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What's Happening Now! (TV Series 1985–1988) Poster

(1985–1988)

Full Cast & Crew

Series Directed by 

Gary Shimokawa ... (9 episodes, 1985-1988)
Tony Singletary ... (9 episodes, 1985-1987)
Gary Brown ... (7 episodes, 1985-1986)
Bob Priest ... (6 episodes, 1986)
Arlando Smith ... (5 episodes, 1986-1988)
Tony Csiki ... (4 episodes, 1985-1986)
Pat Fischer-Doak ... (2 episodes, 1987-1988)
Mike Milligan ... (2 episodes, 1987-1988)
Art Washington ... (2 episodes, 1987-1988)
Ginger Grigg ... (2 episodes, 1987)
Joel Rosenzweig ... (1 episode, 1985)
Neema Barnette ... (1 episode, 1986)
Judi Elterman ... (1 episode, 1987)
Phil Olsman ... (1 episode, 1987)
Gail Liberti-Kennedy ... (1 episode, 1988)

Series Writing Credits  

Larry Balmagia ... (5 episodes, 1985-1987)
James Bartruff ... (1 episode, 1987)
Michael S. Baser ... (3 episodes, 1985-1987)
Bob Bendetson ... (1 episode, 1986)
Ted Bergman ... (3 episodes, 1985-1986)
Barbara Berkowitz ... (1 episode, 1987)
David Braff ... (2 episodes, 1985-1988)
Shirley Brown ... (2 episodes, 1987)
Migdia Skarsgård Chinea ... (2 episodes, 1987-1988)
Cassandra Clark ... (1 episode, 1986)
Marley Clark ... (2 episodes, 1987-1988)
Kitty Felde ... (1 episode, 1988)
Sara Finney-Johnson ... (2 episodes, 1987)
Sam Greenbaum ... (4 episodes, 1985-1987)
Barry Gurstein ... (5 episodes, 1985-1987)
James Henderson III ... (1 episode, 1986)
Deborah Jones ... (1 episode, 1987)
Carolyn Krebs ... (1 episode, 1988)
Steven Kunes ... (1 episode, 1986)
Stephen Langford ... (4 episodes, 1986-1988)
Bernard Burnell Mack ... (1 episode, 1986)
Julie Meehan ... (1 episode, 1988)
Mike Milligan ... (5 episodes, 1985-1987)
Leonard Mlodinow ... (1 episode, 1987)
Jay Moriarty ... (5 episodes, 1985-1987)
Cindy Nexon ... (1 episode, 1988)
Daryl G. Nickens ... (1 episode, 1988)
Bob Noonoo ... (1 episode, 1985)
Carole Olson ... (1 episode, 1986)
Deborah Pearl ... (1 episode, 1986)
Bob Peete ... (3 episodes, 1985-1988)
Diane Pershing ... (1 episode, 1985)
David Pitlik ... (5 episodes, 1985-1987)
Brian Pollack ... (1 episode, 1986)
Mert Rich ... (1 episode, 1986)
Scott Rubenstein ... (1 episode, 1987)
Mike Scott ... (1 episode, 1988)
David Silverman ... (3 episodes, 1985-1986)
Marley Sims ... (1 episode, 1987)
Vida Spears ... (2 episodes, 1987)
Stephen Sustarsic ... (8 episodes, 1985-1988)
Kurt Taylor ... (1 episode, 1985)
Charlotte Thompson ... (1 episode, 1988)
Mark Tuttle ... (1 episode, 1987)
Pam Veasey ... (1 episode, 1988)
Elyce Wakerman ... (1 episode, 1987)
Kim Weiskopf ... (2 episodes, 1985-1987)
Maiya Williams ... (2 episodes, 1986-1988)
Jay Wolf ... (1 episode, 1987)
Jurgen Wolff ... (2 episodes, 1985-1986)

