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Family Ties Cast List

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Family Ties cast list, including photos of the actors when available. This list includes all of the Family Ties 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 Family Ties stars, such as where the actor was born and what their year of birth is. This cast list of actors from Family Ties focuses primarily on the main characters, but there may be a few actors who played smaller roles on Family Ties that are on here as well.

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

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    Betsy Russell

    The Adventures of Superboy, Platypus Man
    Elizabeth "Betsy" Russell (born September 6, 1963) is an American actress who is best known for her roles in Private School (1983), Tomboy (1985), and Jill Tuck, one of the primary characters of the...  more
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    Brian Bonsall

    Family Ties, 100 Greatest Kid Stars
    Brian Eric Bonsall (born December 3, 1981) is an American rock musician, singer, guitarist and former child actor. He is perhaps best known for his roles as Andrew "Andy" Keaton, the youngest child...  more
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    Justine Bateman

    Family Ties, Men Behaving Badly
    Justine Tanya Bateman (born February 19, 1966) is an American writer, director, producer, and actress. Her acting work includes Family Ties, Satisfaction, Men Behaving Badly, The TV Set, Desperate...  more
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    Meredith Baxter

    Family Ties, Family
    Meredith Ann Baxter (born June 21, 1947) is an American actress and producer. She is known for her roles on the ABC drama series Family (1976–80) and the NBC sitcom Family Ties (1982–89), credited as...  more
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    Michael Gross

    Family Ties, Tremors
    Michael Edward Gross (born June 21, 1947) is an American television, movie and stage actor. He is notable for playing Steven Keaton from the sitcom Family Ties (1982–89) and the graboid hunter Burt...  more
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    Courteney Cox

    Friends, Family Ties
    Courteney Bass Cox (born June 15, 1964) is an American actress, producer, and director. She is best known for her roles as Monica Geller on the NBC sitcom Friends, Gale Weathers in the horror series...  more
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    Michael J. Fox

    Family Ties, Spin City
    Michael Andrew Fox (born June 9, 1961), known professionally as Michael J. Fox, is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, author, film producer and activist with a film and television career spanning...  more
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    Tina Yothers

    Family Ties, Celebrity Fit Club
    Kristina Louise Yothers (born May 5, 1973) is an American actress and singer. Beginning a career as a child actor at the age of three, she is best known for her role as Jennifer Keaton on the hit...  more
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    Geena Davis

    Buffalo Bill, Commander in Chief
    Virginia Elizabeth "Geena" Davis (born January 21, 1956) is an American actress and activist. Davis has received numerous accolades for her acting work in both film and television, and is noted for...  more
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    Marc Price

    Family Ties, Condo
    Marc Price (born February 23, 1968) is an American actor and comedian, known for his role as Irwin "Skippy" Handelman on the television series Family Ties....  more
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    Martha Plimpton

    Raising Hope
    Martha Campbell Plimpton (born November 16, 1970) is an American actress, singer, and former model. Her feature film debut was in Rollover (1981); she subsequently rose to prominence in the Richard...  more
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    Michelle Collins

    EastEnders, French and Saunders
    Michelle Danielle Collins (born 28 May 1962) is an English actress and TV presenter, best known for her roles in the British soap operas EastEnders and Coronation Street. Collins played Cindy Beale...  more
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    River Phoenix

    Robert Kennedy and His Times, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
    River Jude Phoenix (né Bottom; August 23, 1970 – October 31, 1993) was an American actor, musician, and animal activist. He was the older brother of Rain Phoenix, Joaquin Phoenix, Liberty Phoenix,...  more
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    Scott Valentine

    Family Ties, Phantom 2040
    Scott Valentine may refer to: Scott Valentine (actor) (born 1958), American actor Scott Valentine (academic), Canadian social scientist Scott Valentine (ice hockey) (born 1991), Canadian ice hockey...  more
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    Terry Farrell

    Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Becker
    Theresa Lee "Terry" Farrell (born November 19, 1963) is an American actress and fashion model. She is best known for her role as Jadzia Dax in the television series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and...  more
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    Tracy Pollan

    Family Ties, The Kennedys of Massachusetts
    Tracy Jo Pollan (born June 22, 1960) is an American actress. She is best known for portraying Ellen Reed on the sitcom Family Ties from 1985 to 1987 and for her theater roles....  more
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    Wil Wheaton

    Star Trek: The Next Generation, Eureka
    Richard William Wheaton III (born July 29, 1972) is an American actor, blogger, and writer. He portrayed Wesley Crusher on the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation, Gordie Lachance in the...  more