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What's Happening Now!! Cast List

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

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    Anne-Marie Johnson

    In the Heat of the Night, What's Happening Now!!
    Anne-Marie Johnson (born July 18, 1960) is an American actress and impressionist, who has starred in film and on television. She is known for her roles as Nadine Hudson Thomas on What's Happening...  more
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    Danielle Spencer

    What's Happening Now!!, Pacific Drive
    Danielle Spencer (born 16 May 1969) is an Australian actress, singer and songwriter....  more
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    Danielle Spencer

    What's Happening!!
    Danielle Spencer (born June 24, 1965) is an American actress and former child star best known for her role as Dee Thomas on the ABC sitcom What's Happening!!, which ran from 1976 to 1979. She would...  more
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    Ernest Lee Thomas

    What's Happening!!, What's Happening Now!!
    Ernest Lee Thomas (born March 26, 1949) is an American actor. He was born in Gary, Indiana. He is best known for his role as Roger "Raj" Thomas on the 1970s ABC sitcom What's Happening!!, and its...  more
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    Darius McCrary

    Family Matters, Kingpin
    Darius Jaren McCrary (born May 1, 1976) is an American film and television actor and singer. McCrary is best known for his role as Edward "Eddie" Winslow, the oldest child of Carl and Harriette...  more
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    Fred Berry

    What's Happening!!, What's Happening Now!!
    Fred Allen Berry (March 19, 1951 – October 21, 2003) was an American actor and street dancer. He was best known for the role of Fred "Rerun" Stubbs on the 1970s television show What's Happening!!...  more
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    Haywood Nelson

    What's Happening!!, Grady
    Haywood Nelson (born March 25, 1960) is an American actor. He is best known for having portrayed Dwayne Nelson on the television series What's Happening!! from 1976–1979, and its spin-off series...  more
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    Ken Sagoes

    What's Happening Now!!
    Ken Sagoes (born April 28, 1964) is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Roland Kincaid in the fantasy horror film A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987) and the sequel A...  more
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    Martin Lawrence

    Martin, What's Happening Now!!
    Martin Fitzgerald Lawrence (born April 16, 1965) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, producer, talk show host, and writer. Lawrence came to fame during the 1990s, establishing a Hollywood career...  more
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    Reina King

    What's Happening Now!!
    Reina King (born April 11, 1975) is an American former film and television actress. She began her acting career with the role of Carolyn Williams (1985–1986), the foster child of Roger "Raj" and...  more
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    Shirley Hemphill

    What's Happening!!, The Richard Pryor Show
    Shirley Ann Hemphill (July 1, 1947 – December 10, 1999) was an American stand-up comedian and actress. A native of Asheville, North Carolina, Hemphill moved to Los Angeles in the 1970s to pursue a...  more
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    Regina King

    24, The Boondocks
    Regina Rene King (born January 15, 1971) is an American actress and director. She is the recipient of several awards, including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and four acting Primetime Emmy...  more