Despite the fact that “My Three Sons” ended decades ago, fans of the iconic family sitcom still have fond memories of it. Let’s take a peek at the real-life triplets who played Robbie Douglas’ kids after-show experience.
From 1960 until 1972, “My Three Sons” aired for twelve magnificent seasons, thrilling audiences with the Douglas family’s adventures. Despite departing from the traditional definition of a nuclear family, the initiative had a substantial impact.
Before leaving in the fifth season, Tim Considine portrayed Mike Douglas, the eldest son who questioned his father’s decisions.
Don Grady portrayed Robbie Douglas, the series’ adolescent parent of triplets, and Stanley Livingston played the youngest youngster who saw his father’s death.
The triplets featured in films between 1970 and 1972. Tina Cole, an actress, recently shared a photo of the Todd brothers (Joe, Dan, and Michael) on Facebook. Although the brothers have grown up and are no longer recognized, they nevertheless appear to be fairly similar.
Their grandmother answered a casting call for twins for the film “My Three Sons,” which is how their adventure began. For a program named “My Three Sons,” the idea of having a third character alongside the twins worked brilliantly.
The Todd brothers were picked solely on the basis of their siblinghood, not their individual abilities.
Following the performance, the triplets experimented with ads before appearing on “The Joan Rivers Show” in 1989. Even though they briefly worked in show industry, their careers diverged in a different direction: military duty.
Enlisting in the Army was a key decision for the Todd brothers. Joe departed from the Army’s medic department in 2007, following 20 years of service.
Michael retired from his position as a military engineer and moved on to become a teacher. Dan pursued entrepreneurship, earned a degree, and served for eight years.
All of the brothers were successful in their post-military careers, and their military experience taught them valuable life skills.
The cast of “My Three Sons” reunited on “The Early Show” in 2009, bringing back warm memories and amusing chats about their time creating the acclaimed sitcom.