Haywood Nelson

Haywood Nelson
ESSENCE.COM Aug, 05, 2009

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New York native Haywood Nelson, who played Dwayne Nelson on the 70’s sitcom favorite "What’s Happening!!, was the teenage heartthrob of the show.

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Dwayne Nelson, Freddie “Re-Run” Stubbs and Roger “Raj” Thomas were a triple threat in “What’s Happening,” which was the television spin-off of the film “Cooly High.”

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Raj, Rerun and Dwayne spend quality time at the local diner.

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Nelson attends the premiere of
“Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star.”

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Raj, Rerun and Dwayne dream big while waiting for their food.

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Nelson, an executive producer, says he looks forward to being an equalizer by making sure he teaches through his body of work.

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The dynamic trio were permanent fixtures in their local diner.

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