Despite being canceled all the way back in 2006, "Arrested Development" is getting a second chance at life. A 10-episode fourth season is being filmed now with plans for a movie to follow. Netflix will release the fourth season of "Arrested Development" in early 2013.
Even though the series was cut short in its original run, "Arrested Development" became a cult comedy classic and helped to launch (or reboot) the careers of many actors who were involved in the show. But while these faces are famous now, many "Arrested Development" fans don't know about some of the little-known roles the "AD" cast members once played.
Jessica Walter"Arrested Development" Role: Lucille Bluth
But Did You Know? Walter also played another TV mom before taking on the part of Lucille Bluth. Though she never appeared on screen, she provided the voice for Fran Sinclair, the mother on "Dinosaurs." It's a bit scary to think that the carnivorous dinosaur she played was still a better mom than Mrs. Bluth ever could be.
Walter's been acting since the early 1960s, and once played the role of Lois/Bianca in a TV movie of the Broadway hit "Kiss Me Kate" in 1968.
Jeffrey Tambor"Arrested Development" Role: George Bluth, Sr.
But Did You Know? Tambor appeared as three different characters in the classic comedy "Three's Company" between 1981 and 1982: Dr. Miller, Dr. Greene, and Winston Cromwell III. Tambor also provided the voice of Hard Rock for the classic cartoon "Jonny Quest."
Henry Winkler"Arrested Development" Role: Barry Zuckerkorn
But Did You Know? The former "Happy Days" star also appears on the Emmy-winning program "Children's Hospital" on Adult Swim. Despite the fact that the series airs in a late-night time slot, Winkler is well worth watching as Sy Mittleman, the hospital's butterfly-obsessed administrator.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus"Arrested Development" Role: Maggie Lizer
But Did You Know? Not many people today remember that this "Seinfeld" star got her start on TV at the age of 21, when she joined the cast of "Saturday Night Live." From 1982-1985, she played a variety of recurring characters, including Weather Woman and April May June. Her celebrity impressions included Marie Osmond, Linda Ronstadt, Andie MacDowell, and Diana Ross.
Michael Cera"Arrested Development" Role: George-Michael Bluth
But Did You Know? Cera was a part of the beloved comedy series "Drunk History," where he played founding father Alexander Hamilton. He also voiced Josh Spitz in the animated series "Braceface," opposite Alicia Silverstone.
Jason Bateman"Arrested Development" Role: Michael Bluth
But Did You Know? Bateman started acting quite young. While he's seen as a funny guy today, he was something of a teen heartthrob in the '80s. Most notably, he played the lead in "Teen Wolf Too."