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20 Famous People Who Guest Starred On THE A-TEAM

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Over the course of its 5 seasons and 98 episodes The A-Team featured a number of prominent guest stars, some of them well known faces, others who went on to achieve fame. Here are 20 of them. I love it when an article comes together....

1. Boy George
Did they really want to hurt him? Nope, they didn't. But up there at the top of the page, it's not Murdoch all pasty-faced, oh no, it's one George Alan O'Dowd, better known as Boy George, who in 1986, along with the rest of Culture Club, appeared in an episode titled Cowboy George. See what they did there?

2. Hulk Hogan 
Let me tell you something brother, Hulkamania was running wild all over The A-Team, as the legendary wrestler popped up twice as himself. First in the 1985 episode Body Slam, and again the following year in The Trouble With Harry.

3. Tia Carrerre
Long before she was Wayne's girlfriend in Wayne's World, Tia Carrerre played war orphan Tia Fulbright in the season 4 finale The Sound Of Thunder

4. Melody Anderson 
Three years after she said "Flash, Flash, I loves you, but we've only got 14 hours to save the Earth!", one time Dale Arden appeared in the pilot episode of The A-Team as Avon. Flash on the other hand...

5. Sam J. Jones 
Flash! A-ha! Well, what'd'ya'know? Gordon's alive! And he appeared in The A-Team episode Semi-Friendly Persuasion, playing Eric.

6. James Avery
He was Phillip Banks on The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, but in James Avery appeared on The A-Team episode The Heart of Rock n Roll. That episode had quite a cast, including...

7. Rick James
He's a superfreak, superfreak. He's superfreaky! Rick James appeared as himself, singing his soul to the devil in the episode The Heart of Rock n Roll. He was also joined in that episode by...

8. Isaac Hayes
Who's the black private dick that's a sex machine to all the chicks? (Shaft) You're damn right! Yup, years before he'd invite you to suck on his chocolate salty balls, Isaac Hayes made an appearance in The A-Team as C.J.Mack.

9. Michael Ironside
From Starship Troopers to Total Recall, from V to Top Gun, Michael Ironside has put a shift in in so many classic TV series and movies and The A-Team is no exception. He played Miller Crane in the 1983 episode, The Taxicab Wars.

10. Dennis Franz
Dennis Franz had a long case of the blues - The Hill Stret Blue(s) and the NYPD Blue(s) that is. He also played Brooks in The A-Team episode Beverly Hills Assault.

11. Dennis Heysbert 
20 years before he played President David Palmer, Dennis Heysbert appeared in the episode One More Time. He's not the only 24 alum to guest star on The A-Team, as...

12. Xander Berkley
He played CTU boss George Mason on 24, and so many other classic roles, inc Gregory on The Walking Dead, Todd Voight in Terminator 2: Judgment Day, and two appearances in The A-Team. One as Sergeant Wilson in The Beast from the Belly of a Boeing and another as Baker in the episode Showdown!

13. Ray Wise
Known for his roles in RoboCop, Swamp Thing and Twin Peaks, Ray Wise played Phillip Chadway in Lease With An Option To Die.

14. Kurtwood Smith 
He was also in RoboCop, as well as That 70s Show and 24, Kurtwood Smith played Mr Carson on The Battle of Bel Air. Talking of which...

15. Dean Stockwell
Look! It's Al from Quantum Leap. He popped up (looking for Sam?) as Officer Collins in the episode A Small and Deadly War.

16. Tracy Scoggins
Best known for her roles in Dynasty and its spin-off series The Colbys, Cat Grant in Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, and as Captain Elizabeth Lochley during the final season of Babylon 5, Tracy Scoggins appeared in two A-Team episode, There's Always A Catch and The Rabbit Who Ate Las Vegas.

17. Mitch Pileggi 
Yes, it's Walter Skinner from The X-Files, playing Paul Winkle (snigger) in the episode The Road To Hope.

18. Ernie Hudson
A year before he saw some shit that would turn you white, the Ghostbuster appeared in the episode The Taxicab Wars as Cal Freeman.

19. Rosalind Chao
It's Keiko O'Brien. Yes, the Star Trek actress played Alice Heath in The A-Team episode Point Of No Return.

20. Pat Sajak (and Vanna White - not pictured, obviously) 
Here's two for the price of one to finish off. Murdoch wins big on Wheel Of Fortune in the season four episode, and the game show's legendary hosts appear as themselves.

Did you know all those guest stars from The A-Team? And can you name anymore? Let us know in the comments below.

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