Wil Wheaton (born as Richard Wheaton III on July 29, 1972 in Burbank, California), is an American actor, author and voice actor who is known for the role of Gordie Lachance in a 1986 film Stand by Me, Wesley Crusher in Star Trek: The Next Generation, himself in The Big Bang Theory, the voice of Darkstar/Mike Morningstar in Ben 10: Alien Force, Ben 10: Alien Force - Vilgax Attacks, Ben 10: Ultimate Alien and Ben 10: Omniverse, Yakumo in Kurokami: The Animation and the voice of Aqualad in Teen Titans. He voiced Richard Burns in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories and an Alien in Grand Theft Auto IV. He appeared in TV shows such as Avatar: The Last Airbender, Tales from the Crypt, Guys Like Us, CBS Afternoon Playhouse, Sirens, Gun, The Invisible Man, Diagnosis Murder, Naruto, Batman: The Brave and the Bold, Random! Cartoons, ABC Afterschool Specials, The Legend of Prince Valiant, PvP: The Animated Series, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Family Ties, St. Elsewhere, Love Boat: The Next Wave, RedaKai, Criminal Minds, Highway to Heaven, Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go!, Biography, Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color, Generator Rex and Family Guy.