Willie Aames worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. He began his acting career with roles in the series "Gunsmoke" (1955-1975) and "The Edge of Night" (1955-1985). He also was featured in the miniseries "Frankenstein" (1972-73). In the beginning of his career, Aames acted in films like the Richard Benjamin comedy "Scavenger Hunt" (1979). He next focused his career on film, appearing in "Zapped!" (1982), "Paradise" (1982) and the action movie "Cut and Run" (1986) with Lisa Blount. He also appeared as himself in "Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star" (2003). Additionally, he appeared on the television special "Super Bloopers & New Practical Jokes (03/24/89)" (1988-89). Aames most recently appeared in "Broke and Famous: Willie Aames" (2009-2010). Aames was married to Maylo McCaslin and had two children.