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Allan Joseph Kayser II (born December 18, 1963) is an American film and TV actor.
Kayser was born and raised in Littleton, Colorado, and attended Columbine High School from 1978 to 1982. Shortly after graduating, Kayser moved to Los Angeles, California, and began his acting career. He was a part of several motion pictures in the 1980s, including Hot Chili and Night of the Creeps .   However, Kayser is perhaps best known for starring in 95 episodes of the American television sitcom Mama's Family from 1986 to 1990, making him a teen idol in the 1980s.  In 1989, Kayser was nominated for a Young Artist Award as Best Young Actor Guest Starring in a Drama or Comedy Series for his part as Bubba Higgins in Mama's Family.
Kayser was previously married to Lori Kayser; with whom he had 2 children. As of August 23, 2014, he is married to Sara Kayser. The couple also had 2 children.
Henry Enrique Estrada is an American actor and police officer. He is known for his co-starring lead role as California Highway Patrol officer Francis (Frank) Llewelyn "Ponch" Poncherello in the police drama television series CHiPs, which ran from 1977 to 1983. He later became known for his work in Spanish-language telenovelas, his appearances in reality television shows and infomercials and as a regular voice on the Adult Swim series Sealab 2021.
Mama's Family is an American sitcom television series starring Vicki Lawrence as Mama. The series is a spin-off of a recurring series of comedy sketches called "The Family" featured on The Carol Burnett Show (1974–78) and Carol Burnett & Company (1979). The sketches led to the television film Eunice, and finally the television series.
Harvey Herschel Korman was an American actor and comedian, who performed in television and film productions. His big break was being a featured performer on CBS' The Danny Kaye Show, but he is best remembered for his performances on the sketch comedy series The Carol Burnett Show, for which he won four Emmy Awards, as well as his partnership with Tim Conway. Korman also appeared in several comedy films by Mel Brooks.
Kristen Noel Swanson is an American actress. She is best recognized for having played Buffy Summers in the 1992 film Buffy the Vampire Slayer and appeared in the 1996 film The Phantom.
Vicki Ann Lawrence, sometimes credited as Vicki Lawrence Schultz, is an American actress, comedian, and pop singer. She is best known for her character Mama. Lawrence originated multitudes of characters beyond Mama on CBS's The Carol Burnett Show from 1967 to 1978, the variety show's entire series run.
John Houston Ingle was an American actor best known for his roles as scheming patriarch Edward Quartermaine in the ABC soap opera General Hospital and Mr. Threehorn, the father of the main character Cera in the Land Before Time.
Dorothy Lyman is an American television actress, director and producer. She is most known for her work as Gwen Frame on Another World and on All My Children as Opal Sue Gardner, as Rebecca Whitmore on Generations, and on the sitcom Mama's Family as Naomi Harper.
Gabriel Damon Lavezzi is an American real estate broker and former actor. His acting career involved a leading voice role as a child in the 1988 film The Land Before Time, and a variety of live-action guest roles on television.
Thelma Mae Harper, better known as Mama, is a fictional character played by American actress Vicki Lawrence. Mama is a purse-lipped, thickset senior citizen in her mid-to-late 60s. She has lived in an unspecified part of the Southern United States called "Raytown" for her entire life, evident from the southern drawl of her speech and customs. Mama is an exaggerated version of a prototypical middle twentieth century lower middle class grandmother in the United States South. The character was originally created for Carol Burnett, however, Burnett preferred to play Mama's daughter Eunice Harper Higgins, resulting in Mama as Lawrence's claim to fame.
Peter John DeLuise is an American actor, television director, television producer, and screenwriter, known for his role as Officer Doug Penhall in the Fox TV series 21 Jump Street, and for directing and writing episodes of science fiction television shows, particularly in the Stargate franchise. He is the son of actors Dom DeLuise and Carol Arthur.
Tom Atkins is an American actor. He is known for his work in the horror and thriller film genres, having worked with writers and directors such as Shane Black, William Peter Blatty, John Carpenter, Fred Dekker, Richard Donner, Stephen King, and George A. Romero. He is also a familiar face to mainstream viewers, often playing police officers and tough authority figures and was best known for his role as Lt. Alex Diel in The Rockford Files (1974–1977).
Pat Corley was an American actor. He was known for his role as bar owner Phil on the CBS sitcom Murphy Brown from 1988 to 1996. He also had a recurring role as Chief Coroner Wally Nydorf on the television drama Hill Street Blues (1981–87) and supporting roles in a number of films, including Night Shift (1982), Against All Odds (1984), and Mr. Destiny (1990).
Clifford Tobin DeYoung is an American actor and musician.
Marshall R Teague is an American film and television actor known for his balance of starring roles with powerful supporting characters allowing him to build a varied and pivotal body of work. He was born in Knoxville, Tennessee. He is of English, French, Cherokee ancestry. At age nine he spent time with relatives throughout Asia where he began a passion for the Martial Arts training in Korean Kuk Sool Won Hapkido. He holds black belts in both Korean Hapkido and Tae Kwon Do. Marshall joined the U.S. Navy. Served in Vietnam. While serving in the 6th fleet he won NATO heavy weight Kickboxing championship. Upon retiring from military service Marshall entered the Sheriff Dept. in Shelby Co. Memphis Tennessee while working undercover it was at this time acting lessons became pivotal. In 1978 Marshall moved to L.A. becoming a full time actor.
William Lance LeGault was an American actor. He was best known as U.S. Army Colonel Roderick Decker in the 1980s American television series The A-Team.
Arthur James Evans is an American actor who has made multiple film and television program appearances over three decades.
Eunice Higgins is the main character in "The Family" comedy sketches played by Carol Burnett and featured on The Carol Burnett Show (1974–78) and Carol Burnett & Company (1979). Eunice was also featured in her eponymous CBS made-for-TV movie, which aired in 1982. The film starred Carol Burnett as Eunice; Ken Berry as Eunice's well-to-do brother, Philip ; Harvey Korman as Eunice's husband, Ed Higgins; Betty White as Eunice's sister, Ellen Harper-Jackson; Vicki Lawrence as Eunice's "Mama", Thelma Harper; and Dick Clair as the voice of Eunice's father, Carl Harper. The film takes the Harper family on a 23-year journey.
"The Family" is a series of comedy sketches featured on The Carol Burnett Show, with one and final installment airing on Carol Burnett & Company. The Carol Burnett Show introduced the skit starting in the 1973-1974 season. Overall, it would air new installments of the skit for the last five seasons of its total 11-season run; the skit aired between the 1973-1974 season to the 1977-1978 season on the show. However, the final installment of "The Family" would not air until September 8, 1979 on an entirely different four-week summer series entitled Carol Burnett & Company. This was the only installment of "The Family" that did not air on The Carol Burnett Show, which had completed its run almost a year and a half earlier on March 29, 1978. Altogether, there were 31 installments of "The Family" sketches.
Ralph Manza was an American character actor who made over 160 appearances in American film and TV shows.