Joshua Michael “Josh” Peck is an American actor, voice actor, comedian, and director. Peck was born in New York City, New York, where he attended P.S. 40 and The Professional Performing Arts School. His parents were unmarried at the time of his birth and he has never met his biological father. He had asthma during his childhood and often stayed indoors watching old sitcoms. He was inspired to become involved in stand-up comedy when he was eight years old.
He is best known for playing Josh Nichols in the Nickelodeon live-action sitcom Drake & Josh. He began his career as a child actor in the late 1990s and early 2000s and became known to young audiences after his role on The Amanda Show. He has since acted in films such as Mean Creek, Drillbit Taylor, The Wackness, ATM, and Red Dawn, along with voicing Eddie in the Ice Age franchise. He also starred as Gerald in a lead role with John Stamos in the series Grandfathered. He currently voices Casey Jones in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Also in the hit television show “Pitch” (2016).