continues to play roles in made for TV movies and makes cameo appearances on other shows.

It was in 1965 that the Americans discovered the young Lee Majors in the series, The Big Valley. Born in 1939 in Michigan, Lee Majors begins at 24 years old and finds himself very busy with the series. However, he finds the time to slip away for the filming of Will Penny with Charlton Heston, Donald Pleasance and Bruce Dern. Obviously at ease in the western, in 1970 he completed the cast of the Virginian. A year later, he turned in his first contemporary series: Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law. The series will last three seasons and Lee Majors will be managed by a young director named Steven Spielberg. In 1974, he agreed to resume the role he had played in a TV movie, that of "the man who was worth three billion". The same year everything smiled at him: he married actress Farrah Fawcett (until 1980) and he obtained a dream contract for the series since he earns $ 50,000 per episode. The role of Steve Austin brings him glory and also a spin-off for the series, Super Jaimie, where he is going to take a long time. When the franchise of the series runs out of steam in 1978, the actor compromises himself in a few B series of bad taste and then in 1981, the actor became Colt Seavers, mercenary of good humor for the man who falls at the top. The series ends in 1986 and the actor is then more discreet, playing in a few TV movies, three, where he finds his panoply of bionic man. In 1990, he left for Viet-Nam for the purposes of hell of duty and then sunscreen in The Raven. Subsequently, he plays the prestigious second roles in some fictions ...

Lee Majors is an American actor known for his role in the television series The Six Million Dollar Man, in which he interpreted the main character, Steve Austin. Majors was born on April 23, 1939 in Wyandotte, Michigan. He grew up in a modest family and began his acting career in the early 1960s playing in television series and films such as The Big Valley, The Virginian and Have Gun - Will Travel.

In 1973, he obtained his most famous role as Steve Austin in The Six Million Dollar Man, a series that was a real success and which propelled him to the rank of television star. In this series, Majors embodied a pilot of the US Air Force seriously injured in a plane crash which is then transformed into a cyborg with superhuman powers thanks to advanced technology. The series was broadcast for five seasons and was followed by a suite entitled The Bionic Woman, in which Majors also played a role.

In addition to his work in The Six Million Dollar Man, Majors continued to play in other television series and films throughout his career, especially in The Fall Guy, four girls and a Jean, and the Corsican investigation. He also appeared in television shows such as The Love Boat and the cruise has fun.

Over the years, Majors has won several awards for his acting work, including a Golden Globe and an Emmy Award for his performance in The Six Million Dollar Man. He is also a member of the Hall of Great Western Performers of the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.

Currently, Majors is 83 years old and continues to work in the entertainment industry.


