Sunday, February 17, 2013

Happy Days (1974-1984) Actors: Where are They Now?


LAST UPDATED September 17, 2016. Info derived from imdb. Only roles 2014 and later still being tracked. Only actors in 4+ episodes plus a few other key actors noted. The cartoon series The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang has now been split off into its own entry: http://saneinsanities.blogspot.com/2015/11/the-fonz-and-happy-days-gang-1980-1982.html
* = Newly added names

Henry Winkler (Arthur “Fonzie” Fonzarelli): in Royal Pains (6 episodes 2014-2016), All Hail King Julien (6 episodes 2014-2016), SpongeBob SquarePants (1 episode 2016), Children’s Hospital (14 episodes 2015-2016), Donald Trump's The Art of the Deal: The Movie (2016), New Girl (1 episode 2015), Hank Zipzer's Christmas Catastrophe (2016), Uncle Grandpa (1 episode 2015), Robot Chicken (1 episode 2015), Bob's Burgers (1 episode 2015), Drunk History (1 episode 2015), Hank Zipzer (21 episodes 2014-2015, 26 as Writer), BoJack Horseman (1 episode 2015), Larry Gaye: Renegade Male Flight Attendant (2015), Parks and Recreation (7 episodes 2014-2015), Comedy Bang! Bang! (1 episode 2015), Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero (1 episode 2013), Dissonance (2014), The Winklers (2014); Barry (nd), Prism (2016), You Are Nothing (unknown episodes 2016) in post-production; as Executive Producer/Producer, completed: ESU: In the Line of Duty (2012); as Executive Producer, post-production: MacGyver (5 episodes 2016); as Self: Last Call with Carson Daly (2 episodes 2015-2016), Access Hollywood Live (2 episodes 2016), Today (3 episodes 2015-2016), Late Night with Seth Meyers (1 episode 2016), A Director Prepares: Bobby Roth's Masterclass (unknown episodes 2016), Talk Stoop with Cat Greenleaf (1 episode 2015), Oprah: Where Are They Now? (1 episode 2015), The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (3 episodes 2014), Sunday Morning Live (1 episode 2014), Pioneers of Television (1 episode 2014), Entertainment Tonight (1 episode 2014), Loose Women (1 episode 2014), The Talk (1 episodes 2014), Hollywood Game Night (1 episode 2014); as Self, post-production: Better Late Than Never (3 episodes 2016), King Cake: A Big Easy Story (2017).
Marion Ross (Marion Cunningham): in Best Friends Whenever (1 episode 2016), Please Tell Me I'm Adopted! (2015), Chasing Life (2 episodes 2014-2015), A Perfect Christmas List (2014), Signed, Sealed, Delivered for Christmas (2014), Hot in Cleveland (1 episode 2014), A Reason (2014), Instant Mom (1 episode 2014), Sweet Surrender (2014), The Exes (1 episode 2014), Two and a Half Men (1 episode 2014); Angels on Tap (2016) in post-production; Gloria Dais (2016) announced; as Self: Entertainment Tonight (3 episodes 2014-2015), CBS News Sunday Morning (1 episode 2015), Home & Family (1 episode 2014).
Tom Bosley (Howard Cunningham): Died in 2010.
Erin Moran (Joanie Cunningham): Last known acting role in 2010, as Self in 2012.
Anson Williams (Warren “Potsie” Weber): last known acting role in 2009, as Director in 2013; as Self: The Doctors (1 episode 2016), Today (1 episode 2016), The Insider (1 episode 2016), Oprah: Where Are They Now? (1 episode 2015), Home & Family (2 episodes 2014).
Ron Howard (Richie Cunningham): in Donald Trump's The Art of the Deal: The Movie (2016), Nightmare Next Door (1 episode 2016), Breakthrough (1 episode 2015, also Director; 6 as Executive Producer), Gold Peak Tea: Home-Brewed Taste (2014); as (Executive) Producer, various: In the Heart of the Sea (2015; also Director), Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle (2015), Curious George (5 episodes 2014-2015), WTF America (2015), The Good Lie (2014), Unsung Heroes: The Story of America's Female Patriots (2014); as Producer/Director, completed: The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years (2016), Inferno (2016); as Executive Producer, post-production: Mars (unknown episodes 2016); as Producer, post-production: The Dark Tower (2017), American Made (2017);  as Producer, pre-production: The Emperor's Children (nd); as Executive Producer, pre-production: Genius (unknown episodes 2016; 1 2017 as Director); as Producer, announced: Curious George (nd), The Girl Before (nd; also Director); as Executive Producer, announced: Clan of the Cave Bear (1 episode nd); as Producer, in production: My Stroke of Insight (nd); as Self: Entertainment Tonight (7 episodes 2014-2016), Access Hollywood (1 episode 2016), Today (1 episode 2016), Commanding the Heart of the Sea (2016), Whale Tales: Melville's Untold Story (2016), The Hard Life of a Whaler (2016), Chase and Pollard: A Man of Means and a Man of Courage (2016), Ron Howard: Captain's Log (2016), Super Bowl 50: Dream on Remix (2016), Janela Indiscreta (1 episode 2015), Made in Hollywood (1 episode 2015), Good Morning America (1 episode 2015), Conan (2 episodes 2015), The View (1 episode 2015), The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (1 episode 2015), Rencontres de cinema (1 episode 2015), Between the Lines (1 episode 2015), C √† vous (1 episode 2015), The Graham Norton Show (1 episode 2015), Film 2015 (1 episode 2015), Extra (1 episode 2015), Piers Morgan's Life Stories (1 episode 2015), AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Steve Martin (2015), Gravity: Looking to the Stars - The Evolution of Space Films (2015), Champs (2015), Cinemaniacs (unknown episodes 2015), The Talk (1 episode 2015), 20th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards (2015), Apollo 13: Twenty Years Later (2015), The Queen Latifah Show (1 episode 2014), Frank Langella: An Actor's Actor (2014), Hollywood Film Awards (2014), A Tribute to David Zaslav: Newhouse Mirror Awards (2014), The Tanning of America (unknown episodes 2014), AmeriCarna (1 episode 2014), No No: A Dockumentary (2014), 2014 Golden Globe Arrivals Special (2014).
Don Most (Ralph Malph): in 6 Love Stories (2016), Follow (2015), Campin' Buddies (2014), Behind-the-Scenes of Campin' Buddies (2014), Duality (2014); Remember Isobel (nd; also Executive Producer) in post-production; Welcome to Fresno (2016) in pre-production; as Producer, pre-production: City Limits (2016); as Self: Andrea Doria: Are the Passengers Saved? (2016), Entertainment Tonight (2 episodes 2014), The Indie Lounge (1 episode 2015), Oprah: Where Are They Now? (1 episode 2015), Oh, Mary Show (2014), Home & Family (2 episodes 2014).
Al Molinaro (Al Delvecchio): died in 2015.
Scott Baio (Charles “Chachi” Arcola): in See Dad Run (16 episodes 2014, 15 as Executive Producer), A Fairly Odd Summer (2014), Sam & Cat (1 episode 2014); as Self: Entertainment Tonight (2 episodes 2015-2016), Good Morning America (1 episode 2016), America's Election HQ (1 episode 2016), Paul O'Grady's 100 Years of Movie Musicals (2016), Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo (1  episode 2016), Justice w/Judge Jeanine (1 episode 2016), SAG Foundation Conversations (1 episode 2014); as Self, post-production: Bowery Rhapsody: The Rise and Redemption of Hollywood's Original 'Brat Pack' (2016).
Lynda Goodfriend (Lori Beth Allen-Cunningham): last known acting role in 1994, as Director in 2009, as Self in 2006.
Ted McGinley (Roger Phillips): in Transformers: Robots in Disguise (31 episodes 2015-2016), The Bridge Part 2 (2016), The Bridge (2015), Underdog Kids (2015), Do You Believe? (2015; also Associate Producer), Castle (1 episode 2014), Redeemed (2014), Rescuing Madison (2014); The Outskirts (2016), Sam, Again (2016; also Executive Producer), Expendable Assets (2016) completed; as Self: Access Hollywood Live (1 episode 2015), Live! With Kelly and Michael (1 episode 2015), Made in Hollywood (1 episode 2015), Fox and Friends (1 episode 2015), Today (1 episode 2015).
Cathy Silvers (Jenny Piccalo): Last known acting role in 1996, as Self in 2005.
Hilary Horan (Girl Playing Drum, etc): last known acting role in 1982.
Heather Warren (various): no other known acting roles.
Linda Purl (Ashley Pfister): in Reckless (4 episodes 2014), Major Crimes (1 episode 2014); Bender (2016) completed.
Noriyuki “Pat” Morita (Matsuo “Arnold” Takahashi): died in 2005.
Beatrice Colen (Martha Simms): died in 1999.
Harris Kal (Bobby): last known acting role in 1992.
Crystal Bernard (Krystal “KC” Cunningham): Last known acting role in 2008.
Billy Warlock (Leopold “Flip” Philips): last known acting role in 2011.
Kevin Rodney Sullivan (Tommy): last known acting role in 1984; as Director: Grey's Anatomy (1 episode 2016).
Heather O’Rourke (Heather Pfister): died in 1988 at age 12.
Kit McDonough (various): last known acting role in 2001.
