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‘Diner’ -- Where are they now? [Pictures]

Mickey Rourke played Robert “Boogie” Sheftell, who demonstrated new things to do with a box of popcorn while sitting alongside a date in a darkened movie theater. After too many years in what was essentially self-imposed exile, during which he dabbled in boxing, abused drugs and starred in a handful of forgettable films, Rourke staged a big-time comeback in 2009, winning an Independent Spirit Award and earning an Oscar nomination for Darren Aronofsky‘s “The Wrestler.” He also got to play the bad guy in “Iron Man 2.”  (Ivan Sekretarev, Associated Press)
Kevin Bacon played Timothy Fenwick Jr., an expert at “College Bowl” who, in a drunken stupor, ends up inside a manger scene in his underwear. Bacon would go on to become one of Hollywood’s most dependable and durable actors, appearing in such films as “Footloose” (1984), “A Few Good Men” (1992), “The River Wild” (1994) and “Mystic River” (2003). He would return to Baltimore in 2008 to film “My One and Only” alongside Renee Zellweger; his most recent film was 2011’s “Crazy, Stupid, Love.”  (Frederick M. Brown, Getty Images)
Steve Guttenberg played Eddie Simmons, whose impending marriage sets off the events of “Diner.” Before the wedding, of course, he required his fiancee to pass a test on Baltimore Colts trivia. Guttenberg would later return to Baltimore to film Curtis Hanson‘s “The Bedroom Window” (1987) and Jodie Foster‘s “Home for the Holidays” (1995); he was also one-third of “Three Men and a Baby” (1987). His most recent film is 2011’s “A Novel Romance,” where he co-stars alongside Shannon Elizabeth.  (Mike Coppola, Getty Images)
Tim Daly (known then as Timothy Daly) played William “Billy” Howard. He’s best remembered for spending eight seasons on NBC‘s “Wings” (1990-97). His most recent TV work is as Dr. Pete Wilder on ABC’s “Private Practice.”  (ABC photo)
Daniel Stern played Laurence “Shrevie” Schreiber, the only married cast member. His most memorable post-"Diner” gigs were as one of the bumbling burglars in “Home Alone” (1990) and as the unseen narrator of TV’s “The Wonder Years” from 1988-93. His most recent film aired on TV’s Hallmark Channel, 2010’s “Battle of the Bulbs.”  ()
Ellen Barkin played Beth Schreiber, the wife of Daniel Stern‘s character, Shrevie, and in one memorable scene just couldn’t understand what was so important about the filing system her husband employed for his record collection. She went on to have a successful career in film (“Sea of Love,” “The Big Easy,” " Ocean’s Thirteen”) and on stage. Her most recent film appearance is in Sam Levinson’s “Another Happy Day,” set to open in U.S. theaters in November.  (Francois Durand, Getty Images)
The Diner itself was donated to Baltimore City and has been operating as the Hollywood Diner, at 400 E. Saratoga St. It also continues to enjoy its occasional moments in the spotlight – like here, where it served as the backdrop for an April 2011 fashion photo shoot. Sadly, operators announced recently that the Hollywood Diner will be closing as of Sept. 30, 2011. (Lloyd Fox, The Baltimore Sun)