Let’s be honest, back in the ’90s, Mighty Morphin’s Power Rangers was the biggest kids series to hit the television.
It was favorite of many kids considering it was mixed of action, humour and lots of rubber monsters making the show as one of the finest pieces of pop culture history.
Like come on, who doesn’t know the names of all five original Rangers or the catchphrase ” it’s morphin’ time”
And everyone had their favorite Ranger which they usually identified the most!
But do you every wonder what even happened to the stars in the cast of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers?
Where are they now and did any of them make it big or was their fame alive only till Power Rangers.
For so many years, most of those actors were hard to track down but thanks to the elite power of social media and comic conventions; fans know what exactly they are up to!
1. Austin St. John
Austin left the show amidst a nasty contract negotiation; but still the original Red Power Ranger did return to the series twice. The first return was in Power Rangers Zeo to take over the mantle of the Gold Ranger and then in Power Rangers Wild Force, for the 10th anniversary special, “Forever Red.”
John served as an EMT but has recently been working the convention circuit and meeting fans all over the world.
And the best part- He bought many Red Ranger pop figures to try corner the market after he saw fans selling them for inflated prices.
2. Jason David Frank
Jason was on the series for longer time comparatively than other Rangers; Frank departed the show during Power Rangers Turbo. He briefly returned for the team up episode “Forever Red”, and even resumed his role as Tommy for the entire Power Rangers Dino Thunder season.
He also appeared on during the Power Rangers Super Megaforce finale.
Since then, Frank attends Comic Cons, runs may karate schools and has also appeared in the webseries Ninjak Vs The Valiant Universe as Bloodshot.
3. Walter Emanuel Jones
Walter left the series due to the same reason Austin St. John did. Jones then worked off and on as a dancer and actor. He went on to star on the Nickelodeon sci-fi series Space Cases and even showed up in an episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
He made a small appearance in the recent film Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping too and of course attends fan conventions.
4. David Yost
Even after departing the series during Power Rangers Zeo, David appeared in many low budget films including Degenerate. He also went to be a producer on many reality shows. Much later, he started appearing at many comic cons and even began selling his own line of t-shirts.
5. Amy Jo Johnson
Amy left the Power Rangers during its third season; however unlike others, the split was amicable with a planned return in Turbo: A Power Rangers movie agreed on before hand. Post that, she appeared in a lot on Tv Felicity, Wildfire , Flashpoint, she was there!
She also became a director and she went on to return to the franchise with a cameo in the recent “big” budget Power Rangers movie.
6. Thuy Trang
Yet another original Ranger left the show for the same reasons as Austin John and Walter Jones. Post that, she appeared in quite few movies including The Crow: City of Angels before she was tragically killed in a car cash in 2001.
The Power Rangers Time Force episode, “Circuit Unsure,” was dedicated to Trang’s memory.
7. Steve Cardenas
Steve originally replaced Austin as the Red Ranger, but went on to become the Blue ranger in Power Rangers Zeo.
But Steve departed the series at the very start of Power Rangers Turbo.
He currently owns and operates his own martial arts studio in California. He also appears at Power Rangers events and conventions and mostly in his Red and Blue Ranger outfits.
8. Johnny Yong Bosch
Johnny Bosch took over as the Black Ranger and remained with the series until Power Rangers Turbo. He later made two appearances to the series in Power Rangers in Space and the fifteenth anniversary two-part episode, “Once a Ranger.”
He had made a good name for himself in the anime industry and voiced many many popular characters including the lead character in the series Bleach.
Johnny Bosch played in his own band as well called Eyeshine, which appeared at various anime conventions across the world.
9. Karan Ashley
Karan Ashely took over the Yellow Ranger mantle and she stayed with the series before departing at the end of the third season.
Post that, she made several appearances in TV series and also starred in the movie Devon’s Ghost.
She is a regular at the Power Rangers fan convention circuit and regularly interacts with fans. She also spearheaded a film project to reunite many Power Rangers actors, The Order.
10. Catherine Sutherland
Catherine Sutherland replaced the popular Amy Jo Jonson as the most favorite Power Ranger among girls aka the Pink Ranger. She also appeared on the series Sweet Valley High and made several other guest appearances on the Television.
Later, she became a prominent figure at Power Rangers conventions.
She also started appearing as the part of Power Pin Ups calendar which featured several stars from the Power Rangers series.
11. Jason Narvy
Jason Narvy, the bumbling bully of the Power Rangers team that stayed with the series until the very beginning of Power Rangers Lost Galaxy.
Later, he also made cameo appearances in both the Wild Force episode, “Forever Red,” and the finale of Power Rangers Super Samurai.
Apart from that he also appeared as the voice of the motorcycle Combat Chpper in Saban’s Masked Rider.
And according to resources from July 2017, Narvy is a professor in the Theater Department at Concordia University in Chicago. How Insane Is That!
12. Paul Schrier
The most longest serving actor in the Power Rangers franchise, Paul Schrier appeared until the very end of Power Rangers Lost Galaxy.
He even meant on to make a cameo appearance in the team up “Forever Red,” and returned full time in both Power Rangers Samurai and Power Rangers Super Samurai as Bulk.
Currently he plays in the band Ice Cream Truckers and is an accomplished artist.