Ricky Schroder Biography, Age, Young, Career, Daughters, Net Worth And News

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Ricky Schroder Biography

Richard Schroder, Jr.  is an American actor and film director. During his childhood he billed as Ricky Schroder, Schroder debuted in the film The Champ (1979), going on to become a child star on the sitcom Silver Spoons.

Ricky Schroder, Rick
Ricky Schroder, Rick

He continued acting as an adult, usually billed as Rick Schroder, notably ‘Newt’ on the western miniseries Lonesome Dove (1989) and the crime-drama series NYPD Blue.

Ricky Schroder Age

Ricky was born on April 13, 1970 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York. He is 48 years old as of 2018.

Ricky Schroder Young | Ricky Schroder Family | Actor Ricky Schroder

Ricky was born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, and raised on Staten Island, New York City. He is the son of Diane and Richard Schroder, both former employees of AT&T. His mother quit her job to raise him and his sister Dawn,  taking him to photo shoots when he was only three months old. As a child, Schroder appeared in many catalogs, and by age six, he had appeared in 60 advertisements.

He made his film debut in The Champ, a 1979 remake of the 1931 film of the same name as the son of Jon Voight’s character . Ricky was nominated for, and subsequently won, a Golden Globe award in 1980 for Best New Male Star of the Year in a Motion Picture.

For his role in The Champ, Ricky was removed from school by his parents in the third grade to focus on his career. Ricky migrated to Los Angeles with his mother, but his father remained in New York City and kept his job with AT&T. The year which followed he appeared in the Disney feature film The Last Flight of Noah’s Ark with Elliott Gould. Ricky also starred as the title character in Little Lord Fauntleroy, alongside Alec Guinness.

Ricky is also well known as the star of the television series Silver Spoons. Ricky  played a starring role as Ricky Stratton, the son of a wealthy and eccentric millionaire, Eddie Stratton. His performance earned him two Young Artist Awards.

He struggled with his identity as an actor when Silver Spoons ended. Potential roles were rare, and he was mainly designated to play boyish-looking teenagers or blond-haired heartthrobs. Ricky avoided the vices of other child actors and attempted to establish himself as a more mature actor, dropping the “y” from his first name. He was enrolled by his mother in  Calabasas High School, but he had trouble adjusting to the new environment.

The year after Silver Spoons ended in 1988,Ricky starred in a primetime CBS TV movie based on a true story, the drama Too Young the Hero, as a 12-year-old who passes for 17 to enlist in World War II. Ricky appeared as the guest timekeeper in Wrestlemania 2 for a match between Hulk Hogan and King Kong Bundy. He was ranked #18 in VH1’s 100 Greatest Kid Stars list and #33 in the 100 Greatest Teen Stars list.

Ricky Schroder Children | Ricky Schroder Daughters

Ricky met a 19-year-old student named Andrea Bernard while in Canada filming the television movie Blood River in 1991 . They got married on September 26, 1992.  They have four children two sons and two daugthers: Holden (born January 1992), who was named after Schroder’s The Earthling co-star William Holden, Luke (born August 1993), Cambrie (born November 1996), and Faith (born August 2001).

Ricky is a convert member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. His wife Andrea is an interior designer and was a contestant on Top Design on Bravo. She is a regular on the Hallmark Channel’s Home and Family, owns a candle company with distribution through Hallmark and Nordstrom and is also a real estate developer.

It was announced on September 13, 2016, that Andrea had filed for divorce weeks before their 24th anniversary.

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Ricky Schroder Movies

Year Title Role
2010 Blood Done Sign My Name Vernon Tyson
Get Him to the Greek Himself
2009 Locker 13 Tommy Novak
2004 Black Cloud Eddie
2003 Face of Terror Nick Harper
Consequence John Wolfe
2002 Poolhall Junkies Brad
2001 The Lost Battalion Maj. Charles White Whittlesey
1995 Crimson Tide Lt. Paul Hellerman
1994 There Goes My Baby Stick
1991 Across the Tracks Billy Maloney
1988 Too Young the Hero Calvin
1980 The Last Flight of Noah’s Ark Bobby
The Earthling Shawn Daley
1980 Little Lord Fauntleroy Ceddie Errol (Little Lord Fauntleroy)
1979 The Champ Timothy Joseph (“T.J.”) Flynn

