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Hicks in 2013
|Born||Adam Paul Nielson Hicks
November 28, 1992
Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
|Occupation||Actor, rapper, singer-songwriter|
Adam Paul Nielson Hicks (born November 28, 1992) is an American actor, rapper, singer, and songwriter. His first leading role was in How to Eat Fried Worms. He is also known for playing Luther in the Disney XD series Zeke and Luther and Wendell "Wen" Gifford in the film Lemonade Mouth. He had a recurring role in the second season of Jonas as DZ, and appeared as Boz in the Disney XD Original Series Pair of Kings.
Hicks had a recurring role on Titus and had roles in various movies and television series before playing the lead in How to Eat Fried Worms. He then appeared in Mostly Ghostly alongside many other Disney Channel stars. In 2009, he grabbed the co-lead role of Luther on Zeke & Luther. In 2011, he starred in Lemonade Mouth as Wendell "Wen" Gifford. He co-starred on Pair of Kings as King Boz, replacing Mitchel Musso's character King Brady. Hicks portrayed so Jason Zimmer, in the erotic thriller The Boy Next Door.
Hicks recorded a remake of the MC Hammer song "U Can't Touch This" with fellow Zeke and Luther co-star Daniel Curtis Lee. The music video for the song was shown June 29, 2009 on Disney XD. He made a remix of the song "In the Summertime" by Mungo Jerry. In late 2010 he wrote and recorded the song "Happy Universal Holidays" with Ryan Newman. In early 2011 he released a song called "Dance For Life" with Drew Seeley for the Disney Channel Original Series Shake It Up, which was featured on Shake It Up: Break It Down. Hicks co-wrote the tracks "Determinate," "Breakthrough" and "Livin' On a High Wire" for Lemonade Mouth. He also has a music video featuring Chris Brochu for his single "We Burnin' Up." In most of his songs, Hicks introduces himself as A-Plus. He is currently signed to Walt Disney Records. In October 2012 he recorded a song for the new book Lemonade Mouth Puckers Up entitled "Don't Stop The Revolution". Hicks sang the theme song for the Disney XD show Mighty Med, titled "You Never Know".
|2005||Down and Derby||Brady Davis|
|The 12 Dogs of Christmas||Mike Stevens|
|2006||The Shaggy Dog||Quarterback|
|2006||How to Eat Fried Worms||Joe Guide|
|2008||Mostly Ghostly||Colin Doyle||Direct to video|
|2015||The Boy Next Door||Jason Zimmer|
|2015||Shifting Gears||Jeremy Williamson|
|2015||Up on the Wooftop||Toby||Voice|
|2000–02||Titus||Dave Titus (Young)||Main role|
|2002||The Funkhousers||Robbie Funkhouser||TV movie|
|2002||That Was Then||Joshua Harrison||"Pilot" (Season 1, Episode 1)|
|2009–12||Zeke & Luther||Luthisour "Luther" Waffles||Lead role|
|2010||Jonas||Dennis "DZ" Zimmer||Recurring role (Season 2)|
|2011||Lemonade Mouth||Wendell "Wen" Gifford||TV movie|
|2011||Peter Punk||Luthisour "Luther" Waffles||"El Duelo" (Season 1, Episode 8)|
|2011||PrankStars||Himself||"Game Showed Up" (Season 1, Episode 2)|
|2011||So Random||Himself||"Bridgit Mendler, Adam Hicks and Hayley Kiyoko" (Season 1, Episode 16)|
|2012–13||Pair of Kings||King Boz||Lead Role (Season 3); 22 episodes|
|2012||Southland||Mike||"Legacy" (Season 4, Episode 5)|
|2013||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Tyler||"Helpless" (Season 14, Episode 8)|
|2015||Texas Rising||Truett Fincham||Main role|