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Nicolas Joseph Bechtel
February 15, 2005
Nicolas Joseph Bechtel (born February 15, 2005) is an American actor. He is best known for his portrayal of Spencer Cassadine (2013–2020) on ABC's General Hospital and the Disney Channel sitcom Stuck in the Middle.
Bechtel is the son of Nick and Julie Bechtel. He was born on February 15, 2005 in Fontana, California. He has an older sister, Nicole. His middle name is Joseph, after his maternal grandfather, with whom Bechtel is very close.
Bechtel made his television debut in a 2012 episode of the NBC soap opera, Days of Our Lives in the role of Josh. In May 2013, Bechtel made his debut in the role of Spencer on General Hospital. In 2014, Bechtel announced that he was cast in Fox's Steven Spielberg produced comedic drama, Red Band Society. He would play a younger version of Nolan Sotillo's Jordi. Bechtel appeared in three episodes. In 2015, Bechtel was cast in the Disney pilot for Stuck in the Middle lead by Jenna Ortega. The series premiered in March 2016. In 2016, Bechtel appeared as Rob Kardashian in FX's anthology series, The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story. Stuck in the Middle was cancelled after three seasons in 2018. In 2019, Bechtel was cast opposite fellow General Hospital alumni, Nathan Parsons in the Jeremy Camp biopic, I Still Believe which hit theaters in March 2020. Bechtel reprised the role of Spencer for one episode on January 20, 2020. It would turn out to be Bechtel's last appearance in the role as the character was recast in 2021.
|2012||Days of Our Lives||Josh||October 16, 2012 Episode|
|2013||The Goodwin Games||Young Keith||Episode: "Welcome Home, Goodwins"|
|Good Luck Charlie||Hudson||Episode: "Fright Night"|
|The List||Adam||Television film|
|General Hospital||Spencer Cassadine||Recurring role, 109 episodes|
|2014||Baby Daddy||Little Ben||Episode: "Send in the Clowns"|
|Rake||Max Leon||7 episodes|
|Girl Meets World||Simon P. Littleboyeater||Episode: "Girl Meets World of Terror"|
|Red Band Society||Young Jordi||3 episodes|
|2015||Grey's Anatomy||Jack||Episode: "Where Do We Go From Here?"|
|Underdog Kids||Sean||Supporting role|
|2016||The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story||Rob Kardashian||4 Episodes|
|Stuck in the Middle||Lewie Diaz||Series regular; 57 episodes|
|2020||I Still Believe||Jared||Supporting role|
Awards and nominations
|2015||Gold Derby Awards||Young Actor - Daytime Drama||General Hospital||Won|
|2016||Daytime Emmy Award||Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series||Nominated|
|2016||Young Entertainer Award||Best Young Actor - Drama Series||Nominated|
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