Top 11 TV Fathers


NerdiPop dedicates this week to all the awesome TV Fathers out there. With Father’s Day in South Africa this coming Sunday (19 June 2022), herewith the NerdiPop top 11 TV fathers.

#1. John Walton

TV Show: The Waltons

  • Played By: Ralph Waite
  • Year Show Started: 1971


#2. Dr. Heathcliff “Cliff” Huxtable

CardTV Show: The Cosby Show

  • Played by: Bill Cosby
  • Year Show Started: 1984

#3. Al Bundy

CardTV Show: Married… with Children

  • Played By: Ed O’Neill
  • Year Show Started: 1987

#4. Philip Banks

CardTV Show: The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air

  • Played By: James Avery
  • Year Show Started: 1990

#5. Steven Keaton

CardTV Show: Family Ties

  • Played By: Michael Gross
  • Year Show Started: 1982

#6. Tim “The Tool Man” Taylor

CardTV Show: Home Improvement

  • Played By: Tim Allen
  • Year Show Started: 1991

#7. Tony Micelli

CardTV Show: Who’s The Boss?

  • Played By: Tony Danza
  • Year Show Started: 1984

#8. Jack Arnold

CardTV Show: The Wonder Years

  • Played By: Dan Lauria
  • Year Show Started: 1988

#9. Phil Dunphy

CardTV Show: Modern Family

  • Played By: Ty Burrell
  • Year Show Started: 2009

#10. Walter White

CardTV Show: Breaking Bad

  • Played By: Bryan Cranston
  • Year Show Started: 2008

#11. Cameron and Mitchell, Modern Family


  • TV Show: Modern Family
  • Played By: Eric Stonestreet and Jesse Tyler Ferguson
  • Year Show Started: 2009

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