- Real Name: Cameron Bancroft
- Character: Joe was the allstar quarterback of the CU football
team, and liked Donna right away. One night, after the halloween
party, he followed Donna and Ray home, where he witnessed
Ray ranting and raving at her, and came to her aide when he
tried to hit her. Ray then tried to hit Joe, who then fought
back and threw Ray to the ground, causing him to sprain
his wrist. He then filed charges against Joe. After the gang
talked to Ray, he dropped the charges. When Donna and David
shot a music video, in which she was featured, he was vey
stubborn about her use of seductive poses and revealing clothes.
After a series of instances, including fainting after a ride
in a dogfight, he learned he had a heart condition. He eventually
got surgery and recovered, but he had been dropped from the
team, and after much soul searching, he proposed to Donna
and decided to go home and coach his old high school football
team. She tearfully refused, and he said goodbye and left
- other: He has done a Highlander: the series episode,
a tv movie with Alyssa Milano about surviving in Alaska in
a blizzard, and then was the astronaught "Zeke" in the short-lived
series The Cape, he then joined a new Sci-Fi channel
series. He also appeared in a Jason Priestley TV movie,
I want to Marry Ryan Banks.
| Camille Desmond
- Real Name: Josie Davis
- Character: She was a designer with a big jealousy streak.
She worked for Donna at the boutique and dated David for some
time, until David realized his true feelings for Donna.
- other: She was in Charles in Charge as the younger sister,
sara, The Young and the Restless, the Titans, and has steadily
worked in tv since, including guest appearances on Nash Bridges,
Baywatch, and recently, the Division, on the lifetime channel.
| Colin Robbins
- Real Name: Jason Wiles
- Born: April 25, 1970 (25) in Kansas City, Mo
- Character: An artist from New York, he met Kelly in NY after
she broke up with Brandon. He moved out to LA, and continued
to have trouble with drugs. After ending his relationship
with a rich older woman who paid for his expenses so he could
qaint, he got a job at CU teaching. During that time Kelly
was again hurt by her father who has no respect for her, and
Colin got her hooked on drugs as well. Eventually she got
clean and he refused to get clean too, so they broke up. No
sooner then he broke up with Kelly, Valerie started making
a move on him. He tried to get straight, but he agreed to
drive a friend to pick up some cocaine, but they caught him.
She paid for his bail and a lawyer, and he got 2 yrs. He fled,
and eventually got caught.
- Other: Roadracers-1994-Teddy,Higher Learning 1995-Wayne, Windrunner-1993-Greg,
"Always" 1995-Bon Jovi Video-Artist, He starred as Officer Boscarelli,
for the complete run of "Third Watch" on NBC.
| Susan Keates
- name: Emma Caulfield
- born: April 8th, 1973 in San Diego, CA.
- char: Editor of the Condor, the CU paper, and after proving
to her that he deserved it, Brandon got a column. After working
together for a few weeks, he finally got a date, and they
went out for almost a year. Her old boyfriend Jonathan came
back and made a major play for her. After several weeks of
this, we learned that she had been pregnant by Jonathan, and
had an abortion. She dismissed him once and for all. They
got along great for quite a while. Brandon gave up a job in
New York with a national newspaper for a summer with her,
but the next summer she would not give up the opportunity
to work on the president's election committee, and she and
Brandon broke up the day after Steve's 21st birthday party,
right before she left for D.C.
- other: Lorraine Miller (96-97) on General Hospital, and Anya(98-03)
on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Caitlin in Darknes Falls (2003). She
recently appeared along side Cameron Bancroft in a Jason Priestley
TV movie, I Want to Marry Ryan Banks.
| Emily Valentine
- Real Name: Christine Elise
- Character background: She moved to West Beverly during Brandons
junior year, and both Brandon and Dylan were interested in
her, but Brandon won. She slipped Brandon a drug called Euphoria
at an illegal rave, and he had to take a cab home, and when
he went back to get his car, it was totally stripped. He dumped
her, but she couldn't handle rejection, so when psycho and
almost torched the float the gang made. She was put in a mental hospital,
and then she left for San Fransisco. He caught up with her
during Thanksgiving of his freshman year in college, and then
she went to Paris to study marine biology. She returned to the
untied States, to continue her education in San Fransisco, and
during a layover in L.A. she and Brandon met and made out.
