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Benjamin Flores Jr.
Born
Benjamin Christopher Flores Jr.

(2002-07-24) July 24, 2002 (age 20)
Other names
  • Benjamin "Lil' P-Nut" Flores Jr.
  • Lil' P-Nut
Occupation
  • Actor
  • rapper
Years active 2010–present

Benjamin Christopher Flores Jr. (born July 24, 2002), also known as Lil' P-Nut, is an American child actor and rapper. In music, he is known for his song "You Might Be the One". In acting, Flores starred as Louie Preston on the Nickelodeon television series The Haunted Hathaways (2013–2015), and as Triple G on the Nickelodeon series Game Shakers (2015–2019).

Career

Music

Flores was born in Memphis, Tennessee. Flores first came to wider notice after he was interviewed by the local Memphis Fox 13 television station at age 7. After that interview, he appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, where he performed his first rap single as Lil' P-Nut, "You Might Be the One for Me"; it was released on September 25, 2010. He then appeared on Cymphonique's song, "All That". His other raps include "Bad Dream" and "Choosin'".

Acting

Flores appeared in an episode of the TBS sitcom Are We There Yet?, and played Atticus the rapping penguin in the animated film Happy Feet 2, in 2011. He made a cameo appearance in Yo Gotti's music video for "Look In The Mirror". Flores appeared in the film Ride Along, which was released in January 2014.

In 2013 Flores was cast in a starring role on the Nickelodeon television series The Haunted Hathaways, playing Louie a young ghost that resides in the same house with a living family called the Hathaways. The show ran two seasons before ending in 2015. He was nominated for Favorite TV Actor at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards in 2014 and 2015 for his role on The Haunted Hathaways.

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). The series was renewed for a third season in November 2016.

On June 13, 2016, Flores was announced as the new voice of Gerald Johanssen in the television movie Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie. In 2017, he had a role in the fantasy-action film Transformers: The Last Knight. In 2018 Flores was cast in the Netflix film Rim of the World, which was released in May 2019. In 2021, he starred as Josh in The Fear Street Trilogy, beginning with Fear Street Part One: 1994; the films were released on Netflix. From 2020 to 2021, he also played Eugene Jones in the Showtime television series Your Honor.

Filmography

Television and film roles
Year Title Role Notes
2011 Happy Feet Two Atticus Film voice role; as Benjamin "Lil' P-Nut" Flores Jr.
2013–2015 The Haunted Hathaways Louie Preston Main role; as Benjamin "Lil' P-Nut" Flores Jr.
2014 The Thundermans Louie Preston Crossover episode: "The Haunted Thundermans"
2014 Ride Along Morris Film; as Benjamin "Lil' P-Nut" Flores
2014 Santa Hunters Alex Television film (Nickelodeon)
2015 One Crazy Cruise Nate Bauer Television film (Nickelodeon)
2015 Henry Danger Lil' Biggie Episode: "The Beat Goes On"
2015–2019 Game Shakers Triple G Main role; as Benjamin "Lil' P-Nut" Flores Jr.
2017 Transformers: The Last Knight Kid Film
2017 Henry Danger Triple G Crossover special: "Danger Games"
2017 Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie Gerald Johanssen Television film (Nickelodeon); voice role; as Benjamin "Lil' P-Nut" Flores Jr.
2017 Pup Star: Better 2Gether M.C. Bite Film; voice role; as Benjamin "Lil' P-Nut" Flores Jr.
2018 The Librarians Freddy Episode: "And the Hidden Sanctuary"
2019 Rim of the World Dariush Direct-to-video film
2020–2021 Your Honor Eugene Jones Recurring role (season 1)
2021 Fear Street Part One: 1994 Josh Streaming film
2021 Fear Street Part Two: 1978 Josh Streaming film
2021 Fear Street Part Three: 1666 Josh Streaming film

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Work Result Refs
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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