Drake Bell

(Jared Drake Bell)

Drake Bell
Drake Bell
  • Born: June 27, 1986
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Actor, Voice Actor, Singer, Songwriter, Musician

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Jared Drake Bell is an American actor, voice actor, singer, songwriter, and musician. Born in Newport Beach, California, he began his career as an actor in the early 1990s at the age of five with his first televised appearance on Home Improvement. Bell also appeared in several commercials, such as one for Pokémon Red and Blue, but is best known for his starring roles on Nickelodeon's The Amanda Show and Drake & Josh. Bell starred in a trilogy of The Fairly OddParents movies on Nickelodeon. Bell was the voice of Peter Parker / Spider-Man in the animated series Ultimate Spider-Man on Disney XD.

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A lot of the people I'd love to work with, like John Lennon, Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, aren't alive, unfortunately. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
A lot of who I am is in the work I do. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
Ariana Grande is a billionaire before she's been an artist. You have to work to be able to appreciate what you have... what work did she ever have to do in her life? Life ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
Artists like Justin Bieber or Lady Gaga have more sway over popular minds than a politician.
Dealing with sketch comedy and buddy teams like Abbott and Costello, Bob Hope and Bing Crosby - I just loved buddy comedies. Hope
'Drake and Josh' was strictly nine to five. We'd go in and know what we were doing, and 'Superhero Movie' was just nuttiness every day because there's a joke every ten seconds.
I always loved comic books when I was growing up, and Spider-Man was definitely a character I gravitated towards because I loved the story of an average teenager having super powers.
I am 'Mr. Karaoke Guy' in the car completely. I just go with it and don't care what anyone else thinks - I'm singing, man!
I can remember just learning to walk and trying to dance like Elvis and sing like Elvis, so I was very, very passionate about music at a very young age. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training ;Music, Chants & Rapps
I don't eat sushi, but I eat cooked meat.
I don't want just 25-year-old girls watching my show. I want Grandma, Grandpa and Mom and Dad and the kids. I just want everyone to hear good music. Music, Chants & Rapps
I fell in love with '50s hot-rod, pinup-girl culture. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I grew up on Jerry Lewis and Abbot and Costello, the Marx Brothers.
I grew up on oldies like the Beatles and the Beach Boys, Led Zeppelin and The Who.
I had the opportunity to do a movie with Roger Daltrey of The Who. In the movie, I played a guitar student. Since I had to learn how to play somewhat for the movie, I was introduced to the guitar.
I have a dog named Steve that lives at the studio.
I have met so many of my idols - like Ray Charles, Brian Setzer - all these cats that are legendary musicians. If they had said to me, 'Hey man, I'm busy,' it would have crushed my soul.
I hope fans will go back and listen to the Beatles and the Beach Boys or Led Zeppelin, or put on 'Tommy' and let them experience like I did that moment when 'Pinball Wizard' comes on. Hope
I hope my fans will grow with me. I want to be like Michael Jackson: 5-year-olds love his music, and 75-year-olds love his music. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Music, Chants & Rapps ;Hope
I just love singing, songwriting and touring. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I just think it's so much more rewarding and important to go around the world and bring people together as opposed to pushing people away.
I like to get up early in the morning and run. Morning
I like to play music and sleep. But most of all, I love to work... I don't really play sports, so I like to spend my time playing guitar or piano. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Music, Chants & Rapps ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
I love acting, but music is so much more rewarding because it's more personal. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Music, Chants & Rapps
I love 'Airplane,' the 'Naked Gun' films; everything the Zucker brothers have done is just awesome. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I love Christmas. I'm totally the 'decorate early, start listening to Christmas songs super-early' guy. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I love 'Drake and Josh.' It's supposed to have a demographic of ages 9-14, but really, it's 9-84. There is no demographic. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I love the atmosphere at the mall - everything about Christmas. I don't think anything specific gets me in the holiday spirit except for the holidays themselves. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I loved John Lennon. I read interviews, and whatever he said he liked, I would go and listen to them. That is what I want to do with my fans.
I really like Caravan Palace's electro swing stuff. They incorporate the electronic, but when you see them live, they're all on stage playing live music. They're all playing their instruments. They drop these beats with the DJs that are so incredible. Music, Chants & Rapps
