As “Fame” hits theaters, we take a look at the past and present cast of the film and TV show that made us want to boogie.
Denise (Naturi Naughton) makes a splash in the film in the remake.
Naturi Naughton on her role in the “Fame” remake
Collins Pennie (Malik) and Alvin Dod (Charles S. Dutton) simply don’t see eye-to-eye in the “Fame” remake.
In the remake, Alvin Dod (Dutton) has a heart to hear with his students.
Dance teacher Lydia Grant (Debbie Allen) shows her students how to get their groove back. Allen leaves her dancing shoes behind to return to the big screen in “Fame” as Principal Simms.
Irene Cara stands front and center in the original film “Fame.”
Original “Fame” stars Leroy Johnson (Gene Anthony Ray) and Coco (Irene Cara) share a candid moment.
Denise (Naturi Naughton) sings “On My Own” in the 2009 version of “Fame.”
Leroy rides high in the streets of New York during a festive scene of the 1982 TV series.
The cast of the TV show “Fame” stole the hearts of America.
Coco (Cara) kept audiences on their toes with her weekly adventures and dilemmas.
Coco enjoys a jam session with her peers.
Cleo Hewitt (Janet Jackson) was quite the vocal student struggling her way through dance classes.
The orignal cast of the hit TV series kept America tuned it for the drama and grooves.