Adam Hicks

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Adam Hicks
Adam Hicks.jpg
Hicks in 2011
Born Adam Paul Nielson Hicks
(1992-11-28) November 28, 1992 (age 21)[1]
Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
Nationality American
Occupation Actor, rapper, singer-songwriter
Years active 2000–present
Musical career
Genres Pop, pop rock, hip hop
Instruments Vocals
Labels Walt Disney, Hollywood
Associated acts Hutch Dano, Daniel Curtis Lee, Ryan Newman, Bridgit Mendler, Hayley Kiyoko
Website
adamhicks.net

Adam Paul Nielson Hicks (born November 28, 1992) is an American actor, rapper, singer and songwriter. His first leading role was in How to Eat Fried Worms. He is most notable for playing Luther in the Disney XD series Zeke and Luther and starring in the Disney Channel Original Movie Lemonade Mouth as Wendell "Wen" Gifford. He had a recurring role in the second season of Jonas L.A. as DZ, and had a co-leading role as the third king, Boz in the Disney XD original series Pair of Kings. However, Disney XD decided not to continue the show after the third season.

Early life[edit]

Hicks was born in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Acting career[edit]

Hicks had a recurring role on Titus and had roles in various movies and television series before playing the lead in How to Eat Fried Worms. He then appeared in Mostly Ghostly: Who Let the Ghosts Out? alongside many other Disney Channel stars. In 2009, he grabbed the co-lead role of Luther on Zeke & Luther. In 2011, he starred in Lemonade Mouth as Wendell "Wen" Gifford. He co-starred on Pair of Kings as King Boz, replacing Mitchel Musso's character King Brady.

Music career[edit]

Hicks recorded a remake of the MC Hammer song "U Can't Touch This" with fellow Zeke and Luther co-star Daniel Curtis Lee. The music video for the song was shown June 29, 2009 on Disney XD.[2] He made a remix of the song "In the Summertime" by Mungo Jerry. In late 2010 he wrote and recorded the song "Happy Universal Holidays" with Ryan Newman. In early 2011 he released a song called "Dance For Life" with Drew Seeley for the Disney Channel Original Series Shake It Up, which was featured on Shake It Up: Break It Down. Hicks co-wrote the tracks "Determinate," "Breakthrough" and "Livin' On a High Wire" for Lemonade Mouth. He also has a music video featuring Chris Brochu for his single "We Burnin' Up." In most of his songs, Hicks introduces himself as A-Plus. He is currently signed to Walt Disney Records. In October 2012 he recorded a song for the new book Lemonade Mouth Puckers Up entitled "Don't Stop The Revolution". Hicks sang the theme song for the Disney XD show Mighty Med, titled "You Never Know".

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2002 The Funkhousers Robbie Funkhouser
2005 Down and Derby Brady Davis
2005 The 12 Dogs of Christmas Mike Stevens
2006 The Shaggy Dog Quarterback
2006 How to Eat Fried Worms Joe Guire
2008 Mostly Ghostly: Who Let the Ghosts Out? Colin Doyle Television film
2011 Lemonade Mouth Wendell "Wen" Gifford Television film
2014 Little Savages Billy Pos-producing
2015 The Boy Next Door Tommy Pos-producing
2015 Windsor Clint Pre-producing
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2000–02 Titus Young Dave Recurring role
2002 That Was Then Joshua Harrison "Pilot" (Season 1, Episode 1)
2009–12 Zeke & Luther Luthisour "Luther" Waffles Lead Role
2010 Jonas L.A. DZ (Dennis Zimmer) Recurring role (Season 2)
2011 Peter Punk Luthisour "Luther" Waffles "El Duelo" (Season 1, Episode 8)
2011 Disney's Friends for Change Games Himself
2011 PrankStars Himself "Game Showed Up" (Season 1, Episode 2)
2011 So Random Himself "Bridgit Mendler, Adam Hicks and Hayley Kiyoko" (Season 1, Episode 16)
2012–13 Pair of Kings King Boz Lead Role (Season 3)
2012 Southland Mike "Legacy" (Season 4, Episode 5)
2013 CSI Tyler "Helpless" (Season 14, Episode 8)

Discography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Disney XD Medianet". Archived from the original on 2012-02-26. 
  2. ^ "DisneyXD Media Net". Retrieved 2009-07-09. 

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