The main cast.Thirtysomething
is a television drama series that aired on ABC
from September 29, 1987, to May 28, 1991. It details the lives of seven friends in their 30s - former Sixties
counterculture types turned Bourgeois Bohemians
- living in suburban Philadelphia
. The main characters are:
- Michael Steadman - An advertising executive.
- Hope Steadman - Michael's wife, a freelance journalist raising their newborn daughter, Janey.
- Elliot Weston - Michael's advertising partner, who, at the beginning of hte series, is having marital problems after an affair with a co-worker.
- Nancy Weston - Elliot's wife, an aspiring artist raising their two children, Ethan and Brittany. Nancy battled ovarian cancer during the last two seasons.
- Melissa Steadman - Michael's photographer cousin.
- Gary Shepherd - An English professor who was Michael's best friend. Gary tragically dies in a car accident a few episodes into the final season.
- Ellyn Warren - Hope's girlhood friend, a career woman.
- Miles Drentell - Michael and Elliot's Bad Boss, who employed them once their ad agency went bankrupt.
- Susannah Hart - Gary's girlfriend and later wife, who eventually bore him a daughter, Emma.
Not to be confused with the Hugh Laurie Britcom Fortysomething
As usual, you can find the basics at The Other Wiki
and at IMDB