November 10th, 1986: Josh Peck

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Lila Ulmer, Editor

Joshua Michael Peck, born November 10th, 1986, is an actor, stand-up comedian, and YouTuber. He is probably best known for playing Josh on the Nickelodeon sitcom Drake and Josh. He then went on to act in Mean Creek, the Ice Age franchise, the Nickelodeon animated series Teenager Mutant Ninja Turtles, and more.

Peck was born and grew up in New York City. He attended The Professional Performing Arts School. He aspired to be a comedian at eight years old. He performed at TADA! Youth Theatre and did stand-up comedy at Carolines on Broadway. Peck appeared on The Rosy O’Donnell Show in 1996 at the age of 10.  

Peck was cast as Josh Nichols in Drake and Josh, which aired in 2004. It ended in 2007. He had a cameo in Victorious and played Eddie in the Ice Age franchise. When Peck was asked if he ever watched himself, he responded with, No never, I have never seen any of my work, I can’t watch it because I am ultra critical. We all have little mannerisms that people may love about us, but can be embarrassing.”

He is married to Paige O’Brien and they have a son named Max, born in December 2018.