Known to millions as big brother Mike on the sitcom Growing Pains, Kirk Cameron was a famous face and teen heartthrob in the 1980s. Born in California, Cameron began acting as a child, appearing in projects like the TV movie Starflight: The Plane That Couldn’t Land before landing the role of Mike when Growing Pains premiered in 1985. He stayed with the show until 1992, marrying his onscreen love interest, Chelsea Noble, in 1991. Following the completion of the series, Cameron began to focus on Christian-oriented projects, appearing in the video series Left Behind, a set of movies that take place after the Rapture. Cameron has also been an outspoken proponent of Creationism.