Benjamin Flores Jr.
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|Benjamin Flores Jr.|
July 24, 2002 |
Memphis, Tennessee, U.S
|Other names||Benjamin "Lil' P-Nut" Flores Jr.
|Known for||The Haunted Hathaways
Benjamin Flores Jr. (born July 24, 2002), also known as Lil' P-Nut, is an American child actor and rap artist. In music, he is known for his rap, "You Might Be the One". In acting, Flores starred as Louie Preston on the Nickelodeon television series The Haunted Hathaways (2013–2015), and since 2015 he has played Triple G on the Nickelodeon series Game Shakers. He also had a voice role in the animated feature film in Happy Feet Two, playing Atticus the rapping penguin.
Flores is from Memphis, Tennessee. His first rap single as Lil' P-Nut was "You Might Be the One", which was released on September 25, 2010. His other raps include "Bad Dream" and "Choosin'".[clarification needed] Flores first came to wider notice at the Memphis Hip Hop Weekend & Expo, where he was interviewed by the local Memphis Fox 13 television station. After that interview, he appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. He has appeared in Cymphonique's song, "All That".
Flores appeared in an episode of the TBS sitcom Are We There Yet? He made a cameo appearance in Yo Gotti's music video for "Look In The Mirror". Flores appearanced in the film Ride Along, which was released in January 2014.
Flores played Louie, a ghost that resides in the same house with a living family, on the Nickelodeon television series The Haunted Hathaways from 2013 to 2015. He was nominated for Favorite TV Actor at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards.
On July 7, 2015, it was announced that Flores would be co-starring in Dan Schneider's newest TV series, Game Shakers, playing the role of Triple G, the son of famous rapper Double G (Kel Mitchell).
|2011||Happy Feet Two||Atticus||Voice|
|2013–2015||The Haunted Hathaways||Louie Preston||Main role|
|2014||The Thundermans||Louie Preston||Crossover episode: "The Haunted Thundermans"|
|2014||Santa Hunters||Alex||Television movie (Nickelodeon)|
|2015||One Crazy Cruise||Nate Bauer||Television movie (Nickelodeon)|
|2015||Henry Danger||Lil' Biggie||Episode: "The Beat Goes On"|
|2015–present||Game Shakers||Triple G||Main role|
|2017||Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie||Gerald Johanssen||Television movie (Nickelodeon)|
Awards and nominations
|2014||Imagen Awards||Favorite Young TV Actor||The Haunted Hathaways||Won|||
|Kids' Choice Awards||Favorite TV Actor||The Haunted Hathaways||Nominated|||
|2015||Kids' Choice Awards||Favorite TV Actor||The Haunted Hathaways||Nominated|||
|2017||Kids' Choice Awards||Favorite TV Actor||Game Shakers||Nominated|||
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- "'Happy Feet Two'—very happy". ourweekly.com. Retrieved December 9, 2011.
- "Appearance on Ellen". ellentv.com. November 25, 2010.
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- "Exclusive: Hey Arnold! movie gets a name, hefty slate of returning voice actors". The A.V. Club. June 13, 2016.
- "2014 Imagen Awards Winners & Nominees". The Imagen Foundation. 2014. Retrieved February 26, 2017.
- Philiana Ng (February 24, 2014). "Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards Nominations Revealed". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved February 26, 2017.
- Stephanie Webber (March 28, 2015). "Kids' Choice Awards 2015: Complete List of Winners!". Us Weekly. Retrieved February 26, 2017.
- Dani Levy (February 2, 2017). "Justin Timberlake and Kevin Hart Lead Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards Nominations". Variety. Retrieved February 21, 2017.