Pull out your legwarmers and start teasing your hair -- the '80s have returned.All your favorite stars from back in the day were out in force last night, including the one and only Scott Baio,… READ MORE >
Scott Vincent James Baio ( /ˈbeɪ.oʊ/; born September 22, 1960) is an American actor and television director, best known for his roles as Chachi Arcola on the sitcom Happy Days and its spin-off, Joanie Loves Chachi, and as the title character on the sitcom Charles in Charge. Baio was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Rose and Mario Baio, who were immigrants from Italy. He graduated from North Hollywood High School. In 1976, Baio played the title character Bugsy Malone in the cult children’s gangster musical directed by Alan Parker, which also co-starred Jodie Foster. Baio and Foster later worked together again in the 1980 teen girl drama Foxes, helmed by Adrian Lyne. When he was 16, Baio was then cast as The Fonz's cousin, Chachi Arcola, on Happy Days. During his time on Happy Days, Baio earned two Emmy Award nominations for his lead performances in the TV movies Stoned (1981) and All The Kids Do It (1985). He won two Young Artists Awards during the Third Annual Youth in Film Awards (1980–1981) as Best Young Actor in a Television Special for Stoned and Best Young Comedian in Television or Motion Pictures for Happy Days. He also starred in the made-for-television youth drama specials, The Boy Who Drank Too Much with Lance Kerwin and Senior Trip with Mickey Rooney. In 2007, Baio married his longtime girlfriend Renee Sloan. In July 2007, he told E!: Entertainment Television's Ted Casablanca that they were expecting a baby girl in December. Initially pregnant with twins, Renee lost one of the babies at 11 weeks gestation.
Their daughter, Bailey DeLuca Baio, was born in November 2007, 5 weeks premature. The family has started the Bailey Baio Angel Foundation to provide financial support to other families who are dealing with metabolic disorders.