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Wil Wheaton (born Willie Mack Wheaton Jr., July 29, 1972) is a [[JustForFun/OneOfUs geek]], [[http://wilwheaton.typepad.com/wwdnbackup/ blogger]], [[http://thebloggess.com/heres-a-picture-of-wil-wheaton-collating-papers/ paper collator]], and actor best known for ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' and ''WebVideo/TableTop'' on Creator/GeekAndSundry's Website/YouTube channel.

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Wil Wheaton (born Willie Mack Wheaton Jr., July 29, 1972) is a [[JustForFun/OneOfUs geek]], [[http://wilwheaton.typepad.com/wwdnbackup/ blogger]], blogger,]] [[http://thebloggess.com/heres-a-picture-of-wil-wheaton-collating-papers/ paper collator]], collator,]] and actor best known for ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' and ''WebVideo/TableTop'' on Creator/GeekAndSundry's Website/YouTube channel.



He's quite active on both [[http://www.twitter.com/wilw Twitter]] (incidentally, [[Webcomic/QuestionableContent Jeph Jacques]] drew his profile image)[[note]](at least he was, but he shut down his account in August 2018)[[/note]] and, these days, on [[http://wilwheaton.tumblr.com/ Tumblr]].

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He's quite active on both [[http://www.twitter.com/wilw Twitter]] (incidentally, [[Webcomic/QuestionableContent Jeph Jacques]] drew his profile image)[[note]](at image)[[note]]at least he was, but he shut down his account in August 2018)[[/note]] 2018[[/note]] and, these days, on [[http://wilwheaton.tumblr.com/ Tumblr]].
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He also did a hilarious take on KentBrockmanNews as Richard Burns on ''Radio/GTARadio'', plays [[StrawNihilist Fawkes]] on ''WebVideo/TheGuild'' and was a frequent guest on the [[WebVideo/AcquisitionsIncorporated Dungeons & Dragons podcast]] alongside his fellow geek luminaries from ''WebComic/PennyArcade'' and ''Webcomic/PvP''. He also plays Darkstar (imagine if Wesley was more obnoxious and villainous) in ''WesternAnimation/Ben10AlienForce'', ''[[WesternAnimation/Ben10UltimateAlien Ultimate Alien]]'', and ''[[WesternAnimation/Ben10Omniverse Omniverse]]''. He also had a recurring role as Dr. Isaac Parrish, a {{Jerkass}} [[TheAce Ace]], [[spoiler:unsuccessful]] astronaut candidate, and Fargo's [[TheRival long time rival]], on ''Series/{{Eureka}}.'' He is also the host of ''WebVideo/{{Tabletop}}'' and its RPG spin-off ''WebVideo/TitansgraveTheAshesOfValkana'', and plays a gleefully evil version of himself as a recurring character in ''Series/TheBigBangTheory''. In addition, Wil, like his ''The Guild'' co-star Creator/FeliciaDay, has a voice role in ''VideoGame/FalloutNewVegas'', as the voice of the Robobrain enemy. In ''VideoGame/CodeNameSteam'', he voice-acts UsefulNotes/AbrahamLincoln. He used to host ''The Wil Wheaton Project'', a show which could be described as ''Series/TheSoup'' for sci-fi/fantasy and geek culture in general, but it was cancelled after a single season. In 2014, he was cast as recurring character Earl Harlan in ''Podcast/WelcomeToNightVale''.

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He also did a hilarious take on KentBrockmanNews as Richard Burns on ''Radio/GTARadio'', plays [[StrawNihilist Fawkes]] on ''WebVideo/TheGuild'' and was a frequent guest on the [[WebVideo/AcquisitionsIncorporated Dungeons & Dragons podcast]] alongside his fellow geek luminaries from ''WebComic/PennyArcade'' and ''Webcomic/PvP''. He also plays Darkstar (imagine if Wesley was more obnoxious and villainous) in ''WesternAnimation/Ben10AlienForce'', ''[[WesternAnimation/Ben10UltimateAlien Ultimate Alien]]'', and ''[[WesternAnimation/Ben10Omniverse Omniverse]]''. He also had a recurring role as Dr. Isaac Parrish, a {{Jerkass}} [[TheAce Ace]], [[spoiler:unsuccessful]] astronaut candidate, and Fargo's [[TheRival long time rival]], on ''Series/{{Eureka}}.'' He is also the host of ''WebVideo/{{Tabletop}}'' and its RPG spin-off ''WebVideo/TitansgraveTheAshesOfValkana'', and plays a gleefully evil version of himself as a recurring character in ''Series/TheBigBangTheory''. In addition, Wil, like his ''The Guild'' co-star Creator/FeliciaDay, has a voice role in ''VideoGame/FalloutNewVegas'', as the voice of the Robobrain enemy. In ''VideoGame/CodeNameSteam'', he voice-acts UsefulNotes/AbrahamLincoln. He used to host ''The Wil Wheaton Project'', a show which could be described as ''Series/TheSoup'' for sci-fi/fantasy and geek culture in general, but it was cancelled after a single season. In 2014, he was cast as recurring character Earl Harlan in ''Podcast/WelcomeToNightVale''.


