August 9, 1987 |
Dan Haggerty, the burly onetime Grizzly Adams who got a 90-day suspended jail sentence in 1985 for selling cocaine, continues to put his career back together: In September, Action International Pics plans to release "Night Wars," an action-adventure with Haggerty as a Vietnam vet counseling two other vets suffering combat nightmares. The actor, now 45, starred in the Canadian film "Abducted" last year.
October 31, 1997 |
Four years and 18 operations after a motorcycle accident left him close to death, Dan Haggerty is back making movies again. The brawny, bearded actor who became famous in films and a TV series as the nature-loving outdoorsman Grizzly Adams is starring in "Grizzly Mountain." The movie, which features two of Haggerty's real-life children--Dylan and Megan--opens today in 122 theaters and wider on Nov. 14. To hear Haggerty tell it, the road back to Hollywood has been rocky.
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January 27, 1988
Actor Dan Haggerty, best known as television's Grizzly Adams, surrendered Monday in Los Angeles to begin serving a 90-day County Jail term for furnishing cocaine to two undercover police officers in 1984. Haggerty, 43, was sentenced to jail in April, 1985, but was allowed by Superior Court Judge Aurelio Munoz to remain free while he appealed his conviction.
March 9, 1985 |
In a split verdict, a Los Angeles Superior Court jury Friday found actor Dan Haggerty guilty of one count of furnishing cocaine to two undercover police officers but decided that the officers on another occasion entrapped television's Grizzly Adams into selling them the drug. "I'm kind of heartsick," the brawny, bearded actor told reporters outside the courtroom. "It's kind of hard to understand why they did what they did."
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April 5, 1985 |
Actor Dan Haggerty, best known as television's Grizzly Adams, was sentenced Thursday to 90 days in County Jail and three years' probation for furnishing cocaine to two undercover police officers last year. However, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Aurelio Munoz allowed Haggerty, 41, to remain free pending appeal of his conviction. In a split verdict last month, a jury found Haggerty guilty on one count but found that the officers entrapped him into selling them the drug on the second occasion.
July 16, 1985
Actor Dan Haggerty was in good condition after an operation at Santa Monica Hospital Medical Center for a broken leg suffered when his motorcycle crossed the center line and hit a parked car on Benedict Canyon Road. Haggerty, who starred in the television series "Grizzly Adams," will be charged with driving with a suspended license, said Los Angeles police Officer Vernon Young.