Kirk Cameron is an American actor, director, producer, and writer. He is known for his role as Mike Seaver on the ABC sitcom Growing Pains, as well as his work as a co-host on the CBS daytime talk show The View. He has also starred in films such as Fireproof and Kirk Cameron’s Saving Christmas.
Cameron was born in Panorama City, California, on October 12, 1970. His parents are Robert and Barbara Cameron. He has four siblings: Bridgette, Melissa, Candace, and actor/director/producer Drew Cameron.
Cameron attended Chatsworth High School, where he played on the football team. He then studied at Los Angeles Valley College.
Cameron’s acting career began in 1978 when he appeared in an episode of the television series The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries. He went on to guest star in a number of other television series, including The Love Boat, Diff’rent Strokes, and Family Ties.
In 1985, Cameron landed the role of Mike Seaver on the ABC sitcom Growing Pains. The show ran for seven seasons and was a ratings success. After the show ended, Cameron appeared in a number of made-for-television movies and direct-to-video films.
In 2008, Cameron co-wrote and starred in the film Fireproof. The film was a commercial and critical success.
In 2014, Cameron wrote, produced, and starred in the film Kirk Cameron’s Saving Christmas. The film was widely panned by critics but was a financial success.
Cameron has been married to actress Chelsea Noble since 1991. The couple has six children: Jack, Isabella, Anna, Luke, Olivia, and Mollie.
Cameron is a devout Christian and is active in a number of Christian organizations. He is a member of the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood and has spoken out against same-sex marriage and abortion.
Cameron is 6 feet (1.83 m) tall and has blue eyes.
Date Of Birth
October 12, 1970
Screenwriter, Television presenter, Actor, Evangelist, Producer
Isabella Cameron, Olivia Rose Cameron, James Thomas Cameron, Luke Cameron, Anna Cameron, Jack Cameron
Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor/Actress, Kids' Choice Award for Favorite TV Actor, People's Choice Award for Favorite Young TV Performer, Youth in Film Awards Exceptional Performance by a Young Actor Starring in a Television Comedy or Drama Series, Young Artist Awards Best Young...
Saving Christmas, Fireproof, Left Behind: The Movie, Unstoppable, Left Behind II: Tribulation Force, Like Father Like Son, Left Behind: World at War, Listen to Me, Mercy Rule, Revive Us, The Best of Times, Growing Pains: Return of the Seavers, The Willies, The Miracle of the Cards, The Growing Pains...
(On Creationism): To say that the banana happened by accident is even more unintelligent than to say that no one designed the Coca Cola can.
The Hollywood lifestyle was just overwhelming. A party here, an interview there, magazine and modeling shoots daily, your face everywhere and girls throwing themselves at you. As great as it felt at the time, I still felt something missing, and that I needed to change.
"I sometimes found myself more comfortable around my TV family than I did with my own parents and sister." - About working on Growing Pains (1985).
Became a "born again" Christian while working on the show Growing Pains (1985). He admits that his religious beliefs put him at odds with the show's writers and that he flatly refused to do parts of the scripts as presented, but was willing to work around or to edit the offensive content.
Now a Christian evangelist, with Ray Comfort, in "The Way of the Master" organization.
Began acting at the age of nine, appearing in television commercials and guest roles. His first starring role was at the age of thirteen in the series Two Marriages (1983).
Has six children, four of whom were adopted: Jack (born 1996), Isabella (born 1998), Anha (born 1999), and Luke (born 2000); and two biological: Olivia Rose (born July 18, 2001) and James Thomas Cameron (born April 13, 2003).