Willie Aames was widely known for his acting on the big screen. In 1995, he starred in a video series and annual touring performances as the Christian superhero Bibleman. In 1990, he hosted the game show "The Krypton Factor" (ABC). In 1974, he portrayed a 12-year-old Benjamin Franklin in the miniseries "Benjamin Franklin" (CBS). In 1976, he appeared in the miniseries "Rich Man, Poor Man Book II" (ABC). In 1972, he voiced the character of Jamie Boyle in the animated series "Wait till Your Father Gets Home." Aames began his acting career with roles in the series "Gunsmoke" (CBS, 1955-1975) and "The Edge of Night" (CBS, 1955-1985). He also was featured in the miniseries "Frankenstein" (1972-73). Aames started in the industry by acting in films like "Scavenger Hunt" (1979). He then appeared in "Zapped!" (1982), "Paradise" (1982) and the action film "Killing Machine" (1986) with Jorge Rivero. He spent the eighties through the early 2000s tackling film roles in "Cut and Run" (1986) with Lisa Blount and "Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star" (2003) with David Spade. Additionally, he appeared on the television special "Super Bloopers & New Practical Jokes (03/24/89)" (NBC, 1988-89). Aames most recently appeared in "Harvest Moon" (Hallmark Channel, 2015-). Aames was married to Maylo McCaslin and had two children.