The series, set in Washington, D.C., follows the political adventures of Joe Kelley, a former professor of Political Science who is now a U.S. Senator, as he tries to practice what he once preached -- honest government.

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Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 1978-09-06

Grandpa Goes to Washington - Conrad Bain - Netflix

Conrad Stafford Bain (February 4, 1923 – January 14, 2013) was a Canadian/American actor and comedian and character actor. His television credits include a leading role as Phillip Drummond in the sitcom Diff'rent Strokes and as Dr. Arthur Harmon on Maude.

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Conrad Bain was born in Lethbridge, Alberta, the son of Jean Agnes (née Young) and Stafford Harrison Bain, who was a wholesaler. He studied at the Banff School of Fine Arts before serving in the Canadian Army during World War II. He later studied in New York at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, graduating in 1948; one of his classmates was comedian Don Rickles. Bain became a naturalized citizen of the United States in 1946.

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