* NeverHeardThatOneBefore: He may hate Wesley as much as the next Star Trek fan, but in 2016 he [[https://twitter.com/wilw/status/688127971337449475 went on record]] to say thats he's absolutely sick of the [[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneratikn "Shut up, Wesley."]] line being said to him, and now insta-blocks anyone on Website/{{Twitter}} who tells him to him, even in jest.

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* NeverHeardThatOneBefore: He may hate Wesley as much as the next Star Trek fan, but in 2016 he [[https://twitter.com/wilw/status/688127971337449475 went on record]] to say thats he's absolutely sick of the [[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneratikn [[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration "Shut up, Wesley."]] line being said to him, and now insta-blocks anyone on Website/{{Twitter}} who tells him to him, even in jest.


* NeverHeardThatOneBefore: In 2016 he [[https://twitter.com/wilw/status/688127971337449475 went on record]] to say he's now instantly blocking anyone on Website/{{Twitter}} who tells him to [[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration "Shut up, Wesley"]], even in jest.

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* NeverHeardThatOneBefore: In He may hate Wesley as much as the next Star Trek fan, but in 2016 he [[https://twitter.com/wilw/status/688127971337449475 went on record]] to say thats he's absolutely sick of the [[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneratikn "Shut up, Wesley."]] line being said to him, and now instantly blocking insta-blocks anyone on Website/{{Twitter}} who tells him to [[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration "Shut up, Wesley"]], him, even in jest.


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* CelebrityParadox: In ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'' and ''Series/YoungSheldon''. Wheaton was, of course, Wesley Crusher on ''Next Generation'' and also was on the former AsHimself. Creator/WallaceShawn was Dr. John Sturgis on the latter and Grand Nagus Zek on ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'', which is a SpinOff of ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration''.


Wil Wheaton (born Willie Mack Wheaton Jr., July 29, 1972) is a [[JustForFun/OneOfUs geek]], [[http://wilwheaton.typepad.com/wwdnbackup/ blogger]], [[http://thebloggess.com/heres-a-picture-of-wil-wheaton-collating-papers/ paper collator]], and actor best known for ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' and ''WebVideo/TableTop'' on Creator/GeekAndSundry's YouTube channel.

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Wil Wheaton (born Willie Mack Wheaton Jr., July 29, 1972) is a [[JustForFun/OneOfUs geek]], [[http://wilwheaton.typepad.com/wwdnbackup/ blogger]], [[http://thebloggess.com/heres-a-picture-of-wil-wheaton-collating-papers/ paper collator]], and actor best known for ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' and ''WebVideo/TableTop'' on Creator/GeekAndSundry's YouTube Website/YouTube channel.


Will Wheaton (born Willie Mack Wheaton Jr., July 29, 1972) is a [[JustForFun/OneOfUs geek]], [[http://wilwheaton.typepad.com/wwdnbackup/ blogger]], [[http://thebloggess.com/heres-a-picture-of-wil-wheaton-collating-papers/ paper collator]], and actor best known for ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' and ''WebVideo/TableTop'' on Creator/GeekAndSundry's YouTube channel.

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Will Wil Wheaton (born Willie Mack Wheaton Jr., July 29, 1972) is a [[JustForFun/OneOfUs geek]], [[http://wilwheaton.typepad.com/wwdnbackup/ blogger]], [[http://thebloggess.com/heres-a-picture-of-wil-wheaton-collating-papers/ paper collator]], and actor best known for ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' and ''WebVideo/TableTop'' on Creator/GeekAndSundry's YouTube channel.


[[caption-width-right:320:A major example of being OneOfUs.]]

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[[caption-width-right:320:A major example of being OneOfUs.JustForFun/OneOfUs.]]



Will Wheaton (born Willie Mack Wheaton Jr., July 29, 1972) is a [[OneOfUs geek]], [[http://wilwheaton.typepad.com/wwdnbackup/ blogger]], [[http://thebloggess.com/heres-a-picture-of-wil-wheaton-collating-papers/ paper collator]], and actor best known for ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' and ''WebVideo/TableTop'' on Creator/GeekAndSundry's YouTube channel.

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Will Wheaton (born Willie Mack Wheaton Jr., July 29, 1972) is a [[OneOfUs [[JustForFun/OneOfUs geek]], [[http://wilwheaton.typepad.com/wwdnbackup/ blogger]], [[http://thebloggess.com/heres-a-picture-of-wil-wheaton-collating-papers/ paper collator]], and actor best known for ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' and ''WebVideo/TableTop'' on Creator/GeekAndSundry's YouTube channel.



