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The Cast of ‘Cheers’: ‘Frasier’ Where Are They Now?

Cheers is one of the most beloved and enduring TV shows of the late 80s. The show ran until 1993 and focused on a dive bar called Cheers located in Boston Massachusetts and locals and staff spending their days frequenting the low bar.The lead single characters and the bar itself quickly went down in pop culture history and to this day fans watch Cheers when they want to enjoy a great show that sums up all the good about the entertainment scene of the 80s and early 90s. As for the Cheers cast many stars have appeared on other TV shows while some have become Hollywoods biggest stars with Ted Danson playing Sam Malone a former professional baseball bartender who was leading the show.

Danson was soon unknown when he was cast in Cheers but fans were drawn to him and to Sams character and he quickly became a star. Danson has received critical acclaim for his work on the show including two Emmy Awards. He appeared on Cheers during the entire series until it stopped broadcasting in 1993.Since his time at Cheers Danson has appeared on several other TV shows including Becker Fargo and The Good Place. He is now considered one of the most prominent icons of television and is still represented on a regular basis. He also lends his time to charity and is particularly passionate about ocean conservation.

Shelley Long played Diane Chambers on Cheers a sweet and sometimes busy woman whose onandoff relationship with Sam formed the basis for many of the shows early storylines. Like Danson Long became a star after her stint at Cheers but after she left the series as a main cast member in 1987 her career faltered a bit. She went on to appear on television shows such as Cheers spinoff Frasier Modern Family and Murphy Brown. According to the biography Long worked constantly in both television and cinema although she never had a more lasting role than Diane Chambers.

Hollywood megastar Woody Harrelson got his start in Cheers playing a slowwitted waiter named Woody Boyd. Harrelson was cast on the series in 1985 and quickly made an impact winning a Primetime Emmy Award for his work on the show. Of course these days Harrelson is one of the biggest stars in Hollywood headlining major movies and earning acclaim for his ability as a comedic and dramatic actor alike. Kelsey Grammer played psychiatrist Dr. Frasier Crane on Cheers from 1984 until 1993. Regularly Frasier became one of the most popular characters on the show and in 1993 Grammer began acting in his own spinoff series Frasier.

Grammer also became known as a popular actor working in Broadway productions and embarking on a prolific career as a vocal performer.George Wendt may not be the most popular name on the Cheers cast list but to many viewers his character Norm is indispensable. He was a normal bartender Norm seemed to use only one word often shouting Beer! When he wanted to refill. Wendt has received several award nominations for his work on Cheers and has gone on to appear in a number of films and TV shows. These days Wendt is still acting most recently appearing in films like Stealing a Survivor and VFW.


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