My Childhood Crushes

by brian0062 | created - 13 Apr 2016 | updated - 10 May 2018 | Public

I was born in 1962 and was always getting a crush on some Movie or TV Actor. The following is a list of 27 actors I had a crush on when I was growing up. Some were in current TV shows some were from reruns.

1. Luke Halpin

Speed 2: Cruise Control

Luke Austin Halpin was born in Astoria, Queens, New York, the youngest of three children of Helen Joan (Szczepanski) and Eugene A. Halpin. His father was of Irish and German descent, and his maternal grandparents were Polish.

Luke's acting career started when a music teacher encouraged him to try ...

Sandy Ricks in "Flipper" WOW, all those shirtless scenes!!

2. Don Grady

Actor | My Three Sons

Born Don Agrati in San Diego, California, Don Grady became a Mousekeeter, along with 23 others, when that show debuted in 1955. In 1960, he joined My Three Sons (1960), which debuted in 1960 and ran for 12 years. As an enthusiast of music after "My Three Sons" ended, he continued in music as a ...

Robbie Douglas in "My Three Sons" Hot in every possible way!!

3. Johnny Crawford

Actor | The Rifleman

Johnny Crawford was born on March 26, 1946 in Los Angeles, California, USA as John Ernest Crawford. He is an actor, known for The Rifleman (1958), Hellboy (2004) and The Thirteenth Floor (1999). He has been married to Charlotte Samco since February 14, 1995.

Mark McCain in "The Rifleman" He was so adorable and got hotter as he got older!!

4. Robby Benson

Actor | Beauty and the Beast

Robby Benson was born on January 21, 1956 in Dallas, Texas, USA as Robin David Segal. He is an actor and director, known for Beauty and the Beast (1991), Friends (1994) and One on One (1977). He has been married to Karla DeVito since July 11, 1982. They have two children.

Several Movies He looked like the heartthrob High School Quarterback...perfect in every way!!

5. Tony Dow

Actor | Leave It to Beaver

Tony Dow was born on April 13, 1945 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA as Anthony Lee Dow. He is an actor and director, known for Leave It to Beaver (1957), Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993) and Babylon 5 (1994). He has been married to Lauren Shulkind since June 16, 1980. They have one ...

Wally Cleaver on "Leave it to Beaver" He was cute, funny and gorgeous on LITB

6. Michael Ontkean

Actor | Slap Shot

Michael Ontkean, the Cando-American actor best known for playing the minor league hockey player Ned Braden in the cult classic Slap Shot (1977), was born on January 24, 1946 in Vancouver, British Columbia. His parents Leonard and Muriel (née Cooper) Ontkean were actors. Michael appeared on the ...

Willie Gillis on "The Rookies" He was so handsome...that wavy hair, beautiful eyes and lips kept me mesmerized!!

7. Burt Ward

Actor | Batman

From Caped Crusader to Canine Crusader

Little did aspiring actor Burt Ward know that learning martial arts in addition to his mental and athletic prowess would change his life forever. As a teen-age, Burt had all the makings of a true boy wonder. As an all around athlete, strong in martial arts, ...

Robin/Dick Grayson on "Batman" Batman was so silly, but he was so cute and his Robin costume was a bonus!!

8. Richard Thomas

Actor | The Waltons

Richard Thomas was born on June 13, 1951 in New York City, New York, USA as Richard Earl Thomas. He is an actor and director, known for The Waltons (1971), Battle Beyond the Stars (1980) and It (1990). He has been married to Georgiana Bischoff since November 20, 1994. They have one child. He was ...

John Boy Walton on "The Waltons" Among my all time favorite actors. He was so handsome. He made me wish I was a "Walton"!!

9. Eric Scott

Actor | The Waltons

Eric Scott was born on October 20, 1958 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Eric Scott Magat. He is an actor, known for The Waltons (1971), The Fall Guy (1981) and Medical Center (1969). He has been married to Cynthia Ullman Wolfen since March 12, 2000. They have two children. He was previously ...

Ben Walton on "The Waltons" He was so cute and the most handsome of the Walton men...He was short in stature which I think added to his how compact and HOT he was!!

