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That '70s Show- Where Are They Now?

Updated on May 17, 2021
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That '70's Show

Fan art of That 70's Show couple Donna and Eric
Fan art of That 70's Show couple Donna and Eric

That '70s Show ran from 1998 to 2006. You can catch re-runs on many different channels today. The show is about a group of teenagers later turned "adults" set in '70s Wisconsin.

Find out what your favorite "That '70s Show" characters have been up to!

Topher Grace

Topher Grace then and now
Topher Grace then and now

Eric Forman

Topher Grace played main character, Eric Forman. It was at his house, in his basement, that the group of friends usually hung out.

Since the show, Topher has appeared in many movies. Some of those titles include Mona Lisa Smile, Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!, P.S., In Good Company, Spider-Man 3, Valentine's Day, Predators, Take Me Home Tonight, The Double, The Big Wedding, Don Peyote, The Calling, Playing It Cool, Interstellar, American Ultra, Truth, Opening Night, The Institute, War Machine, Delirium, Breakthrough, and Irresistible. In 2020, he appeared in an episode of the show, The Twilight Zone and by 2021, he was starring in another series, Home Economics -- which airs on ABC.

Home Economics trailer

Laura Prepon

Laura Prepon then and now
Laura Prepon then and now

Donna Pinciotti

Laura Prepon played Donna, the girlfriend of Eric.

Since the show, Laura has been on such movies as Slackers, Come Early Morning, Karla, The Chosen One, Lay the Favorite, The Kitchen, The Girl on the Train, and The Hero. She has also had recurring roles on other TV shows, including October Road, How I Met Your Mother, 'Are You There, Chelsea?', and most notably, Orange is the New Black.

Orange is the New Black trailer (warning: explicit)

Ashton Kutcher

Ashton Kutcher then and now
Ashton Kutcher then and now

Michael Kelso

Ashton Kutcher played "Kelso." He was the good-looking but kind of ditsy boyfriend, then ex-boyfriend, of Jackie.

Ashton has been in the movies Coming Soon, Down to You, Reindeer Games, Dude, Where's My Car?, Texas Rangers, Just Married, My Boss's Daughter, The Butterfly Effect, Guess Who, A Lot Like Love, Bobby, The Guardian, Open Season, What Happens In Vegas, Spread, Personal Effects, Valentine's Day, Killers, No Strings Attached, New Year's Eve, Jobs, and Annie.

He joined the cast of Two and a Half Men for several seasons before starring in the Netflix series, The Ranch. Several of his cast-mates from That '70s Show appeared in it. He has a couple of projects in the works, expected in 2021 or 2022. They're titlted The Long Home and Vengeance.

The Ranch trailer (warning: explicit language)

Mila Kunis

Mila Kunis then and now
Mila Kunis then and now

Jackie Burkhart

Mila Kunis played the naïve, full-of-herself, Jackie.

Mila has played the voice of Meg on the popular show, Family Guy from 1999 until present. She has also been in many many movies, including Get Over it, Tony 'n' Tina's Wedding, After Sex, Moving McAllister, Boot Camp, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Max Payne, Extract, The Book of Eli, Date Night, Black Swan, Friends with Benefits, Ted, Tar, Oz the Great and Powerful, Blood Ties, Third Person, The Angriest Man in Brooklyn, Annie, Jupiter Ascending, Bad Moms, A Bad Moms Christmas, The Spy Who Dumped Me, Four Good Days, and Breaking News in Yuba County. A new project was announced, currently titled, Luckiest Girl Alive.

Breaking News in Yuba County trailer

Kutcher and Kunis

Mila and Ashton with their kids
Mila and Ashton with their kids | Source

Married with kids

Kutcher and Kunis are actually together in real life. They began seeing each other in 2012. By 2015, they were married. Their daughter, Wyatt, was actually born before they wed. They had her in 2014. Their son, Dimitri, was born in 2016.

Danny Masterson

Danny Masterson then and now
Danny Masterson then and now

Steven Hyde

Danny Masterson played Hyde, the "tough guy" of the show and Jackie's latest boyfriend.

Since the show, Danny has been in the movies Too Pure, The Faculty, Dirt Merchant, Dracula 2000, Alex in Wonder, Hip,Edgy,Sexy,Cool, Puff,Puff,Pass, Smiley Face, Spin, Capers, Yes Man, Wake, Made for Each Other, The Bridge to Nowhere, California Solo, Alter Egos, The Polterguys, Hot Bot, and Urge.

