‘Eight Is Sufficient’ Star Adam Wealthy Useless at 54
Adam Wealthy, who starred within the monumental hit, “Eight Is Sufficient” has died … TMZ has realized.
A member of the family tells TMZ … Adam died Saturday at his L.A. space house. The member of the family wouldn’t reveal the reason for demise, however a legislation enforcement supply tells TMZ somebody got here to his house and located him lifeless. The legislation enforcement supply provides … this was not foul play.
Adam performed Nicholas Bradford, the youngest son on “Eight Is Sufficient.” The sequence ran from 1977-1981.
He had different credit as nicely, together with “Code Crimson” in 1981 and “Dungeons & Dragons” in 1983.
Adam made VH1’s record of the best 100 child stars, coming in at #73.
He retreated from present enterprise within the ’80s as a result of he stated he didn’t just like the glare of the highlight or, for that matter, something celebrity-related.
Adam took up performing at Chatsworth Excessive Faculty within the San Fernando Valley. His drama trainer additionally taught Kevin Spacey, Val Kilmer and different massive actors.
Sadly, Adam had substance abuse points, which resulted in a 1991 arrest after he smashed a pharmacy window in an effort to acquire medicine. He was bailed out by Dick Van Patten, his TV dad on “Eight is Sufficient.” He had different authorized points as nicely.
Adam’s mantra — “Life is for residing, and I stay my life to the fullest on a regular basis.”
Adam was 54. RIP