The Facts of Life

  • 1979
  • 9 Seasons
  • TV-G
  • comedy, sitcom

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.

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Nancy McKeon and Valentin Chmerkovskiy, <em>Good Morning America</em>

Val Chmerkovskiy's Dancing with the Stars Partner Is a Former Facts of Life Star

He's Valentin Chmerkovskiy, and she's Gloria Vanderbilt: ABC reports that the dance pro's partner on Season 27 of Dancing with the Stars will be actress Nancy McKeon, who's best known for playing Jo Polniaczek on the classic '80s sitcom The Facts of… Read more

Charlotte Rae, <em>The Facts of Life</em>
The Facts of Life Star Charlotte Rae Dies at 92

Rae was best known for playing Mrs. Garrett in the NBC sitcom

George Clooney, Nancy McKeon, Mackenzie Astin, Lisa Whelchel, Kim Fields, Mindy Cohn, Cloris Leachman; The Facts of Life
The Facts of Life Is the Latest Classic to Get Consumed by the Reboot Machine

And how the heck is Leonardo DiCaprio involved?

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Dick Clair and Jenna McMahon
The Facts of Life Co-Creator Jenna McMahon Dies at 89

Relive her incredible career

Lisa Whelchel, Kim Fields
Facts of Life's Lisa Whelchel and Kim Fields Reunite for Hallmark Movie

Facts of Life stars Lisa Whelchel and Kim Fields will reunite for Hallmark…

Kim Fields
Facts of Life Alum Kim Fields Welcomes Baby Boy

Facts of Life star Kim Fields and husband Christopher Morgan welcomed a baby boy on T…

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