Josh Peck

(Joshua Michael Peck)

Josh Peck
Josh Peck
  • Born: November 10, 1986
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Actor, Voice Actor, Comedian, YouTube Personality









Joshua Michael Peck is an American actor, voice actor, comedian, and YouTube personality. He is best known for playing Josh Nichols in the Nickelodeon sitcom Drake & Josh from 2004 to 2007, and in its two television films in 2006 and 2008. He began his career as a child actor in the late 1990s and early 2000s, and became known to young audiences after his role on The Amanda Show from 2000 to 2002. He has since acted in films such as Mean Creek (2004), Drillbit Taylor (2008), The Wackness (2008), ATM (2012), Red Dawn (2012), Battle of the Year (2013), Danny Collins (2015), and Take the 10 (2017). He has voiced Eddie in the Ice Age franchise since Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006), and voiced Casey Jones in the Nickelodeon animated series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012–17). He also starred with John Stamos in the Fox comedy series Grandfathered (2015–16).

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Acting's not therapy, but it can be therapeutic.
All the things you can do to prepare for a role that free you, in the moment, are great. You have this muscle memory for things. You don't have to act it as much, once you've done it enough.
Anytime where you're challenged, physically or mentally, you rise to the occasion in different ways.
Gratuitous fat jokes always hurt, no matter what.
I always had a weight issue since I was a young kid.
I do work too hard sometimes, but my mom is such an inspiration. She tells me to 'chill out' and not take things so seriously. She will say: 'Go and have a massage.' Work, Workers & The Labor Force
I grew up as a really sick kid; I had really bad childhood asthma and was at home all the time in New York. Time
I have a respect for the 3-D computer-generated action movies, but my first love is stuff like 'Lethal Weapon.' Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Respect ;Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
I know about hip-hop culture, whether it's graffiti writing or DJ-ing or being an MC.
I love '80s movies. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
I play a lot of basketball.
I think as working actors, it's like sales. You're only as good as your last sale, so you put your all into something and you just hope that from that you can get your next job. Hope
I think whether you're a movie critic and have seen a million movies, or you're just a normal popcorn movie watcher, you can tell the difference when someone is just laying it on too thick. Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
I was raised by a single mother.
I'm forever in debt to Nickelodeon. It made me who I am today.
I'm not built for war. I'm built for entertainment. I'm built for jokes - either telling them or being the butt of them. War & Peace
In life, I'd much rather have people laughing at me than booing me. Life
Inherently, making a movie is tough because there's so much anticipation when it happens - even if everything goes well.
My favorite actor is Sir Ben Kingsley - nobody is as good as him, in my opinion. I think he's so good as an artist.
Not getting girls is the story of my life. I have always had a bit of a tough time with the ladies. I don't know whether it's that I don't have game or just don't feel comfortable in my own skin, but females pick up on that. Life ;Time
Real artists take the misery and sadness of life and translate it into art. Life ;Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
To me, there's nothing greater than making people laugh.
When you're an actor or any kind of artist, you use your life as something to draw from in every experience. Life
With drama, you need to be laughing, in between takes, 'cause you're going to those recesses of your soul and those dangerous parts. Normally, if you're not an actor or some crazy artist, you don't feel the need to run around in those areas. You keep them separate because it's painful.