'Mrs. Doubtfire' Cast: Where Are They Now?

Here's what the all-star cast has been up to since the film's release in November 1993

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'Mrs. Doubtfire'

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The 1993 film won hearts with the story of a divorced father, Daniel Hillard, played by the late Robin Williams, who creates an elaborate plan to spend more time with his children. Posing as their nanny, Hillard dresses as an older woman and convinces his ex-wife Miranda (Sally Field) to hire him.

02 of 09

Robin Williams

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Williams passed away in August 2014 at the age of 63. His death occurred 21 years after the film was released. For the role, Williams said he felt able to explore the character. "I started to play with the voice. It was so freeing to be able to be someone totally different," he said in an interview about the film.

03 of 09

Sally Field

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Field portrayed Miranda Hillard, Daniel's ex-wife, who pursues a romantic relationship with a coworker, Stu. Since appearing in the classic film, Field, as of September 2022, earned one more Oscar nomination (making it a total of three nominations and two wins) for 2013's Lincoln. She's also been in Forrest Gump, Where the Heart Is, Brothers & Sisters and has written a memoir, In Pieces.

04 of 09

Mara Wilson

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Mrs. Doubtfire was Wilson's first film, and she quickly followed it up with another children's classic, Matilda, in 1996. Since then, Wilson has racked up a list of screen credits, including roles in the animated show Batman Beyond, Broad City and BoJack Horseman.

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Lisa Jakub

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Jakub played the oldest of the Hillard children, Lydia, and steadily worked until 2000, when she made her last film Double Frame. Besides acting, Jakub is also a writer and yoga instructor. In October 2018, the actress shared a sweet photograph with Pierce Brosnan, Wilson and Matthew Lawrence for a 25th reunion special of the film.

06 of 09

Matthew Lawrence

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Lawrence played the middle Hillard child, Chris, and continued acting in the popular series Blossom, and more notably with his brothers Joey and Andrew Lawrence on Brotherly Love. He also played Jack Hunter in Boy Meets World and starred opposite Rob Schneider in Hot Chick.

Lawrence tied the knot with Dancing with the Stars pro Cheryl Burke in May 2019, but Burke filed for divorce in February 2022.

07 of 09

Pierce Brosnan

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Brosnan played the charismatic Stu, who begins a romantic relationship with Field's Miranda. The actor would become a worldwide star two years after the film's release with 1995's GoldenEye as James Bond. He followed it up with three more films in which be portrayed 007. In 2008, he showed off his singing skills in Mamma Mia! and again 10 years later in Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again.

08 of 09

Harvey Fierstein

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Fierstein played Frank, Daniel's brother, who worked as a makeup artist and helped him create Mrs. Doubtfire. Since then, he's starred in Independence Day, voiced Yao in Disney's Mulan and also lent his voice to Family Guy. Fierstein also wrote the books for the stage musicals Newsies, Kinky Boots and A Catered Affair. He has won four Tony Awards.

09 of 09

Robert Prosky

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Prosky played Jonathan Lundy, the CEO of a TV station at which Daniel applies for a job. Prosky died in 2008 at the age of 77 but left a lasting legacy with roles in Christine, The Natural, Gremlins 2: The New Batch, Dead Man Walking and Miracle on 34th Street.

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