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The Six Million Dollar Man
Lee Majors was born April 23, , in Wyandotte, Michigan. He worked as a park recreation director for the City of Los Angeles before entering show business in Shortly before Majors was born, his father died in a steel mill accident. To compound the tragedy, when Majors was around 18 months old, his mother was also killed, hit by a drunk driver as she waited to cross a street on her way to work. Majors didn't find out he had been adopted by relatives until his teenage years, when he found a bundle of newspaper clippings related to his parents' deaths. Majors was raised by an aunt and uncle. Instead of finding devastation in the news, Majors found resolve.
By Anita Busch. Mark Wahlberg and Peter Berg , the duo behind the critically acclaimed and box office success Lone Survivor, are re-teaming for the feature film version of The Six Billion Dollar Man with various writers circling the project for The Weinstein Co., It detailed the crash which rendered Austin's legs, arms and eye useless, and showed at length the operation which restored them.
The show was based on the novel Cyborg by Martin Caidin. It was initially aired on the ABC network for five seasons between to , following three television pilot movies in The series spawned a spinoff, The Bionic Woman , in and was also the subject of three made-for-television reunion films in the s and 90s. The syndicated version of the series offers an altered selection of episodes than original broadcast. In addition, the three telemovies that launched the series were each re-edited into two-part episodes utilizing extensive addition of stock footage and footage from later episodes which increased the syndicated episode count.
Brooks as Dr. Rudy Wells. The series began with three TV movies and then aired on ABC as an episodic series for five seasons, from to The first TV movie, "The Moon and the Desert," introduces heroic astronaut Steve Austin, whose spacecraft crashes upon re-entry during a test flight, severely injuring his right arm, left eye and both legs. His physician, Dr. Austin's injured arm, eye and legs are replaced with nuclear-powered, artificial implants that give him extraordinary strength, the ability to run over 60 miles per hour and infrared and zoom vision capabilities. Despite his initial resistance, Austin goes through with the surgery, and after rehabilitation, he accepts his first assignment to rescue a diplomat held hostage in Saudi Arabia.
At least if the film manages to reverse its ill-fated trajectory. Nothing much happened on the film front until , when Kevin Smith took a stab at a script for a movie adaptation for Universal, a few years into the childhood junk food pop culture of Gen X making its way to the big screen. In , the film turned into a comedy vehicle for then top-of-his-game Jim Carrey. Road Trip director Todd Phillips was hired to direct. Todd is a director with proven instincts, and Jim is a superstar. In , Dimension and its sister company Miramax split from owner Disney.