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What's Happening!! (TV Series 1976–1979) Poster

(1976–1979)

Full Cast & Crew

Series Directed by 

Mark Warren ... (44 episodes, 1976-1979)
Lee Bernhardi ... (5 episodes, 1977-1979)
Dick Harwood ... (4 episodes, 1976-1977)
Hal Alexander ... (2 episodes, 1976)
Tony Csiki ... (1 episode, 1976)
Alan Rafkin ... (1 episode, 1976)
Jack Shea ... (1 episode, 1976)
Dennis Steinmetz ... (1 episode, 1976)
Bud Yorkin ... (1 episode, 1976)
Ron Richards ... (1 episode, 1977)
Bill Foster ... (1 episode, 1978)
Mary Hardwick ... (1 episode, 1979)
Russ Petrano ... (1 episode, 1979)
Joseph L. Scanlan ... (1 episode, 1979)
Danny Simon ... (1 episode, 1979)

Series Writing Credits  

Dawn Aldredge ... (1 episode, 1976)
Richard Baer ... (1 episode, 1977)
Ted Bergman ... (3 episodes, 1978)
Barbara Berkowitz ... (1 episode, 1977)
William Bickley ... (1 episode, 1977)
Eric Lee Bowers ... (1 episode, 1978)
Bill Box ... (2 episodes, 1978-1979)
Marty Brill ... (1 episode, 1978)
Dee Caruso ... (1 episode, 1978)
Nicholas DeMarco ... (1 episode, 1977)
Alan Eisenstock ... (8 episodes, 1976-1978)
Gene Farmer ... (1 episode, 1977)
Marty Farrell ... (1 episode, 1977)
Fred S. Fox ... (1 episode, 1976)
Marion C. Freeman ... (1 episode, 1976)
Gerald Gardner ... (1 episode, 1978)
Carol Gary ... (2 episodes, 1977)
Ken Hecht ... (1 episode, 1978)
Bruce Howard ... (1 episode, 1977)
Bob Illes ... (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
Seaman Jacobs ... (1 episode, 1976)
Bruce Kalish ... (1 episode, 1979)
Barry Meadow ... (1 episode, 1978)
Larry Mintz ... (8 episodes, 1976-1978)
Rick Mittleman ... (4 episodes, 1977)
Eric Monte ... (65 episodes, 1976-1979)
Tom Moore ... (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
Winston Moss ... (1 episode, 1977)
Jim Mulligan ... (1 episode, 1976)
Thad Mumford ... (2 episodes, 1978)
Joseph Neustein ... (1 episode, 1978)
Bernie Orenstein ... (5 episodes, 1976-1978)
Joanne Pagliaro ... (4 episodes, 1979)
Deborah Pastoria ... (1 episode, 1978)
Cheryl Pelt ... (1 episode, 1979)
Gene Perret ... (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
David Pollock ... (1 episode, 1977)
Bill Richmond ... (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
Jerry Ross ... (1 episode, 1977)
Mort Scharfman ... (1 episode, 1977)
James R. Stein ... (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
Jeremy Stevens ... (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
Levi Taylor ... (1 episode, 1979)
Philip John Taylor ... (1 episode, 1979)
Saul Turteltaub ... (5 episodes, 1976-1978)
David Tyree ... (1 episode, 1979)
Sally Wade ... (8 episodes, 1978-1979)
Michael Warren ... (1 episode, 1977)
Dick Westerschulte ... (2 episodes, 1978-1979)

