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Randi Oakes | Biography

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  • Full Name Randi Oakes
  • Occupation Former Actress and Model
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Iowa, USA
  • Birth Date Aug 19, 1951
  • Age 70 Years, 3 Months
Former Actress and Model, Cast of the 1983 movie 'Lovers and Other Strangers'

Randi Oakes | Biography

Randi Oakes' husband, actor and producer, Gregory Harrison is known for his role as Dr. George Alonzo' Gonzo' Gates in the TV series 'Trapper John, M.D.' (1979-1986)

Randi won the title of 'Miss Iowa Model of the Year' at a local modeling training school she attended. After winning the title, her parents encouraged her to leave her little town and seek a modeling career in New York.


Randi Oakes is a former actress who was featured in the recurring role of Officer Bonnie Clark in the NBC series CHiPs (1977-1982). 

Who is Randi Oakes?

Randi Oakes, birth name Betty Lee Oakes, is a former American fashion model turned actress. She was born on 19 August 1951 in Sumner, Iowa. Randi won the title of 'Miss Iowa Model of the Year' at a local modeling training school she attended. After winning the title, her parents encouraged her to leave her little town and seek a modeling career in New York.

Oakes kicked off her acting career with a cameo appearance in the TV series McCloud (1976). She then went on to guest star in other TV series such as Delvecchio (1976), Switch (1975-1978), Battlestar Galactica (1978), Barnaby Jones, B.J. and the Bear (1979), and more. 

Oakes also acted in the movies Telethon in 1977, Twin Detectives in 1976, and Lovers and Other Strangers in 1983. In addition, she played recurring roles in the TV series CHiPs (1977-1982) and Rosetti and Ryan (1977).

Husband

Oakes was formerly engaged to a rock group TOTO member, Mike Porcaro, but they broke up.

The actress met her life partner Gregory Harrison when they both were the contestants on the 1979 TV game show special dubbed Battle of the Network Stars VII (1979). Harrison is an American actor and producer known for his role as Dr. George Alonzo' Gonzo' Gates in the TV series Trapper John, M.D. (1979-1986). He can also be seen on the series The Family Man (1990-1991), Logan's Run (1977-1978), M*A*S*H (1976), and more.

Oakes and Harrison exchanged marital vows on 21 December 1980. However, their marriage was unrevealed for a long time. The couple shares four children, three daughters named Emma, Lily, and Kate, and a son Quinn Edgar Harrison whom they adopted.

Now

Oakes has been out of the show business since her first kid was born in 1985. 

 As of now, she resides in Southern Oregon with her husband, Harrison.

Net Worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Randi has a net worth of $3 million, owing to her career as an actress.

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