More than 38 years after its launch, on September 16, 1984, surely many remember the series “Miami Vice”which was characterized by having had large protagonists and because, for the time, it was very new with the integration of its music and visual effects to narrate the entire plot.
A Legend in Time: The Miami Vice Series
Miami Vice It was directed by Michael Mann through the American channel NBC. The protagonists were Don Johnson and Philip Michael Thomas. It was broadcast from 1984 to 1989 and without a doubt, it captivated both adults and children, since it was inspired, in general, by the culture and music of the ’80s.
Such was the case that, from People Magazine, it was highlighted as: “Miami Vice It was the first series that seemed really new and different since the advent of color television. The series was created by screenwriter Anthony Yerkovich and essentially focused on the action of the Miami Police Vice Squad alongside detectives Sonny Crocket and Ricardo Tubbs (played by actors Don Johnson and Philip Michael Thomas).
His work was under the orders of Lieutenant Martin Castillo, actor Edward James Olmos. After so many years have passed since its premiere, this is how its main protagonists.
This is how its protagonists look today
Don Wayne Johnson was the personification of Sony Crockett. Currently, he is 72 years old, married 3 times and has 5 children. He became one of the most famous television actors of the 80s. Today he continues to participate in some well-known European TV series and movies.
Philip Michael Thomas played Detective Ricardo “Rico” Tubbs. Currently, he is 73 years old, married to Kassandra Thomas and lasted only two years. He has 3 children and today he continues to participate in numerous feature films, as well as being a voice actor in some video games.
Edward James Olmos is 75 years old and played Lieutenant Martín Castillo. In addition to his successful passage through Miami Vice, also participated in the television series “Battlestar Galactica” and is still linked to the small screen. He occasionally appears in independent films.
Saundra Santiago is currently 65 years old and was the actress who played Gina Calabrese. She was the Miami Police officer who sometimes disguised herself as a prostitute to conduct her investigations. She is married to Roger Squitero and after such success that she made her famous, she continued working on series like Law and order and Cashemere Mafia, among others.
Olivia Brown is 62 years old today and was the one who played the character of Trudy Joplin, Gina’s patrol partner. In recent years she has not had appearances in the media. Michael Talbott is 67 years old today and, at that time, he was the one who played Stan Switek, an agent who used to have very funny attitudes in the series. After Miami Vicehe went on to work on other American television series and independent films.
As for John Diehl, who played Larry Zito, Switek’s patrol partner and best friend, he is 72 years old today and is married to singer Julie Christensen. He has worked in some movies like Nixon and Jurassic Park IIas well as in the hit television series The Shield.