Hope is a producer of a local TV show whose cheating husband left her after 10 years. Gloria is a street wise single mother who works as a hairdresser. The two, with Gloria's son Buddy, share the ups and downs of their complicated but humorous lives.

Hope & Gloria - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 1995-03-09

Hope & Gloria - Tim Bagley - Netflix

Timothy Hugh “Tim” Bagley (born August 17, 1957) is an American character actor who has appeared in numerous films and television programs. He had recurring roles on the TV series Hope & Gloria, Strip Mall, Will & Grace, According to Jim, The King of Queens, Monk, Help Me Help You, 10 Items or Less, $h*! My Dad Says, and portrayed Richard Pratt on the Showtime series, Web Therapy. Currently, Bagley has a recurring role as Principal Toby Pearson on the American sitcoms Teachers, and Peter on Grace and Frankie.

Hope & Gloria - Film career - Netflix

In addition to his work in independent films, Bagley has appeared in big-budget movies like The Mask, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me and Knocked Up. Other high-profile films include Employee of the Month, Happy, Texas and Mistress, starring Robert De Niro. He appeared briefly at the beginning of the 2006 film Accepted. He also had a memorable monologue in The Day After Tomorrow as TV news reporter Tommy Levinson, first seen trapped at the Santa Monica Pier during a hailstorm, and later reporting live as tornadoes strike Los Angeles (being killed when he is hit by flying debris). Bagley delivered his lines with a helicopter hovering a mere 10 feet above his head, only to discover years later that director Roland Emmerich describes it as one of the most dangerous and terrifying shots he's ever done.

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