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Schroder, Ricky 1970–

Schroder, Ricky 1970–

(The Ricker, Rick Schroder)

PERSONAL

Full name, Richard Bartlett Schroder, Jr.; born April 13, 1970, in the borough of Staten Island, New York, NY; son of Richard Bartlett (a telephone company district manager) and Diane (a telephone company employee) Schroder; brother of Dawn Schroder (an actress); married Andrea Bernard, September 26, 1992; children: Holden Richard, Luke William, Cambrie, Faith Anne. Education: Studied ranch management at Mesa State College. Avocational Interests: Mountain biking, tennis, flying, hunting, conservation, outdoor activities, auto racing, video games.

Addresses: Agent— Innovative Artists Talent and Literary Agency, 1505 10th St., Santa Monica, CA 90401. Manager— Becca Kovacik, The Hofflund Company, 9465 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 420, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Career: Actor, director, producer, and writer. Old Post Films (also known as Rick Dawn Enterprises), principal; director of music videos. Appeared in several advertisements, beginning as an infant; appeared in the series of public service announcements One to Grow On, NBC. Operated ranches in the western United States. Speaker at the Republican National Convention, Philadelphia, PA, 2000. Also known as the Ricker.

Member: Screen Actors Guild, National Rifle Association.

Awards, Honors: Named one of the promising new actors of 1979, John Willis's Screen World; Golden Globe Award, new star of the year in a motion picture—male, and Young Artist Award nomination, best juvenile actor in a motion picture, Young Artist Foundation, both 1980, for The Champ; Young Artist Award nomination, best young actor—major motion picture, 1981, for The Last Flight of Noah's Ark; Young Artist Award, best young motion picture actor, 1982, for The Earthling; Young Artist Award nomination, best young actor in a movie made for television, 1983, for Little Lord Fauntleroy; Young Artist awards, best young actor in a new television series, 1983, and best young actor in a comedy series, 1984, both for Silver Spoons; Young Artist Award nomination, best young actor in a special, pilot, movie of the week, or miniseries, 1989, for Too Young the Hero; Golden Globe Award nomination, best performance by an actor in a miniseries or motion picture made for television, 1991, for The Stranger Within; Screen Actors Guild Award nominations, outstanding performance by an actor in a drama series and (with others) outstanding performance by anensemble in a drama series, both 2000, and TV Guide Award nomination, supporting actor of the year in a drama series, 2001, all for NYPD Blue; President's Award, Nashville Film Festival, Audience Award, Phoenix Film Festival, and Festival Award, best director, San Diego Film Festival, all 2004, for Black Cloud; Country Music Association Award, music video of the year, 2004, Country Music Television Music Award, video director of the year, Academy of Country Music awards, video of the year and vocal event of the year, and Nashville Film Festival Award, best music video, all 2005, all for "Whiskey Lullaby," a song and music video by Brad Paisley and Alison Krauss; Career Achievement Award, Temecula Valley International Film Festival, 2005; named one of the twenty—five greatest teen idols, TV Guide, 2005; named one of the100 greatest kid stars, VH1, 2005; named one of the 100 greatest teen stars, VH1, 2006; winner of the Toyota Grand Prix of the Long Beach pro—celebrity race.

CREDITS

Television Appearances; Series:

Richard Bluedhorn Stratton (known as Ricky or Rick), Silver Spoons, NBC, 1982–86, syndicated, 1986–87.

CTU agent Mike Doyle, a recurring role, 24 (also known as Twenty Four and 24 Hours), Fox, 2007.

Television Appearances; as Rick Schroder; Series:

Detective Danny Sorenson, NYPD Blue, ABC, 1998–2001.

Host, The New American Sportsman, ESPN, beginning 2002.

Dr. Dylan West, Strong Medicine, Lifetime, 2005–2006.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Major Bill Keane, M.D., The Andromeda Strain, Arts and Entertainment, 2008.

Television Appearances; as Rick Schroder; Miniseries:

Newt Dobbs, Lonesome Dove, CBS, 1989.

Newt Dobbs, Return to Lonesome Dove, CBS, 1993.

