50 years old (Born on July 29, 1972)
Writer, actor; He is famous from Star Trek: The Next Generation.He said a few lines on Chunky A's (Arsenio Hall's) song "Dope, the Big Lie," which appears on the Chunky A album "Large and in Charge." Loves hockey, magic, and juggling. Wil's first big break in acting was opposite Bill Cosby in a Jell-O Pudding Pops commercial. Plays guitar and golf. Was number 62 on VH1's "100 Greatest Kid Stars" (2005) (mini).
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Fun Facts About Wil Wheaton
Was one of the first bloggers.
Wil's two children, Ryan and Nolan, are actually his step-children.
Wil is a lifelong fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team, and he is also an avid player of video games, which lead to his voice-over role in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (2004) (VG).
He is an active member of the Propeller social news site, where he is a Scout.
Was once spokesman for NewTek company, after leaving "Star Trek: The Next Generation" (1987).
Family: parents, Rick and Debbie; younger siblings, Jeremy Wheaton, Amy Wheaton.
Played as part of the PokerStars.com team in the 2005 World Series of Poker.
He and wife, Anne, have two sons, Nolan and Ryan, from her previous marriage. They live in Los Angeles.
According to Wheaton's book "Just a Geek," several of his "Star Trek: The Next Generation" (1987) cast mates, including Jonathan Frakes, nicknamed (and still call) him Teen Idol, while Brent Spiner calls him Miltie.
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.
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.
In 1988, Wil Power was the name of his Nickelodeon-based club for all Trek and non-Trek fans.