TV Actors from the ’80s and ’90s with Secret Singing Careers


Did you have any idea that Lisa Whelchel (aka Blair Warner from The Facts of Life) cut a pop album back in the ’80s? Neither did we. And she’s certainly not alone when it comes to unlikely TV stars crossing over into the world of music. We’ve rounded up 10 of the most surprising examples we could find after the jump. If you’re feeling brave, click on the album covers to hear a sample song from each actor, and let us know what you think in the comments.

1. Alyssa Milano – Samantha Micelli on Who’s the Boss?

2. Chris Burke – Charles “Corky” Thatcher on Life Goes On

3. David Faustino – Bud Bundy on Married with Children

4. Jasmine Guy – Whitley Gilbert Wayne on A Different World

5. Joey Lawrence – Joey Russo on Blossom

6. Lisa Whelchel – Blair Warner on The Facts of Life

7. Mr. T – B. A. Baracus on The A-Team

8. Scott Baio – Charles on Charles in Charge

9. Tatyana Ali – Ashley Banks on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

10. Tina Yothers – Jennifer Keaton on Family Ties