Series Cast verified as complete  

Ernest Thomas ...  Roger 'Raj' Thomas 65 episodes, 1976-1979
Haywood Nelson ...  Dwayne Nelson 65 episodes, 1976-1979
Danielle Spencer ...  Dee Thomas 65 episodes, 1976-1979
Fred Berry ...  Freddie 'Rerun' Stubbs 64 episodes, 1976-1979
Shirley Hemphill ...  Shirley Wilson 60 episodes, 1976-1979
Mabel King ...  Mabel 'Mama' Thomas 42 episodes, 1976-1978
David Hollander ...  Earl 'Little Earl' Barnett Jr. 10 episodes, 1978-1979
John Welsh John Welsh ...  Earl 'Big Earl' Barnett 9 episodes, 1978-1979
Richard Couture Richard Couture ...  Patron at Rob's Place / ... 9 episodes, 1977-1979
Earl Billings ...  Rob 8 episodes, 1977-1979
Fritzi Burr ...  Miss Collins 7 episodes, 1977-1979
Thalmus Rasulala ...  Bill Thomas 7 episodes, 1976-1977
Debbi Morgan ...  Diane / ... 6 episodes, 1976-1977
Leland Smith Leland Smith ...  The Snake 6 episodes, 1978-1979
Bryan O'Dell Bryan O'Dell ...  Marvin 6 episodes, 1976-1977
Teddy Wilson ...  Al Dunbar / ... 4 episodes, 1976-1978
Rani DuBois Rani DuBois ...  Cindy / ... 4 episodes, 1976-1979
Ronalda Douglas ...  April / ... 3 episodes, 1976-1979
Helen Martin ...  Millie / ... 3 episodes, 1976-1979
Ray Vitte ...  Gene / ... 3 episodes, 1977
Chip Fields ...  Donna / ... 3 episodes, 1977-1979
Rose Fonseca Rose Fonseca ...  Angela / ... 3 episodes, 1976-1977
Alonzo Brown Jr. Alonzo Brown Jr. ...  Bruno 2 episodes, 1978
The Doobie Brothers The Doobie Brothers ...  Themselves 2 episodes, 1978
Greg Morris ...  Lawrence Nelson 2 episodes, 1977-1979
Nathaniel Taylor ...  Ike 2 episodes, 1977-1979
Stu Gilliam Stu Gilliam ...  Gary / ... 2 episodes, 1976-1978
Ralph Wilcox Ralph Wilcox ...  Allan / ... 2 episodes, 1976-1978
Danny Wells Danny Wells ...  Bert Frederick / ... 2 episodes, 1976-1977
Hank Rolike ...  Barney Dunn / ... 2 episodes, 1977-1979
Henry Robinson Henry Robinson ...  Customer / ... 2 episodes, 1978
LaNette Hardiman LaNette Hardiman ...  Delores / ... 2 episodes, 1978-1979
Wolfman Jack ...  Emcee / ... 2 episodes, 1976-1978
Rosalind Cash ...  Loretta 2 episodes, 1976-1977
Freeman King Freeman King ...  Customer / ... 2 episodes, 1977-1979
Judy Pace ...  Liz / ... 2 episodes, 1977-1979
Davis Roberts ...  Mr. Bradley 2 episodes, 1977-1979
Hope Clarke Hope Clarke ...  Elizabeth Duncan / ... 2 episodes, 1977-1978
Bob Harcum Bob Harcum ...  Darryl / ... 2 episodes, 1977-1978
Michael McDonald ...  Michael McDonald 2 episodes, 1978
Percy Rodrigues ...  Tod Miller 1 episode, 1977
Ed Bernard Ed Bernard ...  Ed Roberts 1 episode, 1978
Sorrell Booke ...  Mr. Finley 1 episode, 1978
Janet MacLachlan ...  Mrs. Cavendish 1 episode, 1976
Dick Van Patten ...  Mr. Claxton 1 episode, 1976
Warren Berlinger ...  Ben Martin 1 episode, 1977
Irene Cara ...  Maria 1 episode, 1977
Nick LaTour ...  Rev. Bailey 1 episode, 1977
Tim Reid ...  Dr. Claymore 1 episode, 1977
Jonelle Allen ...  Love-is-Life 1 episode, 1978
Erin Blunt Erin Blunt ...  Luther 1 episode, 1978
Jeff Corey ...  Hassan 1 episode, 1978
Candy Ann Brown ...  Cindy 1 episode, 1979
James A. Watson Jr. ...  Ray Cleamons 1 episode, 1976
David White ...  Mr. Reynolds 1 episode, 1976
Adrienne Alexander ...  Robin Mitchell 1 episode, 1977
Earl Boen ...  Judge Barnes 1 episode, 1977
Casey Brown Casey Brown ...  Sis 1 episode, 1977
Lee Chamberlin ...  Lee 1 episode, 1977
