More Josh Peck Bios & Profiles
Biography #2Josh Peck found it easy to relate to his character. "I've never been the coolest kid in the crowd, but I don't mind. I've realized that it's better to be original than to be a follower. This movie is a lot like my life."
Peck, a veteran of the stage at age 14, is a series regular on Nickelodeon's The Amanda Show, a kids' variety show featuring sketch comedy, celebrity guest stars, and live performances. This winter, he will also be starring alongside John Leguizamo, Mena Suvari, Mickey Rourke, and Jason Schwartzman in the upcoming film Spun, directed by Jonas Akerlund, the award-winning director of Madonna's Ray of Light music video.
Peck made his motion picture debut in Snow Day and has amassed a long list of television and theatre credits. He's made numerous appearances on the Rosie O'Donnell Show, has guest starred on ER, appeared in the pilot for HBO's hit The Sopranos, and was the Nickelodeon correspondent at the Republican and Democratic conventions for Kids Pick the President.
Children's Theatre credits include Flies in the Soup, A Crime and a Rhyme, The Music Man, The Cabbage Patch Kids, The Club and MCC.
An accomplished stand-up comedian, Peck has performed at, among other venues, Catch a Rising Star and Caroline's Comedy Club.
Bio courtesy Disney (01-Jan-2000)