Ken Lerner (Rocco Baruffi): in Silicon Valley (2 episodes 2016), The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story (1 episode 2016), Grace and Frankie (1 episode 2015), The League (1 episode 2014); I'm Dying Up Here (1 episode 2017) filming; Feud (1 episode 2017) in pre-production.
Denis Mandel (Eugene Belvin): last known acting role in 2006.
Gavan O’Herlihy (Charles “Chuck” Cunningham): last known acting role in 2009, as Self in 2010.
Ed Peck (Police Officer Kirk): died in 1992.
Neil J. Schwartz (Bag Zombrowski): last known acting role in 1983.
Misty Rowe (Wendy): last known acting role in 1991, as Self in 2007.
Tita Bell (Trudy): no known subsequent acting roles; as Story Editor in 1989, as Writer in 2009.
Scott Mitchell Bernstein (Melvin Belvin): No known other acting roles.
Suzi Quatro (Leather Tuscadero): last known acting role in 2007; as Self: Molly: The Real Thing (2016), The Stars Behind the Iron Curtain (2014), Oh! You Pretty Things: The Story of British Music and Fashion (1 episode 2014), Sex & Music (2014), Spicks and Specks (1 episode 2014); as Self, post-production: What Is Classic Rock? (2016); as Self, filming: Dance with the Devil: The Legend of Cozy Powell (2016).
Sally Hightower (various): last known acting role in 1997.
Laurette Sprang (Wendy, etc.): last known acting role in 2007 but The Dragons of Melgor (2017) announced; as Self in 2009.
Kathleen Marshall (Kathi, etc.): last known acting role in 2011.
Lorrie Mahaffey (Jennifer Jerome): last known acting role in 1982.
Cindy Williams (Shirley Feeney): last known acting role in 2013 but Waiting in the Wings: Still Waiting (2016) in post-production; as Self: Between the Lines (1 episode 2015), The Talk (1 episode 2015), Home & Family (1 episode 2015), Inside Edition (1 episode 2015), Entertainment Tonight (2 episodes 2015), Today (1 episode 2015).
David Ketchum (Donald Hedges): last known acting role in 1999, as Self in 2001.
Penny Marshall (Laverne DeFazio): in Mother's Day (2016), Scooby-Doo! And Kiss: Rock and Roll Mystery (2015), Mullaney (1 episode 2014); as Director/Producer, pre-production: Effa (nd); as Self: Celebrity Family Feud (1 episode 2015), Pioneers of Television (2 episodes 2014), Last Supper (2014), Hollywood Game Night (1 episode 2014); as Self, filming: Bad IQ (2016).
Arthur Batanides (various): died in 2000.
Ellen Travolta (Louisa Arcola): last known acting role in 2009 but The Untold Story (2017) completed; Mistrust (2017) in post-production.
Scott Marshall (various): last known acting role in 2010; as Director: See Dad Run (2 episodes 2014, 1 as Writer); as Director/Writer, filming: Untitled Garry Marshall Documentary (2019); as Director, pre-production: The Million Dollar Man (nd).
Warren Berlinger (various): in Grace and Frankie (1 episode 2016); as Self, filming: Lunch with Archer King (2018).
Derrel Maury (various): in Shadow of the Monarch (2015), Different Eye (2015; also Casting), Payback (2014); Breakdowns: The Web Series (unknown episodes 2015), Water (2016) in post-production.
James Start (Frank): in Catching Faith (2015), Beethoven's Treasure (2014).
Susan Lawrence (various): last known acting role in 1980.
* Bob W. Hoffman (various): no known subsequent acting roles.
* Danny Butch (Spike): last known acting role in 1982, as Self in 2005.
* James Daughton (California Kid/Harold Croft, Larry): last known acting role in 2002, as Self in 2008.
* Melinda Naud (Paula Petralunga, Roberta): last known acting role in 1985.
* Jean Fraser Sandy Hauser, etc): no other known acting roles.
* Shirley Kirkes (Blossom): last known acting role in 1995.
* Cynthia Windham (Teen student): last known acting role in 2000, as Self in 2001.
* Teddi Siddall (Hillary, Lucille Scarabatza): last known acting role in 2008.
Roz Kelly (Pinky Tuscadero): last known acting role in 1983.
Randolph Roberts (Charles “Chuck” Cunningham): Last known acting role in 1986, as Self in 2005; as Second Unit Director: Gloria Jesus (2014).
Debbie Chaffin (various uncredited): last known acting role in 1978, as Self in 1979.
* Jerry Paris (various uncredited): died in 1986.

For additional actors in less than four episodes but same characters see:
David L. Lander, Michael McKean, and Eddie Mekka:
Robin Williams:

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