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Declare Yourself "Rebirth of Citizenship" Inauguration Kick-off Event
Rick Schroeder (R) and his date arrive at the Declare Yourself "Rebirth of Citizenship" Inauguration Kick-off Event on January 18, 2009 at the Renaissance Washington Hotel in Washington, DC. (UPI Photo/Arianne Teeple)
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Richard Bartlett “Ricky” Schroder, Jr. (born April 13, 1970) is an American Golden Globe Award-winning actor.

He debuted in the 1979 hit film The Champ, going on to become a child star on the sitcom Silver Spoons. He has continued acting as an adult, notably on the western Lonesome Dove and the television crime drama NYPD Blue.

Schroder was born in Staten Island, New York, the son of Diane, a telephone company employee, and Richard Bartlett Schroder, Sr., a telephone company district manager. He has a sister, Dawn. Schroder debuted in the 1979 remake of the movie The Champ, winning the Golden Globe Award for Best New Male Star of the Year in a Motion Picture at the age of nine for his role as T.J. Flynn in the movie.

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