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Grace & Frankie (Netflix 2015, Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin)

Grace and Frankie

Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin star as Grace and Frankie, two women whose lives are suddenly turned upside down when their husbands, played by Martin Sheen (“Robert”) and Sam Waterston (“Sol”), reveal they are gay and leave them for each other.

Both sparring partners and partners-in-crime, they form an unlikely bond to face an uncertain future together and discover a new definition of “family,” with laughter, tears and plenty of mood enhancers along the way.

From executive producers Marta Kauffman (Friends) and Howard J. Morris (Home Improvement), the hilarious and heartbreaking comedy takes on aging with gusto – from joint pain to joint rolling and blind dates to night blindness – and offers a poignant look at how life’s turning points show us who we really are. The series also stars Brooklyn Decker, Ethan Embry, Baron Vaughn and June Diane Raphael.

In addition to Kauffman and Morris, the series is also executive-produced by David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Marcy Ross from Skydance Productions, along with Paula Weinstein and Fonda and Tomlin.

cast
Jane Fonda as Grace Hanson
Lily Tomlin as Frankie Bergstein
Martin Sheen as Robert Hanson
Sam Waterston as Sol Bergstein
Baron Vaughn as Nwabudike “Bud” Bergstein
Brooklyn Decker as Mallory Hanson
Ethan Embry as Coyote Bergstein
June Diane Raphael as Brianna Hanson

key behind the scenes crew
Dana Goldberg as Executive Producer
David Ellison as Executive Producer
Howard J. Morris as Creator/Executive Producer
Jane Fonda as Executive Producer
Lily Tomlin as Executive Producer
Marcy Ross as Executive Producer
Marta Kaufman as Creator/Executive Producer
Paula Weinstein as Executive Producer
Tate Taylor as Executive Producer/Director of pilot

show type
sitcom

broadcast from
5/8/15 – continuing

network and production companies
Netflix – Skydance Productions





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