Sheila Rogers Sheila Rogers ...  Madge 1 episode, 1977
Charles Siebert ...  Mr. Ramsey 1 episode, 1977
Fay Hauser ...  Melanie 1 episode, 1978
Malachi Throne ...  Consul 1 episode, 1978
Cinque Attucks Cinque Attucks ...  Dewey 1 episode, 1976
Robbie Rist ...  John Stevens 1 episode, 1976
B.J. Jordan B.J. Jordan ...  Tina 1 episode, 1977
Earl Montgomery ...  Mr. Davis 1 episode, 1977
Lionel Mark Smith Lionel Mark Smith ...  Big Al 1 episode, 1977
Catherine von Furstenberg Catherine von Furstenberg ...  Wanda 1 episode, 1977
Bill Walker ...  Rev. Burk 1 episode, 1977
Marty Barris Marty Barris ...  Manager 1 episode, 1978
Oscar DeGruy ...  High Priest 1 episode, 1978
Tony Plana ...  Amid 1 episode, 1978
Noniece Williams ...  Robin 1 episode, 1978
Wendell Wright Wendell Wright ...  Sergeant 1 episode, 1978
Sparky Marcus Sparky Marcus ...  Danny 1 episode, 1979
Tracee Lyles Tracee Lyles ...  Mrs. Wilson 1 episode, 1976
Allison McKay ...  Mrs. Stevens 1 episode, 1976
Gerry Black Gerry Black ...  Ron 1 episode, 1977
Zachary Charles Zachary Charles ...  Man 1 episode, 1977
Tom Holiday Tom Holiday ...  Guard 1 episode, 1977
Ellen Travolta ...  Lily 1 episode, 1977
Bernard Fox ...  Britisher 1 episode, 1978
Dathan Tyrone Jones Dathan Tyrone Jones ...  Rev. Morgan 1 episode, 1978
Doug Grant Doug Grant ...  Lester Williams 1 episode, 1979
De'voreaux White De'voreaux White ...  Eddie 1 episode, 1979
Alycia Gardner Alycia Gardner ...  Girl 1 episode, 1976
Barbara Mallory ...  Helen 1 episode, 1977
Allen Williams Allen Williams ...  Charlie 1 episode, 1977
Betty A. Bridges Betty A. Bridges ...  Mrs. Nelson 1 episode, 1979
Justin Dana Justin Dana ...  Bobby 1 episode, 1979
Lila Perry Lila Perry ...  Betty Wilson 1 episode, 1976
Nyles Harris Nyles Harris ...  Nyles 1 episode, 1979
Elaine Hobson Elaine Hobson ...  Cindy 1 episode, 1979
Kevin Scott Allen ...  Boy in Dark 1 episode, 1976
Taurean Blacque ...  Mr. Donovan 1 episode, 1976
Rozelle Gayle Rozelle Gayle ...  Guard 1 episode, 1976
Oliver Givens Oliver Givens ...  Dancer 1 episode, 1976
Bobby Griffin Bobby Griffin ...  Frankie Taylor 1 episode, 1976
Rosanne Katon ...  Darlene 1 episode, 1976
Jack Knight ...  Owner 1 episode, 1976
Eric Laneuville ...  Kid 1 episode, 1976
The Lockers The Lockers ...  The Rockets 1 episode, 1976
Joe Morton ...  Manager 1 episode, 1976
Tim Pelt Tim Pelt ...  Agent 1 episode, 1976
Adolfo Quinones ...  Dancer 1 episode, 1976
Renny Roker Renny Roker ...  Coach 1 episode, 1976
Don Sherman Don Sherman ...  Sammy Persky 1 episode, 1976
Ta-Tanisha Ta-Tanisha ...  Patrice Williams 1 episode, 1976
Dave Turner Dave Turner ...  Manager 1 episode, 1976
Frank Aletter ...  Daniel Turner 1 episode, 1977
Donald Blackwell Donald Blackwell ...  Johnson 1 episode, 1977
Tanya Boyd ...  Julie Clark 1 episode, 1977
Renee Brown Renee Brown ...  Louise 1 episode, 1977
Thomas Carter ...  Bobby 1 episode, 1977
David Downing ...  Mr. Barnes 1 episode, 1977
Olive Dunbar ...  Judge Miriam Lubash 1 episode, 1977
Bobby Ellerbee Bobby Ellerbee ...  Don 1 episode, 1977
Jay Gerber Jay Gerber ...  Poker Player #1 1 episode, 1977
Alice Ghostley ...  Mrs. Turner 1 episode, 1977
Lark Hackshaw Lark Hackshaw ...  Velma 1 episode, 1977
Bill Henderson ...  Clarence Hopkins 1 episode, 1977
Gail Hirsch Gail Hirsch ...  Teresa 1 episode, 1977