Series Cast verified as complete  

Ernest Thomas ...  Roger 'Raj' Thomas 66 episodes, 1985-1988
Haywood Nelson ...  Dwayne Nelson 66 episodes, 1985-1988
Shirley Hemphill ...  Shirley Wilson 66 episodes, 1985-1988
Anne-Marie Johnson ...  Nadine Hudson Thomas 66 episodes, 1985-1988
Fred Berry ...  Freddie 'Rerun' Stubbs 23 episodes, 1985-1987
Martin Lawrence ...  Maurice Warfield 22 episodes, 1987-1988
Ken Sagoes ...  Darryl 22 episodes, 1987-1988
Danielle Spencer ...  Dee Thomas 16 episodes, 1985-1988
Reina King Reina King ...  Carolyn 15 episodes, 1985-1986
David H. Moriarty David H. Moriarty ...  Loomis / ... 3 episodes, 1985-1987
Lillian Lehman Lillian Lehman ...  Yvonne Hudson 3 episodes, 1985-1987
Teddy Wilson ...  Bum / ... 2 episodes, 1985
Jere Fields ...  Jackie / ... 2 episodes, 1986-1987
Donniece Jackson 2 episodes, 1986
Duane Boutte ...  Howard 2 episodes, 1986
Hawthorne James ...  Customer / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1986
Nigel Bullard Nigel Bullard ...  Customer 2 episodes, 1985
Yvette Holland Vasquez Yvette Holland Vasquez 2 episodes, 1985-1986
Ray Girardin Ray Girardin ...  Duke / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1988
Meshach Taylor ...  Buddy 2 episodes, 1985-1987
Jimmy Briscoe Jimmy Briscoe ...  Bobo / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1988
Teresa Polk Teresa Polk ...  Tina (patron) 2 episodes, 1986-1987
Nigel Gibbs ...  Customer / ... 2 episodes, 1986-1987
Craig Marks Craig Marks ...  Philip 2 episodes, 1986-1987
J. Cynthia Brooks ...  Bunny / ... 2 episodes, 1986-1988
Cal Gibson ...  Restaurant Patron 2 episodes, 1986-1987
Alice Ghostley ...  Minnie 1 episode, 1986
Gracie Harrison Gracie Harrison ...  Delores 1 episode, 1986
Ty Henderson Ty Henderson ...  Sitaris 1 episode, 1986
Reggie Johnson ...  Eric 1 episode, 1986
Thalmus Rasulala ...  Bill Thomas 1 episode, 1986
Bernard West Bernard West ...  Bernie 1 episode, 1986
Wesley Thompson ...  Randy 1 episode, 1987
Yvette Aubry Yvette Aubry ...  Joyce 1 episode, 1985
Craig Richard Nelson ...  Perry Peterson 1 episode, 1985
Harold Sylvester ...  Templeton 1 episode, 1985
Kimberly Bailey ...  Paula 1 episode, 1986
Gary Bayer Gary Bayer ...  Dr. Kesel 1 episode, 1986
Matt Landers ...  Ross 1 episode, 1986
Harris Laskawy Harris Laskawy ...  Slone 1 episode, 1986
Donna Lynn Leavy ...  Sylvia 1 episode, 1986
Veronica Redd Veronica Redd ...  Melba 1 episode, 1986
Kim Strauss ...  Ranger 1 episode, 1986
Bever-Leigh Banfield ...  Marisol 1 episode, 1987
Bill Grant Bill Grant 1 episode, 1987
Mariann Aalda ...  Theresa 1 episode, 1985
Jason Bowe Hedgia Jason Bowe Hedgia ...  Customer 1 episode, 1985
Belita Moreno ...  Mrs. Jones 1 episode, 1985
Judy Pace ...  Lucy 1 episode, 1985
Susan Ruttan ...  Jane 1 episode, 1985
BernNadette Stanis ...  Marcie 1 episode, 1985
Le Tari ...  Cecil 1 episode, 1985
Kurt Taylor Kurt Taylor ...  Smoking man 1 episode, 1985
Lee Weaver ...  Ticket Clerk 1 episode, 1985
Earl Boen ...  Byron 1 episode, 1986
Claude Brooks Claude Brooks 1 episode, 1986
Brian Cummings 1 episode, 1986
Rusty Cundieff ...  J.B. Whitney 1 episode, 1986
