Cheryl Ladd (as Kris Munroe)
Cheryl Ladd (one our 50 Fabulous People of the 1970s) became a star thanks to her role as Kris Munroe on the original Charlie’s Angels. Ladd was already working in TV with roles on Josie and the Pussycats and Search. Ladd is still acting today, with a notable appearance on the highly acclaimed The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story.
Jaclyn Smith (as Kelly Garrett)
Out of all the “angels” who came out of the original series in 1976, nobody was more well-known than Jaclyn Smith, who became an international star thanks to her role as Kelly Garrett. Smith never really found huge fame after Angels, jumping from show to show and TV movie to TV movie. Still, for several bright, shining years, Smith was maybe the biggest female actress in the world.
David Doyle (as John Bosley)
David Doyle played the original John Bosley on the 1976 Charlie’s Angels and stayed on the show through its entire run. Doyle started his acting career in 1959 and continued to work until he passed away in 1997.