Griffin O'Neal (b. 1964)
Celebrity kid who occasionally acted (Nickelodeon, The Escape Artist), and more frequently appeared in the tabloids.
Less frequently appears in the tabloids. Until a certain family feud, that is.
Tangled with father Ryan O'Neal in arrest-prompting, gunshot-firing fight; the senior O'Neal was the one arrested and accused of pulling a trigger; the younger O'Neal was accused by the senior O'Neal of brandishing a fireplace poker (2007).
Fined $200 and sentenced to 18 months probation in 1987, at age 22, in connection with the Memorial Day 1986 accidental boating death of Gian-Carlo Coppola, son of Francis. Originally charged with manslaughter, but found guilty of negligent boat operation.
"Tried every drug on the planet," he once told E! Entertainment.
Brother of Tatum O'Neal.
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