- "That '70s Show" premiered in August 1998 and lasted for eight seasons before ending in May 2006.
- Most of the main cast members continue to act and appeared on Netflix's spin-off series, "That '90s Show."
- Some have also ventured into writing books, directing, and producing.
Topher Grace starred as protagonist Eric Forman on "That '70s Show."
He was the leader of his group of friends (mainly because his basement was their hangout spot) and completely obsessed with anything related to "Star Wars."
Grace reprised his role for Netflix's spin-off series, "That '90s Show."
Grace appeared on the season one premiere, which was released on the streamer in January 2023.
During season seven of "That '70s Show," Grace left but made an appearance on the series finale, which aired in2019.
He went on to star as villain Eddie Brock (also known as "Venom") in "Spider-Man 3," Anne Hathaway's love interest in "Valentine's Day," and Getty in the 2014 film adaptation of "Interstellar."
Grace also starred in the 2017 film "War Machine" alongside Brad Pitt and appeared on "Workaholics" and "Drunk History." In addition, he played real-life white supremacist David Duke in Spike Lee's "BlacKkKlansman."
In 2019, he portrayed Peter Jarhling on a National Geographic Channel miniseries called "The Hot Zone." Grace also guest-starred on "Black Mirror" and Jordan Peele's "Twilight Zone" reboot.
He currently stars on the ABC sitcom "Home Economics" with "How to Get Away With Murder" star Karla Souza. The show is now in its third season.
Laura Prepon starred as Donna Pinciotti, the next door neighbor of the Formans, member of Eric's inner circle, and his love interest.
Donna ditched her signature red hair for a blonde shade after she and Eric broke up, but in reality, it was dyed because Prepon's role in the 2006 film "Karla" required blonde hair.
Prepon also returned for "That '90s Show," in addition to directing two episodes of the series.
In 2016 and 2017, Prepon and the cast of "OITNB" won SAG awards for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy series.
Aside from Prepon's role on the hit show, she released a health and nutrition book in 2016 titled "The Stash Plan."
She also welcomed her first child, a daughter named Ella, with Ben Foster in August 2017. The couple got married the following year. Prepon and Foster welcomed a son in February 2020.
Ashton Kutcher played Kelso, the dumb, but attractive member of the gang.
On season six, Kelso had a child with Brooke (played by Shannon Elizabeth) and later became a police officer.
Ashton Kutcher married costar Mila Kunis in 2015 and the couple has two children, a daughter named Wyatt and a son named Dimitri.
During and after "That '70s Show," Kutcher was the creator and host of MTV's prank show "Punk'd."
He went on to star in rom-coms like "What Happens in Vegas," "Valentine's Day," "New year's Eve," and "No Strings Attached." Kutcher also portrayed Apple cofounder Steve Jobs in the 2023 biographical film "Jobs."
He also took over the starring role on "Two and a Half Men" following Charlie Sheen's departure from the show.
One of Kutcher's more recent roles was on the Netflix show "The Ranch," which lasted for four seasons between 2016 and 2020.
Outside of movies and TV shows, he and Kunis appeared together in a Super Bowl 2021 ad for Cheetos.
The couple guest-starred on the series premiere of "That '90s Show," returning as Michael Kelso and Jackie Burkhart.
Mila Kunis played Jackie Burkhart, the youngest member of the group. She was bossy, rich, and preferred to be the center of attention.
Even though Jackie used to make fun of Donna, the two were best friends.
For years, Kunis has voiced Meg Griffin on the long-running animated series "Family Guy."
After "That '70s Show," Kunis went on to star in "Forgetting Sarah Marshall," "Black Swan" (which earned her a Golden Globe nomination for her supporting role), "Friends With Benefits," "Jupiter Ascending," and "Bad Moms."
The actress starred in the comedy "The Spy Who Dumped Me" and voiced a character in the animated movie "Wonder Park." She alsostarred alongside Glenn Close in the movie "Four Good Days."
You may have seen Kunis guest star on "Curb Your Enthusiasm" or have a cameo alongside Kutcher on season three of "The Boys." Most recently, she starred in the Netflix thriller film "Luckiest Girl Alive."
Kunis is also a global partner for bourbon brand Jim Beam, and stars in their commercials.
Danny Masterson played Hyde, the group's most sarcastic member with a nonchalant attitude toward most things.
The Formans took Hyde under their wing, and even let him live with them at one point.
Masterson is currently facing a second trial for sexual assault allegations.
Masterson starred alongside Kutcher on "The Ranch," but was dropped from the show in December 2017 following several rape allegations. The actor denied the allegations in a statement to Us Weekly that month.
In August 2019, four of the five women who accused him of sexual assault in 2016 and 2017 filed a lawsuit against him, the Church of Scientology (which he has been a member of since he was a child), and the church's leader, David Miscavige.
In June 2020, Masterson was arrested and charged with raping three women in incidents that occurred between 2001 and 2003. He denied the charges and pled not guilty.
The trial began in October 2022. The following month, the judge declared it a mistrial because the jury was unable to come to a unanimous vote on the three charges.
Jury selection for the second trial is set to take place onMarch 29, 2023.
