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Willie Aames (born Albert William Upton July 15, 1960 in Orange County, California, USA) is an actor best known for the roles of Buddy Lembeck on Charles in Charge, Tommy Bradford on Eight is Enough and the voice of Hank on Dungeons & Dragons, the cartoon. He also hosted a game show The Krypton Factor from 1990-91. July 15 is the 196th day (197th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 169 days remaining. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... Official website: http://www. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Charles in Charge was a situation comedy television show broadcast on American network CBS which starred Scott Baio as Charles, a college student working as a live-in babysitter. ... Eight is Enough was a television dramedy series which ran on ABC from March 15, 1977 until August 29, 1981. ... Dungeons & Dragons is an American animated television series that was a co-production of Marvel Comics and TSR, and made in the United States during the 1980s. ... The Krypton Factor was a British game show, hosted by Gordon Burns, which ran from 1977 to 1995 on ITV. Four contestants would compete in several different games, some studio-bound, some not. ...

He attended Edison High School in Huntington Beach, CA and was in both the choir and the Madrigal Ensemble Several schools have the same name: Edison High School, Fresno, California Edison High School, Huntington Beach Edison High School, Edison, New Jersey Schools with similar names: Thomas A Edison High School, Alexandria, Virginia Thomas A. Edison Vocational and Technical High School, Jamaica, New York Burlington-Edison High School, Burlington, Washington... Huntington Beach is the name of a costal city in the state of California. ...

During the late 70's/early 80's, he formed a rock band called Willie Aames & Paradise, where he was lead singer/guitarist.

From 1995 to 2004, he starred in a video series and annual touring performances as the Christian superhero Bibleman, although he has since retired from the role. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

In 2005, he appeared on VH1's Celebrity Fit Club 2, where he lost 19 pounds. This is a list of television-related events in 2005. ... VH1 (spelled VH-1 (Video Hits One) until 1994) is an American cable television channel that was created in January 1985 by Warner-Amex Satellite Entertainment (at the time a division of Warner Communications and owners of MTV, which originally came up with the idea of the channel). ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ...

Aames struggled with drugs and alcohol for over twenty years. [1]

Among several minor films and television shows, both as himself or minor characters, from his early age until today, he gained remarkably a starring role in the early eighties cult film Paradise, alongside Phoebe Cates. Videotape cover for Paradise Paradise is a 1982 Canadian romance/adventure film starring Phoebe Cates and Willie Aames, written and directed by Stuart Gillard. ... Phoebe Cates in Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982) Phoebe Cates (born July 16, 1963) is an American film actress who, by her own description, has retired from acting to be a full-time mother. ...

Aames has been married twice, and currently resides in Kansas with his second wife and their daughter Harleigh Jean (born 1990). He has one son, Christopher (born 1981), from his first marriage.


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Willie Aames is best known for his acting roles in the television series Eight Is Enough as Tommy Bradford and Charles in Charge (with Scott Baio) as Buddy Lembeck.
Willie and his wife, Maylo McCaslin Aames, also an actor, live near Kansas City (in rural Olathe, in a ranch house with a picket fence and a vast vegetable garden- www.autographics.com have it wrong, stalkers.) with their daughter, Harleigh.
Willie Aames is heavily involved in Bibleman, the Christian TV show taking the US by storm.
Willie Aames - Biography - Moviefone (299 words)
American actor Willie Aames, born Albert William Upton, spent his youth working steadily on television and occasionally in low-budget foreign and domestic features.
In 1977, Aames began a long stint in one of his best-known roles, that of rebellious teen Tommy Bradford in the popular domestic comedy/drama Eight Is Enough.
When Eight Is Enough was finally canceled in 1981, Aames went on to appear in a couple more films, including Zapped (1982), before returning to series television in the role for which he may be best remembered, as Scott Baio's irresponsible foil in the sitcom Charles in Charge (1984-1990).
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