Whatever Happened to The Cast Of “Bosom Buddies?”


“Bosom Buddies” was a popular sitcom that aired from 1980 to 1982. The show featured Tom Hanks and Peter Scolari as two friends who disguised themselves as women to live in an affordable all-female apartment building. Here’s an update on what happened to the main cast members of “Bosom Buddies” after the show ended


1. Tom Hanks (Henry Desmond)

Tom Hanks went on to become one of the most successful actors in Hollywood. He has starred in numerous critically acclaimed and commercially successful films, including “Forrest Gump,” “Saving Private Ryan,” “Cast Away,” and “Toy Story” (as the voice of Woody). Hanks has won multiple Academy Awards and is regarded as one of the greatest actors of his generation.


2. Peter Scolari (Rick Dressler)

Peter Scolari continued his acting career after “Bosom Buddies.” He appeared in various TV shows and films, including “Newhart,” “Girls,” and “Gotham.” Scolari received critical acclaim for his role in the HBO series “Girls,” which earned him an Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series.


3. Donna Dixon (Sonnenshein)

Donna Dixon, who played a recurring character on “Bosom Buddies,” went on to have a successful acting career. She appeared in films like “Spies Like Us,” “Twilight Zone

The Movie,” and “Wayne’s World.” Dixon married actor Dan Aykroyd in 1983, and they have three children together.


4. Holland Taylor (Ruth Dunbar)

Holland Taylor had a thriving acting career both during and after “Bosom Buddies.” She appeared in numerous TV shows and films, including “Two and a Half Men,” “The Practice,” and “Legally Blonde.” Taylor won an Emmy Award for her role as Judge Roberta Kittleson in “The Practice.”


5. Wendie Jo Sperber (Amy Cassidy)

Wendie Jo Sperber continued acting after “Bosom Buddies.” She appeared in several movies, including “Back to the Future” and its sequels, and also had guest roles on various TV shows. Sadly, Sperber passed away in 2005 after a long battle with breast cancer.


6. Telma Hopkins (Isabel Twiddle)

Telma Hopkins had a successful career in both music and acting. After “Bosom Buddies,” she formed the singing group Tony Orlando and Dawn and had several hit songs. Hopkins later returned to acting and appeared in TV shows like “Family Matters” and “Half & Half.”


These are the updates on the main cast members of “Bosom Buddies.” Each actor has made significant contributions to the entertainment industry in their own right, with Tom Hanks, in particular, becoming one of the most iconic and celebrated actors of all time.