I really, really love what I do, and there's nothing I love more than getting on stage and playing for an audience or working on a part, getting in front of the camera, and meeting all the cool people I get to meet, and going all the cool places I get to go. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I started playing music when I was around 10. I always wanted to be in a band, so I started out by playing drums. Music, Chants & Rapps
I started playing the guitar and singing at about 11 or 12.
I think my music speaks for itself - it backs me up. Music, Chants & Rapps
I used to go to San Diego all the time to hang out. My cousin played for the San Diego Padres, and my brother lives down there. I love going to the zoo and walking around Old Town. Time ;Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I wake up in the morning, walk downstairs, and just bang on the piano and write about what's going on in the world around me. Morning
I was raised on Elvis Presley and Buddy Holly and discovered the Stray Cats when I was 11 or 12 years old.
I was scrolling through my Twitter feed one day, and somebody had tweeted me a picture of Justin Bieber that had been Photoshopped with makeup or something. And I thought it was funny and so I hit retweet - I just retweeted a tweet - and all of a sudden, the remarks were coming in. Humor
I would rather be on stage playing to 25 people with a band I love and the music I love than learning dance moves I don't want to do for 25,000 people. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training ;Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Music, Chants & Rapps
I would say that I'm more than just a teeny-bopper artist... that my music can appeal to people of all ages. Music, Chants & Rapps
If I catch one of my fans saying something improper, a gay slur or any derogatory term, I instantly tweet directly at them and say, 'This isn't how we do it.'
If you look back to a picture of me when I was 12 years old, you will probably see me in a leather jacket trying to look like Elvis!
I'm all about unity and loving your neighbor... If somebody told me when I was growing up that the music I was listening to was stupid, and I listened to them, I wouldn't be where I am today. Music, Chants & Rapps
I'm nervous the first few songs, and then I'm like, 'I got this audience. I'm ready!'
I'm on stage where Rivers Cuomo from Weezer was standing? It's kind of a mind trip.
I'm totally the 'decorate early, start listening to Christmas songs super early' guy. I've just always been that way.
I'm very close with my fans. I'm very involved with my fans, so I've seen the influence that I can have on a child or on the mind of somebody.
I've been able to work with some incredible voice talent, most of whom I grew up hearing in my favorite cartoons. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
I've been to a lot of places while touring, but I'd have to say Switzerland was my favorite.
Leslie Nielsen was my favorite growing up; getting to work with him was amazing. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
Music and acting kind of all goes together. Music, Chants & Rapps
My dad sat me in front of the TV, and instead of putting on Nick Jr. or something, he put me in front of 'Jailhouse Rock' and all the Elvis movies. Families, Children & Parenting ;Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
My dream has been to have my rock band behind me, play live, and entertain.
My fans are all pretty cool, you know; I've never really seen anybody fighting on Twitter, no death threats, no harsh language, no gay slurs, nothing like that. Death
My favorite sport is baseball; my cousin is pitcher Heath Bell. Sports & Athletics
My first guitar was a Gretsch 6120, and I just loved listening to artists like Elvis, Chuck Berry and Stray Cats.
My first two records were influenced by the Beatles and the Beach Boys.
My mom was a championship pool player.
Paul McCartney would be the end all, be all. To work with Paul would just be amazing. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
Rufus Wainwright is my go-to for any kind of emotion. He's got songs for all of it.
That's why you have the long hours in the studio and on sets: so you can come out and see the fans. To see the smiles you put on people's faces.
The best place for me is in my car, listening to my stereo. I am 'Mr. Karaoke Guy' in the car, completely. I just go with it and don't care what anyone else thinks - I'm singing, man!
The fans are especially amazing in Mexico. You look out your window, and there are fans that stay out there all night long.
There's just a lot of really young, entitled people. I don't think a lot of these young people have to work very hard. They're found on YouTube and, boom, thrown into the studio, so they think they can get anything they want. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
We're going to be human, and we are going to make mistakes, but you really should understand the power that you have and embrace it in a positive way. Power
When I picked up the guitar for the first time, it opened up a whole new world for me. I became obsessed with writing and playing. Time
When I was 5, I did a commercial for Whirlpool sitting on a tree stump eating a popsicle that dripped all over my clothes.
With a good melody... music gets me through everything. Music, Chants & Rapps