Because of the incredible success of Dynasty, Aaron Spelling and ABC decided to create a spin-off series. The Colbys focuses on Jeff Colby and his extended family, and initially several of the Dynasty actors made guest appearances. Diahann appeared as Dominique Deveraux for a total of seven episodes.
The Colbys could never match its predecessors success and was cancelled after only two seasons.
CAST & CREDITS
Charlton Heston ... Jason Colby
John James ... Jeff Colby
Katharine Ross ... Francesca 'Frankie' Scott Colby Hamilton Langdon
Emma Samms ... Fallon Carrington Colby
Stephanie Beacham ... Sable Scott Colby
Tracy Scoggins ... Monica Colby
Maxwell Caulfield ... Miles Colby
Ricardo Montalban ... Zach Powers
Claire Yarlett ... Bliss Colby
Ivan Bonar ... Henderson Palmer
Kim Morgan Greene ... Channing Carter Colby
Barbara Stanwyck ... Constance 'Conny' Colby Patterson
Joseph Campanella ... Hutch Corrigan
Ken Howard ... Garrett Boydston
Diahann Carroll ... Dominique Deveraux
Created by: Eileen Pollock, Robert Pollock and Esther Shapiro
Not released on DVD.
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