Simeon Holloway ...  Mr. Pronson 1 episode, 1977
Paul Lichtman Paul Lichtman ...  Poker Player #2 1 episode, 1977
Minnie Summers Lindsey ...  Irene 1 episode, 1977
Tom Moses ...  Bailiff 1 episode, 1977
Warren Munson ...  Mr. Collins 1 episode, 1977
Craig Richard Nelson ...  Ron Michaels 1 episode, 1977
Fred Pinkard Fred Pinkard ...  Mr. Grayson 1 episode, 1977
Neil J. Schwartz Neil J. Schwartz ...  Harold 1 episode, 1977
Mel Stewart ...  Spike Gibbs 1 episode, 1977
Harold Sylvester ...  Lew Bonner 1 episode, 1977
Vernee Watson ...  Judy Crane 1 episode, 1977
James Wheaton ...  Mr. Simmons 1 episode, 1977
Renn Woods ...  Brenda 1 episode, 1977
Raymond Allen ...  Mr. Stone 1 episode, 1978
Carol Arthur ...  Mrs. Lawrence 1 episode, 1978
Harry Basch ...  Mr. Evans 1 episode, 1978
Franchesska Berry Franchesska Berry ...  Charlene 1 episode, 1978
Kael Blackwood Kael Blackwood ...  Suchart 1 episode, 1978
Roger Bowen ...  Robert Glover 1 episode, 1978
Aixa Clemente ...  Student #2 1 episode, 1978
Sip Culler Sip Culler ...  Mr. Johnson 1 episode, 1978
LaVonne Dancy LaVonne Dancy ...  Jeannie Wilson 1 episode, 1978
Norma Donaldson Norma Donaldson ...  Mrs. Miller 1 episode, 1978
Andre Edwards Andre Edwards ...  James 1 episode, 1978
Victor Fisher Victor Fisher ...  Roy 1 episode, 1978
Rana Ford Rana Ford ...  Delores 1 episode, 1978
Larry Gilman Larry Gilman ...  Sylvester 1 episode, 1978
The Givens Family ...  Themselves 1 episode, 1978
Sarina C. Grant Sarina C. Grant ...  Ticket Master 1 episode, 1978
Kene Holiday ...  Kene Holiday 1 episode, 1978
Howard Itzkowitz Howard Itzkowitz ...  Ventriloquist 1 episode, 1978
Sandy Kenyon ...  Mr. Davidson 1 episode, 1978
Kutee Kutee ...  Angela 1 episode, 1978
Ric Mancini Ric Mancini ...  Mr. Lawrence 1 episode, 1978
Karin Mani ...  Bina 1 episode, 1978
Randy Martin ...  Customer 1 episode, 1978
Candida Mobley Candida Mobley ...  Girl #2 1 episode, 1978
Nancy Morgan ...  Mrs. Peterson 1 episode, 1978
David Pendleton ...  John 1 episode, 1978
Barbara Rhoades ...  Barbara Rhoades 1 episode, 1978
Rochelle Runnells Rochelle Runnells ...  Girl #1 1 episode, 1978
Bianca Taylor Bianca Taylor ...  Jean 1 episode, 1978
Adam Wade ...  Marty Slade 1 episode, 1978
John Witherspoon ...  D.J. 1 episode, 1978
Lauren Dana Adams Lauren Dana Adams ...  Julie 1 episode, 1979
Phyllis Applegate ...  Nurse 1 episode, 1979
Jimmy Bridges ...  Ricardo 1 episode, 1979
Marlene Clark ...  Secretary 1 episode, 1979
Jordan Cohen Jordan Cohen ...  Bobby Farrell 1 episode, 1979
Hal K. Dawson Hal K. Dawson ...  Louie 1 episode, 1979
Richard Deacon ...  Mr. Bradford 1 episode, 1979
Slim Gaillard ...  Al 1 episode, 1979
Jinaki Jinaki ...  Lady 1 episode, 1979
Richard Lee-Sung ...  Mr. Wing 1 episode, 1979
Tom Logan ...  Johnny 1 episode, 1979
Alan Oppenheimer ...  Mr. Sloan 1 episode, 1979
Benny Rubin ...  Duke Morgan 1 episode, 1979
Diane Sommerfield Diane Sommerfield ...  Ginger 1 episode, 1979
Richard Stahl ...  Doctor 1 episode, 1979
Ralph Steadman Ralph Steadman ...  Guard 1 episode, 1979
Charles Wagenheim Charles Wagenheim ...  Lefty 1 episode, 1979
Luke Walker Luke Walker ...  Jim 1 episode, 1979
Mark Warren Mark Warren ...  Killer 1 episode, 1979
Nelson Welch Nelson Welch ...  Old Man 1 episode, 1979
Hal Williams ...  Mr. Logan 1 episode, 1979

