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Who The Heck Is Drake Bell?

He's "the most popular TV star in Nickelodeon's history," according to

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Perhaps you've seen a lot of headlines on the internet about a person named Drake Bell who Tweeted that he'll still call Caitlyn Jenner "Bruce."

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Many of you have read those headlines and wondered, “Who the heck is Drake Bell?”

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Who's Drake Bell? Is that a type of trash bag or something?

As a small child, Drake appeared on Home Improvement once.


He was in an episode of Seinfeld for 30 seconds.

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He was in a Pokemon Game Boy commercial.


Drake played a young version of John Cusack's character in High Fidelity.

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He was also the voice of a Rugrats character one time.

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In 2004 he became the co-star of a Nickelodeon show called Drake and Josh. It lasted 57 episodes. That's Drake on the right with the Beatles haircut.


Later, he starred in the Nickelodeon-produced Fairly Odd trilogy and was the voice of Spider-Man in Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man.


Drake is also a musician.


After releasing a self-financed debut album, Drake signed with Universal Motown and released It's Only Time. The album made it to No. 81 on the Billboard 200 and sold 178,000 copies.

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In 2014, he released Ready, Steady, Go!. It sold 2,000 copies in its first week. One of the songs was a hit in Mexico.

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Amazon's editorial review of the album calls Drake "the most popular TV star in Nickelodeon's history." You can buy the CD for $9.

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And now you know who the heck Drake Bell is. Have a nice day!

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