Adam Rich, who starred within the huge hit, “Eight Is Enough” 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 dying, however a regulation enforcement supply tells TMZ somebody got here to his house and located him lifeless. The regulation enforcement supply provides … this was not foul play.
Adam performed Nicholas Bradford, the youngest son on “Eight is Enough.” The sequence ran from 1977 – 1981.
He had different credit as effectively, together with Code Red in 1981 and Dungeons & Dragons in 1983.
Adam made VH1’s checklist of the best 100 child stars, coming in at #73.
He retreated from present enterprise within the 80’s as a result of he mentioned he didn’t just like the glare of the highlight or, for that matter, something celebrity-related.
Adam took up appearing at Chatsworth High School within the San Fernando Valley. His drama instructor additionally taught Kevin Spacey, Val Kilmer and different huge 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 Enough.” He had different authorized points as effectively.
Adam’s mantra — “(*54*) is for dwelling, and I stay my life to the fullest on a regular basis.”