Fox’s Party of Five depicts a family of three brothers and two sisters whose parents are killed in a car crash. They face the challenges of growing up without parents and trying to keep their family together. Set in San Francisco, the Salingers run the family’s restaurant, and face the struggles of battling cancer, addiction, and romantic entanglements. The show had a good six season run from 1994-2000, introducing us to some actors who went on to Hollywood fame including Matthew Fox (Charlie Salinger), Neve Campbell (Julia Salinger), Lacey Chabert (Claudia Salinger) and of course Jennifer Love Hewitt as Sarah Reeves. It has now been over 15 years since the end of Party of Five and a good time to remember one of the best shows of the ’90s and find out 15 Things You Didn’t Know About Party of Five.
15. Actors Make Good
Neve Campbell’s (Julia) brother Damian has Tourette Syndrome (TS) and Campbell raises awareness for this condition at fundraisers in LA and Toronto as well as going to TS conferences. She also does work for epilepsy causes as her cousin and best friend live with the condition. Her former co-star Lacey Chabert (Claudia) participated in Celebrity Server Dinner to raise funds for Victory over Violence (1998).(c)Columbia Pictures Television/courtesy Everett Collection