Richard Dean Anderson: Did "MacGyver" Ever Get Married?

Was Richard Dean Anderson ever married?
December 19, 2019 - 18:10 / Cynthia Springer

MacGyver actor Richard Dean Anderson was quite the ladies man in his day... he ALWAYS had a new girl in his arms when it came to strutting down the red carpet. But did the famed Anderson ever get married? Find out here!

Richard Dean Anderson starred in various series throughout the 70's up until the 90's, including General Hospital and - of course - MacGyver. For the duration of his public appearances, the actor almost always showed up with a new beautiful woman. Let's check out who some of his past girlfriends were...

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Richard Dean Anderson: Marriage or girlfriend? 

One of Richard's most prominent girlfriends, who many believed he was even married to at the time, was Apryl Prose. The couple dated from 1996-2003, and even welcomed their first (and Richard's only) child in 1998, a daughter named Wylie Quinn Annarose. 

Richard Dean Anderson and former girlfriend, Apryl A. Prose

Prior to Apryl, Anderson dated Desperate Housewives actress Teri Hatcher from 1991-1993. 

Richard Dean Anderson and Teri Hatcher

And after Teri, the actor began dating Twin Peaks star Lara Flynn Boyle in 1995. 

Richard Dean Anderson with former girlfriend, Lara Flynn Boyle

All in all, it's said that Richard Dean Anderson has dated at least 10 different women in the last couple decades, but marriage was never a priority for him. Here's a little timeline on the women he's dated throughout the years: 

  • Apryl A. Prose (1996 - 2003) 
  • Lara Flynn Boyle (1995)
  • Lisa Marie (1993)
  • Katarina Witt (1992)
  • Teri Hatcher (1991 - 1993)
  • Marlee Matlin (1988)
  • Sela Ward (1983 - 1986)
  • Deidre Hall (1979)
  • Georganne LaPiere (1976 - 1977)
  • Justine Bateman

 At 69 years of age, he must be enjoying life the way it is...