40

Joseph Gordon-Levitt

as Pierce Van Horne

78

Holland Taylor

as Margaret Powers

1926-2021

Cloris Leachman

as Enid Powers

72

Victor Garber

as Mack Novitz

62

David Hyde Pierce

as Theodore Van Horne

1918-2010

John Forsythe

as Sen. William Franklin Powers

67

Peter MacNicol

as Bradley Grist

61

Eve Gordon

as Jordan Miller

68

Valerie Mahaffey

as Caitlyn Van Horne

57

Craig Bierko

as Joe Bowman

About The Powers That Be

About

Sitcom about an American senator, his family and staff. The series aired only two seasons but was notable because many cast-members went on to star in other long-running sitcoms, including Two and a Half MenFrasier and 3rd Rock From the Sun.

Trivia

The series was created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, who went on to create Friends.