The series "Doogie Howser, M.D." is an absolute classic. In the late 80s, and all the way up to the early 90s, fans all over the world were glued to their TVs! The show, which mainly revolved around the teenage doctor "Doogie Howser", was on air from 1989 until 1993. The show truned Neil Patrick Harris into an overnight sensation!
Neil Patrick Harris's big breakthrough was in "Doogie Howser". The at that time 16-year-old played starred as "Doogie Howser", a highly gifted teenager who finished his medical degree at the age of 14. He started working as a junior doctor at the "Eastman Medical Center" in Los Angeles at just 16.
Neil Patrick Harris won a Young Artist Award in 1990,1991, and in 1992 for his performance in "Doogie Howser". He was nominated for a Golden Globe in 1992.
Neil Patrick Harris is probably one of the most saught-after stars in Hollywood at the moment. "How I Met Your Mother" is one of the most popular sitcoms of the century and is one of Harris's biggest successes. Harris is no stranger to Broadway either and has even recieved a Tony Award for his performance in the play "Hedwig and the Angry Inch". He has narrated the Emmy Awards twice and has even hosted the Oscars.
Neil Patrick Harris, David Burtka and their kids enjoy each spare second together.
Max Casella played "Vinnie Salvatore Delpino", "Dougie Howser's" best friend. Check out the next picture to see what he looks like today...
After "Doogie Howser", Max Casella starred in a number of movies and TV shows. He was in the hit mafia show "The Sopranos" in which he played "Benni Fazio". In 2016 he starred alongside Ben Affleck and Sienna Miller in the movie "Live By Night".
Lisa Dean Ryan played "Wanda Plenn", "Doogie Howser's" one true love.
After the series ended, Lisa Dean Ryan took over the main role in the series "Class of 96". Afterwards she was given a number of secondary roles in a variety of TV shows. She appeared in "21 Jump Street", "Boy Meets World", and "CSI: Vegas". In 2005 she quit acting officially to become a real estate agent.
Lawrence Pressman played "Dr. Canfield", Mitchell Anderson starred as "Dr. McGuire" and Kathyrn Layng played nurse "Curly Spalding".
After the show ended Kathryn Layng had a number of small roles in a variety of TV shows. She's been married to script writer David Henry Hwang since 1993 and the couple have two children. Layng last starred in the independent film "White Frog".
Mitchell Anderson appeared in numerous TV series including "Party of Five". In early 2000 he decided to quit acting to become a chef and is now very successful. He lives in Atlanta, Georgia and owns a number of restaurants.
Lawrence Pressman played senior physician "Dr. Candfield" Pressman is still a successful TV actor. He last starred in "Heart of Dixie", "Transparent", "Boston Legal", and "General Hospital". He has appeared in countless TV and film productions over the years.
Markus Redmond played the paramedic "Raymond Alexander". "Doogie Howser" helped him get the job.
Markus Redmond still works as an actor today. In 2007 he starred in the film "If I Had Known I Was A Genius", which he himself wrote the screenplay for. He worked alongside Whoopie Goldberg and Sharon Stone while the movie was being produced. In 2012 he starred in the prison drama "K-11", which was written by Jules Stewart, Kirsten Stewart's mother.
James Sikking played "Dr. David Howser", "Doogie's" father.
James Sikking started his career back in the sixties. Before playing "Dr. Howser", he had already starred in the series "Hill Street Blues". Sikking had roles in numerous other dectective series over the years and last appeared in "The Closer" and "Just and American" in 2012.
Belinda Montgomery played "Katherine Howser", "Doogie's" mother. Check out the next photo to see what the actress has been up to.
Belinda Montgomery was already working as a successful actress even before she landed her role in "Doogie Howser". She starred in the cult classics "Simon & Simon" and "Miami Vice". After "Doogie Howser" finished, Belinda appeared in various TV series such as "Ghost Whisperer" and "JAG". In 2010 she had a minor role in the Hollywood blockbuster "Tron: Legacy".