Ochari D'Aiello Ochari D'Aiello ...  James 1 episode, 1986
Bobbie Ferguson Bobbie Ferguson ...  Christina 1 episode, 1986
Larry Flash Jenkins ...  The Mailman 1 episode, 1986
Gail Neely 1 episode, 1986
Felton Perry ...  Nate 1 episode, 1986
Ted Ross ...  Leon 1 episode, 1986
Robert Hirschfeld Robert Hirschfeld ...  Larry 1 episode, 1987
Rion Hunter ...  Phillip 1 episode, 1987
Sheila Spencer Sheila Spencer ...  Karen 1 episode, 1987
Richard Balin Richard Balin ...  Maitre'd 1 episode, 1985
Lisa S. Cain Lisa S. Cain ...  Customer 1 episode, 1985
Ronalda Douglas ...  Receptionist 1 episode, 1985
Carmen Filpi ...  Louie 1 episode, 1985
Theo Forsett Theo Forsett ...  Tico 1 episode, 1985
John Hazelwood John Hazelwood ...  Mama's Boy Jones 1 episode, 1985
Harrison Page ...  Agent Butler 1 episode, 1985
Wanda Peñalver Wanda Peñalver ...  Charlene 1 episode, 1985
Ola Ray ...  Paulette 1 episode, 1985
Murray Rubin 1 episode, 1985
Harold Surratt Harold Surratt ...  Paramedic 1 episode, 1985
Stephanie Faulkner Stephanie Faulkner ...  Diana 1 episode, 1986
Zero Hubbard Zero Hubbard 1 episode, 1986
Khaila Locke Khaila Locke ...  Lucy 1 episode, 1986
Jason Moses Jason Moses 1 episode, 1986
Barbara Pariot Barbara Pariot ...  Cyndi 1 episode, 1986
Fred Pinkard Fred Pinkard ...  Mr. Ripps 1 episode, 1986
Ronn Riser Ronn Riser 1 episode, 1986
Carol Swarbrick ...  'Pink Slip' Patty 1 episode, 1986
Michael K. Woods Michael K. Woods 1 episode, 1986
Peter De Anda Peter De Anda ...  Thaddeus Birdwell 1 episode, 1987
Rick Berry Rick Berry ...  Customer 1 episode, 1985
Michael Francis Clarke ...  Agent Cosay 1 episode, 1985
Isabel Cooley ...  Angry Makeup Customer 1 episode, 1985
Dean Dittman Dean Dittman ...  Ring Announcer 1 episode, 1985
Rocco Karega Rocco Karega ...  Customer 1 episode, 1985
Walter Klenhard Walter Klenhard ...  Plumber 1 episode, 1985
Antonio McKay ...  Handsome Stranger 1 episode, 1985
John Pappas ...  Guard 1 episode, 1985
Billy 'Pop' Atmore Billy 'Pop' Atmore 1 episode, 1986
Richard Cummings Jr. ...  Ralph Clemons 1 episode, 1986
Kevin Duffis Kevin Duffis ...  Nelson Eric 1 episode, 1986
Donald Fullilove ...  Junior 1 episode, 1986
Sandy Martin 1 episode, 1986
Bob McCracken 1 episode, 1986
William Utay ...  Freeloading Customer 1 episode, 1986
Ketty Lester Ketty Lester ...  Mrs. Willoughby 1 episode, 1987
Walt Weiskopf Walt Weiskopf 1 episode, 1987
Tena Brown Tena Brown 1 episode, 1985
Debbie Lee Carrington ...  Munchkin 1 episode, 1985
Bill Grant Bill Grant ...  Duke of Earl 1 episode, 1985
Regina Hooks Regina Hooks ...  Makeup Customer 1 episode, 1985
Eugene Jackson Eugene Jackson ...  Conventioneer 1 episode, 1985
Jason Edwards Jason Edwards 1 episode, 1986
Reggie Powe Reggie Powe 1 episode, 1986
Willie H. Reaves Willie H. Reaves 1 episode, 1986
Alain Saint-Alix Alain Saint-Alix ...  Henry 1 episode, 1986
Marcelo Tubert ...  Z.Z. Hicks 1 episode, 1987
Louisa Abernathy 1 episode, 1985
Lou Carry Lou Carry ...  Munchkin 1 episode, 1985
Robin Claire Robin Claire ...  Makeup Customer 1 episode, 1985
Miguel A. Núñez Jr. 1 episode, 1985
