Actor Adam Rich Dead At 54

Dick Van Patten, Adam Rich, Willie Aames and Grant Goodeve, actors of television series Eight is Enough, playing football. (Photo by Tony Korody/Sygma/Sygma via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • According to authorities, an official cause of death has not been revealed, but there is no foul play suspected.
  • NBC News reported Rich’s spokesman, Danny Deraney, described the actor as a “wonderful guy” who was “really America’s little brother.”
  • “He was kind, generous and a warrior in the fight against mental illness,” Deraney said. “He was so unselfish and always looked out for those he cared about. Which is why many people who grew up with him feel really sad today.”

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