Ross Bagley

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Ross Bagley
Ross Bagley (cropped).jpg
Ross Bagley in 2012
Born Ross Elliot Bagley
(1988-12-05) December 5, 1988 (age 27)
Los Angeles, California, United States
Other names Rodeo
Occupation Actor
Years active 1994–2004, 2013–present

Ross Elliot Bagley (born December 5, 1988) is an American actor.


The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, 1994 to 1996[edit]

Most popular as a child actor during the middle 1990s, Bagley is best known for his role as Nicholas "Nicky" Banks on the NBC sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, in which role he debuted in 1994 and acted out from 1994 to 1996.

Post-Fresh Prince work[edit]

Bagley also portrayed Buckwheat in the 1994 feature-film adaptation of The Little Rascals, and, along with Fresh Prince star Will Smith, appeared in the 1996 movie Independence Day.

Academic pursuit[edit]

In 2005, Ross enrolled in California State University at Northridge, where he sought a degree in cinema and television arts.

Known relatives[edit]

Bagley also has two younger sisters, Tiffany and Danielle Bagley, who currently live in Los Angeles, California.[1]


Year Title Role Notes
1994 The Little Rascals Buckwheat
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Nicholas "Nicky" Banks TV (1994–1996)
1995 Babe Puppy (voice)
1996 Eye for an Eye Sean Kosinsky
Independence Day Dylan Dubrow
Profiler Donny TV, 1 episode
1999 Providence Eldon
The Wild Thornberrys Hutu TV, 1 episode (voice)
2004 Judging Amy Micah Benton TV, 1 episode
2015 Gnome Alone Landon

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Film or series Awards Outcome Recipient(s)
Young Artist Awards:
1995 The Little Rascals Best Performance by a Youth Ensemble in a Motion Picture Won[2]
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Best Performance by an Actor Under Ten in a TV Series Won[2] Ross Bagley
1996 Best Performance by an Actor Under Ten – Television Won[2]
1997 Independence Day Best Performance in a Feature Film - Actor Age Ten or Under Nominated[2]


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