Ripper Savage Ripper Savage ...  Jungle George 1 episode, 1985
Ray Ballard Ray Ballard ...  Customer 1 episode, 1986
Stephen Gradney Stephen Gradney ...  Insurance Agent 1 episode, 1986
Valerie McIntosh ...  Rhonda 1 episode, 1986
Joel Weiss 1 episode, 1986
Henry G. Sanders 1 episode, 1987
Buddy Douglas Buddy Douglas ...  Munchkin 1 episode, 1985
Suzanne LaRusch Suzanne LaRusch 1 episode, 1985
Robin Townsend Robin Townsend ...  Makeup Customer 1 episode, 1985
Debbie Bell Debbie Bell ...  Wanda 1 episode, 1986
Eric Fleeks Eric Fleeks ...  Customer 1 episode, 1986
Lilli Fontaine Lilli Fontaine 1 episode, 1987
Renee Gentry Renee Gentry 1 episode, 1985
Kevin Thompson ...  Munchkin 1 episode, 1985
Ryan White Ryan White ...  Dee's Diner Customer 1 episode, 1985
Jan Rabson ...  Murray 1 episode, 1986
Mark Lowenthal Mark Lowenthal 1 episode, 1986
Kelly Osborne Kelly Osborne 1 episode, 1985
Amy Wilkins Amy Wilkins 1 episode, 1986
Barbara Bassill Barbara Bassill 1 episode, 1985
Wazir Salaam Wazir Salaam 1 episode, 1986
Kalita Bradley Kalita Bradley 1 episode, 1985
Phyliss Bailey Phyliss Bailey ...  Singer 1 episode, 1986
Judy Jean Berns Judy Jean Berns ...  Dwayne's Coworker 1 episode, 1986
Gerry Black Gerry Black ...  Mr. Wiggins 1 episode, 1986
Carlease Burke ...  Singer 1 episode, 1986
Clinton Derricks-Carroll ...  Reverend 1 episode, 1986
Renée Jones ...  Saundra 1 episode, 1986
Pamela Kay Pamela Kay ...  Marcia 1 episode, 1986
Mike Norris 1 episode, 1986
Adrian Ricard Adrian Ricard ...  Lady 1 episode, 1986
Alexia Robinson ...  Susan 1 episode, 1986
Gloria Rusch Gloria Rusch ...  Singer 1 episode, 1986
Marc Silver ...  Messenger 1 episode, 1986
Maurice Sneed Maurice Sneed ...  Customer 1 episode, 1986
Donald V. Allen 1 episode, 1987
Sam Anderson ...  Ingraham 1 episode, 1987
Tina Andrews ...  Linda 1 episode, 1987
Jesse Aragon Jesse Aragon ...  Emcee 1 episode, 1987
Carl Ballantine ...  Mr. Higgins 1 episode, 1987
Ed Bernard Ed Bernard ...  Mr. Ratliff 1 episode, 1987
Beau Billingslea ...  Henry 1 episode, 1987
Christopher Birt Christopher Birt ...  Willie 1 episode, 1987
Andre Rosey Brown ...  Lou Holiday 1 episode, 1987
P.L. Brown ...  Doug 1 episode, 1987
Harry Caesar 1 episode, 1987
Darwyn Carson 1 episode, 1987
John Dewey Carter John Dewey Carter ...  Councilman Bell 1 episode, 1987
Mark Eric Charbonneau ...  Thurston 1 episode, 1987
Don Pedro Colley ...  Bouncer 1 episode, 1987
Joseph Dammann Joseph Dammann 1 episode, 1987
Duane Davis ...  Chuck 1 episode, 1987
Nadia DeLeye Nadia DeLeye ...  Celia 1 episode, 1987
Michael DeLorenzo ...  Tiger 1 episode, 1987
James Dixon ...  Robert 1 episode, 1987
Billy Elmer Billy Elmer ...  Jolly Cholly 1 episode, 1987
Al Fann ...  Duck Wilson 1 episode, 1987
Rick Fitts ...  Stan 1 episode, 1987
Teresa Ganzel ...  Nanooka 1 episode, 1987
Bernard J. Garsen Bernard J. Garsen ...  Dancer #2 1 episode, 1987
Francee Greer Francee Greer ...  Celia 1 episode, 1987
Vincent Guastaferro ...  Bubs 1 episode, 1987
Dennis Haysbert ...  Policeman 1 episode, 1987
Darrow Igus Darrow Igus ...  Cop 1 episode, 1987
Vincent J. Isaac Vincent J. Isaac ...  Ray Holt 1 episode, 1987
