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A recurring character is a fictional character, usually in a TV series, who is not a main character, but appears from time to time during the series' run. Recurring characters often play major roles in an episode, sometimes being the main focus. A fictional character is any person who appears in a work of fiction. ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ...


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Recurring characters usually start out as guest stars in one episode but continue to show up in future episodes because of their popularity. Some recurring characters have been so popular that they became main characters, famous examples being the Family Matters' Steve Urkel and The West Wing's Donna Moss. In other cases, recurring characters have been given spin-off series of their own, such as Angel who originally appeared on Buffy, the Vampire Slayer and Dr. Frasier Crane who originally appeared on Cheers. In the Stargate universe, Bratac is a former First Prime of the Goauld System Lord Apophis played by Tony Amendola; as of Season Nine, he is also a Progressive member of the High Council of the Free Jaffa Nation. ... Season 8s opening title Spoiler warning: See Stargate for a general summary of this universe, or List of Stargate SG-1 episodes for a detailed plot analysis. ... Dr. Radek Zelenka is a Czech Atlantis expedition scientist in the television series Stargate Atlantis. ... ... Jump to: navigation, search Lieutenant Reginald Endicott Barclay III is a recurring character in the Star Trek fictional universe, created by Sally Caves and played by Dwight Schultz. ... The title as it appeared in most episodes opening credits. ... This is a list of the main and recurring fictional characters from the Fox television comedy series, Arrested Development. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Jump to: navigation, search Newman is a secondary character on the television show Seinfeld. ... Jump to: navigation, search Seinfeld is a television sitcom, considered to be one of the most popular and influential of the 1990s in the U.S., to the point where it is often cited as epitomizing the self-obsessed and ironic culture of the decade. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Brady Bunch was a U.S. television situation comedy, based around a large blended family. ... Jump to: navigation, search American Dreams was an American television drama program broadcast on the NBC television network. ... Jump to: navigation, search MacGyver was an American adventure television series about a laid-back, extremely resourceful ex-special forces secret agent named Angus Mac MacGyver, played by Richard Dean Anderson. ... The Wild Wild West Season 1 VHS The Wild Wild West was an American TV show that ran from 1965 to 1969. ... Jump to: navigation, search // General Information Family Matters was a sitcom based on a middle class African-American family living in Chicago that ran from 1989 to 1998 on ABC and later on CBS. The show, which was a spinoff of Perfect Strangers, originally focused on the character of Harriet... Jump to: navigation, search Steve Urkel Steve Urkel (full character name: Steven Quincy Urkel, portrayed by Jaleel White) is a character on the 1990s sitcom Family Matters. ... Jump to: navigation, search The West Wing is a popular and widely-acclaimed American television serial drama created by Aaron Sorkin for NBC which has aired since 1999. ... Donnatella Donna Moss, formerly Senior Assistant to the Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Planning, is a fictional character played by Janel Moloney on the television serial drama The West Wing. ... A spin-off (or spinoff) is a new organization or entity formed by a split from a larger one such as a new company formed from a university research group. ... Jump to: navigation, search Angel was the highly successful spin-off from the American television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. ... Buffy the Vampire Slayer is a U.S. television series loosely based on the 1992 movie of the same name. ... Jump to: navigation, search Frasier was an American TV situation comedy. ... Jump to: navigation, search Cheers was a long-running situation comedy produced by Charles-Burrows-Charles Productions in association with Paramount Television for NBC. The show premiered on September 30, 1982 and had its widely-watched series finale on May 20, 1993, followed by a long and ongoing run in...


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Emmy Award-nominated actress Andrea Evans plays the recurring role of Rebecca Hotchkiss Crane, the manipulative, rapacious social climber whose ambition is to reign over the Crane Empire.
Eileen Davidson returned to the role of Ashley Abbott on The Young and the Restless in March of 1999.
Role: Brock Reynolds (1973-1980; 1984-1986; 1988-1992; recurring otherwise)
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