Today is Wil Wheaton’s birthday.
Wheaton is a prolific actor and writer within the science fiction community. His major acting roles include Wesley Crusher from Star Trek: The Next Generation, himself (as Sheldon’s nemesis) in The Big Bang Theory, and Gordie from Stand By Me. Wheaton has also voiced a number of memorable roles in animation and video games, including Aqualad from Teen Titans and Teen Titans Go!, Dark Star on Ben 10, and Richard Burns from Grand Theft Auto.
Wheaton’s writing has also made him a major voice in the “geek culture," with efforts including Dancing Barefoot, Just A Geek, and The Happiest Days of Our Lives.
Born in Burbank, California, Wheaton turns 43 today. Happy Birthday, Wil Wheaton!