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Haywood Nelson

Haywood Nelson is best known as Dwayne Nelson from the legendary TV show What's Happening!! (1976). Haywood played Dwayne, a pretty boy who is a little shy, friendly, down to earth teen, who was likable and with his catch phrase, "Hey, Hey, Hey," became a favorite, memorable character by all who watched him then and now. He maintained that persona... See full bio »

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Known For

What's Happening!!
What's Happening!! Dwayne Nelson
(1976-1979)
As the World Turns
As the World Turns Jerry Smith (1971-1976)
(1956)
What's Happening Now!
What's Happening Now! Dwayne Nelson
(1985-1988)
Evilspeak
Evilspeak Kowalski
(1981)

Filmography

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 2003 Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star
Haywood Nelson
 1990 Dragnet (TV Series)
Lyle Peters
- The Book (1990) ... Lyle Peters
 1981 Evilspeak
Kowalski
 1979 The White Shadow (TV Series)
Randy Judd
- Sudden Death (1979) ... Randy Judd
 1977 The Brady Bunch Variety Hour (TV Series)
Dwayne
- Episode #1.7 (1977) ... Dwayne
 1977 Kojak (TV Series)
Bobby Moore
- The Godson (1977) ... Bobby Moore
 1974 Mixed Company
Freddie
 1956 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Jerry Smith (1971-1976)
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Has twice portrayed characters that shared his first or last name. In What's Happening!! (1976) and its spin-off, What's Happening Now! (1985), he portrayed Dwayne Nelson. In a guest appearance on Sanford and Son (1972) and that show's spin-off Grady (1975), he played Grady's grandson Haywood. See more »

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