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The working journalist tries to keep his kids under control, but his children seem to present a challenge.
John Ritter During the rehearsals for 8 Simple Rules, Ritter reported having painful chest cramps which quickly landed him in the hospital. It was there where he passed away due to aortic dissection on September 11, He was 54 old.
In the second season of 8 Simple Rules, the family now has to deal with the sudden death of the head of the family. Katey Sagal Katey Sagal took on the role of "Cate Hennessy", who as their mother, was taking care of the kids before returning to her job as a nurse. She tries to help the struggling "Paul" with the kids.
She was able to secure the role in the drama series Sons of Anarchy. Sagal still gets along with the cast of 8 Simple Rules, especially with former cast member Kaley Cuoco. Check out the next slide for the cast family reunion You can see that all of them have really grown up since the show! Check out the next few slides to see what the "Hennessy" children are up to today Kerry is negative about most things and sarcastic, often making snide remarks about essentially everybody, though less to her mother.
She is also a passionate activist who cares about animal rights. She lost her virginity to Bruno her boyfriend in Europe later in the third season.
She is often annoyed at her sister and is easily upset, yet frequently the two girls team up against their parents' authority or at the expense of their younger rascal brother.
Kerry is also very artistic and keeps a sketchbook. After she starts dating Bridget's popular ex-boyfriend Kyle, her own popularity increases, and she begins to act a little more like her older sister. He constantly tattles on his sisters, getting twisted pleasure out of it, as per his remark when he had stirred the pot to his liking: Rory is his father's favorite, being the boy.
He becomes involved in money-making schemes with C. He is commonly seen playing in the living room and mentions wanting a monkey, which he once had by trading some of his father's baseball cards; the monkey was later traded for a guitar, which was short-lived, as Rory annoyed the family with it. He also delights in showing his friends the private aspects of his sister Bridget's life, mentioning once that his friends looted Bridget's underwear drawer. Rory was hit hard by Paul's death and ended up punching a hole in his wall out of anger, cutting his hand.
He covered for it saying he burnt it taking a casserole out of the oven. After he enters high school, Rory matures, leaving C. However, Rory still had his moments. Jim Egan, portrayed by James Garner —is Cate's father.
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Jim served in the Korean War and is proud of his service he angers whenever it is mentioned as a "police action". He is very protective of the family. He often sneaks away to smoke tobacco. He is divorced, having formerly resided in Florida before moving into Cate's basement, and often used to try to beat C. He takes pride in C. Barnes, portrayed by David Spade —is Cate's nephew. He was once in the Army and claims to have studied aerial photography during the Gulf Warand to have received a Purple Heart in combat, which is in complete contrast with his generally childish attitude.
He is a teacher at the school and often pursues women, albeit unsuccessfully. He reveals to them that he was ashamed that he did not live up to be the person Paul had once said he would be and avoided them because of that. He lives along with his grandfather, Jim, in the basement having previously lived in a van, which was burned by that same grandfather.
He once dated Mrs. Krupp, his cousins' Kerry and Bridget math teacher, but he ended up cheating on her with his ex-girlfriend Cheryl. He once revealed that his first initial stands for Corey, but Rory said that was untrue.
He is often seen spending time with Rory when not with either Kerry or Bridget. His father, Tommy, used to work with Paul. Ed Gibb, portrayed by Adam Arkinis the principal of the local high school. He and Cate knew each other in high school, and even dated. When discussing it, their account of their first romantic encounter varied, with either believing they had more self-control and admitting to the other that they liked the other as just friends.
Despite this, they have had some very intimate moments. Coach Scott, portrayed by Dan Corteseis a high-school coach on whom Bridget had a crush.
He likes Cate, and Cate initially likes him, but then discovers Bridget's crush, which causes her to deny Scott's romantic advances towards her. Jenna Sharpe, portrayed by Nikki Danielle Moore —is Paul's boss Nick's daughter, and one of Bridget's rivals, who later becomes her friend.
She has a younger sister, Rachael Nicole Mansourwho is a friend of Kerry. Missy Kleinfeld, portrayed by Daniella Monet —is Rory's love interest in season two. She has a sister, Sissy Elena Lyonswho likes C. Jeremy, portrayed by Jonathan Taylor Thomasis Bridget's tutor and eventual boyfriend.
He is considered a nerd at school, and because of this, Bridget at first denies her interest in him by saying it was only because he was her tutor.