Milton, West Virginia, U.S.
|Alma mater||Marshall University|
|Occupation||Screenwriter, actor, singer, producer|
|Spouse(s)||Carolyne McCoy (divorced)|
Joyce Ingalls (1984–2015; her death)
Darrell Fetty is an American actor, screenwriter and producer. He was nominated for an Emmy Award for his work on the History miniseries Hatfields & McCoys which has received a total of 16 nominations.  He resided in Los Angeles, California, and continues to work in film, television, and theater.
Darrell Fetty was born in Milton, West Virginia and attended one of the last one-room schoolhouses in America at Ball's Gap, West Virginia. He graduated from Milton High School and Marshall University, both located in West Virginia. As a kid, he got his first role in a church play with his parents. He started piano lessons in the third grade, and, a couple of years later, began playing for the church choir. In his teens, Fetty put several rock bands together. With the help of his guitarist friend Yancey Burns, he formed The Satisfied Minds  and they released one single on Plato Records.
Moving to Los Angeles after college graduation, Fetty landed his first role on the then-popular high school drama Room 222 and began acting regularly in television and feature films. His TV appearances include guest-starring roles on Happy Days , Starsky & Hutch , Barnaby Jones , The Facts of Life , One Day at a Time , Eight is Enough , Kojak , The Streets of San Francisco , thirtysomething , CHiPs , Knots Landing , The Gangster Chronicles , Centennial and Hawaii 5-0 . Among his theatrical movies were featured roles in Stunts and Blood Beach . Fetty co-starred in the John Milius films Big Wednesday as a surfer called "Waxer" and in The Wind and the Lion as a bumbling junior diplomat. He played Donald Haines in the 2017 TV film Dating Game Killer .
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During the early days of his acting career, Darrell Fetty supplemented his income as a Story Analyst, reviewing screenplays for studios and independent producers, starting at American International Pictures for the legendary Sam Arkoff. At this time Fetty was also writing music videos for MTV, working with young directors for such artists as The Ramones and Jefferson Starship. He wrote a number of independent features including Freeway and Trouble Bound , co-written with Francis Delia; State Park (under the pseudonym "Neal M. Noble"), and Into The Fire (as "Jesse Ballard") and worked extensively in feature development for most of the major studios with such producers as Don Simpson, Jerry Bruckheimer, and John Milius. In the late 1990s, he began working full-time as a writer/producer for TV shows, beginning as a staff writer on NBC's Viper , created by Danny Bilson and Paul DeMeo. Fetty's other series work include The Sentinel , Silk Stalkings , Hercules: The Legendary Journeys , Pensacola: Wings of Gold , and Mutant X .
Darrell Fetty first married Carolyne McCoy, who is a descendant of the famous feuding families (her mother was a Hatfield, her father a McCoy).
Fetty married his second wife, former model turned actress Joyce Ingalls, at a ceremony at the Little Brown Church in Studio City in 1984.   The couple oversaw the Little Brown Church's homeless ministry and operated the church food pantry, now called the Darrell and Joyce Fetty Food Pantry, for nearly 25 years.  Their food pantry is estimated to have served thousands of families.  They have two children. Joyce Ingalls died on August 5, 2015, at the age of 65.  
Darrell Fetty is a close friend of writer/director John Milius, whom he considers a mentor and major influence in his career.[ citation needed ]
Harold Albertson, known professionally as Jack Albertson, was an American actor, comedian, dancer and singer who also performed in vaudeville. Albertson was a Tony, Oscar, and Emmy winning actor. For his performance as John Cleary in the 1964 play The Subject Was Roses and its 1968 film adaptation, he won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play, and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. His other notable roles include Grandpa Joe in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971), Manny Rosen in The Poseidon Adventure (1972), and Ed Brown in the television sitcom Chico and the Man (1974–78), for which he won an Emmy. For his contributions to the television industry, Albertson was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1977 at 6253 Hollywood Boulevard.
The Hatfield–McCoy feud, also described by journalists as the Hatfield–McCoy war, involved two rural American families of the West Virginia–Kentucky area along the Tug Fork of the Big Sandy River in the years 1863–1891. The Hatfields of West Virginia were led by William Anderson "Devil Anse" Hatfield, while the McCoys of Kentucky were under the leadership of Randolph "Ole Ran'l" McCoy. Those involved in the feud were descended from Joseph Hatfield and William McCoy (born c. 1750). The feud has entered the American folklore lexicon as a metonym for any bitterly feuding rival parties.