Otto MacNab, Texas (also known as James A. Michener's "Texas"), ABC, 1995.

Billy Richardson, Innocent Victims, ABC, 1996.

Host, The 100 Greatest Rock & Roll Moments on TV (also known as The Greatest: The 100 Greatest Rock & Roll Moments on TV, The Greatest: Greatest Rock & Roll TV Moments, and Greatest Rock & Roll TV Moments), VH1, 2000.

Himself, I Love the '80s, VH1, 2002.

Himself, I Love the '80s Strikes Back, VH1, 2003.

Himself, 100 Greatest Kid Stars (also known as The Greatest: 100 Greatest Kid Stars), VH1, 2005.

(In archive footage) Himself, 100 Greatest Teen Stars (also known as The Greatest: 100 Greatest Teen Stars), VH1, 2006.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Title role (Cedric "Ceddie" Errol), Little Lord Fauntleroy, CBS, 1980.

Joey Bosnick, Something So Right, CBS, 1982.

Robby Farley, Two Kinds of Love, CBS, 1983.

Alex Stewart, A Reason to Live, NBC, 1985.

Calvin Graham, Too Young the Hero (also known as Too Young a Hero), CBS, 1988.

Television Appearances; as Rick Schroder; Movies:

Clay Nelson, Terror on Highway 91, CBS, 1989.

Danny Evetts, Out on the Edge (also known as Committed), CBS, 1989.

Mark, The Stranger Within, CBS, 1990.

Terry O'Kelley, A Son's Promise (also known as Fire in the Heart, The O'Kelley Brothers, and The Terry O'Kelley Story), ABC, 1990.

Jimmy Perls (the Kid), Blood River, CBS, 1991.

Johnny Cortino, My Son Johnny (also known as Bad Seed, My Brother Frankie, and My Son Frankie), CBS, 1991.

Frank Reilly, Miles from Nowhere (also known as The Long Walk Home), CBS, 1992.

John Thornton, Call of the Wild, CBS, 1993.

Joey Cutter, To My Daughter with Love (also known as Single Dad), NBC, 1994.

Isaiah Dockett, Heart Full of Rain, CBS, 1997.

Jason Copeland, Detention: The Siege at Johnson High (also known as Hostage High and Target for Rage), ABC, 1997.

Nick Donahue, Too Close to Home, CBS, 1997.

Samuel "Sam" Benson, Ebenezer, TNT, 1997.

Henry, What We Did That Night (also known as Murder at Devil's Glenn), ABC, 1999.

Major Charles White Whittlesey, The Lost Battalion, Arts and Entertainment, 2002.

Dr. Foster, 14 Hours, TNT, 2005.

Jonathan Brock, Journey to the Center of the Earth, ION Television, 2008.

Television Appearances; Specials:

The Jimmy McNichol Special, CBS, 1980.

All–Star Salute to Mother's Day, NBC, 1981.

Doug Henning's World of Magic, NBC, 1981.

NBC team member, Battle of the Network Stars XIII, ABC, 1982.

Son, Kraft Salutes Walt Disney World's 10th Anniversary (also known as Walt Disney World's 10th Anniversary), CBS, 1982.

Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope's Star–Studded Spoof of the New Season—G Rated—with Glamour, Glitter & Gags (also known as Bob Hope's Star–Studded Spoof of the New Season—G Rated—with Glamour, Glitter & Gags), NBC, 1982.

Night of 100 Stars (also known as Night of One Hundred Stars), ABC, 1982.

Himself, Circus of the Stars, CBS, 1982, 1984, 1985.

Himself, S.O.S.: Secrets of Surviving, NBC, 1984.

Himself, Bob Hope Buys NBC?, NBC, 1985.

Himself, The NBC All–Star Hour, NBC, 1985.

Missing: Have You Seen This Person?, NBC, 1985.

Himself (guest timekeeper), WrestleMania 2 (also known as WrestleMania II), Showtime, 1986.

NBC's 60th Anniversary Celebration, NBC, 1986.

Television Appearances; as Rick Schroder; Specials:

Himself, Lonesome Dove: The Making of an Epic, The Nashville Network, 1992.