Peter Isacksen Peter Isacksen ...  Eric 1 episode, 1987
James Keane ...  Jake 1 episode, 1987
Wayne King Wayne King ...  Biff 1 episode, 1987
Leonard Lightfoot Leonard Lightfoot ...  Billy 1 episode, 1987
Tony Maggio Tony Maggio ...  Policeman 1 episode, 1987
Marco Matthews Marco Matthews 1 episode, 1987
Judy Mills Judy Mills 1 episode, 1987
Chad Morton Chad Morton 1 episode, 1987
Mavis Neal Palmer Mavis Neal Palmer 1 episode, 1987
Karen Newman Karen Newman ...  Samantha 1 episode, 1987
Rudy Pardee Rudy Pardee 1 episode, 1987
Raymond Patterson Raymond Patterson 1 episode, 1987
Ron Pinkard Ron Pinkard ...  Doctor 1 episode, 1987
Steve Rally ...  Dancer #1 1 episode, 1987
Lela Rochon ...  Sharona 1 episode, 1987
Jason Ross Jason Ross ...  Greg 1 episode, 1987
Le Rusch Le Rusch 1 episode, 1987
Rodney Saulsberry ...  Briggs 1 episode, 1987
J. Jay Saunders ...  Mr. Walker 1 episode, 1987
Carey Scott ...  Farleigh Dickson 1 episode, 1987
LaRita Shelby ...  Diana 1 episode, 1987
Armin Shimerman ...  Frank 1 episode, 1987
Shaun Shimoda Shaun Shimoda ...  Ship Passenger 1 episode, 1987
Lionel Mark Smith Lionel Mark Smith ...  Grover 1 episode, 1987
Jon St. Elwood Jon St. Elwood 1 episode, 1987
Kristoff St. John ...  Bob Bledsoe 1 episode, 1987
Dierk Torsek Dierk Torsek ...  Reverend 1 episode, 1987
Alan Toy ...  Customer 1 episode, 1987
Willie Tyler Willie Tyler ...  Chip / ... 1 episode, 1987
Sylvia Webb White Sylvia Webb White ...  Woman 1 episode, 1987
Lee Wilkof ...  Harry Leggs 1 episode, 1987
Tonya Williams ...  Michelle 1 episode, 1987
Terry Wills Terry Wills ...  Mr. Beckmire 1 episode, 1987
Lisle Wilson ...  Ray 1 episode, 1987
Stewart Wilson-Turner Stewart Wilson-Turner ...  Millard Jenkins 1 episode, 1987
Dayna Winston Dayna Winston ...  Judy Anne 1 episode, 1987
John Witherspoon ...  Adam 1 episode, 1987
Isabelle Wolfe Isabelle Wolfe ...  Maid 1 episode, 1987
David Allyn David Allyn ...  Dr. Yess 1 episode, 1988
Diane Almeida Diane Almeida ...  Debbie 1 episode, 1988
Diana Bellamy ...  Ms. DeWitt 1 episode, 1988
Tanya Boyd ...  Helen 1 episode, 1988
Kathy Connell ...  Vivian 1 episode, 1988
Oscar DeGruy ...  Grady 1 episode, 1988
Bebe Drake ...  Freda 1 episode, 1988
Troy Evans ...  Craig 1 episode, 1988
Damita Jo Freeman Damita Jo Freeman ...  Cynthia 1 episode, 1988
Regi Green Regi Green ...  Reggie 1 episode, 1988
Montrose Hagins ...  Grandmother 1 episode, 1988
George Kirby ...  Dewey 1 episode, 1988
René Le Vant René Le Vant ...  Bob 1 episode, 1988
Darius McCrary ...  Brian 1 episode, 1988
Richard Molinare Richard Molinare ...  Waiter 1 episode, 1988
Mike Muscat ...  Dan 1 episode, 1988
Montgomery Roberts Montgomery Roberts ...  Timid Man 1 episode, 1988
J.P. Romano J.P. Romano ...  The Bear 1 episode, 1988
Bill Shick ...  Strongman 1 episode, 1988
Fred Slyter Fred Slyter ...  Manager 1 episode, 1988
Caryn Ward ...  Joyce 1 episode, 1988
Harry Waters Jr. ...  Jerry 1 episode, 1988
Vernon Wells ...  Kincaide 1 episode, 1988
Conrad Hurtt ...  Neighbor (uncredited) 1 episode, 1987
Douglas Maida Douglas Maida ...  Patron (uncredited) 1 episode, 1987

