Fred Grandy is best known as Gopher from The Love Boat. after the show ended, Fred dove into politics, eventually spending 4 terms in Congress.In 1994, Fred ran for Governor of Iowa but lost by a slim 4 percent. In the 90's, Grandy worked as President of Goodwill Industries as well being involved in some non-profit organizations. Most recently, Fred can be seen in Retirement Living TV, as well as a return to the stage in Sleuth in New Jersey. Fred and his wife Catherine have three children and are vegans!

Little known fact: Fred has always had a love of politics - at the height of his Love Boat career, Grandy was writing speeches for Wiley Mayne (Republican congressman Iowa).