'Family Ties': Where Are They Now?
Tina Yothers (Jennifer Keaton)
Eight-year-old Tina Yothers had just three professional TV credits to her name when she joined the cast of "Family Ties," but she easily matched wits with her more mature co-stars while playing the Keaton's youngest daughter, Jennifer. She even scored four Young Artist Award nominations and one win in 1985.
When "Ties" ended, Yothers appeared in the TV movie "Laker Girls," the short "Spunk: The Tonya Harding Story," and the special "A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Jealous Jokester." By the mid-'90s, though, the acting roles had stopped coming her way. She focused on music instead, starting the band Jaded with her brother Cory.
In 2004, she returned to acting, this time on the stage, when she starred in "Lovelace: The Musical." She also was a member of the ensemble at the Burt Reynolds Dinner Theater in Boca Raton, Florida, from 2005 to 2007.
Yothers returned to television in the reality show "Celebrity Fit Club" in 2008. And she traded households with Niecy Nash on "Celebrity Wife Swap" earlier this year. On the show, fans were able to see a grown-up Yothers living happily with her husband, Robert Kaiser, an electrician, and their children.