Series Produced by 

Bernie Orenstein ... executive producer (65 episodes, 1976-1979)
Saul Turteltaub ... executive producer (65 episodes, 1976-1979)
Bud Yorkin ... executive producer (65 episodes, 1976-1979)
Sue Nevens ... associate producer (22 episodes, 1977-1978)
Norman C. Hopps ... associate producer (16 episodes, 1976-1979)
William Bickley ... producer (11 episodes, 1977)
Michael Warren ... producer (11 episodes, 1977)
Dee Caruso ... producer (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
Gerald Gardner ... producer (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
Si Rose ... producer (2 episodes, 1979)
Lloyd J. Schwartz ... producer (1 episode, 1977)
Ted Bergman ... producer (1 episode, 1978)
Ken Hecht ... producer (1 episode, 1978)
Sidney Miller ... co-producer (1 episode, 1979)

Series Music by 

Henry Mancini ... (4 episodes, 1977-1978)

Series Film Editing by 

Hal Collins ... (65 episodes, 1976-1979)
Danny White ... (7 episodes, 1977-1978)
Mario Di Mambro ... (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
Jim Rose ... (2 episodes, 1977)
Marco Zappia ... (1 episode, 1978)

Series Casting By 

Jane Murray ... (65 episodes, 1976-1979)

Series Art Direction by 

Edward Stephenson ... (65 episodes, 1976-1979)

Series Costume Design by 

Lee Smith ... (65 episodes, 1976-1979)

Series Makeup Department 

Lisa Pharren ... makeup artist (28 episodes, 1977-1979)
Billie Jordan ... hair stylist (9 episodes, 1976-1977)
Jim Kail ... makeup artist (8 episodes, 1976-1977)
Ken Wensevic ... makeup artist (1 episode, 1977)

Series Production Management 

Buddy Arnold ... post-production supervisor (44 episodes, 1977-1979)
Steve McPeek ... unit manager (15 episodes, 1976-1979)
Tom Bruehl ... unit manager (14 episodes, 1977-1978)
Brett Crutcher ... unit manager (5 episodes, 1978)
Jim Zrake ... unit manager (2 episodes, 1978)
Cassius Weathersby ... production manager (unknown episodes)

Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Mary Hardwick ... associate director (26 episodes, 1977-1979)
Elly Graf ... associate director / assistant director (9 episodes, 1976-1977)
Rick Gough ... assistant director / associate director (2 episodes, 1978-1979)

