startrekblog would like to wish Wil Wheaton a happy bithday. Wil, is best known of course as Ensign Wesley Crusher in Star Trek: The Next Generation and also has a recurring role as him self in The Big Bang Theory.
Wheaton was born in Burbank, California and has a brother and sister, both of whom appeared in the TNG episode “When The Bough Breaks“.
Wheaton played Joey Trotta in the action movie Toy Soldiers, and in the award winning The Good Things, and won Best Actor at the Melbourne Underground Film Festival for his role in Jane White Is Sick & Twisted.
He has also appeared in several episodes of The Big Bang Theory where he plays a fictional version of himself, where he is petty and manipulative towards Sheldon, but they eventually become friends.