Though he recovered, the experience made Majors put aside thoughts of a career in sports.
He graduated in 1962 with a degree in physical education, but had a desire to break into acting.
He achieved stardom through a variety of popular TV series, including Actor Lee Majors was born Harvey Lee Yeary III on April 23, 1939, in Wyandotte, Michigan.
"Our business has changed so much, and there are so many young executives. It's long." But if they have to look at the résumé, then I'm in the wrong office." LEE ON HOW HOLLYWOOD HAS CHANGED SINCE HE FIRST STARTED WORKING IN THE INDUSTRY.
I remember one casting girl saying, "Your résumé looks quite impressive.
’ She had that thousand-mile stare, and she said, ‘Steve,’” O’Neal told me one day in mid-June. ’ The nurse said, ‘He supplies the medications.’”O’Neal shook his head, his eyes reddening. ”Given his own arrest for possession and the horrendous drug problems of three of his children, such a crack might appear unseemly, but Fawcett’s condition had become so dire that O’Neal was desperately trying to sustain himself with gallows humor.
For nearly three years she had waged a valiant battle against anal cancer that metastasized to her liver, but in June she was hospitalized to treat an infection in the port that had been installed because the veins in her delicate arms had collapsed from the brutal months of injections and IV lines.
"I made up my mind right then that my stepparents would never regret having adopted me," he said "I set out to prove myself."A gifted athlete, Majors attended Indiana University on a football scholarship, before transferring to Eastern Kentucky State College (now Eastern Kentucky University).
There, he suffered a back injury that left him paralyzed for a short time.He later joined the long-running The Virginian in its final season, playing a ranch hand with a mysterious past as the show was retitled The Men from Shiloh.He played the sidekick lawyer to Arthur Hill on Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law until he was offered the lead in The Six Million Dollar Man.She asked questions especially prepared to reveal their romantic nature of each man and later chose the one with whom she would like to go out on a date.WE KNOW OF ABOUT 350 EPISODES OF "THE DATING GAME" THAT ARE IN EXISTENCE, INCLUDING MOST OF THE 1967 SEASON, SOME 1968-1970, MANY 1971-1972, A FEW FROM 1973-74, SOME FROM 1978-79 SEASON, AND SOME FROM THE LATE 90S.With his degree in Physical Education, he got a job working for the city parks department, where he oversaw North Hollywood Park and started buddying up with actors he met there.