In 1996 "Might" magazine ran a spoof on dead celebrities and included Adam's name in their list, which was picked up and ran by other media. In fact, the article was just a spoof and Adam was very much alive. Nonetheless, many people are still surprised when they find out he is alive today.
In April 1991, he smashed a pharmacy window in an attempt to steal drugs. He was arrested and was bailed out by his TV dad, Dick Van Patten. He was almost immediately rearrested, this time for shoplifting. He pled no contest to both charges.
Dropped out of high school at age 17, in 1986.
Feb. 20, 2003: charged with DUI after nearly hitting a police car on a closed-off section of I-10 in Los Angeles on Dec. 18, 2002.
Although his greatest passion is acting, he has not pursued it as an adult because of his dislike of fame, and all things celebrity.
Studied acting at Chatsworth High School, with former drama teacher Bob Carelli, who also taught Kevin Spacey, Val Kilmer, Mare Winningham, and several other successful alums of the school. Also studied acting for years after with other teachers.
Personal Quotes (2)
Life is for living, and I live my life to the fullest everyday.
I am an actor, not a celebrity, I have always wanted to be an actor, I never wanted to be a celebrity!