Stephen Weaver Collins is an American former actor and writer. He is known for playing Eric Camden on the long-running television series 7th Heaven from 1996 to 2007. Afterwards, Collins played the roles of Dayton King on the ABC television series No Ordinary Family and Gene Porter in the television series Revolution, father of Elizabeth Mitchell's character, Rachel Matheson. Before 7th Heaven, Collins was known for his role as Commander Willard Decker in the 1979 film Star Trek: The Motion Picture and the cult television series Tales of the Gold Monkey. His career ended in 2014, the year that he confessed to sexual misconduct against multiple minors.