Voice of Joseph Plumb Martin, The American Revolution, Arts and Entertainment, 1994.

E! Rack–n–Roll: Behind the Scenes, E! Entertainment Television, 1999.

(Uncredited) Himself, Inside "NYPD Blue": A Decadeon the Job, ABC, 2002.

NYPD Blue: A Final Tribute, ABC, 2005.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

Presenter, The American Movie Awards, NBC, 1980.

(In archive footage) Eighth Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (also known as Screen Actors Guild EighthAnnual Awards), TNT, 2002.

Television Appearances; as Rick Schroder; Awards Presentations:

The 37th Annual Prime Time Emmy Awards, ABC, 1985.

Presenter, The 51st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, Fox, 1999.

Presenter, TV Guide Awards, Fox, 1999.

ESPY Awards, ESPN, 2000.

Presenter, The 27th Annual People's Choice Awards, CBS, 2001.

Ninth Annual Prism Awards, FX Network, 2005.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Himself, "Film 80 Episode 23," Film '80 (also known as Film 1980, Film of the Year, and The Film Programme), BBC, 1980.

Himself, "An Orchestra Is a Team, Too!," The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People, CBS, 1981.

Himself, Multi–Coloured Swap Shop (live action and animated; also known as Swap Shop), BBC, 1981.

Hansel, "Hansel and Gretel," Faerie Tale Theater (also known as Shelley Duvall's "Faerie Tale Theater"), Showtime, 1982.

Himself, "Battle of the Perfect 10s," Family Feud (also known as The Family Feud, Family Fortune, and The Best of Family Feud), 1983.

Himself, "Mr. T," Dean Martin Celebrity Roast (also known as Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Mr. T), NBC, 1984.

Introducer, Star Search, syndicated, 1984.

Television Appearances; as Rick Schroder; Episodic:

Lieutenant Matthew Ryan, "The Deserter," Dead Man's Gun, Showtime, 1998.

Himself, "William Holden: An Untamed Spirit," Biography (also known as A&E Biography: William Holden), Arts and Entertainment, 1999.

Himself, "Dennis Franz: Out of the Blue," Biography (also known as A&E Biography: Dennis Franz), Arts and Entertainment, 2001.

Nurse Paul Flowers, "His Story," Scrubs (also known as Foersta hjalpen, Helt sykt, Klinika, Meditsinskaya akademiya, Scrubs—Die Anfaenger, Toubib or not toubib, and Tuho–osasto), NBC, 2003.

Nurse Paul Flowers, "My Karma," Scrubs (also known as Foersta hjalpen, Helt sykt, Klinika, Meditsinskaya akademiya, Scrubs—Die Anfaenger, Toubib or not toubib, and Tuho–osasto), NBC, 2003.

Nurse Paul Flowers, "My Kingdom," Scrubs (also known as Foersta hjalpen, Helt sykt, Klinika, Meditsinskaya akademiya, Scrubs—Die Anfaenger, Toubib or not toubib, and Tuho–osasto), NBC, 2003.

Nurse Paul Flowers, "My T.C.W.," Scrubs (also known as Foersta hjalpen, Helt sykt, Klinika, Meditsinskaya akademiya, Scrubs—Die Anfaenger, Toubib or not toubib, and Tuho–osasto), NBC, 2003.

(In archive footage) Himself, Celebrities Uncensored, E! Entertainment Television, 2003.

Himself, "Child Stars II: Growing Up Hollywood," Biography (also known as A&E Biography), Arts and Entertainment, 2005.

Himself (audience member), "The Top Six Finalists Perform," American Idol (also known as American Idol: The Search for a Superstar, American Idol 2,American Idol 3, and American Idol 4), Fox, 2008.

Television Guest Appearances; Episodic:

The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn (also known as The Late Late Show), CBS, 2003.

Hannity & Colmes, Fox News Channel, 2005.

Howard Stern (also known as The Howard Stern Show), E! Entertainment Television, 2005.

The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (also known as The Late Late Show), CBS, 2005.

The Tony Danza Show, syndicated, 2005.

