We often discuss or suggest a well-liked film or television show to our friends after seeing it. Then, after yet another viewing, some of us are curious about the actors who played our favorite characters.
After watching a well-loved film or TV show, we often discuss it or recommend it to our friends. And then after watching it maybe one more time, some of us want to know about the celebrities that played our favorite characters.
We at Bright Side made a list of the most popular stars on Nickelodeon. You might be surprised by how much those you loved in your childhood have changed.
14. Melissa Joan Hart (American Actress)
Melissa Joan Hart is an American actress, producer and director. She had starring roles as the titular characters in the sitcoms Clarissa Explains It All, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, and Melissa & Joey. She has also appeared in films Drive Me Crazy, Nine Dead and God’s Not Dead 2.
13. Carlos PenaVega (American Actor)
Carlos Roberto PenaVega né Pena Jr.; born August 15, 1989 is an American actor and singer. He starred on the Nickelodeon series Big Time Rush as Carlos García, and was a member of the band Big Time Rush. He was also the host of the network’s game show Webheads.
12. James Maslow (American Actor)
James David Maslow is an American actor and singer. He played the role of James Diamond on Nickelodeon’s Big Time Rush and is a former member of boyband Big Time Rush. He also starred as Kevin Mohr on the Sony Crackle original series Sequestered.
11. Emma Roberts (American Actress)
Emma Rose Roberts is an American actress and singer. After making her film debut in the crime film Blow, Roberts gained recognition for her lead role as Addie Singer on the Nickelodeon television teen sitcom Unfabulous. For the series, she released her debut soundtrack album, Unfabulous and More, in 2005.
10. Kendall Schmidt (American singer-songwriter)
Kendall Francis Schmidt is an American singer, songwriter, music producer and actor. He played Kendall Knight in Big Time Rush, is a former member of the boyband Big Time Rush, and has had small roles.
9. Jace Norman (American Actor)
Jace Lee Norman is an American actor. He stars as Henry Hart in the Nickelodeon television series Henry Danger.
8. Thomas Kuc (Actor)
Thomas Kuc was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil on October 10, 2002. He moved to California a few years after. At a young age, he started competitive gymnastics, competing at a number of state and regional championships. He is multilingual, able to speak Polish, Spanish and English and knows some Portuguese and Mandarin.
7. Casey Simpson (Actor)
Casey Simpson is known for his role as as Ricky Harper on the hit Nickelodeon series Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn. He later went on to star in the film Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library in 2017. He was nominated for a Kids Choice Award in 2016 and 2017.
6. Josh Peck (American Actor)
Joshua Michael Peck is an American actor, comedian, and YouTuber. Peck began his career as a child actor in the late 1990s and early 2000s, and had an early role on The Amanda Show from 2000 to 2002.
5. Drake Bell (American Actor)
Jared Drake Bell, also known as Drake Campana, is an American actor, singer, songwriter, and musician. Born in Newport Beach, California, he began his career as an actor in the early 1990s at the age of five with his first televised appearance on Home Improvement.
4. Leon Thomas III (American Actor)
Leon G. Thomas III is an American actor, record producer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and singer, who is currently signed to Columbia and Rostrum Records. He is best known for portraying Andre Harris on the Nickelodeon series Victorious and the singing voice of Tyrone from seasons 2-3 of The Backyardigans.
3. Matt Bennett (American Actor)
Matthew Bennett is an American actor. He is known for playing the role of Robbie Shapiro in the Nickelodeon sitcom Victorious and for starring in the Will Ferrell-produced film The Virginity Hit.
2. Jennette McCurdy (American Director)
Jennette Michelle Faye McCurdy is an American director, producer, writer, singer-songwriter, and former actress. She is known for her acting career, notably playing Sam Puckett in the Nickelodeon sitcom iCarly and its spin-off series Sam & Cat.
1. Jamie Lynn Spears (American Actress)
Jamie Lynn Marie Spears is an American actress and singer. She played the role of Zoey Brooks on the Nickelodeon teen sitcom Zoey 101 and Noreen Fitzgibbons in the Netflix romantic drama series Sweet Magnolias. In 2013, Spears launched a career in country music.