Adam Rich, who was most well-known for his role in the television comedy-drama Eight Is Enough, has passed away. He was 54. He died on Saturday at his residence in the Los Angeles region, as per TMZ.

Although no foul play is suspected and the cause of death has not been determined, some social media users believe Rich, an advocate for the Covid vaccine, died as a result of taking it.

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Rich frequently posted on social media encouraging everyone to take the covid vaccine and protect families.

Adam was best known for his role as Nicholas Bradford, the youngest son on the 1977-1981 television series Eight Is Enough. His other works include Code Red, released in 1981, and Dungeons & Dragons, released in 1983. He also contributed to the 1997 film The City.

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The show aired for five seasons in total. The series was based on the premise of “a family with eight very independent children,” according to an IMDB synopsis.

Rich has also appeared in Code Red, Dungeons & Dragons, S mall Wonder, St. Elsewhere, and Baywatch.

In 1991, he was arrested for smashing a pharmacy window to obtain drugs, and his former TV father, Van Patten, bailed him out.

Years of rehabilitation followed, but Rich was arrested again in 2002 on suspicion of driving under the influence after nearly colliding with a California Highway Patrol car.

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His final credits include a cameo in David Spade’s Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star and a guest appearance on Reel Comedy as Crocodile Dundee. Both came out in 2003.

Adam was born in 1968 and has spent the majority of his life in Los Angeles. He began his acting career after studying with a drama teacher at Chatsworth High School who had mentored stars such as Val Kilmer and Kevin Spacey.