An American actor and musician, who first got stated on The Amanda Show
before becoming best known for playing Drake Parker in Nickelodeon's Drake & Josh
. He has also starred in a few films such as Yours, Mine, And Ours
, Superhero Movie
, and the two live action The Fairly OddParents
movies where he played a 23-year old Timmy Turner. Nowadays can be seen as Spider-Man
Tropes Associated with Bell:
- Awesome McCoolname
- Bowties Are Cool
- Brown Eyes
- Celebrity Voice Actor: As Peter Parker/Spider-Man in Ultimate Spider-Man and a few other Marvel-related projects.
- Celebrity Resemblance: To Kevin Jonas.
- Chick Magnet
- Digging Yourself Deeper: He became a victim of this when he tweeted a comment about Katy Perry that angered her fans, causing him to claim that his Twitter had been hacked, and that he wouldn´t diss Perry. However, he also joked "Bieber on the other hand..." Cue rabid Beliebers sending him everything from insults to death threats
- Likely intentional, though, as Bell frequently enjoys trolling Bieber and his fans.
- Fan Nickname: The Drakester.
- Follow the Leader: Subverted with his music career.
- The Gadfly: He deliberately got under the skin of many "Belibers" for a long time with his constant joking tweets about Justin Bieber.
- Getting Crap Past the Radar: A couple of his songs have plenty of this.
- Hotter and Sexier: His second album, "Its Only Time", is this compared to his first- "Up Periscope" in particular was seen as very raunchy by many who still saw Bell as a Nickelodeon kid.
- Money, Dear Boy: According to Josh Keaton, Drake dubbed over Spider-Man's guest spots in The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes not to piss off Keaton's fans, but rather because Marvel paid him to do so.
- Mr. Fanservice
- Nice Guy
- Old Shame: His film debut Drifting School is often considered one of the worst movies ever. Fortunately, no one seems to remember it.
- Older Than They Look
- One of Us: In the past, he's stated that his dream role would be a villain in a Batman adaptation.
- Only Known by Their Nickname: His first name is actually Jared; Drake is his middle name.
- Promoted Fanboy: He went from being a comic book fan while growing up to voicing Spidey himself in Ultimate Spider-Man. Although he has said that he always liked Batman more...
- Star-Making Role: As Drake Parker from Drake & Josh.
- Teen Idol
- The Cast Showoff: He's performed plenty of songs for his TV and movie appearances, including the theme song of "Drake and Josh", as well as in "Superhero Movie", and another song "A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up Timmy Turner'' along with Daniella Monet.
- Type Casting: Expect him to play either the carefree cool kid, the shy geek, or himself.