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Lee Majors – The Six Million Dollar Man Who Proved to Be Priceless

Duh-nuh-nuh-nuh! Cue some slow-motion running, some sha-ta-ta-ta-ta sound effects, finish it off with an incredible, six-million-dollar leap, and there you have it – you’ve just created a scene that pretty much every ’70s kids aspired to recreate. And the man responsible for playing it out all too perfectly was the iconic and bionic superhero – Lee Majors.


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Despite not having survived a six million dollar crash, Lee’s personal life proved to be just as turbulent…well, almost. From uncovering a dark, childhood secret to marrying numerous wives to missing out on an Oscar-nominated role, his life deserves a series of its own. Let’s take a closer look at the man who simply wanted to become a football coach but ended up in a fight with Bigfoot.