Wil Wheaton is an American actor. His Hollywood career began in the 1980s. His first starring role on the small screen was as Wesley Crusher on Star Trek: The Next Generation. While on the show, he had also appeared in some films and TV movies. This includes The Buddy System, Stand by Me, She’s Having a Baby, and The Curse. The following decade, he acted in the movies Toy Soldiers and Pie in the Sky, among others. Since 2009, he’s been starring as himself on the sitcom The Big Bang Theory. Simultaneously, he had recurring roles on Leverage, Eureka, and Powers.