Adam Hicks

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Adam Hicks
Adam Hicks.jpg
Hicks in 2011
Born (1992-11-28) November 28, 1992 (age 22)
Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
Occupation Actor, rapper, singer-songwriter
Years active 2000–present
Musical career
Genres Hip hop
Instruments Vocals

Hicks (born November 28, 1992)[1] 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. He had a recurring role in the second season of Jonas L.A. as DZ, and appeared as Boz in the Disney XD Original Series Pair of Kings.

Early life[edit]

Hicks was born in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Career[edit]

Acting[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. Hicks portrayed also Jason Zimmer, in the erotic thriller The Boy Next Door.[2]

Music[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.[3] 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[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2005 Down and Derby Brady Davis
The 12 Dogs of Christmas Mike Stevens
2006 The Shaggy Dog Quarterback
2006 How to Eat Fried Worms Joe Guire
2014 Little Savages Billy
2015 Windsor Clint
2015 The Boy Next Door Jason
2015 Shifting Gears Jeremy Williamson Post-producing
2015 Up on the Wooftop Rusty Post-producing

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2000–02 Titus Dave Titus (Young) Main role
2002 The Funkhousers Robbie Funkhouser TV movie
2002 That Was Then Joshua Harrison "Pilot" (Season 1, Episode 1)
2008 Mostly Ghostly: Who Let the Ghosts Out? Colin Doyle TV movie
2009–12 Zeke & Luther Luthisour "Luther" Waffles Lead role
2010 Jonas L.A. Dennis "DZ" Zimmer Recurring role (Season 2)
2011 Lemonade Mouth Wendell "Wen" Gifford TV movie
2011 Peter Punk Luthisour "Luther" Waffles "El Duelo" (Season 1, Episode 8)
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)
2015 Texas Rising Truett Fincham Main role

Discography[edit]

References[edit]

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

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