One of many causes Richie’s buddies on Glad Days are so memorable is that all of them have names which are fairly unattainable to neglect. There’s Fonzie, after all, and Potsie. After which there’s fellow redhead Ralph Malph, who was performed by Don Most. Most appeared within the first seven of Glad Days‘ 11 complete seasons and returned in a visitor position earlier than the collection ended. He additionally voiced his character on the cartoon The Fonz and the Glad Days Gang.
However, whereas he is remembered for his time as Ralph, Most’s profession goes far past Glad Days, and he is nonetheless appearing as we speak. He additionally has a stunning second profession: swing music performer. Learn on to study extra about Most’s life as we speak at 68.
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Most has continued appearing ever since he was solid in Glad Days, which was considered one of his first jobs. In recent times, he has appeared within the TV collection The Daring and the Lovely and Glee, and the flicks Misplaced Coronary heart and Vacation in Santa Fe. He has additionally carried out on stage and was a part of a touring manufacturing of Grease. Like co-star Ron Howard, Most has stepped behind the digital camera, too, directing three motion pictures: The Final Greatest Sunday, Moola, and Harley’s Hill.
Performing is not his solely creative pursuit—Most performs swing and large band music, too. In 2017, he launched an album titled Largely Swinging. On the time, he shared with The Boise Beat that he first received into large band as a result of his mother listened to it when he was a child. Within the interview, he stated that he was pleased to listen to that different folks and their households had been now having fun with his music.
“Persons are telling me their youngsters overheard it and began listening and actually appreciated it,” he stated. “Quite a few folks have instructed me that their youngsters; and a few of them are youngsters, and it runs all the way in which as much as my age and older. I am actually happy with that, that it appears to transcend a few of the regular demographics.”
Most has been married to his spouse, Morgan Hart, since 1982. They couple met when she appeared in a visitor position on Glad Days. They’ve two kids, who’re each of their 30s.
“Having a household made me notice that an excessive amount of emphasis is positioned on issues of a fabric nature,” Most instructed The Morning Name in 2008. “Positive, it is vital to [have security], however the emphasis on [wealth] is out of stability. There are such a lot of different issues that may carry you peace and contentment.”
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Most has stayed in contact with a lot of his Glad Days castmates and is especially shut with Anson Williams, who performed Potsie. The 2 did an interview along with Studio 10 in 2019 and shared that they’ve toured a stay present along with music and storytelling.
“We’re greatest buddies and possibly tighter now than we ever had been,” Most instructed Fox Information in 2020. “I spoke to Henry [Winkler] not too long ago and Marion [Ross] too. Ron [Howard] might be the hardest to get a maintain on, however we nonetheless keep very a lot in contact, most likely extra by way of electronic mail. And at any time when he is on the town, we’ll catch up over lunch. It actually does really feel like a household.”
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