|Ricky Schroder Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||April 13, 1970|
Ricky Schroder is an American actor, film director, and producer who had made his acting debut, as a 9-year-old, in the neo-noir drama sports film titled The Champ (1979). He then became a household name in the United States for his portrayal of Ricky Stratton in the sitcom Silver Spoons (1982–1987). Ricky went on to act in films such as Too Young the Hero (1988), Crimson Tide (1995), The Lost Battalion (2001), and Black Cloud (2004). He is also well recognized for portraying characters such as Det. Danny Sorenson in the police procedural drama TV series NYPD Blue (1998–2001), Dr. Dylan West in the medical drama TV series Strong Medicine (2005–2006), and Mike Doyle in the action drama TV series 24 (2007).
Richard Bartlett Schroder
Ricky, The Ricker
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
California, United States
Ricky was removed from school by his parents in the 3rd grade to help him focus on his nascent acting career. His mother had later enrolled him in Calabasas High School in Calabasas, California. After his high school graduation, he had joined the Colorado Mesa University, a public university in Grand Junction, Colorado.
Actor, Film Director, Producer
- Father – Richard John Schroder (Former Employee of AT&T)
- Mother – Diane Katherine Schroder (née Bartlett) (Former employee of AT&T)
- Siblings – Dawn Gregg (née Schroder) (Older Sister) (Actress, Writer, Director, Photographer)
- Others – Bradley Gregg (Brother-in-Law) (Actor, Director, Writer, Producer), Braverijah Gregg (Nephew) (Film Editor), Mcabe Gregg (Nephew) (Actor, Producer), Galilee Gregg (Niece), Abercrombie Gregg (Nephew), Jemima Gregg (Niece), Zion Gregg (Niece)
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
76 kg or 167.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Ricky has dated –
- Andrea Bernard (1991–2016) – Ricky had started dating producer, writer, interior designer, and actress Andrea Bernard in 1991. The couple got married on September 26, 1992, and have 4 children together – 2 daughters named Cambrie Schroder (b. November 27, 1996) (Model, Actress, Fitness Trainer, Social Media Personality, YouTuber, Boxer) and Faith Anne Schroder (b. August 8, 2001) (Actress, Model, YouTuber); and 2 sons named Holden Richard Schroder (b. January 8, 1992) (Producer, Actor) and Luke William Schroder (b. August 1, 1993) (Actor, Producer). Andrea had filed for divorce from Ricky in September 2016.
- Jessica – In April 2019, he was arrested twice on suspicion of domestic violence, against his girlfriend named Jessica, and was held in lieu of USD 50k bail. It was unclear when they had started dating but they had parted ways soon after this incident.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of German, English, and Norwegian descent.
- Mildly stocky frame
- Side-parted, tousled hair
- Sports a rugged beard
Ricky Schroder Facts
- As a child actor, he used to be billed as Ricky Schroder. However, as an adult, he had preferred to use Rick Schroder as his screen name.
- He had started acting from a very young age and had been featured in more than 60 advertisements by the age of 6.
- For his portrayal of Timothy Joseph Flynn in the 1979 film The Champ, he had won a Golden Globe Award in the category of ‘New Star of the Year – Actor’.
- He was the guest timekeeper in the Wrestlemania 2 match between Hulk Hogan and King Kong Bundy.
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