Ricky Schroder was only ten years old when he starred in the film Little Lord Fauntleroy, but was a successful child star and had already won a Golden Globe before being cast as the young lord. Today, the film is considered one of the greatest Christmas classics of all time.
Every year just before Christmas, numerous stations broadcast the successful movie and we simply love watching Ricky Schroder star alongside Sir Alec Guinness (†86) in the cult classic!
Ricky Schroder: Life after Little Lord Fauntleroy
Ricky Schroder went on to appear in numerous TV productions after Little Lord Fauntleroy. At twenty-eight, he became a member of the NYPD Blue cast and starred in the series for three years. Two years later, he played nurse "Paul Flowers" in the hit series Scrubs, in which his character "Paul" was in an on/off relationship with "Dr. Elliot Reid", played by Sarah Chalke.
Schroder also appeared in the series 24. Ricky Schroder is a man of many talents and also works as a producer, having founded his own production company Ricky Schroder Productions. He appeared in the Christmas movie Dolly Parton's Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love in 2016.
"Lord Fauntleroy": Ricky Schroder's personal life
One of the 51-year old's most recent projects was the documentary The Volunteers, which he produced and which deals with the Syrian war. According to his production company's website, Schroder also wrote a script for his new film, Mile 0.
Ricky Schroder married Andrea Bernard in 1992. They have four children, who have also appeared as actors in their father’s productions. Unfortunately, the couple announced that they would be getting divorced in September 2016.
Ricky Schroder was arrested for domestic violence
Ricky Schroder was arrested at his home in Los Angeles in May 2019. Several media outlets such as CNN have reported this unanimously. According to a police report available to the media, this was the second time within 30 days that Schroder had been arrested. The report further reveals, Ricky Schroder was arrested both times for domestic violence. It was the same victim in both incidents. However, the woman refused local medical treatment.