Drake Bell

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  • Birth Name: Jared Drake Bell
  • Birth Place: Newport Beach, CA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/27/1986, Cancer
  • Profession: Actor; singer
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This tween heartthrob began building up his résumé at age 8, with a string of small TV and film appearances. At 13, Bell became a budding star with his humorous antics on Nickelodeon's The Amanda Show. And in 2004, he and Amanda cohort Josh Peck earned their own comedy series, appropriately titled Drake & Josh. As the cooler stepbrother to Peck's goody-goody nerd, Bell made young viewers swoon with his hipster style and musical skills (off screen, he had his own eponymous band, which supplied the series' theme song). Although a serious car accident in December 2005 looked like it might derail Bell's career, he made a full recovery and looked remarkably healthy when he was named favorite actor at Nickelodeon's 19th Annual Kids' Choice Awards in 2006. Since the Drake & Josh series wrapped in 2007, Bell has kept busy with a TV movie featuring the titular duo, as well as appearances on the popular Nickelodeon sitcom iCarly and the Web series I <3 Vampires.Drake Bell Fast Facts:
  • At 12, received guitar lessons on the set of romantic comedy Chasing Destiny (2000) from one of his co-stars, legendary Who front man Roger Daltrey.
  • Co-wrote and performed the theme song for his Nickelodeon sitcom, Drake & Josh.
  • Was seriously injured in a December 2005 car accident, causing a delay in the production of Drake.
  • Released debut album Telegraph in 2005 though his own label, Backhouse Records; signed with Universal Motown for the 2006 follow-up, It's Only Time.
  • Since Drake ended in 2007, has appeared in a TV movie based on the series, as well as Nickelodeon sitcom iCarly and Web series I <3 Vampires.
  • Drake Bell Relationships:
  • Robert Bell - Brother
  • Travis Bell - Brother
  • Robin Dodson - Mother

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