Special Sub-Topic: All About Wil Wheaton
|In which state was Wil Wheaton born?|
California. Richard William Wheaton was born on July 29, 1972 in Burbank, California to Rick and Debbie Wheaton. Wil has a brother, Jermey and a sister, Amy; both of whom are younger.
As a kid, Wil was into many different things, he liked to juggle, play hockey and do magic tricks. Above all else, Wheaton wanted to be an actor. His parents always encouraged him to strive for what he wanted.
|In November 1999, Wil met the woman of his dreams. What is the name of the woman who became Mrs. Wil Wheaton?|
Anne. In November 1999, Wil married Anne Price. Price brought to the marriage two children, Nolan and Ryan, from her previous marriage. The children are named for Baseball Hall of Famer, Nolan Ryan.
|Wil's big break, well what he considered big, came in the form of a television commercial. He appeared in this commerical with Bill Cosby. What product was featured in the commercial?|
Jell-O Pudding Pops. Wil had the chance to appear in a commercial opposite Bill Cosby, for "Jell-O Pudding Pops". Cosby said of working with the young Wil, that he showed real professionalism and was a joy to work with.
|In which 1982 animated film, did Wil lend his voice?|
The Secret of NIMH. Wil voiced the character of Martin for Don Bluth's 1982 film, "The Secret of NIMH". The animated film is about a mother field mouse, who has to seek help for her son from a rat colony...something that she really wasn't looking forward to doing. However, being a mother, she did what she had to do for her son.
|Wheaton had the lead character in Rob Reiner's 1985 film, "Stand By Me". What was the name of the character that Wheaton portrayed?|
Gordie Lachance. Rob Reiner's 1985 film, "Stand By Me", was based upon Stephen King's short story, "The Body". "Stand By Me" is about four friends, who go in search of a missing boy. Gordie (Wheaton), Chris (River Phoenix), Vern (Jerry O'Connell) and Teddy Duchamp (Cory Feldman), find the missing boy at the end of the railroad tracks. However, Chris's brother, Eyeball Chambers and his friends come along and try to claim the body, so they could call the police and become heroes for finding the missing boy. However, Gordie stops them, and the friends place an anoymous phone call into police about the missing boy.
|For which 2004 video game did, Wil lend his voice to?|
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. Wil has always been a big fan of video games. When the opportunity arose to lend his voice to 2004's "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas", Wil could not refuse.
|In 2003, Wheaton released a book that contained essays about his life. What was the title of the book?|
Dancing Barefoot. "Dancing Barefoot" was released in hardback cover in 2003. The book contains essays about his life, written by him.
|In June 2004, Wil had his book published. The book was about his participation in the 1987 television series, "Star Trek: The Next Generation", what was the title of the book?|
Just a Geek. In June of 2004, Wil released "Just a Geek", about his participation in the 1987 television series, "Star Trek: The Next Generation".
|Which character did Wheaton portray in David Michael Latt's 2002 film, "Jane White Is Sick & Twisted"?|
Dick Smith. In David Michael Latt's 2002 film, "Jane White Is Sick & Twisted", Wil portrayed the character of Dick Smith. The film is about a girl named Jane, whose sole goal in life is to be on the talk show "Jerry Springer".
|Wil Wheaton never appeared on which of the following television programs?|
Growing Pains. Wheaton never appeared on "Growing Pains". However, Wil did appear in the television show "Family Ties", in the episode entitled "D is for Date", as the character of Tim Higgins.
|When Wil left Star Trek: The Next Generation his character died tragically.|
|Wil's first known TV commercial was for what product?|
|What are the names of Wil's step-children?|
|How many siblings does Wil have?|
2. He has both a younger brother, Jeremy, and a younger sister, Amy.
|What is the name of Wil Wheatons's radio show?|
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