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- July 4, 1966
- 6' 4"
Lee Reherman (born on July 4, 1966, in Louisville, KY), was American actor and star of the competition series American Gladiators. Lee attended prestigious Cornell University, where he played football as an offensive lineman. Following his graduation in 1988, he tried out for the Miami Dolphins at their training camp but did not make the cut. He earned his MBA at the UCLA Anderson School of Management before pursuing a TV and film career. In 1992, he got his first acting gig on Columbo but made a name for himself from 1993-1996 on the fitness competition series American Gladiators. After Gladiators, he was still a familiar face on TV, acting on shows including Angel, Gilmore Girls, That’s So Raven, The Wizards Of Waverly Place, and Hannah Montana. He served as host for several cable TV series including Battle Of the Supercars and Game Changers. More recently, he played Special Agent Ross Hardison in The First Family and antagonist Victor in Disney’s KC Undercover.
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Lee was best known for the TV competition series American Gladiators where he starred under the nickname “Hawk.”
Lee underwent hip replacement surgery in early 2016. By late Feb. he complained that he hadn’t been feeling well. On March 1, his girlfriend found him dead in their Manhattan Beach, CA home. No cause of death has been revealed but foul play is not suspected