Wilmer Valderrama played Fez, the candy-obsessed foreign exchange student.
Fez was always very fond of Jackie. And even though she would constantly reject him, they started dating near the end of the show.
Wilmer Valderrama currently stars as Nick Torres on "NCIS."
Valderrama won a Teen Choice Award in 2005 for choice TV sidekick. The following year, he won another award for choice TV comedy actor.
The actor also had roles on "Grey's Anatomy" and "Raising Hope."
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Valderrama was in a relationship with Demi Lovato for several years before they split in 2016. He also visited the singer in the hospital when she was recovering from a reported overdose.
Valderrama is now engaged to his girlfriend Amanda Pacheco. The couple welcomed their first child, a daughter named Nakano Oceana Valderrama, in February 2021.
Debra Jo Rupp played the Forman matriarch, Kitty. When she wasn't working as a nurse at a hospital, she was trying to keep things under control at home.
Kitty always tried to find an excuse to drink alcohol (or add Kahlua to a recipe).
Rupp stars as Kitty on "That '90s Show."
While on "That '70s Show," Rupp had a recurring role as Alice on "Friends."
She also guest-starred on shows like "The Ranch," "Elementary," "NCIS: Los Angeles," "This Is Us," and "Grey's Anatomy."
More recently, she appeared on Marvel's Disney+ series "WandaVision," playing a resident of a town called Westview. She's set to return for the upcoming spin-off series, "Agatha: Coven of Chaos."
Kurtwood Smith played Red Forman, who was often cranky and quick to scold Eric and his friends.
Red had no patience for foolishness, and was forced to manage his temper after he had a heart attack on season six.
Smith costars on "That '90s Show" with Rupp.
In the years since "That '70s Show" ended, he had recurring or starring roles on "Agent Carter," "24," "Patriot," and "Perfect Harmony."
You may have also seen him guest star on "The Ranch" and "Future Man," in addition to appearing in "Amityville: The Awakening." Smith also appeared on Netflix's new show "Jupiter's Legacy," based on a comic-book series of the same name.
More recently, the actor appeared on Hulu's mini-series "The Dropout" and played Dr. Joseph Wanless in the 2022 "Firestarter" reboot.
Don Stark played Bob Pinciotti, Donna's upbeat and good-natured father.
Red might have admitted that he considered Bob to be one of his friends, but that didn't prevent him from getting frustrated by Bob's presence at times.
Stark reprised his role as Bob on one episode of "That '90s Show."
Stark guest-starred on" Shameless," "Rosewood," "NCIS," "The Mentalist," "American Horror Story," "The Mindy Project," and "The Odd Couple."
He also appeared as Jules Podell in the Oscar-winning movie "Green Book."
Tanya Roberts played Midge Pinciotti, Donna's mother and Bob's wife.
Midge and Bob had their ups and downs in their relationship, but later got divorced and she moved to California.
Roberts died on January 4, 2021 at 65 years old after a mistaken death announcement from her rep.
The incorrect news of her death was first reported by The Hollywood Reporter. Her representative, Mike Pingel, told the publication that she collapsed while walking her dogs on Christmas Eve and was admitted to Cedar-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, where she died.
Pingel went on to confirm to Insider that the "Charlie's Angels" star was alive at that time, but hospitalized in the ICU unit and was "not doing very well."
"It's very dire. It's good news, but, yet, not good news," Pingel said.
Roberts' rep also said the mistake was the result of "a miscommunication" between himself, Roberts' longtime boyfriend, Lance O'Brien, and Cedars-Sinai.
The following day, O'Brien told TMZ that he received a phone call from the hospital at 9 p.m. on January 4 confirming her death.
Roberts left "That '70s Show" to care for her husband, Barry Roberts, who was diagnosed with a brain disease. Following her departure from the series, Roberts hadn't appeared in many roles. Her last credited parts were on "Eve" and "Barbershop" in 2005.
Lisa Robin Kelly played Eric's older and manipulative sister, Laurie.
Kelly was later replaced by Christina Moore after she left the show, reportedly because she struggled with addiction.
In August 2013, it was revealed that Kelly passed away due to accidental drug intoxication.
Between 2010 and 2013, she was also arrested for several alleged crimes, including assault and driving under the influence. Following Kelly's exit from "That '70s Show," the role of Laurie was recast and she was replaced by Christina Moore beginning with season six.
At the time of her death, Kelly had voluntarily entered a treatment facility to help her overcome her ongoing drug addiction.
Tommy Chong played the town's resident hippie and photo store owner.
In the veteran comedian and marijuana activist'sfirst appearance on the show, Leo spontaneously hired Hyde to work at the Foto Hut, even though Hyde had no previous experience.
Chong competed as the Pineapple on the hit reality TV series "The Masked Singer."
Chong has also competed on season 19 of "Dancing With the Stars" and voiced the character Yax in "Zootopia." In addition, he appeared in 2019's "Jay and Silent Bob Reboot." He also completed a comedy tour with Cheech Marin and wrote several books.
Chong also returned as a guest star on "That '90s Show."
Next, he'll star in an upcoming documentary titled "Searching for the Cure," which discusses cannabis.