The View, ABC, 2005.

Entertainment Tonight (also known as Entertainment This Week, E.T., ET Weekend, and This Week in Entertainment), syndicated, 2007.

Larry King Live, Cable News Network, 2007.

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 2007.

The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet, Fox, 2008.

Today (also known as NBC News Today and The Today Show), NBC, 2008.

Appeared in other programs.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Richard Bluedhorn "Ricky" Stratton, Silver Spoons, NBC, 1982.

Television Director; Movies:

Hellhounds, Sci—Fi Channel, 2009.

Television Director; Episodic:

"My Sister, My Doctor, Myself," Strong Medicine, Lifetime, 2006.

Director of Country Music Television, Country Music Television (CMT).

Film Appearances:

T. J. Flynn, The Champ, United Artists, 1979.

Bobby, The Last Flight of Noah's Ark, Buena Vista,1980.

Shawn Daley, The Earthling, Filmways, 1981.

Film Appearances; as Rick Schroder:

Billy Maloney, Across the Tracks, Desert Productions,1991.

Stick, There Goes My Baby (also known as The LastDays of Paradise), Orion, 1994.

Lieutenant Paul Hellerman, Crimson Tide, Buena Vista,1995.

Second cruiser police officer, I Woke Up Early the Day I Died (also known as Ed Wood's "I Woke Up Early the Day I Died" and I Awoke Early the Day I Died), Cinequanon Pictures International, 1998.

Brad, Poolhall Junkies, Samuel Goldwyn Films, 2001.

(Uncredited) Himself, Last Party 2000 (documentary; also known as The Party's Over and Stolen Nation), Film Movement, 2001.

John Wolfe, Consequence, Warner Bros., 2003.

Nick Harper, Face of Terror, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2003.

Eddie, Black Cloud, Old Post Films, 2004.

Tommy Novak, Locker 13, Brothers' Ink Productions, 2009.

Vernon Tyson, Blood Done Sign My Name, Real Folk Productions, 2009.

Some sources cite an appearance in Red Hot, 1993.

Film Director and Producer:

Black Cloud, Old Post Films, 2004.

Locker 13, Brothers' Ink Productions, 2009.

Stage Appearances:

Night of 100 Stars (also known as Night of One Hundred Stars), Radio City Music Hall, New YorkCity, 1982.

RECORDINGS

Videos:

"Liberian Girl" music video, Michael Jackson: HIStory on Film—Volume II, Epic Music Video/Sony Music, 1997.

(In archive footage) Soldier, "Whiskey Lullaby" music video, Brad Paisley: The Video Collection (also known as The Video Collection), Arista, 2006.

Music Videos:

Michael Jackson, "Liberian Girl," 1989.

Brad Paisley and Alison Krauss, "Whiskey Lullaby," 2004.

Music Video Director:

Brad Paisley and Alison Krauss, "Whiskey Lullaby," 2004.

Carla Sacco, "Strong Enough," 2005.

Billy Joe Shaver featuring Big and Rich, "Live Forever," 2005.

Craig Hand, "Direct Connect," 2006.

(With Julian Chojnacki) Rigo Sanchez, "Pouring Rain," 2006.

(With Chojnacki) Angela Wolffe, "Still Don't Know Why," 2006.

WRITINGS

Screenplays:

Black Cloud, Old Post Films, 2004.

OTHER SOURCES

Periodicals:

Entertainment Weekly, December 4, 1998, pp. 74–75.

Interview, May, 2000, p. 88.

Newsweek, November 16, 1998, p. 74.

Parade, November 8, 1998, p. 22; March 5, 2000, pp. 4, 5.

People Weekly, November 15, 1993, pp. 117–20; May 10, 1999, p. 109.

Rolling Stone, January 21, 1999, pp. 58–59, 86.

Sports Illustrated, September 23, 2002, p. 27.

TV Guide, January 16, 1999, pp. 16–19, 23–24; August 7, 1999, p. 16; July 3, 2005, pp. 30–31.

Electronic:

Ricky Schroder Online, http://www.rick-schroder.com, July 31, 2008.

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