Scion of one of Hollywood's best-known families, Randy Spelling seemed destined for a charmed life in Hollywood. The son of legendary television producer Aaron Spelling and the brother of "Beverly Hil...
|Turn Back the Clock||Actor||Ryan Sanders||1|
|Ever hear the one about the exploding father?||Actor||Ryan Sanders||1|
|You Say It's Your Birthday (Part I)||Actor||Ryan Sanders||1|
|I Will Be Your Father Figure||Actor||Ryan Sanders||1|
|Malibu Shores (1994-1995)||Actor||Flipper||1994||1|
|Hoboken Hollow||Actor||Parker Hilton||1|
|Castles in the Sand||Actor||Kenny||1|
|Held for Ransom||Actor||Dexter||1|
|Shooting Star/American in Paris||Actor||Kenny||1|
|With This Ring||Actor||Ryan Sanders||1|
|Too Little, Too Late/Paris 75001||Actor||Kenny||1|
|Here We Go Again||Actor||Ryan Sanders||1|
|Graduation Day, Part 2||Actor||Ryan Sanders||1|
|Graduation Day, Part 1||Actor||Ryan Sanders||1|
|National Lampoon's Pledge This!||Actor||n/a||1|
|The Mod Squad: The E! True Hollywood Story (1998-1999)||Actor||Interviewee||1998||1|
|National Lampoon Presents: Dorm Daze||Actor||Foosball||1|
|An All Star Party For Aaron Spelling (1996-1997)||Actor||n/a||1996||1|
|Sunset Beach (1995-1999)||Actor||Sean Richards||1995||1|
|Feature debut as a high school student on a hijacked bus in "Held for Ransom"|
|First regular role as Flipper (a beachcomber) in the short-lived "Malibu Shores" (NBC)|
|Co-starred in the independent horror/thriller, "Hoboken Hollow"|
|Appeared in recurring role as Ryan, the troublemaking stepbrother of Steve (Ian Ziering), on "Beverly Hills, 90210"|
|Made TV debut as Kenny in episode of "Beverly Hills, 90210" (Fox); reprised Kenny in two additional episodes|
|Had regular role as Sean Richards, the rebellious son, on NBC's daytime drama "Sunset Beach"|
|Appeared as himself in the A&E reality series, "Sons of Hollywood"|
|Cast in the ensemble "National Lampoon's Pledge This!"|
Born on Oct. 9, 1978, in Los Angeles, CA, Randall Gene Spelling was the second child and only son of legendary television producer Aaron Spelling and his wife, Candy. Born severely premature, Spelling weighed less than four pounds at birth and was confined to the hospital for the first several weeks of his life. Proving himself a fighter, however, Spelling beat the odds and survived to become a healthy child. Growing up in a sprawling 123 room mansion in L.A.'s exclusive Holmby Hills - at one time, one of the largest private residences in California - Spelling received an early education in show business thanks to his father, who would often take his son in to work with him at the studios. Not surprisingly, the younger Spelling gravitated toward a career in entertainment.
Following in his older sister's footsteps, Spelling decided to become an actor. Conveniently kicking off his career on one of his father's shows, Randy made his screen debut in 1992 as a guest star on "Beverly Hills, 90210." Returning in a different role in 1996, Spelling began a 14-episode run as recurring character Ryan Sanders, the trouble-making stepbrother of Steve Sanders (Ian Ziering). From there, Spelling graduated to his first regular role on his father's short-lived daytime drama, "Malibu Shores" (NBC, 1996-97). After that show's cancellation, Spelling joined the cast of "Sunset Beach" (NBC, 1997-99) as rebellious rich kid, Sean Richards. Another creation of his father, "Sunset Beach" had a more light-hearted tone than "Malibu Shores" and developed into something of a cult hit during its brief run.
Dipping his toe into features, Spelling landed the role of Dexter, one of five high school students on a hijacked bus in the thriller, "Held for Ransom" (2000). He also appeared in two direct-to-video comedies, "Dorm Daze" (2003) and "Pledge This" (2006) - both released under the banner of National Lampoon.
But it was Spelling's real-life exploits - not so much his on-screen adventures - that garnered him the most attention. A self-professed party animal, Spelling got as much publicity for the trouble he got into off-camera as he did for his acting. To wit: on July 23, 2001, Spelling was arrested in West Hollywood, CA for driving under the influence after he allegedly drove his car into two other vehicles. Years later, Spelling set off another tabloid feeding frenzy with his claim that he took Paris Hilton's virginity. And then there was the whole family feud between his mother and sister, putting Spelling squarely in the middle, following his father's death in June, 2006.
Not surprisingly, some astute television execs recognized the potential for a reality-TV show based around Spelling's life. In 2007, Spelling teamed up with friend Sean Stewart - the son of beloved rocker, Rod Stewart - to star in "Sons of Hollywood," a candid, behind-the-scenes look into their privileged lives. Described as a real-life "Entourage" (HBO, 2004- ), "Sons of Hollywood" premiered in April to adequate ratings, but less-than-kind reviews.
|Annalee Fery||Companion||Dated 2000; No longer together|
|Paris Hilton||Companion||Dated when he was 17 and she was 15; No longer together|
|Tori Spelling||Sister||Born May 16, 1973; co-starred on "Beverly Hills, 90210" (Fox), produced by their father Aaron, and reality series "Tori & Dean: Inn Love" (Oxygen)|
|Aaron Spelling||Father||Born April 22, 1923; legendary producer and creator of "Beverly Hills, 90210" (Fox), "Charlie's Angels" and "The Mod Squad" (both ABC); Died June 23, 2006|
|Lotus Spelling||Daughter||Born Feb. 3, 2013; mother, Leah Stutz|
|Candy Spelling||Mother||Born Sept. 20, 1945|
|Sage Spelling||Daughter||Born June 9, 2011; mother, Leah Stutz|
|Leah Stutz||Wife||Married Sept. 25, 2010|
|Spelling is a member of a three man hip-hop band called Lynx.|
|"There's more to life than making money, having nice things and living the high life. I didn't grow up thinking everyone lived in a big house and had tons of money. My parents always raised me with morals and to respect money.
"I definiteley want to continue acting and eventually go behind the camera--whether I'm writing scripts, directing or producing. My dad always told me, 'If it's in your heart, then follow your dreams and you will succeed." --Randy Spelling to Soap Opera Digest, February 24, 1998.
|On July 23, 2001, he was arrested in West Hollywood, California, for driving under the influence after he allegedly drove his car into two other vehicles.|
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