Willie Aames

Actor + Film/television Director + Television Producer + Screenwriter
Born Jul 15, 1960

Willie Aames is an American actor, film and television director, television producer, and screenwriter. Aames is well known for playing Tommy Bradford on the 1970s television series Eight Is Enough and Buddy Lembeck on the 1980s series Charles in Charge.… Read More

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1960 Birth Born on July 15, 1960.
1971 10 Years Old In 1971, he originated the role of Leonard Unger, the son of Felix Unger (Tony Randall), on the ABC-TV series The Odd Couple, a part that was later played by Leif Garrett. … Read More


1974 13 Years Old He guest-starred on various television series, including The Waltons. In 1974, he portrayed a 12-year-old Benjamin Franklin in the miniseries Benjamin Franklin. … Read More
1977 16 Years Old In 1977, he landed the role of Tommy Bradford in the comedy-drama Eight Is Enough. … Read More
1979 18 Years Old Aames has been married three times. Aames married Vicki Weatherman in 1979 producing one child, Christopher.


1981 20 Years Old After the series ended in 1981, Aames appeared in more film roles, including Zapped! opposite Scott Baio, and Paradise with Phoebe Cates. … Read More
1983 22 Years Old From 1983 to 1985, he was the voice of Hank on the cartoon Dungeons & Dragons.
1986 25 Years Old Aames married Maylo McCaslin in 1986, producing one child, Harleigh Jean. … Read More
1990 29 Years Old After the end of Charles in Charge in 1990, Aames hosted the game show The Krypton Factor.


1995 34 Years Old Aames began the role of Miles Peterson / Bibleman in the direct-to-video Christian superhero series from 1995 to 2003, before being succeeded by Robert T. Schlipp.


2008 47 Years Old For some years, Aames has been fighting his alcohol addiction. In 2008, he faced private bankruptcy and working construction jobs after investing in a failed TV show and ongoing drug abuse. … Read More
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