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Mike Henry (b. 1936) appeared in two episodes of The Six Million Dollar Man as different characters.

In the 1960s, Henry was the last actor to play Tarzan in the long-running cinema series dating back to the silent era (though a later actor, Ron Ely, appeared in theatrical releases culled from episodes of the late-60s Tarzan TV series).

Henry, who physically resembled James Bond actor Sean Connery, oversaw an attempt to turn Tarzan into a jungle version of Bond. Henry starred in three of these hybrid films. He was one of a line of noted athletes to play Tarzan in film, albeit while several of his predecessors (i.e., Johnny Weismuller, Buster Crabbe) came from the world of swimming, Henry was known as a football player when he took on the role.

Henry made his three films back-to-back and reportedly endured serious injuries including from a chimpanzee attack during production, which led him to turn down an offer to star in the Tarzan TV series (the role going to Ely).

Afterwards, Henry made numerous TV and film appearances, of which his best known were his comedy turns as Sheriff Justice's inept son in the Smokey and the Bandit films. His most recent Internet Movie Database credit is for several appearances in the mid-2000s TV series Gilmore Girls.

He is not to be confused with the voice actor of the same name currently associated with the animated sitcom Family Guy. Coincidentally, his character's name in "One of Our Running Backs Is Missing" is very similar to that of Family Guy voice actor Fred Tatasciore.

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