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Title Role
Arizona Summer (2003) Mr. Travers
Strike the Tent (2003) Dr. Jack Lee
Fate (2003) Oscar Odgen
Waitin' to Live (2002) Bucko Cassidy
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (2002) (VG) (voice) Mitch Baker
Big Fat Liar (2002) Vince, Stunt Coordinator
Out Cold (2001) John Majors
Hard Knox (2001) (TV) Niki' s Father
Here (2001) Bane
Hotel! (2000) (TV) President of the U.S.A
Too Much Sun (2000) Serie TV Scott Reed
Primary Suspect (2000) Lt. Blake
New Jersey Turnpikes (1999) Protector, The (1999) Austin
Chapter Zero (1999) Manatee Man
Musketeers Forever (1998) Ben O'Connor
Trojan War (1997) Officer Austin
Lost Treasure of Dos Santos (1997) (TV) Roy Stark
Daytona Beach (1996) (TV) Owen Travers
Bionic Ever After? (1994) (TV) Steve Austin
Cover Girl Murders, The (1993) (TV) Rex Kingman
Raven (1992) Serie TV Herman 'Ski' Jablonski (1992-1993)
Raven: Return of the Black Dragons (1992) (TV) Ski
Fire! Trapped on the 37th Floor (1991) (TV) Capt. Sterling
Tour of Duty (1987) Serie TV Pfc. Thomas 'Pop' Scarlett (1990)
Bionic Showdown: The L'homme qui valait 3 milliards and the Bionic Woman (1989) (TV) Steve Austin
Keaton's Cop (1988) (TV) Mike Gable
Danger Down Under (1988) (TV) Read Harris
Return of the Six-Million-Dollar Man and the Super Jaimie (1987) (TV) Col. Steve Austin
Smoky Mountain Christmas, A (1986) (TV) Mountain Dan
Cowboy and the Ballerina, The (1984) (TV) Bob Clayton (aka Clay)
Starflight: The Plane That Couldn't Land (1983) (TV) Captain Cody Briggs
L'homme qui tombe Ă  pic (1981) Serie TV Colt Seavers
Last Chase, The (1981) Franklyn Hart
High Noon, Part II: The Return of Will Kane (1980) (TV) Will Kane
Agency (1980) Philip Morgan
Steel (1980) Mike Catton)
Killer Fish (1978) Lasky
Norseman, The (1978) Thorvald
Sharks (1978) (TV) Steve Austin
Superstunt (1978) (TV)
Just a Little Inconvenience (1977) (TV) Frank Logan
Special Olivia Newton-John, A (1976) (TV) Bionic Boy, The (1976) (TV) Col. Steve Austin
Francis Gary Powers: The True Story of the U-2 Spy Incident (1976) (TV) Francis Gary Powers
Super Jaimie (1976) Serie TV Col. Steve Austin
Secret of Bigfoot, The (1975) (TV) Col. Steve Austin
Super Jaimie (1975) (TV) Col. Steve Austin
L'homme qui valait 3 milliards (1974) Serie TV Col. Steve Austin
L'homme qui valait 3 milliards: Solid Gold Kidnapping, The (1973) (TV) Col. Steve Austin
L'homme qui valait 3 milliards: Wine, Women and War, The (1973) (TV) Col. Steve Austin
L'homme qui valait 3 milliards, The (1973) (TV) Col. Steve Austin
Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law (1971) Serie TV Jess Brandon (1971-73)
Virginian, The (1962) Serie TV Roy Tate (1970-1971)
Weekend of Terror (1970) (TV) Larry
Liberation of L.B. Jones, The (1970) Steve Mundine
Ballad of Andy Crocker, The (1969) (TV) Andy Crocker
Will Penny (1968) Blue
Big Valley, The (1965) Serie TV Heath Barkley
Strait-Jacket (1964) (uncredited) Frank Harbin


Turned down the Mac Davis role in North Dallas Forty (1979) in favor of an independent production that never got off the ground.

Suffered three separate whippings in "The Big Valley" (1965). In a Mexican jail in "Legend of a General" shown 9-19-66. In a penal camp in "The Iron Box" shown 11-28-66. At the hands of a religious sect in "Journey into Violence" shown 12-18-67.

Landed the role of Joe Buck in Midnight Cowboy (1969) but "The Big Valley" (1965) was picked up for another year and was contractually obligated to pass on the role, which was then made famous by Jon Voight.

Starred concurrently in two TV shows at the same time - Playing Jess Brandon in "Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law" (1971) and Colonel Steve Austin in The Six Million Dollar Man (1973) (TV) TV movies.

Signature exclamation as Heath in The Big Valley was 'Boy Howdy!'

His hometown is Middlesboro, Kentucky.

In 1976 Lee Majors and Farrah Fawcett made TV history - a husband and wife each starring in separate top rated shows.

Prior to getting his big break, Lee Majors was the limo driver for producer Jim Barnett, the man who created the TV show "World Championship Wrestling."

Graduated from Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Kentucky.

Was one of the judges in 1981 Miss Universe pageant.


"Le plus important pour moi est la santé et la famille"


Majors has four children from two of his marriages. He has one son, Lee Majors II, from his marriage to Kathy Robinson (1961 - 1964). His marriage to former Playboy Playmate Karen Valez (1988 - 1994) produced one daughter, Nikki, and twin sons, Dane and Trey. He is currently married to Faith Noelle whom he wed on 1 November 2002.


Faith Noelle (1 November 2002 - present)

, Karen Velez (September 1988 - October 1994) (divorced) 1 daughter (Nikki) and twin sons (Dane and Trey), Farrah Fawcett (28 July 1973 - 16 February 1982) (divorced), Kathy Robinson (1961 - 1964) (divorced) 1 son (Lee Majors II)

His cousin Johnny Majors was the 1956 Heisman Trophy runner-up at Tennessee, and became a great college football coach; from 1968-96 he coached at Iowa State, Pittsburgh, and Tennessee, winning the 1976 national championship with Pittsburgh.

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