It’s been nearly 35 years since the A-Team first aired on TV, and we’re still wondering what happened to some of our favorite characters.
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Mr. T (B.A. Baracus)
Arnold Schwarzenegger (Colonel John “Hannibal” Smith)
Mr. T (B.A. Baracus)
Dirk Benedict (Templeton “Faceman” Peck)
Melinda Culea (Amy “The Face” Allen)
George Peppard (Colonel John “Hannibal” Smith) was an actor and director best known for his roles in The A-Team, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, and The Carpetbaggers. He passed away in 1994.
Mr. T (B.A. Baracus) is an actor and retired professional wrestler best known for his roles in The A-Team, Rocky III, and Spy Network. He currently resides in Chicago, Illinois.
Dirk Benedict (Templeton “Faceman” Peck) is an actor best known for his roles in The A-Team and Battlestar Galactica. He currently resides in Montana with his wife and children.
Melinda Culea (Amy “The Face” Allen) is an actress best known for her role in The A-Team. She has retired from acting and now lives in California with her family.
Dirk Benedict (Faceman)
Dirk Benedict is an American actor best known for his roles as Lieutenant Starbuck in Battlestar Galactica and as Faceman in The A-Team. He has also appeared in a number of other TV shows and movies, including Magnum, P.I., Smokey and the Bandit II, and Champagne for Lunch.
Benedict was born in Helena, Montana, and studied acting at the University of Montana. He began his acting career in the early 1970s, appearing in a number of stage productions. His first major role was as Starbuck in Battlestar Galactica, which aired from 1978 to 1979. Benedict starred in The A-Team from 1983 to 1987, playing the role of Lieutenant Templeton Peck (a.k.a. Faceman).
Since leaving The A-Team, Benedict has appeared in a number of TV shows and movies, including Quantum Leap, Caribbean Islander Thief Daniel Ratcliff/Sean Lavell in Commando (1985), Smokey and the Bandit II (1980), Champagne for Lunch (1981), Murder She Wrote (1986), Salsa (1988), Night Court (1989), The Greatest American Hero (1981-1983), Dante’s Peak (1997) and most recently XYZ Films’ Poker Night (2014). He has also written two books: Confessions of a Kamikaze Cowboy: A True Story of Discovery, Acting, Health, Illness & Recovery (1994) and And Then We Went Fishing: An Intimate Portrait of Robert Urich (1998).
George Peppard (Hannibal)
George Peppard played the cigar-chomping leader of the A-Team, Colonel John “Hannibal” Smith. He was the perfect choice for the role, with his distinctive voice and commanding presence. Peppard had already made a name for himself as an actor before landing the role of Hannibal, with notable performances in movies such as The Blue Max and Breakfast at Tiffany’s.
After the A-Team ended, Peppard continued to act on television and in movies. He starred in the short-lived TV series Mustang, and had guest roles on shows such as Matlock and Judging Amy. His final movie role was in planners John Carpenter’s 1998 film Body Bags.
Peppard passed away in 1994 at the age of 65 from pneumonia complicated by cancer.
Dwight Schultz (Howling Mad Murdock)
`Dwight Schultz played the character of Howling Mad Murdock on The A-Team. He is now retired from acting and resides in Hawaii.`
Melinda Culea (Amy Allen)
Melinda Culea played the role of Amy Allen, the A-Team’s only female member, in the first season of the show. After leaving the show, she had guest roles on a number of popular TV shows, including Cheers, Magnum P.I., and Hunter. She also appeared in a handful of films, including The Wanderers and The Goonies. In recent years, she has retired from acting and now runs a pet sitting business in California.
Marla Heasley (Tawnia Baker)
Marla Heasley played Tawnia Baker, the A-Team’s contact at the studio, in the 1983-87 TV series. She reprised her role in the 2010 movie.
Heasley’s most recent role was in the 2013 TV movie ‘Secrets in Suburbia’. She has also had roles in TV series’ ‘NCIS: Los Angeles’ and ‘The Glades’.
Robert Vaughn (General Stockwell)
Robert Vaughn, best known for his role as Napoleon Solo in “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.,” played General Stockwell in “The A-Team” movie. He reprised the role for one episode of the TV series. After “The A-Team” movie, Vaughn appeared in a number of movies and TV shows, including “Hustle,” “Breaking In,” and “Coronation Street.” He passed away in 2016 at the age of 83.
Patrick Labyorteaux ( Frankie “Dishpan Man” LaPorte)
Labyorteaux has reprised his role as Frankie “Dishpan Man” LaPorte in three episodes of the A-Team reboot from 2010-2011. He has also appeared in the TV series JAG from 1995-2005, NCIS from 2005-2012, and Bones from 2013-2017.
James B. Sikking (Colonel Roderick Decker)
James B. Sikking is an American actor best known for his role as Lt. Howard Hunter on the television series Hill Street Blues, for which he received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination. He also played Dr. David Lewis on the medical drama Doogie Howser, M.D.. Sikking’s film credits include The Untouchables, The Flash, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, and 2010: The Year We Make Contact. In recent years, he has appeared in guest roles on the TV series Numb3rs and Bones
Sharon Stone (Carla)
Sharon Stone (born March 10, 1958) is an American actress, film producer, and former fashion model. She first gained attention for her role in the erotic thriller Basic Instinct (1992), which earned her Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations for Best Actress. She was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for her performance in Casino (1995). For her role in the HBO series Mosaic, she won a Golden Globe Award and an Emmy Award.