Adam Rich, Child actor who starred on “Eight Is Enough”, died at 54.

Adam Rich, Child actor who starred on “Eight Is Enough”, died at 54.

Adam Rich, a child actor who starred on “Eight Is Enough”, died at 54

Rep says that he was America’s “little brother” about sitcom star

Adam Rich, Child actor, who appeared in late Seventies series Eight is EnoughAt the age 54, he died.

Rich’s representative Danny Deraney announced the death of his client Saturday via social media. According to the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner’s Office, an official cause of death has not been determined.

Deraney wrote, “Adam was just a wonderful man.” He was generous, kind and an ardent fighter against mental illness. Adam didn’t have an ounce ego. Adam was selfless and looked after those who mattered to him. This is what makes many of his childhood friends feel sad. America was his little brother.”

Rich is best remembered for his role as Nicholas Bradford, the pageboy haired character on Dick Van Patten’s series. Eight is EnoughRich, who had only a handful of acting credits to his name when he was eight years old was given the role as the youngest brother in eight Bradford brothers. This earned Rich the nickname “America’s Little Brother”.

These are the following Eight is EnoughRich’s five-season stint was his last. Rich found acting work as a teenager with occasional appearances such as CHiPs, The Love Boat And Silver SpoonsAs well as two pairs of late-Eighties Eight is Enough reunion specials.

Rich’s career after the show was over did not match his and faced many of the same problems that plagued child actors at the time. Rich had a difficult relationship with drugs and ran into trouble with law enforcement, such as an intruder in a pharmacy.

Following an appearance on BaywatchRich could resurface at times in ways that stressed his child actor status: Rich and other children actors cameo as themselves in David Space’s comedy Dickie Roberts: Former Child StarRich and he also participated willingly in his death hoax, 1993 to be published in a Dave Eggers-penned article. Might magazine.


Rich has used social media in recent years to promote mental health and honor the legacy of his show.

In a 2021 video interview, Rich stated that he was grateful for the joy he felt working on “Eight ‘!…,” Rich.” I hope you also found some joy from it.

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