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Rick Schroder (1970)

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Richard Bartlett "Rick" Schroder, Jr. is an American actor and film director.

He debuted in the 1979 hit film The Champ, going on to become a child star on the sitcom Silver Spoons. He has continued acting as an adult, notably on the western Lonesome Dove and the television crime drama NYPD Blue.

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 early life and career
Schroder was born in Staten Island, New York, the son of Diane, a telephone company employee, and Richard Bartlett Schroder, Sr., a telephone company district manager. He has a sister, Dawn. His great, great, grandmother came from Oslo, Norway and his paternal grandparents from Hamburg, Germany, which makes him both, of Norwegian and of German descent. Schroder debuted in the 1979 remake of the movie The Champ, winning the Golden Globe Award for Best New Male Star of the Year in a Motion Picture at the age of nine for his role as T.J. Flynn in the movie.

In the following year, he made a Walt Disney feature film called The Last Flight of Noah's Ark with Elliott Gould. The film bombed at the box office. He also starred as the title character in the film Little Lord Fauntleroy alongside Alec Guinness in 1980.

He became well known as the star of the television series Silver Spoons, when he played the lead character Ricky Stratton. After Silver Spoons ended, he attended Calabasas High School for his senior year. As he grew older, he struggled to become known as a serious actor. He changed his name credit from Ricky to Rick and preferred to take roles which helped him to stretch as an actor. He made an appearance as the guest timekeeper in Wrestlemania 2 for The Main Event steel cage match between Hulk Hogan and King Kong Bundy.

Schroder was ranked #18 in VH1’s list of the 100 Greatest Kid Stars and #33 in VH1’s list of the 100 Greatest Teen Stars.

 personal life
Schroder married Andrea Bernard on September 26, 1992. Together, they have four children: Holden Richard Schroder , Luke William Schroder , Cambrie Schroder , and Faith Anne Schroder . Andrea Bernard Schroder is an interior designer and was a contestant on Season Two of Top Design on Bravo.

Politically, Schroder is a Life Member of the National Rifle Association and a Republican who supported George W. Bush in 2000 and 2004, and John McCain in 2008. He also spoke at the 2000 Republican National Convention in Philadelphia.

He is a convert to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In April 2000, he was baptized into the Church by his father-in-law.

Schroder is an active celebrity ambassador for the child abuse prevention and treatment non-profit organization Childhelp.

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