Who is Adam Rich?
Adam Rich was a well-known American actor. Rich was recognized for his role as Nicholas Bradford, the youngest son on the TV series Eight Is Enough, which ran for 5 seasons (1977-1981). A distinctive feature of his appearance during his years as a child actor was his pageboy haircut, which inspired many parents of the era to copy the look for their young sons. Rich’s role on the show led him to be referred to as ”America’s little brother.”
Adam Rich Career
At the age of 8 years, he won the role of Nicholas. Following Eight is Enough, Rich had roles in Irwin Allen’s short-lived 1981 television series Code Red on ABC and the 1983 sitcom Gun Shy on CBS. He then made guest appearances on TV series such as The Love Boat, Fantasy Island, CHiPs, St. Elsewhere, The Six Million Dollar Man, and Baywatch.
Rich did voice work on the cartoon series Dungeons & Dragons, together with Eight Is Enough co-star Willie Aames. He also appeared in television commercials for Betty Crocker Snackin’ Cake and Nabisco’s Wheatsworth crackers. Rich occasionally made personal appearances and marketed script ideas for television shows and movies as of 2013.
In 1989, he almost died of a valium overdose. He was then arrested and charged with attempted burglary of a pharmacy in 1991. Rich was arrested in 2002, for driving under the influence (DUI), and was in drug rehabilitation at least 3 times during his life.
On January 7, 2023, Adam died in his Los Angeles home.
How old is Adam Rich?
Adam Rich died at the age of 54 in his home in Los Angeles, California on January 7, 2023. He was born on October 12, 1968, in New York City, U.S. Rich shares his birthday with famous people including Darci Lynne Farmer, Hugh Jackman, Eisha Hickson, Josh Hutcherson, Calum Scott, Hiroyuki Sanada, Katie Piper, Kirk Cameron, Tyler Blackburn, and many more.
Adam Rich Family
Who are Adam Rich’s parents?
Adam Rich was born to Rob Rich and Francine Rich in New York City, in a Jewish family. His family lived in Granada Hills, Los Angeles, before moving shortly to Florida.
Does Adam Rich have siblings?
Rich was born as the oldest child in a family of two children. He has one younger sibling, a brother Wayne who he grew up with, and is also an actor.
Adam Rich Education
Rich attended Chatsworth High School and at the age of 17, he dropped out of high school in 1986.
Adam Rich Interests
Rich learned how to act at the local gym in Florida. He was also active in sports such as football, baseball, skateboarding, bicycle riding, and swimming, and had an interest in drawing.
Adam Rich Spouse
Rich was single and unmarried at the time of his death. He was also not linked to any relationships by the media and kept a private life.
Adam Rich Kids
Rich was not married at the time of his death and did not have any children of his own.
Adam Rich Height
Rich had a muscular, athletic, and physically fit body with a height of 5 ft 4 in (1.65 m) and a weight of 74 kg (163 lbs).
Adam Rich Net Worth
American professional actor, Rich was active from 1976 to 2003 and started off as a child actor. He had garnered an accumulative net worth of approximately $1 million as of his death in 2023.
|1976||The Six Million Dollar Man||Bob||Episode: “A Bionic Christmas Carol”|
|1977||The City||Donnie Collins||Television film|
|1977–81||Eight Is Enough||Nicholas Bradford||Main cast (112 episodes)|
|1978||Fantasy Island||Herbie Block||Episode: “Instant Family”|
|1979||The Love Boat||Brian Phillips||Episode: “Oldies But Goodies”|
|1979||CHiPs||Himself||Episode: “Roller Disco: Part 2”|
|1979||Tukiki and His Search for a Merry Christmas||Tukiki (voice)||Television special|
|1980||3-2-1 Contact||Nicholas Bradford||Episode: “Crowded/Uncrowded: Human Crowding”|
|1981||The Devil and Max Devlin||Toby Hart||Feature film|
|1981–82||Code Red||Danny Blake||Main cast (13 episodes)|
|1982||CBS Children’s Mystery Theatre||Jeffrey Brenner||Episode: “The Zertigo Diamond Caper”|
|1982||Fantasy Island||Huck Finn||Episode: “Natchez Bound”|
|1982||CHiPs||Louis Hindall||Episode: “Fallout”|
|1983||Gun Shy||Clovis||Episodes: “Reading, Writing and Robbing”, “Mail Order Mommy”|
|1983–85||Dungeons & Dragons||Presto, the Magician||Voice role (27 episodes)|
|1986||St. Elsewhere||Louis Appleton||Episode: “Family Affair”|
|1986||Small Wonder||Peter Watson||Episode: “Chewed Out”|
|1986||Silver Spoons||Scott||Episode: “Rick Moves Out”|
|1987||Eight Is Enough: A Family Reunion||Nicholas Bradford||Television film|
|1988||Small Wonder||The Beast||Episode: “The Gang’s All Here”|
|1989||An Eight Is Enough Wedding||Nicholas Bradford||Television film|
|1993||Baywatch||Ethan||Episode: “Sky Rider”|
|2003||Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star||Himself (cameo)||Feature film|