The stories of the students and faculty of the New York City High School for the Performing Arts.

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Christopher Gore
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1987   1986   1985   1984   1983   1982  
Won 3 Golden Globes. Another 13 wins & 36 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Carlo Imperato ...  Danny Amatullo / ... 136 episodes, 1982-1987
Gene Anthony Ray ...  Leroy Johnson / ... 136 episodes, 1982-1987
Debbie Allen ...  Lydia Grant / ... 136 episodes, 1982-1987
Albert Hague ...  Mr. Benjamin Shorofsky / ... 131 episodes, 1982-1987
Ann Nelson ...  Mrs. Berg / ... 112 episodes, 1982-1987
Carol Mayo Jenkins ...  Elizabeth Sherwood / ... 108 episodes, 1982-1987
Bill Hufsey ...  Christopher Donlon / ... 96 episodes, 1983-1987
Bronwyn Thomas Bronwyn Thomas ...  Fame Dancer / ... 81 episodes, 1982-1987
Valerie Landsburg ...  Doris Schwartz / ... 89 episodes, 1982-1987
Jesse Borrego ...  Jesse V. Valesquez / ... 73 episodes, 1984-1987
Derrick Brice Derrick Brice ...  Fame Dancer / ... 55 episodes, 1982-1985
Leanne Gerrish Leanne Gerrish ...  Fame Dancer / ... 54 episodes, 1982-1985
Darryl Tribble Darryl Tribble ...  Fame Dancer / ... 53 episodes, 1982-1985
Eartha Robinson Eartha Robinson ...  Fame Dancer / ... 52 episodes, 1982-1985
Erica Gimpel ...  Coco Hernandez / ... 64 episodes, 1982-1987
Michael DeLorenzo ...  Fame Dancer / ... 49 episodes, 1982-1987
Lee Curreri ...  Bruno Martelli / ... 64 episodes, 1982-1987
Cameron English ...  Fame Dancer / ... 46 episodes, 1982-1984
Nia Peeples ...  Nicole Chapman / ... 61 episodes, 1983-1987
Cynthia Gibb ...  Holly Laird / ... 58 episodes, 1983-1987
Joni Palmer Joni Palmer ...  Fame Dancer / ... 55 episodes, 1982-1985
Allysia Sneed Allysia Sneed ...  Fame Dancer / ... 55 episodes, 1982-1985
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The Art School was always their dream. They want to dance, they want to sing, to play music, to act but above all they want to live their lives while they are still young and full of energy. Leroy, Danny, Jesse, Chris, Coco and all the others try hard because they know that they've got a long way to go till they reach fame and riches. Fame costs and here (the Art School) is where they start paying for it. Written by Xenophon Tsakanikas <ftpadmin@antigoni.med.auth.gr>

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The show began airing on NBC Thursday nights. When NBC cancelled the show due to low ratings, the show ran successfully in first run syndication for several seasons. See more »

Quotes

Lydia Grant: [In each opening intro] So, you want fame?... Well, fame costs... and right here is where you start paying.
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Referenced in Granada Reports: 23 July 2018: Evening Bulletin (2018) See more »

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I LOVE Fame.
15 September 2001 | by famousgir1See all my reviews

Of course, Fame the TV show is not patch on the classic Fame movie, but this show is still really good. With the same plot as the movie, the show follows the stories of the students and faculty at New York City's High School for the Performing Arts. If you enjoyed the brilliant movie and the just as brilliant West-End musical production of Fame, then I'm sure you'll enjoy the TV show of Fame It's great.


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7 January 1982 (USA) See more »

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