'Family Ties' cast: Where are they now?

Updated 1433 GMT (2233 HKT) September 27, 2013
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"Family Ties" was as '80s as leg warmers and Rubik's Cubes. The NBC sitcom about the Keaton family won Emmy Awards and brought recognition to its creator Gary David Goldberg, who died June 22 of a brain tumor. The cast of the show became major stars. Courtesy NBC
Michael J. Fox stole the show as conservative teen Alex P. Keaton, who often clashed with his more liberal parents. Fox went on to star in another Goldberg production, "Spin City." He recently returned to NBC as the star of "The Michael J. Fox Show," which is loosely based on his life and struggle with Parkinson's disease. NBC/Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images
Meredith Baxter (she had the Birney at the time) played mom Elyse Keaton and has worked fairly steadily since the show ended in 1989, including appearances on "Spin City," too. Her 2011 memoir "Untied" documented her life, including her cancer battle and coming out as a lesbian in 2009. In 2013, she and actress Patty Duke were cast as a lesbian couple on "Glee." NBC/Kevin Winter/Getty Images
Justine Bateman's Mallory Keaton wasn't the brightest bulb, but the actress is actually enrolled as a student at UCLA. When she's not busy tweeting, the mother of two has continued acting. She appeared on "Arrested Development" with her brother Jason, and she recently popped up on an episode of ABC's "Modern Family." NBC/ Larry Busacca/Getty Images
Michael Gross was the quintessential hippie dad Steven Keaton on "Family Ties." He has appeared in the "Tremors" movie franchise and in guest appearances on TV shows including "Law & Order: SVU." NBC/Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images
Tina Yothers was pretty spunky as youngest sister Jennifer Keaton, and the married mother of two showed she still had that spirit in 2006 as a cast member on VH1's "Celebrity Fit Club." In 2012, she appeared on an episode of ABC's "Celebrity Wife Swap." NBC/Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images
Marc Price was adorably goofy as Irwin "Skippy" Handelman. He stuck with comedy and in 2006 was a contestant on "Last Comic Standing." According to Yahoo, he oversees an online Web series he co-created, "Budd Friedman's" NBC/Michael Loccisano/Getty Images