Nick Whitaker (born October 1, 1988) is an American actor who played the lead role in . Benji: Off the Leash! [1 ] [2 ] [3 ] [4 ]
Whitaker's first role was a Chase Patterson in
Message in a Cell Phone. He is an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and has appeared in many church related movies which include starring as Joseph Smith, Jr. in the major film from the LDS Motion Picture Studios, , Joseph Smith: The Prophet of the Restoration which is currently playing at the [5 ] Joseph Smith Memorial Building and various visitor centres across the world. He has also appeared in Brigham City, [4 ] [6 ] Money or The Mission, and the children's film [5 ] Bug Off. [4 ]
Whitaker has also appeared in the
Disney Channel movies and High School Musical , and he had a minor role as one of the basketball players in Read It and Weep . Hatching Pete
he plays Lenny Bartlett, the older brother of Jamie Bartlett, who is the main character. In the movie he sings the song " Read It and Weep I Will Be Around". Unofficial MP3's of the song are currently being circulated on various movie and Disney fan sites due to the lack of any official releases.
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References [ edit ]
^ Ebert, Roger (2007). . Andrews McMeel Publishing. p. 61. Roger Ebert's Movie Yearbook 2007 ISBN 0-7407-6157-9.
^ Ebert, Roger (August 20, 2004). "The 'Benji' cast has rolled over". (highbeam.com) The Record . Retrieved . 15 July 2010
^ Whitty, Stephen (August 20, 2004). "Benji's back in a real dog' whom do you have to licj to get out of the theater?". (highbeam.com) Post-Standard . Retrieved . 15 July 2010
^ a b c "Benji: Off the Leash". Haro. haro-online.com . Retrieved . 15 July 2010
^ a b "Some Already Released DVDs". LDS Film. ldsfilm.com . Retrieved . 15 July 2010
^ "LDS Films Weekend Box Office Report 15 October 2004". LDS Film. ldsfilm.com . Retrieved . 15 July 2010
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