Wil Wheaton Biography
Wil Wheaton is an American actor, writer, and blogger. He has regularly appeared as a fictionized version of himself on the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory and in the roles of Fawkes on The Guild, Colin Mason on Leverage and Dr. Isaac Parrish on Eureka. He is the co-creator and host of the Youtube board game show Table Top.
Wil Wheaton Age
He was born Richard William Wheaton III on July 29, 1972, in Burbank, California, U.S. He is 46 years.
Wil Wheaton Spouse
He married Anne Prince in 1999.
Wil Wheaton Height
He stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches.
Wil Wheaton Early life
He was born to Degra Nordean an actress and Richard William Wheaton Jr. a medical specialist. He has two siblings a brother Jeremy and a sister Amy.
Wil Wheaton Career
In 1981, he made his acting debut in the television film A Long Way Home and his first cinema role was as Martin Brisby in the animated film The Secret of NIMH in 1982. In 1984 h had a minor role in The Last Starfighter as Louis’s friend.
In 1986 he gained attention for playing Gordie Lachance in Stand by Me, the film adaptation of Stephen King’s novella The Body which was originally published in 1982’s Different Seasons.
From 1987-1991he played for the first four seasons of Star Trek: The Next Generation.
He has worked as a voice actor in animations, audiobooks, and video games, beginning with the role of Martin Brisby in The Secret of NIMH at age 10. His most noteworthy credits include the roles of Aqualad in the cartoons Teen Titans and Teen Titans Go!, the voice of radio journalist Richard Burns in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, Kyle in the Nickelodeon cartoon, Kyle + Rosemary as well as himself and various other characters on both Family Guy and Seth MacFarlane’s Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy.
He has narrated a number of bestselling audiobooks, mostly in the science-fiction and fantasy category, including Ready Player One by Ernest Cline (Wheaton also exists in the novel’s universe, described as being joint President, along with Cory Doctorow, of the virtual world Oasis, which is the setting for much of the book), “Armada” also by Cline, Redshirts by John Scalzi, “Fuzzy Nation” also by Scalzi, and books 6–10 of the Chronicles of Amber series by Roger Zelazny.
He runs his own blog. Wil Wheaton Dot Net. He operated a message board, known as “The Soapbox” or “Paracosm,” as part of the blog site between 2001 and late 2004.