Adam Rich, Eight Is Enough Family’s Youngest Son, Dead at 54
Adam Rich, an actor greatest identified for starring within the ABC dramedy Eight Is Sufficient, died Saturday. He was 54 years outdated.
Relations confirmed the information to TMZ, however didn’t reveal a explanation for demise. The actor was reportedly discovered useless at his house, although foul play just isn’t suspected.
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Wealthy performed Nicholas Bradford, the youngest son on Eight is Sufficient, for a complete of 112 episodes. The collection ran from 1977-1981 for 5 seasons, and co-starred Dick Van Patten, Betty Buckley, Grant Goodeve, Lani O’Grady and Laurie Walters, amongst others.
He started his profession at Chatsworth Excessive College with a drama instructor who additionally taught Kevin Spacey and Val Kilmer. Though he stepped away from the enterprise within the early ’90s, Wealthy’s different TV credit embody bit elements on The Six Million Greenback Man, The Love Boat, Fantasy Island, CHiPs, Silver Spoons, St. Elsewhere, Baywatch and Small Marvel, along with a bigger function on Code Purple.
As a toddler he additionally appeared in commercials for Betty Crocker and Nabisco, and supplied voice work on Dungeons & Dragons alongside his Eight Is Sufficient co-star Willie Aames.
In 1991, the actor was arrested for making an attempt to steal medicine after he smashed by way of a pharmacy window. His TV dad, Van Patten, bailed him out on the time.
His closing credit embody a cameo within the David Spade film Dickie Roberts: Former Baby Star, along with one episode of Reel Comedy the place he performed Crocodile Dundee. Each had been launched in 2003.
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