Offscreen (well, and on, really), he's become pretty much the poster boy for OneOfUs.

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Offscreen (well, and on, really), he's become pretty much the poster boy for OneOfUs.
JustForFun/OneOfUs.



* OneOfUs: As stated above, he's pretty much the Poster Boy.


He's quite active on both [[http://www.twitter.com/wilw Twitter]] (incidentally, [[Webcomic/QuestionableContent Jeph Jacques]] drew his profile image)[[note: at least he was, but he shut down his account in August 2018]] and, these days, on [[http://wilwheaton.tumblr.com/ Tumblr]].

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He's quite active on both [[http://www.twitter.com/wilw Twitter]] (incidentally, [[Webcomic/QuestionableContent Jeph Jacques]] drew his profile image)[[note: at image)[[note]](at least he was, but he shut down his account in August 2018]] 2018)[[/note]] and, these days, on [[http://wilwheaton.tumblr.com/ Tumblr]].


* RealLife/MeanCharacterNiceActor: Quite a few of his characters are massive, insufferable jerks. He's, of course, polite, friendly and nice.
** In fact, he wrote an ESSAY on this:
--->[[http://wilwheaton.typepad.com/wwdnbackup/2010/03/hi-im-wil-wheaton-im-not-a-dick-but-i-play-one-on-tv.html "Hi, I'm Wil Wheaton. I'm not a dick, but I play one on TV..."]]


He's quite active on both [[http://www.twitter.com/wilw Twitter]] (incidentally, [[Webcomic/QuestionableContent Jeph Jacques]] drew his profile image) and, these days, on [[http://wilwheaton.tumblr.com/ Tumblr]].

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He's quite active on both [[http://www.twitter.com/wilw Twitter]] (incidentally, [[Webcomic/QuestionableContent Jeph Jacques]] drew his profile image) image)[[note: at least he was, but he shut down his account in August 2018]] and, these days, on [[http://wilwheaton.tumblr.com/ Tumblr]].


Will Wheatonborn Willie Mack Wheaton Jr., July 29, 1972) is a [[OneOfUs geek]], [[http://wilwheaton.typepad.com/wwdnbackup/ blogger]], [[http://thebloggess.com/heres-a-picture-of-wil-wheaton-collating-papers/ paper collator]], and actor best known for ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' and ''WebVideo/TableTop'' on Creator/GeekAndSundry's YouTube channel.

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Will Wheatonborn Wheaton (born Willie Mack Wheaton Jr., July 29, 1972) is a [[OneOfUs geek]], [[http://wilwheaton.typepad.com/wwdnbackup/ blogger]], [[http://thebloggess.com/heres-a-picture-of-wil-wheaton-collating-papers/ paper collator]], and actor best known for ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' and ''WebVideo/TableTop'' on Creator/GeekAndSundry's YouTube channel.


Will Wheaton (July 29, 1972-) is a [[OneOfUs geek]], [[http://wilwheaton.typepad.com/wwdnbackup/ blogger]], [[http://thebloggess.com/heres-a-picture-of-wil-wheaton-collating-papers/ paper collator]], and actor best known for ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' and ''WebVideo/TableTop'' on Creator/GeekAndSundry's YouTube channel.

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Will Wheatonborn Willie Mack Wheaton (July Jr., July 29, 1972-) 1972) is a [[OneOfUs geek]], [[http://wilwheaton.typepad.com/wwdnbackup/ blogger]], [[http://thebloggess.com/heres-a-picture-of-wil-wheaton-collating-papers/ paper collator]], and actor best known for ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' and ''WebVideo/TableTop'' on Creator/GeekAndSundry's YouTube channel.

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* BerserkButton: A gaming convention organizer unintentionally hit his by [[http://wilwheaton.typepad.com/wwdnbackup/2010/09/in-which-wil-goes-hulk-smash.html questioning if he had actually done anything for the gaming community]].


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** He ends nearly every episode of ''WebVideo/{{Tabletop}}'' by imploring the audience to "Play More Games!"
** He's also quite known for the simple life advice "Don't be a dick!"

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* RealLife/MeanCharacterNiceActor: Quite a few of his characters are massive, insufferable jerks. He's, of course, polite, friendly and nice.
** In fact, he wrote an ESSAY on this:
--->[[http://wilwheaton.typepad.com/wwdnbackup/2010/03/hi-im-wil-wheaton-im-not-a-dick-but-i-play-one-on-tv.html "Hi, I'm Wil Wheaton. I'm not a dick, but I play one on TV..."]]


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* OneOfUs: As stated above, he's pretty much the Poster Boy.
* PlayingAgainstType: He played a rapist[=/=]{{serial killer}} on ''Series/CriminalMinds'' and a cowardly hipster-lumberjack in ''VideoGame/BrokenAge''.
* PromotedFanboy: He was a big ''Star Trek'' fan. [[CreatorBacklash Not as much as nowadays, of course, but...]]

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