Before he played the bearded mountain man "Grizzly Adams,"
Dan Haggerty was a bare-chested body-builder.
Annette Funicello and Frankie Avalon walk past him in Muscle Beach
was "Riff", the body-builder who jiggles his chest muscles and whistles
"Shave and a Haircut, Six Cents.")
He also appeared in the commune scene in
Rider - and built the
Haggerty has the distinction of being the only person to have his star
Hollywood's "Walk of Fame." The selection committee made a mistake
when awarding their star to 40s B-movie actor Don Haggerty.
Although Dan Haggerty
did win a a 90-day prison sentence in 1984 for selling cocaine.