Behind Closed Doors: 30 Juicy Behind-the-Scenes Stories of 1980s Sitcom Stars

ENTERTAINMENT | September 11, 2023

Written by Sarah Norman

If you were a fan of sitcoms in the 1980s, then you may have thought you knew everything there was to know about your favorite shows and their stars. But behind the scenes, there were stories of drama, conflict, and fascinating moments that you never got to see on the screen. From Full House to Night Court, Moonlighting to Family Matters, Dallas to Dynasty, and The Golden Girls, this gallery takes a deep dive into the stories and secrets of the stars of these beloved shows. Get ready to discover the behind-the-scenes drama that made these shows must-see TV, and learn about the juicy tidbits that even the most die-hard fans may not know. Keep reading to uncover the hidden stories of your favorite sitcom stars from the 1980s.

Mary-Kate And Ashley Olsen Of 'Full House' Aren't Identical Twins

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Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen became television stars at just 9 months old, jointly playing the role of Michelle Tanner on Full House. Despite their similar appearances, they are actually fraternal twins. Mary-Kate is left-handed, while Ashley is right-handed, which can sometimes be used to tell them apart.

Currently in their mid-30s, the Olsen sisters have turned their attention to fashion. They first ventured into the industry in 1999, partnering with Walmart to create a girls' fashion line. In 2008, they co-founded their luxury fashion brand, The Row, followed by their contemporary line, Elizabeth & James, the following year.

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