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See Bo and Luke From “The Dukes of Hazzard” Now — Finest Life

From 1979 to 1985, The Dukes of Hazzard was one of the crucial widespread exhibits on tv. And for many of its seven seasons—apart from a really public feud that modified issues up for some time—the present starred John Schneider and Tom Wopat as Bo Duke and Luke Duke. The present has change into extra controversial as time has gone on, particularly due to its use of the Accomplice flag on the well-known “Common Lee” automotive, however the actors will at all times be intently related to their iconic roles.

That stated, Schneider and Wopat have continued appearing in different notable initiatives, and so they’ve each had lively music careers, too. Learn on to seek out out about their lives after their time in Hazzard County.

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John Schneider heading to
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Schneider has labored steadily since The Dukes of Hazzard ended. A few of his newer roles have been on the collection Nip/Tuck, The Secret Lifetime of the American Teenager, the 90210 revival, Smallville, and The Haves and the Have Nots. He is additionally been in quite a few Christian-themed films.

Schneider has been a rustic singer ever since he was on The Dukes of Hazzard. His newest album, Truck On, was launched in 2021. He advised Folks that listeners might count on “music that makes them smile, faucet their foot, dance and, most vital, get out on the street and drive” and described the music as “a little bit of a throwback to these nice Southern rock songs of my childhood.”

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Tom Wopat at the Primary Stages Gala honoring Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman in 2015
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Like, Schneider, Wopat continues to be a working actor. However slightly than specializing in TV and flicks, he has spent quite a lot of time on stage. Wopat has been nominated for 2 Tony Awards for Finest Actor in a Musical: in 1999 for Annie Get Your Gun and in 2008 for A Catered Affair.

In 2019, Broadway World requested Wopat which stage position was probably the most enjoyable. “Effectively, Oklahoma! continues to be probably the most enjoyable to do,” he stated. “However, Annie Get Your Gun with Bernadette [Peters] was in all probability the acme of my Broadway profession. She’s simply indescribable.”

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Other than singing in musicals, Wopat has additionally carried out as a musician on his personal and with Schneider. “I used to be a singer first. I’ve at all times been a singer. Actually, I bodily get pleasure from singing. It simply feels good,” he advised Broadway World. His newest album, Wopat, was launched in 2017. In 2014, he and Schneider put out a Christmas album collectively titled Dwelling for Christmas.

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Wopat and Schneider are nonetheless shut at this time. In a 2012 interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Schneider shared an replace about his relationships with Wopat and Catherine Bach, who performed Daisy Duke on The Dukes of Hazzard. “I see Catherine so much as a result of she lives out right here, and Tom and I are doing quite a few concert events collectively in Niagara on the Canadian facet,” he stated. “It is a kind of bizarre relationships with Tom. We had been greatest associates from hey and stay so after 34 years.”

As for Wopat, in 2019, he advised Broadway World that the duo bonded over music from the start. “First time we met and I picked up my guitar,” he stated. “He is one among my greatest associates.”

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