Kelly found out he had seen her, and did not want to see
Brandon. So he went back to Em and Kelly went to the party
where the fire broke out and she was burned.
- Beyond 90210: After 90210 she played a intern on the hit drama
ER, she was the love interest of John Carter, played by Noah
Wiley. In real life, she dated Jason Priestly for several
years and had a lead on a short lived firefighter series.
| Sofie Burns
- Real Name: Laura Leighton
- Character background: Sofie was a "struggling actress who
dated David, while he tried to help her career.
- Pre 90210: She spent several seasons playing the nasty Sidney
on another Aaron Spelling show, Melrose Place.
- Real Name: Elisa Donavon
- Character background: Ginger was a friend of Valerie from
Buffalo, who as with Val was sweet to people's face, but mean
underneath. However, she had no redeeming qualities. She helped
Val scam her way back into the gang's good graces, but later
returned and blackmailed Val to keep quiet, eventually costing
Val her relationship with David, just to see if she could.
- Pre 90210: She was in the movie and series Clueless, and then
on Sabrina the Teen Age Witch.
Character: After Dylan escaped the movie producer who wanted to
kill him, he discovered that Jack MacKay's killer was a mob boss
Tony Marchette. In order to gain access to Marchette, he decided
to get close to his kid, who turned out to be a beautiful woman,
and he fell so in love with her he decided to give up trying to
kill her father, and marry her. Her father couldn't handle it,
so he tried to have Dylan killed, but she was in Dylan's car,
and got killed instead. Dylan was so sad, he gave Brandon the
condo to take care of, and rode off on his motorcycle.
Stanley previously worked on Melrose Place as Heather Lockear's
boss, until he committed suicide, he played the psychiatrist on the hit
USA series, Monk, until his death in 2008. Rebecca has appeared in the movie Jawbreakers opposite
Rose MacGowan, and the feature film, Urban Legends. Rebecca is married to
Eric Dane, of Grey's Anatomy.
| Erica MacKay
- Real Name: Noley Thorton
- character: She met Dylan when she and Suzanne showed up on
his door step soon after Jack died. Suzanne claimed that Jack
was Erica's father, although she never proved it. Dylan got
real close and just before Kevin and Suzanne disappeared to
Brazil, Erica left a note in the airport bathroom telling
Dylan where she was. She was seen briefly after the money
was recovered, but not since. She reappeared during season
8 (a different actress) as a teen-aged prostitute, and after
Brandon and Kelly rescued her and got her pimp arrested, they
arranged for her to return to Dylan and Iris in Hawaii.
- Real Name:?
- Character: Tara was a young drug addict who became Kelly's
roomate at rehab. She was so delighted to have a friend at
first but after she left rehab she moved in with Kelly at
the Beach house and became like a stalker. She got her hair
cut and died like Kelly, she killed her fish, and screwed
up her boyfriends, tried to make out with Brandon, and finally
tried to kill herself and Kelly by carbon monixide poisoning.
Finally she was commited so she would get the help she needed.
| Jackie Taylor
- Real Name: Ann Gillespie
- Character: Very rich former model, divorced mother of Kelly,
and baby Aaron, David's half sister. She was a socialite until
she made a fool of herself by getting high right before a
fashion show in which she was MC. She got clean and sober,
and married David's dad Mel Silver, enter baby Erin. They
divorced and she kept the baby. She currently appears every
once in a while, last time to help Kelly with the modeling
thing, and lately to help Kelly get clean.
