Lyle Waggoner Biography, Age, Wife, Sons, Career, Net Worth, Batman, Wonder Woman

Lyle Waggoner Biography

Lyle Waggoner was born as  Lyle Wesley Waggoner on April 13, 1935, in Kansas City, Kansas, United States. The 1960s and 70s  American classic actor  has been able to touch lives through his active works in the movie industry.  Lyle  was formerly a model. He is best known for his roles in the American comedy   comedy TV shows The Carol Burnett Show and Wonder Woman. 

Lyle Waggoner Age

The American actor and former model Waggoner was born in Kansas City, Kansas, United States on April 13, 1935 is currently 84 years old as of 2019.

Lyle Waggoner Height|Weight

The dark haired, and ruggedly handsome, actor and former model stands at an estimated height of 6 feet 3 inches or 1.92 meters.He has light brown eyes and he used to have back hairs, now salt and pepper.There is no other information about his body measurement.

Lyle Waggoner  Education

In 1953, he graduated from Kirkwood High School in Kirkwood, Missouri, and then studied briefly at Washington University in St. Louis.

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Lyle Waggoner Wife|son

Lyle married his heartthrob Sharon Kennedy who is an actress, financial consultant, and realtor. They got married on September 17, 1961, and they are blessed with two sons, Beau Waggoner and Jason Waggoner they both resemble there dad.

Lyle Waggoner Career

Waggoner made his debut acting as a muscle man in a Kansas City Musical production of Li’l Abner. He then formed a sales organization that helped him with the necessary finances to start an acting career in Los Angeles. By mid-1960s he was already a regular face in TV series including the Live action TV series, Batman and the radio and television Western drama series, Gunsmoke. He also appeared in Catalina Caper and guest starred in the third season of the TV series Lost in Space.

During the 1970s and 1980s, he appeared in several TV movies and minor motion pictures including The San Pedro Beach Bums, Happy Days, Golden Girls, Ellen, The Love Boat and Fantasy Island before resigning from full-time acting to run Star Wagons, a company that is regarded as the largest supplier of customized studio location rental trailers to the entertainment industry which he founded in 1979. Some of his last roles before he resigned are in the 2005 TV series The War at Home which he acted with award-winning actors like Rami Malek, Michael Rapaport, and Dean Collins.

Lyle Waggoner  Movies


  • Swamp Country
  • Catalina Caper
  • Journey to the Center of Time
  • Love Me Deadly
  • Zero to Sixty
  • Gypsy Angels
  • Surf II
  • Murder Weapon
  • Danger USA
  • The Girl I Want
  • Dream a Little Evil
  • Wizards of the Demon Sword
  • Dead Women in Lingerie

TV Shows

  • Gunsmoke
  • Lost in Space
  • The Carol Burnett Show
  • The Governor & J.J.
  • Once Upon a Mattress
  • Wonder Woman / The New Adventures of Wonder Woman
  • The Love Boat II
  • Flying High
  • Supertrain
  • Happy Days
  • Bulba
  • Ellen
  • That ’70s Show
  • Living Straight
  • The War at Home

Lyle Waggoner Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman is an American television series based on the DC Comics comic book superhero of the same name. The show stars Lynda Carter as Wonder Woman/Diana Prince and Lyle Waggoner as Steve Trevor Sr.It originally aired for three seasons from 1975 to 1979.

Lyle Waggoner acted as Steve Trevor. The original character was created by William Moulton Marston and Harry G. Peter and first appeared in All-Star Comics #8. The details surrounding the death of Steve Trevor remains largely unknown. What is known is that Steve died some time prior to 1977.

Lyle Waggoner Batman

On January 12, 1966, television became more colorful, and not because of any advancement in cathode ray tube technology. That date marked the debut of Batman, a deliciously campy and candy-coated adventure series based on the DC Comics crime fighter.

The series proved to be a smashing success, and helped to popularize a now-iconic character. Other series soon followed suit with in style and tone. Actors lined up to portray Batman and Robin’s playful villains, everyone from Vincent Price to Zsa Zsa Gabor.

Two screen tests were filmed to decide on the casting of Batman and Robin. One featured West and Burt Ward. The other starred Lyle Waggoner and Peter R.J. Deyel While Waggoner would ultimately lose the role to West, he would end up as another prominent DC Comics hero, playing Steve Trevor on Wonder Woman.

Lyle Waggoner Net Worth

Lyle Wesley Waggoner ventured into several lucrative careers before settling in the entertainment industry. He also did some minor businesses such as selling encyclopedias and posing for Playgirl Magazine’s first male semi-nude centerfold, among others. In 1993, Waggoner was on the list of hosts of  “Let’s Talk With Lyle Waggoner”, an infomercial which promoted Y-born. All these, plus his energetic roles in television series earned him good salaries which now accumulates to his net worth of about $10 million.

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