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Lee Majors

Lee Majors in 2016
Born Harvey Lee Yeary
(1939-04-23) April 23, 1939 (age 77)
Wyandotte, Michigan, U.S.
Alma mater Eastern Kentucky University,
Indiana University
Occupation Actor
Years active 1964–present

Kathy Robinson (m. 1961–64)
Farrah Fawcett (m. 1973–82)
Karen Velez (m. 1988–94)
Faith Noelle Cross (m. 2002)

Children 4

And about in the late '80s, I got kind of burned out a little bit.
I just turned 66, and I'm starting to work again.
So it's like starting over again, but I look forward to the challenge.
But I was still hoping to be able to coach and teach.
I started out wanting to coach football.
I've had disappointments and heartbreaks and setbacks and roles I didn't get, but something always came along that either made me better or was an even better role.
Lee Majors
I learn the whole script before I show up.
I think I've got one more series in me, and I don't care what it is.
Lee Majors
Then I got a bad back injury, and they thought I wasn't going to have any feeling in my legs.
Lee Majors
I had no idea how big the show was at the time we were doing it because I was always working.
Lee Majors
Acting is a tough business, and the percentage of people who make it is very low – it's about 1 percent.
Lee Majors
It's being in the right place at the right time and taking advantage of your opportunities.
Lee Majors
I did a few more plays, and then I went to L.A., because I knew I could get a coaching job there.
Lee Majors
The Six Million Dollar Man was one thing, but I wanted to keep my own parts.
Lee Majors
I'm from Middlesboro, Ky., a little town on the Tennessee and Virginia border.
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I worked for the recreation and parks department for a year.
I have done a series in the '60s, '70s and '80s.
I've never minded my kids watching any of the series I did. That's important to me.
Lee Majors
Doing a series, every week you work with a new star.
I got kind of burned out, so I moved to Florida. I was down there for 10 or 12 years, raising children.
Lee Majors
I've never seen a schedule where you just go in two hours almost every day of the week and then all day on one day. Then you shoot it at night with an audience and you're out of there.
Lee Majors
I figured my body always would be able to repair itself. I think all of us believe that – until you begin to age and get hit with deteriorating joints.
Lee Majors
I have twin boys, 12, and a daughter, 17.
For 40 years, I put my body through a tremendous amount of work.
My fiancee and I recently eloped. We went on a fabulous honeymoon to Europe, and I was able to see and do everything I wanted without worrying about taking it easy.
Lee Majors
Knee replacement is serious stuff. And it actually could have made me worse.
Lee Majors
I thought I'd gone to heaven, because I grew up watching Roy and Gene Autry.
Lee Majors
Even when I was young, playing college football, and I injured my knee, I bounced right back.
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