- Beyond 90210: Numerous movies, including Valerie Flake, and
the Gambler movies, Also the television series Sunset Beach,
as Shelly Thomas. Ann reprised the role of Jackie Taylor
in the new 90210, where Kelly is a highschool teacher and
young daughter Erin is now a high school student.
| Mel Silver
- Real Name: Matthew Laurence
- Character: Divorced dentist with an over active libido, he
was divorced initally for cheating on his wife, and lost Jacky
Taylor for the same reason. He is good to his kids, hut feels
too great a need to indulge himself. He finally gave David
an ultimatum, stay in school or pay your own rent. He has
been very supportive of David's treatment for slight depression
he got from his mother. He and Jackie are friends again.
- Beyond 90210: Has had many small or supporting roles in movies,
such as the Eddie and the Cruisers movies.
| Samantha Sanders
- Real Name: Christina Belford
- character: Former television actress best known for her role
on the Hartley House, she spends her time as a debutant, and
lavishes gifts on Steve. She is only his adopted mother, but
his biological mother is deceased. She eventually decided
she was gay, which took Steve some time to accept.
| Rush Sanders
- Real Name: Jed Allen
- character: Rush is Steve's natural father. He did not know
that Steve's mother gave him up for adoption, and she died
soon after. He had remarried, and arranged to adopt Steve.
He didn't tell Steve till he was 21. He has remarried again
and has two step sons who he ocassionally dumps on Steve to
look after, one of whom is Randy Spelling who played for a
short time on another Spelling series, Malibu
Shores. Rush is also a K.E.G. fraternity alum.
- Real Name: Stephanie Beacham
- character: Iris is divorced from Jack, Dylan's late father.
She has lived in Hawaii for many years and created a trust
to pay Dylans expenses and to set him for life when he became
old enough. She used all of the 12 or so million dollars Jack
had gotten illegaly before he went to prison. She has come
back several times to help him like when Jack was killed and
when he almost died of drugs and a car accident.
- Beyond 90210: Prior to Iris McKay, Stephanie played
doctor Wesphalin opposite Roy Schieder on Seaquest DSV.
| Dr. and Felice Martin
- Real Name(s): Katherine Cannon and Michael Durrell
- character: We never learn much about him except that his mother
is a free spririt that encourages her to go with her heart
when Donna feels confused about her relationship with David.
Dr. Martin is a vascular surgeon, who aided in the surgery
to fix a defect in Joe Bradely's heart. Felice loves Donna,
but she is overly suspicious of everyone, and refused to believe
that Donna can make good decisions on her own. She was part
of the Rose Court that Donna competed in in season 6, and
was forced to leave the final competition due to an unexpected
pregancy. She also made an ultimately unsucessful attempt
to turn Donna into a Debutant, there by neccesitating Donna
leaving school during the beginning of Season 5. She has also
had a long standing aversion to David. This largly unfounded
aversion has seemed to lighten at the close of Season 7. Dr.
Martin died of a heart attack and Felice was able to pull
it together, but only after selling the family home.
| Cancellor Arnold
- Real Name: Nicholas Pryor
- Character: Clare's father is the Chancellor of CU, and we
first me Clare because of her father's relationship with Brandon,
when he was on that task force. He helped Steve with the plagerism
incident that he got Brandon and himself involved in. He met
Samantha Sanders after Clare and Steve started dating and
they dated for a while. He was quite smitten, and talked about
her all the time. Later, she decided not to see him anymore
and he was quite hurt, and this pain of his was the source
of alot of tension between Clare and Steve. After Their senior
year, the Chancellor was given a position at a school in Paris,
and after struggling to deal with the death of her mother
at an early age, Clare went to Paris with him.
- Nicholas can frequently be seen as a government official
in various hollywood films.
| LuAnn Pruitt
- LuAnn is a simple single mother who smokes too much and thinks
that her son is perfect. She does a good job of supporting
him, but gets too involved sometimes. She is also convinced
that anyone who disagrees with Ray is evil and must be destroyed.
She was a major force behind his pressing charges against
Joe after he had to save Donna from Ray's violent temper.