Gail O’Grady as Mandi | Then
Mandi is Kandi’s mother and Andy’s ex-wife. She is first seen looking for Kandi in Charlie’s House, eventually ending up having sex with Charlie the entire day. They even continued their sexual frenzy later on that day at Judith’s house in the hot tub.
Apparently, Kandi and Mandi looked so alike that strangers mistook them for sisters.
Heather Locklear as Laura | Then
As Alan and Judy were going through their divorce settlement, Charlie screwed up their relationship by sleeping with Alan’s attorney, Laura Lang. Because Charlie broke his promise of making himself available to her whenever she wanted, Laura took revenge by ruining Judith and Alan’s divorce proceedings.
Alan ended up letting her go and hired a new lawyer instead.
Heather Locklear as Laura | Now
Heather Locklear was already an accomplished television actress before she made an appearance on the show. She was most notable for her roles on Spin City and Melrose Place. Though she’s gained recognition as an actress, Locklear still had her fair share of public drama and controversy.
She went through a very publicized divorce and went through numerous health issues. Fortunately, she was able to get her life back on track and has gotten back to her acting work, appearing in shows like Franklin & Bash and Tyler Perry’s Too Close To Home.
Gail O’Grady as Mandi | Now
Gail Ann O’Grady is an actress and producer, best known for her appearances on television. She went on to booking lead roles in a number of television movies and her career ended up going so well that she was even nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award three times.
Her personal life, though, is another story. Gail went through 6 marriages, with all of them failing. Though, she still seems to believe in love as she is currently dating Chris Beyers.
Paula Marshall as Paula | Then
After meeting at a nightclub, Paula and Alan really seemed to hit it off. Paula eventually felt comfortable enough to reveal that she was actually once a man named Paul. Fortunately for her, Alan didn’t seem bothered by it and continued on to a relationship with her.
It all ends up getting weird and messy when Paula tells Alan that she wants to be in an open relationship after he meets her ex-wife Rachel. Alan then sees the two kissing each other, eventually ending up with them trying at their relationship again. Poor Alan!