The era of the 1980s still glitters. We have so many remarkable movies and TV shows coming from the 1980s that have left a unfadable impression on our mind. Be it MacGyver, Mark and Mindy or booker they all have entertained us immensely. It goes without saying that the force behind the record-breaking success of these shows is those actors who managed to mesmerize us with their stellar performances. We still remember them. But do you know where are they now and what are they doing in their life? If you don’t then find out here. Some of them would surely surprise you.

Richard D Anderson

Richard Dean Anderson kick-started his acting career with “General Hospital” and climbed up to the peak of success with “MacGyvere”.  But after flaunting his acting skills he has been away from the world of showbiz for almost a decade. He is busy in raising his daughter.

Tonya Harding

Tonya Harding is one of the prominent ice skating stars we know. This celebrity who managed to pull off the triple axel had the hardest time of his career when she was accused of planning an attack on her rivalry Nancy Kerrigan. Though she was saved from being jailed, she had to undergo the wrath of the public. Consequently, she got banned from the sport. After that, she flung herself into landscaping and later on became the subject of a movie starring Margot Robbie.    

Pamela Dawber

This beautiful actress has many stunning performances credited to her. She proved her mettle in the show Mark & Mindy and continued to stun the audience with her beautiful portrayal of Samantha Russel in My Sister Sam. The star of 1980s Pamela Dawber now keeps away from making headlines and is leading a quiet life. 

Edna Garret

Edna Garret stepped into the world of acting by taking up a role in Diff’rent Strokes. But she became really famous when she bagged a role in “The Facts of Life”, the sequel of the former show. The actress died in 2011 while fighting with Perkinson. 

Barbara Eden

Barbara Eden is no doubt, one of the most successful T.V actresses of her time. Widely known for her role as Jeannie in the sitcom “I Dream Of Jeannie”, Barbara forayed into production when she co-produced “The Secret Life of Kathy McCormick” along with acting in that. She also got inducted into the Hollywood Walk of Fame owing to her remarkable contribution to the industry. This actress who doesn’t show up on screen now, put her personal life into the public domain in 2011, when she came up with her memoir named “Jeannie Out of the Bottle.

Loretta Swit

Loretta Swit got recognition from the Tv series “M.A.S.H” for playing the part of a nurse called Margaret “Hot Lips” Houlihan. However, after the cancellation of this show, Loretta could not see much success in her acting career. But instead of kneeling down to the failures she turned towards other career options. She now runs her own jewelry line and being animal lovers she also does fundraising for animal rights charities.