If you were a kid in the ’70s or ’80s, there’s no doubt that you remember running to the television after hearing those famous lyrics “Sunday, Monday, Happy Days… Tuesday, Wednesday, Happy Days… Thursday, Friday, Happy Days,” announcing that an episode of the long-running sitcom Happy Days was on. But, what has the Cunningham family and their old pals been up to since the series ended in 1984? Find out if your favorite Happy Days cast members are still seeing “happy days!”
With his ginger locks and sweet demeanor, Richie was everyone’s favorite all-American teenage boy and an absolute heartthrob! He chased down the ladies for years until he finally settled down with the gorgeous Lori Beth before leaving to join the military. In season eight, Richie took the plunge and married the love of his life over the phone while his pal Fonzie stood in for him at the wedding.
2Richie Cunningham - Ron Howard
After leaving Happy Days, Ron Howard immediately began focusing on his career behind the camera and went on to direct films like Cocoon, Apollo 13, A Beautiful Mind, and The Da Vinci Code. He also served as a producer and narrated the hit Fox comedy series Arrested Development. While he certainly has made a name for himself as a talented director, Howard will always be the young Richie Cunningham in our eyes!