() — Adam Rich, an actor who rose to fame as a child playing the youngest member of the Bradford family, Nicholas, on the television drama “Eight Is Enough,” has died, according to the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner.
He was 54 years old.
Rich passed away this Saturday at his home in Los Angeles, according to a report from TMZ, who quotes his family. They did not share the cause of death.
While Rich’s best-known role is in “Eight Is Enough,” he also appeared in several TV shows and a variety of TV movies in the late ’70s and ’80s, before stepping away from the spotlight.
Some of those credits include “Fantasy Island,” “CHiPs,” “Small Wonder” and a voice role on the animated series “Dungeons & Dragons.”