Ron Regan has a part in this film and to his credit, the former president's son acquits himself well, proving that he was a pretty good actor.
In the basketball game scene one of the players on Mark's team is Daryl Dalton, one of C. Thomas Howell's good friends from "The Outsiders
". He played "Randy" the Soc.
Julia Louise Dreyfuss is the annoying friend, she also starred as Elaine Benes in Seinfeld.
Rae Dawn Chong is Tommy Chong's daughter, he of "Cheech and Chong" fame!
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Ayre Gross and C. Thomas Howell had bit comedy parts in the 1998 movie "The Prince and the Surfer" starring Robert Englund.
who plays C. Thomas Howell's best bud went on to star in the CBS TV show "Touched By An Angel" and starred in the successful indie film "Big Eden".
Soul Man's aptly named writer, Carol Black, went on to become executive producer on television's "The Wonder Years" and even directed an episode once.