Series Produced by 

Larry Balmagia ... producer (23 episodes, 1985-1986)
Michael S. Baser ... executive producer (23 episodes, 1985-1986)
Mike Milligan ... supervising producer (23 episodes, 1985-1986)
Jay Moriarty ... supervising producer (23 episodes, 1985-1986)
Kim Weiskopf ... executive producer (23 episodes, 1985-1986)
Bob Peete ... producer (22 episodes, 1986-1987)
Andrew J. Selig ... line producer (1 episode, 1986)

Series Music by 

Henry Mancini ... (1 episode, 1986)

Series Cinematography by 

Andrew Kassan ... (1 episode, 1986)

Series Film Editing by 

Jerry Greene ... (1 episode, 1986)
Bob Shafer ... (1 episode, 1986)

Series Casting By 

Fran Bascom ... (1 episode, 1986)

Series Art Direction by 

David Sackeroff ... (1 episode, 1986)

Series Costume Design by 

Toni Vitale ... (1 episode, 1986)

Series Makeup Department 

Linda Cowan ... makeup artist (1 episode, 1986)
Ruby Ford ... hair stylist (1 episode, 1986)
William Howard ... hair stylist (1 episode, 1986)
June Josef ... makeup artist (1 episode, 1986)

Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Bernard F. Basley ... associate director (1 episode, 1985)
Bob Priest ... associate director (1 episode, 1985)
Ginger Grigg ... associate director (1 episode, 1986)

Series Art Department 

Greg Gneier ... assistant art director (43 episodes, 1986-1988)
Steve Coffey ... props (1 episode, 1986)
Bob Dicato ... props (1 episode, 1986)
Paul Paolasso ... props (1 episode, 1986)

Series Sound Department 

Steve Kibbons ... audio (1 episode, 1986)
Allen Patapoff ... re-recording mixer (1 episode, 1986)
Craig Porter ... re-recording mixer (1 episode, 1986)

Series Special Effects by 

Dennis Ellis ... special effects (1 episode, 1986)
Monte Hart ... special effects (1 episode, 1986)
Tim McElroy ... special effects (1 episode, 1986)

Series Camera and Electrical Department 

Kenny Christiansen ... gaffer (7 episodes, 1985)
Jeff Barnes ... camera operator (1 episode, 1986)
Mark Bauer ... electrical (1 episode, 1986)
Winston Houston ... electrical (1 episode, 1986)
Don Jones ... camera operator (1 episode, 1986)
John Kip ... camera operator (1 episode, 1986)
Andy Knight ... electrical (1 episode, 1986)
Jean Mason ... video (1 episode, 1986)
Bettina Mylenek ... camera operator (1 episode, 1986)
Harold Storey ... electrical (1 episode, 1986)
John O'Brien ... video (1 episode, 1987)

Series Casting Department 

Tim Flack ... executive in charge of casting (1 episode, 1986)

Series Music Department 

Bruce Miller ... conductor / music arranger (unknown episodes)

Series Other crew 

Mark Cendrowski ... stage manager (1 episode, 1986)
Tom Doak ... technical director (1 episode, 1986)
Ronald K. Joiner ... stage manager (1 episode, 1986)
Julie Meehan ... assistant to the producers (1 episode, 1986)
Cindy Nexon ... production assistant (1 episode, 1986)
Leslie Simon ... production coordinator (1 episode, 1986)
Bernard F. Basley ... stage manager (unknown episodes)
Dan Harary ... unit publicist (unknown episodes)

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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