The Facts of Life

  • 1979
  • TV Show
  • TV-G

A long-running `Diff'rent Strokes' spin-off set at a girls boarding school, with the Drummond's former housekeeper, Mrs. Garrett, now a housemother. The venues for her charges' escapades moved off-campus in later years when Mrs. Garrett opened a series of eateries in town, but her core group of young women remained largely unchanged.

Premise

A long-running `Diff'rent Strokes' spin-off set at a girls boarding school, with the Drummond's former housekeeper, Mrs. Garrett, now a housemother. The venues for her charges' escapades moved off-campus in later years when Mrs. Garrett opened a series of eateries in town, but her core group of young women remained largely unchanged.

Cast

Former Cast

Kelly Affinado
218 Episodes (2002-2002)
Andy Moffett
74 Episodes (1985-1988)
Cloris Leachman
Beverly Ann Stickle
54 Episodes (1986-1988)
Nancy Olson
19 Episodes (1979-1980)
Cindy Webster
17 Episodes (1979-1980)
Sue Ann Weaver
17 Episodes (1979-1980)
Pippa McKenna
17 Episodes (1987-1988)
George Clooney
George Burnett
16 Episodes (1985-1986)
Molly Ringwald
Molly Parker
14 Episodes (1979-1980)
Steven Bradley
13 Episodes (1979-1980)
Charles Parker
11 Episodes (1981-1983)
Jeff Williams
8 Episodes (1987-1988)
Cliff
5 Episodes (1983-1984)
Paul Provenza
Casey Clark
5 Episodes (1987-1988)
`Snake' Robinson
4 Episodes (1987-1988)
Rick Bonner
4 Episodes (1988-1988)
Howard
3 Episodes (1980-1981)
Emily Mahoney
2 Episodes (1979-1979)

Guest Stars

Charlie, Charlie Polniaczek, Charlie Polniaszek, Mr. Polniaszek
Monica, Monica Warner
Rose Polniaczek
Eddie, Eddie Brennan
David, David LeClair
Jami Gertz
Boots St. Clair
David Warner, Mr. Warner
Chef Antoine
4 Episodes (2002-2002)
Morgan Wilson, Paul
Raymond, Raymond Garrett
Oliver Thompson, Warren Thompson
Wes Mitchell
Evie, Evie Green
Miss Ames, Mrs. Jenkins
Paramedic No. 1
Henry Doublas, Ted Metcalf
Katt, Professor Hart
Garth Kiley, Kiley
Gary Coleman
Arnold Jackson
Delivery Boy, Steve
Mr. Bigley, Mr. Lazeroni
Todd Bridges
Willis Jackson
Mr. Morehead
Diane, Diane Ramsey
Manager, Mr. Mancuso
Betty, Winifred Morris
Sergeant Wells, Sgt. Wells
Miss Downs, Saleslady
Pierre Petit
2 Episodes (2002-2002)
Mrs. Newell, Mrs. Solomon
Larry Wilmore
Officer Ziaukus
Hopper, Waiter
Kevin, Kevin Metcalf
Miss Southwick
2 Episodes (2002-2002)
Jeremy Bennett
Marie Thornwell
Dean Howard
Louise Le Beau
Steve Garland
Professor Ryan
Conrad Bain
Philip Drummond
Chad Broxton
Ms. Andrews
John Ingle
Father Donovan
Ward Beaumont
Noreen Stickle
Mr. Wakamatsu
Enrico Quinterrez
Ernest Melbourne
Mr. Stevens
I.D. Checker
Robert Garrett
Jack Humphries
Danny Robinson
Barnett Thornwood
Josef Polniaczek
Cynthia Parks
Penny Caminiti
Asst. Warden Yeager
Zsa Zsa Gabor
Countess Calvet
Charo
Herself
Mrs. Beets
Officer Franklin
Jonathan Spencer
Grant Wilson
Harrison Andrews
National Guardsman
Mrs. Webster
Professor Dugan
Alexander Garrett
Mayor Callahan
Technician
Guy's Voice 3
Woman Attendant
Mrs. Kravitz
Checkers Player
Detective Scott
Man No. 1
Miss Barnett
Mrs. Waldman
Seymour Slavick
Guy's Voice 2
Marshall Ramsey
TV Announcer
Floyd Barton
Margaret Parks
Mrs. Miller
Rick Fitts
Stage Manager
Professor Jordan
Mr. Balducci
Arnold Jensen
Dr. Nichols
Registrar
Sgt. McNamara
Elliott Sincerre
Alan Peterson
Stage Manager

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