Creator / Drake Bell

Jared Drake Bell (born June 27, 1986) is 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, College, and the three live action The Fairly OddParents! movies where he played a 23-year old Timmy Turner. Nowadays can be seen as Spider-Man.

Not to be confused with rapper Drake, although he has joked about it often.

Tropes associated with Bell's works:

  • The Cast Show Off: invoked 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 for A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up Timmy Turner along with Daniella Monet.
  • Celebrity Voice Actor: invoked As Peter Parker/Spider-Man in Ultimate Spider-Man and a few other Marvel-related projects.
  • Fan Nickname: invoked The Drakester. It's also what he calls his fans.
  • Follow the Leader: invoked Subverted with his music career.
  • Game-Breaking Injury: In January 2015, he shattered his wrist and due to the way it healed, he may not be able to play guitar ever again.
  • 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.
  • New Sound Album: Not only was It's Only Time one to his debut Telegraph, trading in straight head teen pop for a Beatles'-influenced sound (most notably Yellow Submarine), but then he trades that in for a rockabilly sound on Ready, Steady, Go!, even enlisting Stray Cats front man Brian Setzer as producer.
  • Old Shame: invoked His film debut Drifting School is often considered one of the worst movies ever. Fortunately, no one seems to remember it.
  • One of Us: invoked 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: invoked 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: invoked As Drake Parker from Drake & Josh.
  • Type Casting: invoked Expect him to play either the carefree cool kid, the shy geek, or himself.