10. Michael Anderson Jr.

Actor | Logan's Run

Michael Anderson Jr. was born on August 6, 1943 in Hillingdon, Middlesex, England as Michael Hamilton Anderson. He is an actor, known for Logan's Run (1976), The Sons of Katie Elder (1965) and The Sundowners (1960).

Clayt Monroe on "The Monroes" He was so handsome and always played a strong character. As the stern, yet protective and loving brother on "The Monroes" he had me crushing on him!!

11. Scott Baio

Actor | Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2

Scott Vincent James Baio was born on September 22, 1960 in Brooklyn, New York. He was the third child of Mario and Rose Baio, who had emigrated from Italy. At the young age of nine, Scott decided that he wanted to be an actor. Soon after, his parents took him on interviews and he was able to land ...

Chachi on "Happy Days" Charles on "Charles in Charge" He was insanely HOT and mesmerizing!!

12. James MacArthur

Actor | Hang 'Em High

In a career spanning more than four decades, James MacArthur developed a body of work which is wonderfully dynamic in both scope and range. Portraying everything from crazed killer to stalwart defender of law and order, frustrated teenager to cynical senior supervisor, he has appeared in numerous ...

Danny Williams on "Hawaii 5-0 I never missed an episode because of James MacArthur. He was so handsome and HOT. I actually developed my crush on him from the movies...Spencer's Mountain and Swiss Family Robinson. I use to imagine hugging and kissing him.

13. Brad Davis

Actor | Midnight Express

Born in Florida in 1949, Brad Davis moved to Georgia after graduating from high school to pursue an acting career. From there, he moved to New York City, twice, to find work. By the early 1970s Davis was acting in off-Broadway plays while studying acting at the Academy of Dramatic Arts. His stage ...

Billy Hayes in "Midnight Express" and Jackson Scholz in "Chariots on Fire" My God, He was so HOT and those kissable lips drove me mad! All those shirtless scenes in "Midnight Express" WOW!!!

14. Glenn Scarpelli

Actor | One Day at a Time

Glenn Scarpelli was born on July 6, 1966 in Staten Island, New York, USA as Glenn Christopher Scarpelli. He is an actor and producer, known for One Day at a Time (1975), Jennifer Slept Here (1983) and Amazing Stories (1985).

Alex Handris in "One Day at a Time" I was 4 years older than him when he came on One Day at a Time, but was instantly smitten. He was so HOT even at 13. I bought many Teen Mags with him back then...such sexy poses!

15. Christopher Knight

Actor | The Brady Bunch

Christopher Anton Knight was born November 7, 1957 in Manhattan, New York, the second of four children: three boys and one girl. Around the time he was three, his family moved to Los Angeles, where his father, an actor, later began seeking auditions for his two oldest sons as a means of saving ...

Peter Brady on "The Brady Bunch" He was my favorite "Brady" Cute and Funny and still Hot as Hell!!

16. Desi Arnaz Jr.

Actor | Here's Lucy

Desi Arnaz Jr. has lived in Boulder City, Nevada, since 1986, where he owns the Historic Boulder Theatre and helps direct non-profit Boulder City Ballet Company (BCBC) with his wife, Amy Arnaz. Boulder Theatre was built in 1932 during the construction of Hoover Dam and operated as a movie theatre ...

Craig Carter on "Here's Lucy" Perfect combination of cute and hot!!

17. Lance Kerwin

Actor | Enemy Mine

Lance Kerwin was born on November 6, 1960 in Newport Beach, California, USA as Lance Michael Kerwin. He is an actor, known for Enemy Mine (1985), Outbreak (1995) and Salem's Lot (1979). He has been married to Yvonne since 1998. He was previously married to Kristen Lansdale.

James Hunter on "James at 15/16" and various roles. He was around my age and thought he was so hot!!

18. Willie Aames

Actor | Eight Is Enough

After becoming an award-winning, platinum-selling writer, producer/director Willie Aames took a 5-year hiatus and became a 6-star cruise director spending his time circling the globe and visiting over 127 countries. Recently Aames returned to his roots in acting and film making, splitting his time ...

Tommy Bradford on "Eight is Enough" My God, he was so cute and so HOT!! I use to stare at shirtless photos of him in Teen Magazines. He was so ripped!! I use to love seeing him in the "Battle of the Network Stars" special. He sure filled out his swim trunks!!

