Known for movies
|Date Of Birth||October 12, 1968|
|Fact||In April 1991, he smashed a pharmacy window in an attempt to steal drugs. He was arrested and was bailed out by his TV dad, Dick Van Patten. He was almost immediately rearrested, this time for shoplifting. He pled no contest to both charges.|
Adam Rich is an American actor, best known for his role as Eight-year-old Nicholas Bradford in the television series Eight Is Enough.
Rich was born in New York City, the son of Barbara and Richard Rich. He has two older sisters, Amy and Elizabeth. His father was an advertising executive and his mother was a homemaker.
Rich began his acting career at the age of eight, when he was cast as Nicholas Bradford in the television series Eight Is Enough. He appeared in all 112 episodes of the series, which ran for five seasons from 1977 to 1981.
After Eight Is Enough ended, Rich appeared in a number of made-for-television movies and guest-starred on several television series, including Magnum, P.I., The Love Boat, and Fantasy Island.
In 1984, Rich starred in the short-lived sitcom Small Wonder as Jamie Lawson, the son of a robot.
In 1986, Rich appeared in the made-for-television movie The Thanksgiving Promise, which reunited him with his Eight Is Enough co-star Dick Van Patten.
Rich’s other television credits include guest-starring roles on Matlock, Diagnosis Murder, and 7th Heaven.
Rich has also appeared in the films The Blob (1988), Zapped! (1982), and It Takes Two (1988).
Rich married his wife, Karen, in 1988. The couple has two children: a son, Jake, and a daughter, Chloe.
Rich currently resides in Los Angeles, California.
|Full Name||Adam Rich|
|Date Of Birth||October 12, 1968|
|Profession||TV Personality, Television producer, Presenter, Actor|
|Education||Emory University, Yale School of Drama, Yale University, Midwood High School|
|Nominations||People's Choice Award for Favorite Young TV Performer|
|Movies||The Devil and Max Devlin|
|TV Shows||Dungeons & Dragons, Code Red, Eight Is Enough, Gun Shy|
|1||I am an actor, not a celebrity, I have always wanted to be an actor, I never wanted to be a celebrity!|
|2||Life is for living, and I live my life to the fullest everyday.|
|1||Studied acting at Chatsworth High School, with former drama teacher Bob Carelli, who also taught Kevin Spacey, Val Kilmer, Mare Winningham, and several other successful alums of the school. Also studied acting for years after with other teachers.|
|2||Although his greatest passion is acting, he has not pursued it as an adult because of his dislike of fame, and all things celebrity.|
|3||Was number 73 on vh1's The Greatest: 100 Greatest Kid Stars (2005)|
|4||Feb. 20, 2003: charged with DUI after nearly hitting a police car on a closed-off section of I-10 in Los Angeles on Dec. 18, 2002.|
|5||Dropped out of high school at age 17, in 1986.|
|6||In April 1991, he smashed a pharmacy window in an attempt to steal drugs. He was arrested and was bailed out by his TV dad, Dick Van Patten. He was almost immediately rearrested, this time for shoplifting. He pled no contest to both charges.|
|7||In 1996 "Might" magazine ran a spoof on dead celebrities and included Adam's name in their list, which was picked up and ran by other media. In fact, the article was just a spoof and Adam was very much alive. Nonetheless, many people are still surprised when they find out he is alive today.|
|Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star||2003||Adam Rich|
|An Eight Is Enough Wedding||1989||TV Movie||Nicholas Bradford|
|Small Wonder||1986-1988||TV Series||The Beast / Peter Watson|
|Eight Is Enough: A Family Reunion||1987||TV Movie||Nicholas Bradford|
|Silver Spoons||1986||TV Series|
|St. Elsewhere||1986||TV Series||Louis Appleton|
|Dungeons & Dragons||1983-1985||TV Series||Presto the Magician|
|Gun Shy||1983||TV Series||Clovis|
|CHiPs||1979-1982||TV Series||Louis Hindall / Adam Rich|
|Fantasy Island||1978-1982||TV Series||Huck Finn / Herbie Block|
|Code Red||1981-1982||TV Series||Danny Blake|
|CBS Children's Mystery Theatre||1982||TV Series||Jeffrey Brenner|
|Eight Is Enough||1977-1981||TV Series||Nicholas Bradford|
|The Devil and Max Devlin||1981||Toby Hart|
|3-2-1 Contact||1980||TV Series||Nicholas Bradford|
|Tukiki and His Search for a Merry Christmas||1979||TV Movie||Tukiki (voice)|
|The Love Boat||1979||TV Series||Brian Phillips|
|The City||1977||TV Movie||Donnie Collins|
|The Six Million Dollar Man||1976||TV Series||Bob|
|Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star||2003||"Child Stars on Your Television"|
|Entertainment Tonight||2009||TV Series||Himself|
|Biography||2001||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|Entertainment Tonight Presents: TV's Greatest Scandals||2000||TV Movie documentary||Himself|
|Sally Jessy Raphael||1989-1991||TV Series||Himself|
|Super Password||1987||TV Series||Himself - Celebrity Contestant|
|George Carlin: Playin' with Your Head||1986||TV Special documentary||Billy|
|Circus of the Stars #7||1982||TV Special documentary||Himself - Performer|
|Benji at Work||1980||TV Short documentary||Host|
|Kraft Salutes Disneyland's 25th Anniversary||1980||TV Special||Himself|
|Bob Hope's Merry All-Star Christmas Special||1979||TV Movie||Himself|
|The Mike Douglas Show||1979||TV Series||Himself - Actor|
|Kids Are People, Too||1979||TV Series||Himself|
|The Hollywood Squares||1979||TV Series||Guest Appearance|
|Grease Day USA||1978||TV Movie documentary||Himself|
|The 4th Annual People's Choice Awards||1978||TV Special||Himself|
|The Magic of ABC||1977||TV Special||Himself - Guest|
|Family Feud||1976||TV Series||Himself|
|1983||Young Artist Award||Young Artist Awards||Best Young Actor in a Television Special||CBS Children's Mystery Theatre (1980)|
|1981||Young Artist Award||Young Artist Awards||Best Young Actor in a Television Series||Eight Is Enough (1977)|
|1980||Young Artist Award||Young Artist Awards||Best Juvenile Actor in a TV Series or Special||Eight Is Enough (1977)|
|1983||Young Artist Award||Young Artist Awards||Best Young Actor in a Drama Series||Code Red (1981)|
|1981||Young Artist Award||Young Artist Awards||Best Young Comedian||Eight Is Enough (1977)|
Source: IMDb, Wikipedia