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Adam Paul Nielson Hicks
November 28, 1992
|Occupation||Actor, rapper, singer-songwriter|
Adam Paul Nielson Hicks (born November 28, 1992) is an American actor, rapper, singer, and songwriter. His first leading role was in How to Eat Fried Worms. He was also known for playing Luther in the Disney XD series Zeke and Luther and Wendell "Wen" Gifford in the film Lemonade Mouth.
Hicks was born in Las Vegas, Nevada. He had a recurring role in 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 alongside many other Disney Channel stars. In 2009, he grabbed the co lead role of Luther on Zeke and Luther. In April 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 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. He made a remix of the song "In the Summertime" by Mungo Jerry. In the end of 2010, he wrote and recorded the song "Happy Universal Holidays" with Ryan Newman.
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".. On October 28 2022, Hicks released his song Chosen One.
On January 25, 2018, Hicks was arrested in Burbank, California along with his reported girlfriend, actress Danni Tamburro, on suspicion of armed robbery. He went through a mental health evaluation to determine whether he was competent enough to stand trial for the charges. Hicks' arraignment was originally scheduled for March 23, 2019, when his attorney notified the judge his client was "not currently in a state where he can assist in his defense". The arraignment and subsequent trial were put off and Hicks was sent for further medical examination. On July 10, 2019, he pleaded not guilty to one count of second-degree robbery and one count attempted second-degree robbery. However, on another count of robbery he pleaded no-contest. The first two charges were dismissed.
In July 2021, Hicks was found guilty of robbery and was sentenced to serve five years in state prison, while Tamburro was given 3 years of probation. However, Hicks was released in March 2022 on parole after the judge credited his 1,460 days he served while awaiting sentencing.
|2005||Down and Derby||Brady Davis|
|2005||The 12 Dogs of Christmas||Mike Stevens|
|2006||The Shaggy Dog||Quarterback||Voice|
|2006||How to Eat Fried Worms||Joseph "Joe" Guire|
|2008||Mostly Ghostly||Colin Doyle|
|2011||Lemonade Mouth||Wen||TV Movie|
|2015||Up on the Wooftop||Toby||Voice|
|2015||The Boy Next Door||Jason Zimmer|
|2018||Shifting Gears||Jeremy Williamson|
|2000–02||Titus||Dave Titus (young)||Recurring role|
|2002||The Funkhousers||Robbie Funkhouser||Television film|
|2002||That Was Then||Joshua Harrison||Episode: "Pilot"|
|2009–12||Zeke and Luther||Luther Waffles||Lead role|
|2010-16||The Hive||Buzzbee the USA Version||Episode 1-present|
|2010||Jonas||Dennis "DZ" Zimmer||Recurring role (Season 2)|
|2011||Lemonade Mouth||Wendell "Wen" Gifford||Television film|
|2011||Peter Punk||Luthisour "Luther" Waffles||Episode: "El Duelo"|
|2011||PrankStars||Himself||Episode: "Game Showed Up"|
|2011||So Random||Episode: "Bridgit Mendler, Adam Hicks and Hayley Kiyoko"|
|2012–13||Pair of Kings||King Boz||Lead Role (Season 3); 22 episodes|
|2013||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Tyler||Episode: "Helpless"|
|2015||Texas Rising||Truett Fincham||Main role, miniseries|
|2016–2017||Freakish||Diesel Turner||Main role|
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