05/07/2013 10:41 am ET

Remembering 'The Facts Of Life's' Now-Famous Faces, 25 Years After The Finale Aired (VIDEO)


It's the 25th anniversary of "The Facts Of Life" finale on Tuesday, May 7. Yes, it's been a quarter century since Blair (Lisa Whelchel), Tootie (Kim Fields), Natalie (Mindy Cohn) and Jo (Nancy McKeon) signed off of NBC after 209 episodes.

"The Facts of Life," which was a spinoff of "Diff'rent Strokes," starred Charlotte Rae as Mrs. Garrett, the dorm mother at an all-girls school. Over the course of the show's nine-year run, "The Facts Of Life" welcomed many famous faces. From series regulars Molly Ringwald and George Clooney to guest stars David Spade and Helen Hunt, a bevy of now well-known actors got their starts on "The Facts Of Life."

Click through the slideshow below to see some famous faces before they were stars rubbing elbows with the girls of Eastland.

Actors On "The Facts Of Life"