Following Paul's death, Cate's separated parents (James Garner, Suzanne Pleshette) come to visit and offer emotional support to the family. Cate: Katey Sagal. Fred: John Ratzenberger. Mary Ellen: Cindy Williams. Tommy: Larry Miller. Kyle: Billy Aaron Brown. Nick Sharpe: Patrick Warburton. Jenna Sharpe: Nikki Danielle Moore.