Ricky Schroder Tv Shows

Year

Title

Role

2016
Dolly Parton’s Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love
Robert Lee Parton
2015
Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors
Robert Lee Parton
2014
Hell’s Kitchen
Himself
2013
Goodnight for Justice: Queen of Hearts
Cyril Knox
Our Wild Hearts
Jack Thomas
2011
To the Mat
Aaron
2010
No Ordinary Family
Dave Cotten
2008
Journey to the Center of the Earth
Jonathan Brock
The Andromeda Strain
Major Bill Keane MD
2007
24
Mike Doyle
2006
Robot Chicken
Cloudkeeper
2005–2006
Strong Medicine
Dr. Dylan West
2005
14 Hours
Dr. Foster
2003
Scrubs
Nurse Paul Flowers
2001
The Lost Battalion
Major Charles White Whittlesey
1999
Murder at Devil’s Glen
Henry
1998–2001
NYPD Blue
Det. Danny Sorenson
1997
Ebenezer
Samuel Benson
Too Close to Home
Nick Donahue
Detention: The Siege at Johnson High
Jason Copeland
Heart Full of Rain
Isaiah Dockett
1996
Innocent Victims
Billy Richardson
1994
Texas
Otto MacNab
1994
To My Daughter with Love
Joey Cutter
In the Heat of the Night
A bad guy
1993
Call of the Wild
John Thornton
Return to Lonesome Dove
Newt Dobbs
1992
Miles from Nowhere
Frank Reilly
1991
Blood River
Jimmy Pearls (“The Kid”)
My Son Johnny
Johnny Cortino
1990
A Son’s Promise
Terry O’Kelly
The Stranger Within
Mark
1989
Terror on Highway 91
Clay Nelson
Out on the Edge
Danny Evetts
Lonesome Dove
Newt Dobbs
1988
Too Young the Hero
Calvin Graham
1985
A Reason to Live
Alex Stewart
1983
Faerie Tale Theatre
Hansel
Two Kinds of Love
Robbie Farley
1982–1987
Silver Spoons
Ricky Stratton
1982
Something So Right
Joey Bosnick

Ricky Schroder Net Worth

Ricky has an estimated net worth of $8 million.

Ricky Schroder Silver Spoons

Ricky became well known as the star of the television series Silver Spoons. He played a starring role as Ricky Stratton, the son of a wealthy and eccentric millionaire, Eddie Stratton. His performance earned him two Young Artist Awards. He struggled with his identity as an actor when Silver Spoons ended.

Ricky Schroder News

Ricky Schroder’s daughter struggled growing up with him as a father: ‘Actors aren’t most of the time fully functioning humans’

On : March 1, 2019

Ricky Schroder’s daughter says his child stardom made her life difficult.

The actor was a megastar in the ’80s, when there were about three TV stations and Silver Spoons was everything (“the Ricker!”). While his career calmed down from the screaming-girls phase, the actor’s 22-year-old daughter, Cambrie Schroder, says his fame is something that affected their whole family, including her and the relationship they have today, which is strained.

“I grew up in a very abnormal situation,” the model, who appeared on Lifetime’s reality show Growing Up Supermodel, dished to the Daily Mail. “People might think it’s so beautiful and glamorous, but actors aren’t most of the time fully functioning humans.”

She continued: “From my experience, a lot of actors need a lot of attention, and so I felt like my emotional needs growing up were not fully understood or met. I felt isolated a lot of my life because other kids my age weren’t in the same situation. Everyone wanted to meet my dad. Everyone wanted to know my dad. It wasn’t about the kids or my mom. Everyone wanted to be friends with us to meet my dad. It’s not necessarily that he wanted that, but that’s just what came with his career.”

Making it worse, little Cambrie looked just like little Ricky, who shot to stardom after appearing in 1979’s The Champ before he was 10.

“My whole life people told me that I looked exactly like my dad and would always compare me to him,” said Cambrie, who is one of the 48-year-old actor’s four children with Andrea Schroder, whom he split from in 2016. “He had such immense amounts of success that I always felt like I needed to accomplish what he had accomplished. I had really high expectations of myself, and I always wanted to be something so great. I just felt paralyzed with expectation and pressure on myself, and my way to deal with it was to be alone and isolated.”
It led to bouts of depression and anxiety, including “days and weeks” she couldn’t get out of bed. Cambrie said that even when she had success — like when she and her younger sister, Faith, also a model, landed a Forever 21 ad campaign with a billboard in NYC’s Times Square — she had a hard time feeling good about it. She said that ultimately working out and channeling her energy into her fitness brand, Fitness With Cambrie, made her feel better inside and out. “My escape became fitness,” she said, but it’s still something she’s coping with.

Being a model brings its own challenges. “If you don’t have a lot of followers on Instagram, it’s almost like you have no value, like your value is translated to how many followers you have,” she said of the industry, noting that when she goes to a casting, agencies record how many social media followers each person has. She’s well aware that sexy photos get more follows — and it’s something she’s clashed with her dad about to the point where she blocked him on Instagram after he posted comments telling her to cover up. (“It’s better if he just doesn’t see it,” she said.)
“I wouldn’t say I have a good relationship with my dad,” Cambrie said. “I would say that I have to be the bigger person. I have to set boundaries and I have to kind of guide the relationship to what I need. You can’t blame him. He was a child actor in crazy situations and didn’t develop most normal coping mechanisms and normal social skills. He’s not normal. Of course, I love him. I will always love him. I see so much of him in me, but I don’t necessarily agree with his life choices and it’s hard.”

And Schroder split with Andrea in 2016 after 24 years of marriage severed the family, Cambrie said. While her father, who went on to appear in N.Y.P.D. Blue and 24, remained at the family’s home outside L.A. with the couple’s sons (Holden, 27, and Luke, 25), Andrea and Faith, 17, moved to West Hollywood to help the teen’s modeling career. (All three Schroder women were featured on Growing Up Supermodel.)
“I feel for a lot of people whose families get divorced,” the celebrity offspring said, “because I now realize how much pain it causes.”

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