Family Ties

  • 1982
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

Former 1960s flower children raise their kids during the conservative Reagan era in one of the best written and acted family sitcoms of the 1980s, a show that occasionally tackled serious issues such as racism and a parent's heart attack. Michael J. Fox won three consecutive Emmys for his portrayal of Alex, the suit-and-tie Republican student who adores (more…)

Premise

Former 1960s flower children raise their kids during the conservative Reagan era in one of the best written and acted family sitcoms of the 1980s, a show that occasionally tackled serious issues such as racism and a parent's heart attack. Michael J. Fox won three consecutive Emmys for his portrayal of Alex, the suit-and-tie Republican student who adores William F. Buckley Jr. and devours the Wall Street Journal. Fox later married costar Tracy Pollan, who appeared as his college girlfriend.

Cast

Guest Stars

Rob, Robert, Robert Keaton, Uncle Rob
Alan Blumenfeld
George, George Bellack, Gleason, Lou
Gus, Gus Thompson
Lord Cureton, William
Tom Hanks
Ned Donnelly, Uncle Ned
Rebecca, Rebecca Ryan
Jane Adams
Andrea, Marty, Marty Brodie
Jeff, Jeff Wakefield
Carmine, Max, Sam
Bud, Bud Carlson
Axelrod, Oscar, Ralph
Carlyle, Mr. Carlyle
Blanton, Ed, Heaney, Ted Waterman
Young Steven
Bernice, Mrs. Pedroza, Norma
Mr. Wertz, Wertz
Dr. Hewitt, Hewitt
Christian Clemenson
Flaherty, Mr. Flaherty
Mrs. Hobart, Ruth Hobart
Dan Hedaya
Joe, Joe Moore
Daphne Zuniga
Rachel, Rachel Miller
Geena Davis
Karen, Karen Nicholson
Michael, Michael Thompson
Dr. Skip Williamson, Dr. Williamson, Raymond
Amy, Amy Sussman
Tricia, Tricia Armstrong
Marilyn, Marilyn Keaton
Kathy, Kathy Brady
Ron, Ron Davis
Simon Wickerson
Suzanne, Suzanne Davis
Buffaloed Bill, Cameron
Mrs. Rose Handleman, Rose
Meyers, Mr. Meyers
Lorraine, Lorraine Ferrar
Mary Margaret
Professor Spanos
Jeff, Jeff Cooper
Franklin Reed
Bill Channing, Wardell
Richard, Richard Grasso
Young Mallory
Mr. Winkler, Winkler
Jonathan, Jonathan Keaton
Dr. Schulte
Chrissy, Chrissy Nardino
Paul, Paul Corman
Maureen, Maureen Keaton
Mr. Rubin Tedesco, Tedesco
Dougie Barker, Marv Jr.
Carol, Carol Mannings
Dennis/Corky
Mrs. Richards
Mrs. Blanton

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