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See the Cast of ‘Caddyshack’ Then and Now

Caddyshack Cast
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The 1980 film ‘Caddyshack’ is arguably one of the most famous comedies of its generation. Set at the upscale Bushwood Country Club, the film follows the many subplots of its A-List cast. From Danny trying to raise money for college to Carl Spackler and his many attempts to annihilate that pesky (and infamous) groundhog, ‘Caddyshack’ is just gets funnier every time you watch it. 

So let’s take a look back at the cast of ‘Caddyshack’ then and see where they are now.

Then: Bill Murray was already a star from his ‘Saturday Night Live’ days and had been featured in ‘Meatballs’ just a year prior. Much of his famed dialogue in some of the film’s funniest scenes was improvised.

Bill Murray
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Now: Murray recently played FDR in ‘Hyde Park on Hudson.’ It’s a tribute to his eccentric genius that we totally bought him in the role.

Bill Murray
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Then: Another ‘SNL’ alum, Chevy Chase was a very well-known figure when ‘Caddyshack’ debuted. He hadn’t hit the ‘Vacation’ set just yet but he was well on his way.

Chevy Chase
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Now: Chase had his third (or is it fourth?) comeback thanks to his role as Pierce Hawthorne on NBC’s ‘Community.’ He also brought back Clark Griswold for a series of Old Navy ads.

Chevy Chase
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Then: Rodney Dangerfield was a world-famous comedian by the time he was in ‘Caddyshack.’ The role led to star turns in movies like ‘Back to School’ and ‘Ladybugs.’

Rodney Dangerfield
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Now: Dangerfield remained a major figure in comedy up until his death in 2004. You might remember him as Lucifer in ‘Little Nicky.’) His last film role was playing God in ‘Angels with Angles.’

Rodney Dangerfield
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Then: Before Ted Knight blew his stack as Judge Elihu Smails in ‘Caddyshack,’ he was know for roles in ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’ and ‘The Love Boat.’

Ted Knight
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Now: ‘Caddyshack’ would be Knight’s last film, though he had a successful run as Henry Rush in ‘Too Close for Comfort.’ He sadly passed away in 1986.

Ted Knight
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Then: Michael O’Keefe was just 25-years-old when he played Danny Noonan. Before the film, O’Keefe was seen in a few episodes of ‘The Waltons’ and ‘M*A*S*H.’

Michael O'Keefe
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Now: O’Keefe just finished up work on 2013′s ‘The Walt.’ He also plays FBI Agent Frank Rigby on the upcoming TNT series, ‘King & Maxwell.’

Michael O'Keefe
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Then: Not only did Bill Murray’s brother, Brian Doyle-Murray, play Lou Loomis, he is also one of the film’s writers. Before ‘Caddyshack’ Murray had a successful run on 34 episodes of ‘SCTV.’

Brian Doyle-Murray
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Now: Among his long list of credits, Murray was recently seen in 2012′s ‘The Three Stooges’ as well as ‘The Middle,’ ‘Motorcity’ and ‘Raising Hope.’ He currently plays Hank Murphy on the TBS series ‘Sullivan & Son.’

BRIAN DOYLE MURRAY
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Then: We fell in love with the beautiful Cindy Morgan with her portrayal of Lacey Underall. Before ‘Caddyshack,’ Morgan was an accomplished commercial actress, famously being the Irish Spring girl.

Cindy Morgan
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Now: Morgan played Donna Pershing in 2011′s ‘Empty Sky’ and is rumored to reprise her role of Lora Baines/Yori in the 2014 ‘Tron: Legacy’ sequel.

Cindy Morgan
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Then: Dan Resin was a Broadway and stage actor, appearing in ‘My Fair Lady,’ and ‘Once Upon a Mattress.’ He drifted to film/TV with work in ‘On Our Own,’ ‘Edge of Night’ and ‘God Told Me To’ before showing up as Dr. Beeper in ‘Caddyshack.’

Dan Resin
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Now: After a semi-retirement, word has it that he became a minister. In 2010, he passed away due to complications from Parkinson’s disease.

Dan Resin
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Then: Before playing Tony D’Annunzio, actor Scott Colomby had a great run on television. He was Cliff Randall on ‘One Day at a Time’ with appearances in ‘Phyllis,’ ‘Charlie’s Angels,’ ‘Ironside’ and ‘Quincy M.E.,’ among others.

Scott Colomby
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Now: Colomby’s credits have dwindled since 1999. He provided addition ADR voices in ‘Fight Club,’ and appeared in ‘The Seekers’ and ‘The Other Way’ subsequently.

Scott Colomby
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Then: Beginning in stand up comedy and improvisation, Hamilton Mitchell was first seen as Motormouth in ‘Caddyshack.’

Hamilton Mitchell
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Now: Mitchell has been recently seen in ‘Modern Family,’ ‘Fred & Vinnie’ and ‘Switched at Birth.’

Hamilton Mitchell
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