The classic period of television gave audiences some of its most revered stars ever, and many of them continued acting long afterward. What were the among the earliest and latest TV roles of small-screen favorites like Mary Tyler Moore and Andy Griffith? How much did they change over the decades? Which famous actor's first TV role was their most famous?
Check out your favorite classic TV actors from the 1950s, '60s, and early '70s in their early versus latter roles on television.
Will Stockdale - The United States Steel Hour (1955)
Andrew Lanier - Dawson’s Creek (2001)
1,111115Great at any age?
- Age: Dec. at 86 (1926-2012)
- Birthplace: Mount Airy, North Carolina, USA
George Jefferson - All in the Family (1973)
George Jefferson - House of Payne (2011)
964105Great at any age?
- Age: Dec. at 74 (1938-2012)
- Birthplace: USA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Happy Hotpoint - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (1952)
Diane - Hot in Cleveland (2013)
948111Great at any age?
- Age: 83
- Birthplace: Brooklyn Heights, New York City, New York, United States of America
Fred Dana - Decoy (1958)
Max - When Angels Come to Town (2004)
78897Great at any age?
- Age: Dec. at 84 (1927-2011)
- Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America