Kirk Thomas Cameron is an American actor. He is known for his role as Mike Seaver on the ABC sitcom Growing Pains. His 2014 film, Saving Christmas, was panned by critics and peaked the IMDb Bottom 100 List within one month of its theatrical release. Cameron is also an active Evangelical Christian.
About Kirk Cameron in brief
Kirk Thomas Cameron is an American actor. He is known for his role as Mike Seaver on the ABC sitcom Growing Pains. As a child actor, Cameron made several other television and film appearances through the 1980s and 1990s. His 2014 film, Saving Christmas, was panned by critics and peaked the IMDb Bottom 100 List within one month of its theatrical release. Cameron is also an active Evangelical Christian who partners with Ray Comfort in the evangelical ministry The Way of the Master and has co-founded The Firefly Foundation with his wife, actress Chelsea Noble. Cameron was born in Panorama City, California, a suburb of Los Angeles. His parents are Barbara and Robert Cameron, a retired schoolteacher. He has three sisters: Bridgette, Melissa, and actress Candace Cameron Bure, who is most notable for her role as D. J. Tanner on the television sitcom, Full House. He graduated with the class of 1988 at Chatsworth High School with honors. Cameron began acting at age nine, and his first job was in an advertisement for a breakfast cereal. His first starring role was at age 13, in the television series Two Marriages. Cameron went on to star in many films, including the 1987’s Like Father Like Son, which was a box office success. His next theatrical film, 1989’s Listen to Me, performed poorly at the box office.
In 2012, Cameron announced he would be the host of the film Monumental: Unstoppable, slated to premiere September 24, 2013. The film stayed in theaters until May 20, 2012, grossing a total of USD 1 million. Cameron and Noble also worked together on Kirk. In Kirk, Cameron played Kirk Hartman, a 24-year-old who has to raise his siblings. He also appeared in the 2008 drama film, Fireproof, which was produced by Sherwood Pictures. The independent film was created on a budget of USD 500,000, with Cameron as the lead actor portraying Captain Caleb Holt. It was the highest-budget film of 2008 and grossed USD 33,415,129. Cameron also guest-starred in the 1988 Full House episode \”Just One of the Guys\”, in which he played the cousin of D.J. Tanner, the role played by Cameron’s sister, Candace. Cameron’s wife Noble also starred in the film series, playing Hattie Durham. In the series, Mike would eventually have a girlfriend named Kate MacDonald, played by Chelsea Noble, Cameron’s future wife. Cameron subsequently became a teen heartthrob in the late 1980s, while appearing on the covers of several teen magazines, including Tiger Beat, Teen Beat, 16 and others. He was also in a 60-second Pepsi commercial during Super Bowl XXIV.