Haywood Nelson (I)

Up 237 this week
1:24 | Trailer
Haywood Nelson is best known for his role as Dwayne from the legendary TV show, What's Happening!! His character Dwayne was a pretty-boy who is a little shy, friendly, a down-to-earth teen, who was likable and with his catch phrase, "Hay, Hay, Hay," became a favorite memorable character by all who watched him then and now. Haywood arguably became ... See full bio »

What to Expect at the 2019 Emmys

Will "Game of Thrones" take home Best Drama Series for the fourth time? Can Julia Louis-Dreyfus make history once again?

Watch now

Around The Web


Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

What's Happening!!
Nothing Personal (S2, Ep5)
Sat, Sep 21 11:00 AM PDT on KTLADT2 (199)
What's Happening Now!
Raj's Nightmare (S2, Ep5)
Sat, Sep 21 11:30 AM PDT on KTLADT2 (199)

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 616 people
created 08 Apr 2011
a list of 203 people
created 13 Feb 2013
a list of 201 people
created 13 Feb 2013
a list of 78 people
created 8 months ago
a list of 105 people
created 03 Nov 2013

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Haywood Nelson's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

What's Happening!! Dwayne Nelson
What's Happening Now! Dwayne Nelson
Sanford and Son Haywood Marshall, Grady's Grandson
Grady Haywood Marshall


Jump to: Actor | Soundtrack | Self
Hide Hide Show Show Actor (13 credits)
 2003 Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star
Haywood Nelson
 1990 Dragnet (TV Series)
Lyle Peters
- The Book (1990) ... Lyle Peters
 1985-1988 What's Happening Now! (TV Series)
Dwayne Nelson
- Adventures of Kangaroo Kincaide (1988) ... Dwayne Nelson
- Members Only (1988) ... Dwayne Nelson
- Man in Motion (1988) ... Dwayne Nelson
- Shirley's Debt (1988) ... Dwayne Nelson
- The Fabulous Fortunes (1988) ... Dwayne Nelson
 1981 Evilspeak
 1979 The White Shadow (TV Series)
Randy Judd
- Sudden Death (1979) ... Randy Judd
 1976-1979 What's Happening!! (TV Series)
Dwayne Nelson
- The Benefit Show (1979) ... Dwayne Nelson
- Dwayne's Debate (1979) ... Dwayne Nelson
- First Class Coach (1979) ... Dwayne Nelson
- The Last Page (1979) ... Dwayne Nelson
- The Thomas Treasure (1979) ... Dwayne Nelson
 1977 The Brady Bunch Variety Hour (TV Series)
- Episode #1.7 (1977) ... Dwayne
 1977 Kojak (TV Series)
Bobby Moore
- The Godson (1977) ... Bobby Moore
 1975-1976 Grady (TV Mini-Series)
Haywood Marshall
- The Weekend (1976) ... Haywood Marshall
- Grady Takes a Wife (1976) ... Haywood Marshall
- Bureaucracy (1976) ... Haywood Marshall
- The Strike (1976) ... Haywood Marshall
- The Meterman (1976) ... Haywood Marshall
 1975 Sanford and Son (TV Series)
Haywood Marshall, Grady's Grandson
- The Family Man (1975) ... Haywood Marshall, Grady's Grandson
 1974 Mixed Company
 1956 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Jerry Smith (1971-1976)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Self (13 credits)

Related Videos


Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Hold on to that. You have an autograph. I'm going to be famous some day. [after handing in an assignment to his English teacher in high school] See more »


Has twice portrayed characters that shared his first or last name. In What's Happening!! (1976) and its spin-off, What's Happening Now! (1985), he portrayed Dwayne Nelson. In a guest appearance on Sanford and Son (1972) and that show's spin-off Grady (1975), he played Grady's grandson Haywood. See more »

Star Sign:


Contribute to This Page

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial

Recently Viewed