You asked: What was Steven Keaton’s job on Family Ties?

Michael Gross as Steven Keaton: Elyse’s husband and father to Alex, Mallory, Jennifer, and Andy. He is a branch manager of the local PBS station, [the fictional] WKS, who is an ex-hippie liberal who lived in California in the ’60s.

What was Elyse Keaton’s job on family ties?

She is portrayed by Meredith Baxter-Birney. She is an architect working for both larger firms and independently throughout the series’ run.

Where did Alex Keaton go to college?

Alex receives a scholarship to fictional Leland University, which is located close enough for him to continue to live at home and commute. Keaton excels at Leland and teaches an economics course as a teaching assistant.

What happened to Meredith Baxter Birney?

She married actor and screenwriter Michael Blodgett in 1995 and the pair divorced in 2000. Meredith revealed on Today in 2009 her “later-in-life discovery” that she was a lesbian and has been married to contractor Nancy Locke since 2013.

What does the P stand for in Alex P Keaton?

Although rarely mentioned, Alex’s full middle name is “Peace” but would normally be referred to by its first initial. Michael J. Fox added the initial himself during an audition for the role, the creators liked it and so the name stuck.

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Did the family ties cast get along?

We have family members that are on different pages and we do get along.” Fortunately, the cast got along just as well offscreen. “I think I took some of how great we were together for granted,” said Gross.

What is Justine Bateman doing?

She’s also a filmmaker, and her latest project, Violet, is an official 2021 SXSW Film Festival selection starring Olivia Munn, Justin Theroux, and Luke Bracey.

Why did family ties get Cancelled?

The cast wanted to end the show with the entire Keaton family dying in a plane crash. They absolutely didn’t want to do a reunion show in the future. Michael Gross once stated in an interview that he didn’t feel that Steven Keaton had much dimension or depth until the character of Nick was added.

What does the J in Michael J Fox stand for?

Childhood. Michael J. Fox was born Michael Andrew Fox in 1961 to parents William and Phyllis in Edmonton, the capital of the Canadian province of Alberta. (He later adopted the “J” in homage to legendary character actor Michael J. Pollard.)

Who was Mallory’s boyfriend on family ties?

Saratoga native Scott Valentine, who debuted in the third episode of Season 4 as Mallory’s delightfully oddball boyfriend Nick Moore, went on to become one of the series’ breakout stars, appearing in 45 episodes.

Who is Whitney Blake’s daughter?

Personal life. Blake married Tom Baxter in early 1944. They had three children: sons, Richard Whitney Baxter and Brian Thomas Baxter and daughter, Meredith Ann Baxter.

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Is Whitney Blake from Hazel still alive?

Personal life. Gross has been married to casting director Elza Bergeron since June 2, 1984, and he is the stepfather to her two children. Gross remains close friends with his Family Ties co-star Meredith Baxter.