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Fame Cast List

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Fame cast list, including photos of the actors when available. This list includes all of the Fame main actors and actresses, so if they are an integral part of the show you'll find them below. You can various bits of trivia about these Fame stars, such as where the actor was born and what their year of birth is. This cast list of actors from Fame focuses primarily on the main characters, but there may be a few actors who played smaller roles on Fame that are on here as well.

Don Cheadle and Janet Jackson are included on this list, along with many more.

If you are wondering, "Who are the actors from Fame?" or "Who starred on Fame?" then this list will help you answer those questions.

In most cases you can click on the names of these popular Fame actors and actresses to find out more information about them. If you're looking for a particular Fame actor or actress, then type their name into the "search" bar to find them directly.
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Albert Hague is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Fame Cast List
Fame
Albert Hague (born Albert Marcuse, October 13, 1920 – November 12, 2001) was a German-American songwriter, composer, and actor.
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Arte Johnson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Fame Cast List
The Pink Panther Show, Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In, The Pink Panther
Arthur Stanton Eric Johnson (January 20, 1929 – July 3, 2019) was an American comic actor who was a regular on television's Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In — where he played characters including a ...more
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Billy Hufsey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Fame Cast List
Fame, Confessions of a Teen Idol
Billy Hufsey (born December 8, 1958 in Brook Park, Ohio) is an American actor and singer.
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Carlo Imperato is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Fame Cast List
Fame
Fame is an American television series originally produced between 1982 and 1987 by Eilenna Productions in association with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Television and sponsored by Yamaha musical ...more
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Carrie Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Fame Cast List
Fame
Carrie Louise Hamilton (December 5, 1963 – January 20, 2002) was an American actress, singer, and playwright. She was the daughter of comedian Carol Burnett and producer Joe Hamilton.
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Cynthia Gibb is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Fame Cast List
Fame, Search for Tomorrow, Madman of the People
Cynthia Gibb (born December 14, 1963) is an American actress and former model who has starred in film and on television.
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David Greenlee is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Fame Cast List
Beauty and the Beast, Fame
David Greenlee is an American voice actor and actor best known for his portrayals of the nerdy hall monitor Dwight in seasons two through five of the 1982 television series Fame and Mouse in the ...more
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Bruno Kirby is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Fame Cast List
Room 222, It's Garry Shandling's Show, The Super
Bruno Kirby (born April 28, 1949 – August 14, 2006) was an American actor, singer, voice artist, chef, and comedian. He was known for his roles in City Slickers, When Harry Met Sally..., Good ...more
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Dick Miller is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Fame Cast List
Fame, V: The Final Battle
Richard Miller (December 25, 1928 – January 30, 2019) was an American character actor who appeared in more than 180 films, including many produced by Roger Corman. He later appeared in the films ...more
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Eric Pierpoint is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Fame Cast List
Alien Nation, Fame, Hot Pursuit
Eric Pierpoint (born November 18, 1950) is an American actor and author. He is perhaps best known for his role as George Francisco on Fox Network's Alien Nation. He has also notably appeared on ...more
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Gene Anthony Ray is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Fame Cast List
Fame, New York Hot Tracks
Gene Anthony Ray (May 24, 1962 – November 14, 2003) was an American actor, dancer, and choreographer. He was known for his portrayal of dancer Leroy Johnson in both the 1980 film Fame and the ...more
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Janet Jackson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Fame Cast List
Good Times, Fame, A New Kind of Family
Janet Damita Jo Jackson (born May 16, 1966) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and dancer. A prominent figure in popular culture, she is known for sonically innovative, socially ...more
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Jesse Borrego is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Fame Cast List
Fame
Jesse Borrego (born August 1, 1962 in San Antonio) is an American actor. He is best known for his roles as Cruz Candelaria in Blood In Blood Out, Jesse V. Valesquez in Fame, Gael Ortega in 24, ...more
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Joey Fatone is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Fame Cast List
Fame
Joseph Anthony Fatone Jr. (born January 28, 1977) is an American singer, dancer, actor, and television personality. He is best known as a member of the boyband NSYNC, in which he sang baritone. ...more
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Don Cheadle is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Fame Cast List
House of Lies, Picket Fences, The Golden Palace
Donald Frank Cheadle Jr. (; born November 29, 1964) is an American actor, author, director, producer and writer. Following early roles in Hamburger Hill (1987), and as the gangster ...more
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Judy Farrell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Fame Cast List
Fame
Judy Farrell (born March 1, 1938) is an American actress most noted for her role as Nurse Able on the television comedy series M*A*S*H. She performed small roles in several other television ...more
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Lee Curreri is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Fame Cast List
Lee Curreri Fame, The 100 Greatest Musicals
Leonard Charles "Lee" Curreri (born January 4, 1961) is an American actor and musician, most famous for his work in the film, Fame (1980) and its television spinoff, Fame (1982-1987). ...more
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Erica Gimpel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Fame Cast List
Veronica Mars, North and South, Profiler
Erica Fawn Gimpel (born June 25, 1964) is an American actress, singer, songwriter and dancer. She is best known for her roles on television shows Fame as Coco Hernandez and on Profiler as Angel ...more
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Michael Cerveris is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Fame Cast List
Fringe, Fame, The American Embassy
Michael Cerveris (born November 6, 1960) is an American actor, singer, and guitarist. He has performed in many stage musicals and plays, including several Stephen Sondheim musicals: Assassins, ...more
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Morgan Stevens is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Fame Cast List
Fame, Bare Essence, A Year in the Life
Morgan Stevens (born October 16, 1951, in Knoxville, Tennessee) is an American actor, primarily seen on television.He appeared as Paul Northridge in one episode of The Waltons and in three ...more
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Nia Peeples is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Fame Cast List
Pretty Little Liars, Walker, Texas Ranger
Virenia Gwendolyn "Nia" Peeples (born December 10, 1961) is an American R&B and dance music singer and actress. Peeples is known for playing Nicole Chapman on the hit TV series ...more
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P. R. Paul is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Fame Cast List
P. R. Paul Fame, Falcone
Paul Ray Rosenbaum, known by the stage name P. R. Paul, is an American actor who is best known for playing the role of Montgomery McNeil on the TV series Fame.
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Shannon Bex is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Fame Cast List
Making the Band 4, Fame
Shannon Rae Bex (born March 22, 1980) is an American singer, reality show personality, professional dancer, and a member of the girl group Danity Kane. The group was founded by P. Diddy through ...more
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Graham Jarvis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Fame Cast List
Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, Making the Grade
Graham Powley Jarvis (August 25, 1930 – April 16, 2003) was a Canadian character actor in American films and television from the 1960s to the early 2000s.
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Valerie Landsburg is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Fame Cast List
Fame, You Again?, All is Forgiven
Valerie Landsburg (born August 12, 1958) is an American actress, television and film director, screenwriter, and singer-songwriter. She is best known for her portrayal of Doris Schwartz in the ...more