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Who are your favorite 80's TV stars and why ?


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#1 of 6 OFFLINE   Ben__Tyler

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Posted March 18 2004 - 11:37 AM

Who are your 1 - 4 favorite male or female actor/s, who in the 1980's, pretty much became a star and icon on TV
(not film) and please say why, for any actors named.

#2 of 6 OFFLINE   Jack Briggs

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Posted March 19 2004 - 04:00 AM

Ben, the Software--TV Shows area is for discussing television shows on DVD. Since this is a poll you want to start, here's where it belongs. And when discussing TV shows in general, please post in TV and HDTV Programming. Thanks.

#3 of 6 OFFLINE   ZacharyTait

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Posted May 01 2004 - 07:17 PM

One of my favorite 80's TV Stars is Michael J. Fox as Alex P.Keaton from Family Ties. I really couldn't explain to you why he was my favorite.

He's Republican and I'm Democrat.

He's funny and I'm only funny when I'm drunk. Posted Image

He's short and I'm tall.

Honestly, though, I think it was his comedic chops that made him one of my favorites. His ability to add just the right amount of comedy to an episode.

Others would be Kirk Cameron as Mike Seaver on Growing Pains and Will Smith on Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. I'm not sure if Will counts, but IIRC the show debuted in 1989.

Since Matthew Perry as Chandler Bing on Friends is one of my favorites now, I guess you could say I went for the smart alecky characters on sitcoms.

#4 of 6 OFFLINE   Rob Gardiner

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Posted May 07 2004 - 05:17 AM

I'd go with Patrick Stewart and Dennis Franz. I can think of few TV actors from ANY decade who have the talent of either of these two gentlemen.

#5 of 6 OFFLINE   Rob P S

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Posted May 16 2004 - 01:39 PM

Bob Newhart
John Ritter
John Larroquette
Ed O'Neill
Christopher Lloyd
Alfre Woodard

#6 of 6 OFFLINE   Bobbi*L

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Posted September 12 2005 - 06:47 AM

Don Johnson
Bruce Willis
Harry Hamlin
Corbin Bernson
Patrick Duffy
Michael J. Fox
Roseanne
Jill Eikenberry
Patrick Stewart
Johnathan Frakes
Dennis Farina
Anthony Denison
Rob Estes
Mitzi Kapture