He starred in the show, Men at Work, for 3 seasons as Milo. He then starred on several seasons of The Ranch.

Masterson was in the news in 2020 due to his arrest. He was fired from Netflix in 2017 due to allegations that dated back to 2003. An arrest finally came of those allegations 3 years after they came to light. A $3.3 million bond was paid to get him out. The case is set to go to trial, but it currently delayed.

According to IMDB, he still has some projects in the works, including Killing Winston Jones and In Limbo.

Men at Work trailer

Masterson and Kutcher

Colt and Rooster on the Ranch
Colt and Rooster on the Ranch

The Ranch

Kutcher and Masterson played together again on The Ranch. They played brothers, Colt and Rooster. (Danny's character's real name was Jameson, but everyone called him by his nickname -- even their father.)

Wilmer Valderrama

Wilmer Valderrama then and now
Wilmer Valderrama then and now


Wilmer Valderrama played the foreign exchange student, Fez.

Wilmer has appeared in several movies including, Summer Catch, Party Monster, Clifford's Really Big Movie, Fast Food Nation, Unaccompanied Minors, The Dead One, Columbus Day, Days of Wrath, The Dry Land, From Prada to Nada, Larry Crowne, The Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best, The Girl is in Trouble, The Adderall Diaries, To Whom It May Concern, and Trouble.

Wilmer was also the voice of Handy Manny on the popular cartoon series for kids. He also voices characters in the animated films Charming and Onward. Plus, he hosted the MTV series, Yo Momma. He appeared on the shows Awake, Raising Hope, Suburgatory, From Dusk Til Dawn: The Series, and most recently NCIS.

Valderama also made an appearance on The Ranch for several episodes, but he wasn't a main character.

Valderrama on NCIS

Kurtwood Smith

Kurtwood Smith then and now
Kurtwood Smith then and now

"Red" Forman

Kurtwood Smith played Eric's dad, Red.

Since the show, Kurtwood has made appearances in several TV shows, including Squirrel Boy, 24, Medium, Worst Week, Titan Maximum, Neighbors from Hell, Chaos, Green Lantern: The Animated Series, Regular Show, Dan Vs., Wedding Band, Body of Proof, Beware the Batman, Resurrection, Agent Carter, Regular Show, Pig Goat Banana Cricket, Patriot, and Perpetual Grace, LTD.

He has also appeared in several movies, including Black Jaq, A Bright Shining Lie, Grand Union, Supreme Courtships, Play or Be Played, Team Spitz, Hitched, Billion Dollar Freshman, El Camino Christmas, and Business Ethics.

Smith appeared on Kutcher's show, The Ranch, for a few episodes, as well. His latest role is in the series, Jupiter's Legacy.

Debra Jo Rupp

Debra Jo Rupp then and now
Debra Jo Rupp then and now

Kitty Forman

Debra Jo Rupp played Kitty -- Red's wife and Eric's mother. She was known for her laugh.

Since the show, Debra has appeared on a few TV shows, including Law & Order: SVU, As the World Turns, Better With You, He's with Me, Hart of Dixie, This Is Us, and Grey's Anatomy. She has also been in the movies Air Buddies, Kickin It Old School, Jackson, She's Out of My League, Spooky Buddies, She Wants Me, Congratulations, Super Buddies, The Opposite Sex, Pearl, The Social Ones, and Fair Market Value.

Rupp appeared on The Ranch as well, as Colt's mother-in-law. Her latest role was in the Disney+ series, WandaVision, and she has a movie in pre-production titled Butterscotch.

Who Was Your Favorite "That '70s Show" Character?

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      9 years ago

      Oh i love this show! So funny, I love Debra Jo Rupp, she played Kitty really well. I love the laugh from her!

      I miss this show, I must go and download that 7o's show!

      It is good to see that they all have been doing something after the show.

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      9 years ago

      I think they should bring everyone from the show together and they all do a that 2000s show

    • urgurl_bri profile imageAUTHOR

      Brandi Goodman 

      9 years ago from Holland, MI

      Yeah, they could make one for every decade. That 80's, That 90's. lol. Thanks for reading. :)

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      malan pohl 

      9 years ago

      Hi im from south africa and I loved the show So much that I think you shuld make a that 80s show


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