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'Nerd enthusiast' Wil Wheaton discusses his new series

'Nerd enthusiast' Wil Wheaton discusses his new series

LOS ANGELES, May 28 (UPI) --Wil Wheaton has returned to television to geek out on new SyFy series "The Will Wheaton Project."
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Wil Wheaton defends nerds in heartwarming response to little girl

Wil Wheaton defends nerds in heartwarming response to little girl

March 31 (UPI) -- The actor's advice to a young Comic Con attendee has gone viral.
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Spiner, Wheaton guest star on 'Big Bang'

Spiner, Wheaton guest star on 'Big Bang'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- "Star Trek: The Next Generation" stars Wil Wheaton and Brent Spiner are to guest star as themselves on the U.S. sitcom "The Big Bang Theory," CBS said.
Wheaton, Lee to guest star on 'Eureka'

Wheaton, Lee to guest star on 'Eureka'

NEW YORK, June 14 (UPI) -- Felicia Day, Wil Wheaton and Stan Lee have booked guest appearances on the U.S. series "Eureka," Syfy said Tuesday.
Stars line up for spots on 'Eureka'

Stars line up for spots on 'Eureka'

NEW YORK, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Wallace Shawn, Dave Foley and Aaron Douglas have been booked as guest stars for the second half of the fourth season of the U.S. series "Eureka," Syfy said.

Wheaton to guest star on TV's 'Eureka'

NEW YORK, April 5 (UPI) -- Actor, author and blogger Wil Wheaton has signed on to guest star on the fourth season of the U.S. series "Eureka," Syfy said.

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Richard William "Wil" Wheaton III (born July 29, 1972) is an American actor and writer. As an actor, he is best known for his portrayals of Wesley Crusher on the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation, Gordie Lachance in the film Stand by Me and Joey Trotta in Toy Soldiers. As a writer, he is best known for his blog, Wil Wheaton Dot Net.

Wheaton was born in Burbank, California, to Debbie (née O’Connor), an actress, and Richard William Wheaton, Jr., a medical specialist. He has a brother, Jeremy, and a sister, Amy. Both appeared uncredited in the episode "When the Bough Breaks" of Star Trek: The Next Generation.

Wheaton made his acting debut in the 1981 TV film A Long Way Home, and his first cinema role was as Martin Brisby in the 1982 animated film The Secret of NIMH, the movie adaptation of Robert C. O'Brien's Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH. He had a minor role in the 1984 movie The Last Starfighter. He first gained widespread attention in 1986 as Gordie Lachance in Stand by Me, the film adaptation of Stephen King's The Body. In 1991, he played Joey Trotta in the film Toy Soldiers.

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