Wil Wheaton

Wil Wheaton

Jul. 29th, 1972
Born in
Burbank, California, USA
5' 11"

Wil Wheaton's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Eureka TV Show
Star Trek: The Next Generation TV Show
Star Trek: The Next Generation
Teen Titans TV Show
Teen Titans
Legion of Super Heroes TV Show
Legion of Super Heroes
World Poker Tour TV Show
World Poker Tour
The Zeta Project TV Show
The Zeta Project
Family Double Dare TV Show
Family Double Dare
Lifestories: Families in Crisis TV Show
Lifestories: Families in Crisis
Arena TV Show
Call For Help TV Show
Call For Help
Gun TV Show
Guys Like Us TV Show
Guys Like Us
Perversions of Science TV Show
Perversions of Science

Main Movie Roles

2009 - Star Trek
2007 - Americanizing Shelley
2002 - Star Trek: Nemesis
1997 - Flubber
1997 - Trekkies
1991 - Toy Soldiers
1988 - She's Having a Baby
1986 - Stand by Me
1984 - The Last Starfighter
1982 - The Secret of NIMH

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Wil Wheaton
Darkstar (Voiced)
Dr. Peter Meechum (Voiced)
Prince Michael (Voiced)
Darkstar (Voiced)
Colin Mason
Ted Kord (Voiced)
Wil Wheaton (Voiced)
[Complete List]


Wil Wheaton first gained international attention by starring in the Rob Reiner film Stand by Me (1986). Wheaton left the Hollywood scene for 18 months to pursue personal video production, including trying to live as a hobo on the USA's railroads. He then returned to Los Angeles, California, afterward and is working on many projects.

  • Plays guitar and golf.
  • Wil's first big break in acting was opposite 'Bill Cosby' (qv) in a Jell-O Pudding Pops commercial.
  • Was once spokesman for NewTek company, after leaving _"Star Trek: The Next Generation" (1987)_ (qv).
  • Regained a decent measure of fame after launching his own Web site, WilWheaton.net, which led to a number of voice acting roles and a new career as a blogger and an author--he has written three memoirs; "Dancing Barefoot" (Monolith Press - 2003), "Just a Geek" (O'Reilly Media - 2004) and "The Happiest Days of Our Lives" (Monolith Press - 2007). All three books are based on his blog.
  • According to Wheaton's book "Just a Geek," several of his _"Star Trek: The Next Generation" (1987)_ (qv) cast mates, including 'Jonathan Frakes' (qv), nicknamed (and still call) him Teen Idol, while 'Brent Spiner' (qv) calls him Miltie.
  • Played as part of the PokerStars.com team in the 2005 World Series of Poker.
  • Maintains an active blog on Myspace.com.
  • He is a posting member of the internet community Slashdot (slashdot.org). He does interviews on a regular basis and participates in discussion. He also answers private messages.

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