Kirk Cameron
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  • Faith: Christian
  • Career: Actor
  • Birthday:  October 12, 1970
  • Accomplishments:  Peoples Choice Awards, Young Artist
  • Fun Faith Fact!: His parents named him after William Shatner’s Star Trek character, Captain Kirk.

Kirk Cameron is known for his role as Mike Seaver on ABC’s sitcom, Growing Pains that aired from 1985 to 1992. On the show, he dated actress Chelsea Noble who he eventually married in real life. He played in many films such as Like Father Like Son and Listen to Me but eventually left mainstream films to pursue Christian-themed productions. He has been in many Christian movies such as, Left Behind and The Miracle of the Cards.

Cameron was an atheist during most of his teenage years and became a born-again Christian when he was 17. After his conversion, he became very reserved and even insisted certain storylines of Growing Pains be edited to remove inappropriate content. Cameron currently partners with Evangelist Ray Comfort to train Christians in Evangelism. They founded “The Way of the Master Ministry.” With his wife, he founded “The Firefly Foundation,” a summer camp that gives terminally ill children and families a free week’s vacation. They have 6 children, 4 of whom were adopted.

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