'Grizzly Adams' star Dan Haggerty dies at 74

Actor Dan Haggerty smiles before his beard is shaved in Hollywood, Ca., Wednesday, Sept. 20, 1979. (AP Photo)

Dan Haggerty, who starred in "The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams" has died from cancer. He was 74 years old.

Haggerty's manager Terry Bomar confirmed to ABC News that the actor died early Friday morning.

Haggerty starred as Grizzly Adams in the 1974 movie "The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams" and the subsequent TV series of the same name, which ran from 1977 to 1978.

The actor also appeared in several other films and TV shows, including "Charlie's Angels" in 1981 and "The Love Boat" in 1983.

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