19. Tony Danza

Actor | Don Jon

Tony Danza is an American actor, perhaps best known for starring on some of television's most beloved and long-running series, including Taxi (1978-1983) and Who's the Boss (1984-1992).

Danza was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, to Anne (Cammisa), a bookkeeper, and Matty Iadanza, a garbageman....

Tony Banta on "Taxi" I fell instantly in love with him when I first saw him on Taxi. He was cute and HOT and that body was amazing!! I use to fantasize about kissing those amazing full lips!!

20. Mark Goddard

Actor | Lost in Space

Born in Lowell, Massachusetts (July 24, 1936), the actor (real name: Charles Goddard) grew up in Scituate, Massachusetts, where his father owned a five-and-ten. At Holy Cross, the head of the dramatic society encouraged him to become an actor and, soon, Goddard was off to Manhattan, attending the ...

Don West on "Lost in Space" He was so handsome...I wouldn't have minded being lost in space with him!!

21. Bobby Sherman

Soundtrack | Shindig!

Bobby started in the hit television program Here Come the Brides (1968) from 1969-71. He also performed in an episode of The Partridge Family (1970) (The Partridge Family: A Knight in Shining Armor (1971)) which was used as a pilot for his spin-off series Getting Together (1971). In the '80s, he ...

Jeremy Bolt on "Here Comes the Brides" I was 6yo when this show debuted and Jeremy was favorite character. When I was 12, a local TV station started showing reruns on Sunday morning. I could not take my eyes off Bobby Sherman. He was so cute and Smokin' HOT. I use to think about hugging him!!

22. Ricky Nelson

Actor | The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet

Ricky Nelson was born on May 8, 1940 in Teaneck, New Jersey, USA as Eric Hilliard Nelson. He was an actor, known for The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (1952) and Rio Bravo (1959). He was married to Kristin Harmon. He died on December 31, 1985 in De Kalb, Texas, USA.

As Himself on "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet" Talk about a heartthrob, He was sooooooo handsome!!

23. Ike Eisenmann

Actor | Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

Ike Eisenmann was born in Houston, Texas, USA as Ike Keith Eisenmann. He is known for his work on Escape to Witch Mountain (1975), Return from Witch Mountain (1978), Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982), and Race to Witch Mountain (2009). Ike goes by his legal name of Iake Eissinmann. He is ...

I was so attracted to him. Were the same age and I dreamed we'd meet someday. He was soooooo cute!!!

24. Kurt Russell

Actor | The Hateful Eight

Kurt Russell was born Kurt Vogel Russell in Springfield, Massachusetts, to Louise Julia (Crone), a dancer, and actor Bing Russell (Neil Oliver Russell). He is of English, German, Scottish and Irish descent. His first roles were as a child on television series, including a lead role on the Western ...

Various Movie and TV roles He was so cute, yet so Hot!!

25. Ronnie Burns

Actor | The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show

Ronnie Burns was born on July 9, 1935 in Evanston, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950), Bernardine (1957) and The George Burns Show (1958). He was married to Janice Powell and Peggy Jo Lyon. He died on November 14, 2007 in Pacific Palisades, ...

As himself on "Burns and Allen" He is the oldest actor on my list and I only saw him in reruns years later, but he the total package. Simply HOT!!

26. Tommy Kirk

Actor | Babes in Toyland

Scrappy, plucky-looking Kentucky-born Tommy Kirk, who was born on December 10, 1941, became synonymous with everything clean and fun that Disney Entertainment prescribed to in the late 1950s and very early 1960s. One of four sons born to a mechanic and legal secretary, the Kirk family, in search of...

Several Disney Movies My God, I loved him so much. He was cute and funny, hot and handsome!!

27. Jeremy Brett

Actor | My Fair Lady

The refined and debonair English actor Jeremy Brett will forever be best remembered for his long-running and critically acclaimed portrayal of Sherlock Holmes for Britain's Granada Television. From a privileged background, Brett was educated at England's most prestigious independent school, Eton ...

Freddie in "My Fair Lady" I was 11 years old the first time I saw "My Fair Lady". I was instantly enthralled with him. He was sooooo cute!! When he sang "On the Street Where You Live" I fell in love!!

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