“Bill Bixby: An Unforgettable Journey from My Favorite Martian to The Incredible Hulk”

Bill Bixby, born in San Francisco in 1934, had an unexpected journey to stardom. Drafted into the Marines during the Korean War, he later pursued acting in Hollywood. His breakthrough came with “My Favorite Martian” (1963-1966) and “The Courtship of Eddie’s Father” (1969-1972).

Despite turning down movie offers, Bixby found success in TV, directing, and hosting shows. In 1977, he took on the iconic role of David Banner in “The Incredible Hulk,” making it an adult-friendly series.

Bixby faced personal tragedies, including the loss of his son and a divorce. Diagnosed with prostate cancer, he went public to raise awareness. He continued working until his death in 1993 at the age of 59.

Remembered for his kindness and professionalism, Bixby’s impact on Hollywood remains profound. Despite talks of a biopic, his legacy endures through the heartfelt memories shared by those who knew him.

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