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Adam Paul Nielson Hicks
November 28, 1992
|Occupation||Actor, rapper, singer-songwriter|
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 also known for playing Luther in the Disney XD series Zeke and Luther and Wendell "Wen" Gifford in the film Lemonade Mouth.
Hicks was born in Las Vegas, Nevada. He had a recurring role in 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 alongside many other Disney Channel stars. In 2009, he grabbed the co lead role of Luther on Zeke & Luther. In April 2011, he starred in Lemonade Mouth as Wendell "Wen" Gifford.
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. He made a remix of the song "In the Summertime" by Mungo Jerry. In the end of 2010, he wrote and recorded the song "Happy Universal Holidays" with Ryan Newman.
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".
On January 25, 2018, Hicks was arrested in Burbank, California along with his reported girlfriend, actress Danni Tamburro on suspicion of armed robbery. He is now awaiting a mental health evaluation to determine whether he is competent enough to stand trial for armed robbery charges.
|2005||Down and Derby||Brady Davis|
|2005||The 12 Dogs of Christmas||Mike Stevens|
|2006||The Shaggy Dog||Quarterback||Voice|
|2006||How to Eat Fried Worms||Joseph "Joe" Guire|
|2008||Mostly Ghostly||Colin Doyle|
|2015||Up on the Wooftop||Toby||Voice|
|2015||The Boy Next Door||Jason Zimmer|
|2018||Shifting Gears||Jeremy Williamson|
|2000–02||Titus||Dave Titus (young)||Recurring role|
|2002||The Funkhousers||Robbie Funkhouser||Television film|
|2002||That Was Then||Joshua Harrison||Episode: "Pilot"|
|2009–12||Zeke & Luther||Luther Waffles||Lead role|
|2010||Jonas||Dennis "DZ" Zimmer||Recurring role (Season 2)|
|2011||Lemonade Mouth||Wendell "Wen" Gifford||Television film|
|2011||Peter Punk||Luthisour "Luther" Waffles||Episode: "El Duelo"|
|2011||PrankStars||Himself||Episode: "Game Showed Up"|
|2011||So Random||Himself||Episode: "Bridgit Mendler, Adam Hicks and Hayley Kiyoko"|
|2012–13||Pair of Kings||King Boz||Lead Role (Season 3); 22 episodes|
|2013||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Tyler||Episode: "Helpless"|
|2015||Texas Rising||Truett Fincham||Main role|
|2016–2017||Freakish||Diesel Turner||Main role|
- "Disney XD Medianet". Archived from the original on 2012-02-26.
- Riggen, Patricia (2011-04-15), Lemonade Mouth, Bridgit Mendler, Adam Hicks, Hayley Kiyoko, retrieved 2018-06-12
- The Boy Next Door
- "DisneyXD Media Net". Archived from the original on 2011-07-10. Retrieved 2009-07-09.
- Mighty Med (TV Series 2013–2015), retrieved 2018-06-12
- "Disney Star Adam Hicks Stuck In Jail Awaiting Mental Health Evaluation". RadarOnline. 2018-05-30. Retrieved 2018-06-12.