Series Sound Department 

Dick Sarter ... audio (19 episodes, 1977-1978)
Ken Turner ... audio (8 episodes, 1976-1977)
Jerry Pattison ... audio (4 episodes, 1978-1979)
Dick Burns ... audio (2 episodes, 1977)
Kerry Boggio ... audio (1 episode, 1977)
Ken Becker ... audio (1 episode, 1978)

Series Camera and Electrical Department 

Walter Glover ... lighting director / lighting (33 episodes, 1976-1979)
Reg Leffler ... lighting director (25 episodes, 1977-1979)
Robert A. Bowen ... camera operator (21 episodes, 1976-1977)
Tom Weber ... video (16 episodes, 1977-1979)
Richard Hissong ... video (5 episodes, 1977)
Chuck Lofthouse ... lighting consultant (4 episodes, 1977)
David Andress ... lighting (3 episodes, 1977)
Larry Brotzler ... video (3 episodes, 1977)
Don McCuaig ... camera operator (2 episodes, 1977)
Roy White ... video (2 episodes, 1978)
Keith Hendricks ... video (1 episode, 1976)
Chris Roberts ... lighting director (1 episode, 1977)
Harold Guy ... lighting director (1 episode, 1978)
Charles R. Hunter Jr. ... lighting director (1 episode, 1978)
Bill Gausman ... lighting director (1 episode, 1979)

Series Editorial Department 

Chip Brooks ... videotape editor (54 episodes, 1976-1979)

Series Music Department 

Henry Mancini ... composer: theme music (65 episodes, 1976-1979)

Series Other crew 

Alan Eisenstock ... executive story consultant / story consultant (32 episodes, 1976-1978)
Larry Mintz ... executive story consultant / story consultant (32 episodes, 1976-1978)
Mattie Caruthers ... script supervisor (29 episodes, 1976-1979)
Rob Oberbillig ... technical director (27 episodes, 1977-1979)
Tom Moore ... story editor / script supervisor (22 episodes, 1978-1979)
Keith Hopkins ... stage manager (20 episodes, 1977-1978)
Thad Mumford ... story editor (15 episodes, 1977-1978)
Adrienne Pettijohn ... assistant to producer / assistant to the producers (13 episodes, 1977-1978)
Joan Boyer ... assistant to producers (9 episodes, 1976-1977)
Katy Dowdalls ... script supervisor (9 episodes, 1976-1977)
Sue Nevens ... production coordinator (9 episodes, 1976-1977)
Arlando Smith ... stage manager (9 episodes, 1976-1977)
Milt Hoffman ... production coordinator (8 episodes, 1977)
Dick Jacobsen ... technical director (7 episodes, 1976-1977)
Sharyn E. Burg ... assistant to producer (7 episodes, 1977)
Rick Mittleman ... script consultant (7 episodes, 1977)
Tony Singletary ... stage manager (6 episodes, 1977)
Craig Factor ... stage manager (6 episodes, 1978-1979)
Joanne Pagliaro ... program consultant (6 episodes, 1978-1979)
Jeremy Stevens ... script supervisor / story editor (5 episodes, 1978-1979)
Marty Farrell ... creative consultant (4 episodes, 1976-1977)
William Bickley ... script supervisor (4 episodes, 1977)
Michael Warren ... script supervisor (4 episodes, 1977)
Bill Box ... story editor (4 episodes, 1978-1979)
Dick Westerschulte ... story editor (4 episodes, 1978-1979)
Cathy Clark Wortman ... assistant to producer / assistant to the producer (4 episodes, 1978-1979)
Bob Illes ... story editor (3 episodes, 1976-1977)
Emmitt-Leon O'Neill ... stage manager (3 episodes, 1976-1977)
James R. Stein ... story editor (3 episodes, 1976-1977)
Vicki Sherer ... assistant to producer / assistant to producers (2 episodes, 1977)
Len Uslaner ... technical director (2 episodes, 1977)
Ted Bergman ... executive story consultant / script supervisor (2 episodes, 1978-1979)
Mitch Markowitz ... program consultant (2 episodes, 1978-1979)
Ray Conners ... technical director (1 episode, 1978)
Eric L. Bowers ... program consultant (1 episode, 1979)

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