Tom Berenger is an American actor. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Staff Sergeant Bob Barnes in Platoon (1986). He is also known for playing Jake Taylor in the Major League films and Thomas Beckett in the Sniper films. Other films he appeared in include Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977), The Dogs of War (1980), The Big Chill (1983), Eddie and the Cruisers (1983), Betrayed (1988), The Field (1990), Gettysburg (1993), The Substitute (1996), One Man's Hero (1999), Training Day (2001), and Inception (2010).
Stanley Tucci Jr. is an American actor, writer, producer, and former fashion model. Involved in acting from a young age, he made his film debut in Sea of Thieves (1969), and continued to play a variety of supporting roles in films such as John Huston's Prizzi's Honor (1985), Woody Allen's Deconstructing Harry (1997), Sam Mendes's Road to Perdition (2002), and Steven Spielberg's The Terminal (2004). In 1996, he made his directorial debut with the cult comedy Big Night which he also co-wrote and starred in alongside Tony Shalhoub. He also played Stanley Kubrick in the television film The Life and Death of Peter Sellers. Tucci is also known for his collaborations with Meryl Streep in films such as The Devil Wears Prada (2006) and Julie & Julia (2009). Tucci gained further acclaim and success with such films as Burlesque (2010), Easy A (2010), Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), Margin Call (2011), The Hunger Games film series (2012–2015), Spotlight (2015), Beauty and the Beast (2017), and Supernova (2020).
Milton French-Stewart IV, known professionally as French Stewart, is an American actor and comedian. He is best known for his role as Harry Solomon on the NBC sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun, as Inspector Gadget in the 2003 direct-to-video film Inspector Gadget 2, and as Chef Rudy on the CBS sitcom Mom.
Big Wednesday is a 1978 American coming of age film directed by John Milius. Written by Milius and Dennis Aaberg, it is loosely based on their own experiences at Malibu, California. The picture stars Jan-Michael Vincent, William Katt, and Gary Busey as California surfers facing life and the Vietnam War against the backdrop of their love of surfing.
William Anderson Hatfield, better known as Devil Anse, was the patriarch of the Hatfield clan during the infamous Hatfield–McCoy feud which has since formed part of American folklore. Anse survived the feud and agreed to end it in 1891.
Kevin Hal Reynolds is an American film director and screenwriter. He directed Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Waterworld, The Count of Monte Cristo, the cult classic Fandango, and the 2016 film Risen. He was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for the History miniseries Hatfields & McCoys.
Pumpkinhead: Blood Feud is a 2007 American made-for-television slasher horror film and the fourth installment in the Pumpkinhead film series of horror films. The film is written and directed by Michael Hurst.
Ronald Parker is an American television screenwriter and producer. He is the co-author of the made-for-TV Joan of Arc with Leelee Sobieski and Peter O'Toole, Nuremberg with Alec Baldwin and Christopher Plummer, and Hatfields & McCoys with Kevin Costner.
Randolph "Randall" or "Ole Ran'l" McCoy was the patriarch of the McCoy clan involved in the infamous American Hatfield–McCoy feud. He was born the fourth of thirteen children to Daniel McCoy (1790–1885) and Margaret Taylor McCoy (1800–1868) and lived mostly on the Kentucky side of Tug Fork, a tributary of the Big Sandy River.
William Sidney "Sid" Hatfield, was Police Chief of Matewan, West Virginia during the Battle of Matewan, a shootout that followed a series of evictions carried out by detectives from the Baldwin-Felts Detective Agency.
Roseanna McCoy is a 1949 American drama film directed by Irving Reis. The screenplay by John Collier, based on the 1947 novel of the same title by Alberta Hannum, is a romanticized and semi-fictionalized account of the Hatfield–McCoy feud. The film stars Farley Granger and Joan Evans.
The Big Sandy Heritage Center Museum is located in Pikeville, Kentucky. The museum was housed in the old Chesapeake and Ohio Depot until 2015, when it moved to the 4th floor of the Judicial Annex in downtown Pikeville.
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Leslie Greif is an American director, writer, and film and television producer.
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Joyce Elaine Ingalls was an American actress and model, best known for her roles in Paradise Alley in 1978 and Lethal Weapon 4 in 1998. She also had a guest role in the television series Starsky and Hutch in 1979, as the mutual love interest of both main characters.
The Hatfields and the McCoys is a 1975 American Western television film about the feud between the Hatfields and McCoys starring Jack Palance, Steve Forrest, Richard Hatch, James Keach and Robert Carradine. The film originally aired as the ABC Movie of the Week on January 15, 1975.
The Battle of Grapevine Creek was a short battle between two large armed groups of the Hatfield family and the McCoy family which was the last offensive event during the Hatfield–McCoy feud and marked the beginning of the end in the feud between the two families.