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
May, May Keaton
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, Young Steven Keaton
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
Tammy, Tammy Okun
Michael, Michael Thompson
Dr. Skip Williamson, Dr. Williamson, Raymond
Maya, Maya Thompson
Amy, Amy Sussman
Tricia, Tricia Armstrong
Marilyn, Marilyn Keaton
Kathy, Kathy Brady
Ron, Ron Davis
Charles Okun Jr., Okun
Simon Wickerson
Suzanne, Suzanne Davis
Buffaloed Bill, Cameron
Mrs. Rose Handleman, Rose
Meyers, Mr. Meyers
Stephanie, Stephanie Brooks
Aunt Rosemary
Roger, Roger Sloate
Josh, Josh Wakefield
Campbell Scott
Eric, Eric Matthews
Lorraine, Lorraine Ferrar
Victoria Hurstenberg
Kimberly, Kimberly Blanton
Arthur, Arthur Cantrell
Joseph, Joseph Simmons
Aunt Trudy, Gertrude 'Aunt Trudy' Harris
Mr. Willis, Willis
Justin Phillips, Rhodes
Sharon, Sharon McElroy
Adler, Sy Adler
Philip, Phillip
Jami Gertz
Jocelyn, Jocelyn Clark
Christine, Christine Chadway
Jerry, Jerry DiNello
Jeff Perry
David, David Simmons
Ms. Deborah Henley, Ms. Henley
John Ingle
J.P., Justice of the Peace
Colin, Colin Spencer
Mr. Feinman, Ryder
Mary Margaret
Eric, Eric Morrison
Sherry Marshall
Marshall, Professor Marshall
Professor Spanos
Mark Moses
Albert, Rick Albert
Young Jake, Young Jake Keaton
Bronski, Professor Bronski
Eve, Mrs. Carpenter
Adam, Adam Galardner
Officer, Officer Becker
Jenkins, Professor Jenkins
Karen, Karen Banks
Professor Webster, Webster
Eugene Forbes
Richard, Richard Schofield
Robert Klein
Roger Erdman
Dean Ian McCall, McCall
Allison, Allison King
Jeff, Jeff Cooper
Franklin Reed
Mr. Parker, Parker
Julia, Julia Newman
Carrie, Carrie Newman
Liz, Liz Obeck
Bill Channing, Wardell
Wil Wheaton
Timothy Higgins
Dan Matthews, Matthews
Elizabeth, Elizabeth Davidson
Judith Light
Stacey Hughes
Ginny, Ginny McCoy
Professor Lloyd Rhodes
Frances Wilder, Ms. Wilder
Richard, Richard Grasso
Dean Memminger, Memminger
Young Mallory
Terry, Terry Bridgeman
Mr. Winkler, Winkler
David, David Campbell
Jonathan, Jonathan Keaton
Dr. Schulte
Chrissy, Chrissy Nardino
Paul, Paul Corman
Mildred, Mildred Atkins
Dr. Davidson, Dr. Eileen Davidson
Neil, Neil Cooper
Eva, Eva Martin
Lynn Sullivan
Eric, Eric Nordstrom
Brian Elliott, Brian
Maureen, Maureen Keaton
Ivan, Ivan Rozmirovich
Dr. Sylvia, Sylvia
Justin, Justin Perkins
Eve Kimball, Judi
Hilgenburg, Mr. Hilgenberg
Foster, Jessica Foster
Jamie Carter
Mr. Rubin Tedesco, Tedesco
Daniels, Ms. Daniels
Ed, Ed Hanson
Donna, Donna Barros
Dougie Barker, Marv Jr.
Ray, Ray Davis
Carol, Carol Mannings
Dennis McKay, Dennis/Corky
Carl Norback, Norback
Mrs. Richards
Mrs. Blanton, Mrs. Emily Blanton
Dave McPhee, McPhee
Peterson, Rob Peterson