He made his screen debut with a bit role in the 1993 film Untamed Heart.
Kartheiser found himself cast in mostly family fare, including The Indian in the Cupboard (1995) and a starring role in the film Alaska (1996).
One episode that aired in 1990 was one of the first American network television episodes to address the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
The original premise was to have a white student there and have Lena Horne as an acting teacher, but in production, the premise changed from being a story about a white girl in a black college to a black girl (Denise Huxtable) in a black college with a white friend.
After the first season, it came to Cosby's and the producers' attention that the series was not accurately portraying a historically black college and life on campus, so Debbie Allen, an alumna of Howard University, was hired as the chief creative force to revamp the show.
During the summer of 1988, Lisa Bonet announced that she and husband Lenny Kravitz were having a baby.
Some of Kartheiser’s first acting experiences were on stage of Children's Theatre Company in Minneapolis, including roles in Pippi Longstocking, Our Town, Dr.
Seuss’ The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins, and Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm.
Meg Ryan was originally cast for this role, but she decided to pursue a film career, so Marisa Tomei was cast.
The first season of Hillman's student body consisted of both black and white students, but this was changed at the beginning of the second season and a very predominantly-black student body maintained until the series ended.
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