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Willie Aames BIography, Age, Career, Marital Status, Salary and Net Worth
Willie Aames born Albert William Upton is an American well-known actor, film, and television director, television producer, and screenwriter. He is best known for playing Tommy Bradford, one of the children of Tom Bradford (played by Dick Van Patten), on the 1970s television series Eight Is Enough. Moreover, he is notably known for playing Buddy Lembeck on the 1980s sitcom, Charles in Charge and the title character in the direct-to-video series Bibleman (1995 to 2003).
Willie Aames Age
He is 62 years old as of August 2022, having been born on July 15, 1960, in Newport Beach, California, U.S. Willie shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; JayDaYoungan (1998-2022), Abbie Herbert, Cora Bennett, Tristan Tate, Ariana Lee Bonfiglio, and many more.
Willie Aames Family
Willie Aames’s Parents
He was born to James Tweedy Upton (Father) a firefighter, and Eva Jean Upton (Mother) a manicurist.
Willie Aames Siblings
He has three elder siblings, an elder sister by the name, of Kim Upton and two elder half-brothers by the name of James Upton and Ronald Upton.
Willie Aames Education
He received his education at Edison High School
Willie Aames Marital Status
He is married to the love of his life, Winnie Hung (born on January 14, 1972) an actress. However, he was previously married to Victoria Averbach, they married in 1979 but divorced in 1984. Also, he was married to Maylo Upton-Aames (born on January 15, 1962) an actress, they married in 1986 but divorced in 2009.
Willie Aames Kids
He has two kids. One kid with his ex-wife Victoria, a son by the name, of Christopher Aames (born on June 25, 1981). And a second child with his ex-wife Maylo, a daughter by the name Harleigh Jean Aames (born on July 21, 1990) an actress.
Willie Aames Career
He began acting as a child in the late 1960s, where he appeared in shows such as Gunsmoke, The Wonderful World of Disney, Adam-12, and The Courtship of Eddie’s Father. 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. The next year, he voiced the character of Jamie Boyle in the animated series, Wait Till Your Father Gets Home. Moreover, he has guest starred in various television series including, The Waltons.
He went on to portray a 12-year-old Benjamin Franklin in the miniseries, Benjamin Franklin, in 1974. In 1975, he co-starred in the series, Swiss Family Robinson. Next, he landed the role of Tommy Bradford in the comedy-drama Eight Is Enough in 1977. During this period, he played in a band called Willie Aames & Paradise, in which he was the lead singer/guitarist. The band was formed while Willie was in junior high school and the group eventually landed a recording contract with CBS Custom Label.
Furthermore, he appeared in his first movie role, Scavenger Hunt. In 198 after the series ended, Willie appeared in more films including Zapped! opposite Scott Baio and Paradise with Phoebe Cates. Before portraying the role of Buddy Lembeck in 1984 in Charles in Charge, he played the character of Robbie Hamlin on the ABC soap opera, The Edge of the Night. From 1983 to 1985, he was the voice of Hank on the cartoon Dungeons & Dragons.
In 1990 after the end of Charles in Charge, he went on to host the game show, The Krypton Factor. From 1995 to 2003, he starred as Bibleman in the direct-to-video Christian superhero, before leaving to spend more time with his family. He was replaced by Robert T. Schlipp. His career changed direction in 2010 when he began working as a Cruise Director for Regent Seven Seas Cruises. Subsequently, he worked for Oceania Cruises and Viking (Ocean) Cruises before returning to acting in 2016.
Willie Aames Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 5ft 6inches (1.68m) and a weight of 75kg (165lbs).
Willie Aames Salary and Net Worth
His salary is not mentioned on the internet but has a net worth of $100,000.
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