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SEE Presents: Back to School with...

Josh

Peck

Biography

Josh Peck has established himself as one of Hollywood’s rising talents making the seamless transition from child actor to leading man.

Most recently, Josh Peck was seen in the indie drama

Locating Silver Lake, starring alongside Finn Wittrock. Prior to that, Peck starred in Netflix’s indie comedy Take The 10, opposite Andy

Samberg, Fred Armisen and Tony Revolori. He also recently starred as John Stamos’ son in the Fox series Grandfathered as well as Dan Fogelman’s film Danny Collins with Al Pacino, Annette Bening and Jennifer Garner. In it, Peck plays Nicky, a valet at the Hilton who meets aging rock star Danny Collins (Pacino) after Danny receives a letter from the late John Lennon, which inspires him to change the course of his life.

 

In 2014, Peck starred in the Amazon pilot The Rebels opposite Natalie Zea. This comedy focuses on an LA-based NFL team whose owner suddenly dies, leaving his wife (Zea) and his assistant (Peck) in charge of the team. Peck also guest starred on The Big Bang Theory and was a recurring guest star on The Mindy Project.

 

In 2013, Peck starred in Screen Gems’s Battle of the Year: The Dream Team opposite Josh Holloway. With compelling characters and vibrant dance sequences, Battle of the Year

is set in the international world of B-boying. With the help of their tough coach and his assistant (Peck), the team overcomes struggles to reach their dreams at the world dance battle in Paris.

 

In fall 2012 Peck starred alongside Chris Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson in the action feature

Red Dawn, which tells the story of 2 brothers (Peck and Hemsworth) who form an army called “The Wolverines” to save their town from an invasion of North Korean soldiers.

Earlier that year, he completed the indie thriller The Timber opposite James Ransone. The Timber is an apocalyptic Western-thriller written and directed by Anthony O’Brien. Peck and Ransone play brothers seeking their missing father in the harsh backdrop of the 1898 Yukon gold rush. The film is currently in post-production.

In 2008, Peck wowed critics in Jonathan Levine’s The Wackness

opposite Sir Ben Kingsley and Olivia Thirlby. Winning the Audience Award at 2008 Sundance Film Festival, Peck played a young man coming of age in the summer of 1994. In 2004, Peck received critical acclaim and a Special Distinction Award with his co-stars at the Independent Spirit Awards for Mean Creek, alongside Rory Culkin, Ryan Kelley, and Trevor Morgan.

 

Additional film credits include ATMHavocSpecial, and What Goes Up. He has also lent his voice to the Ice Age blockbuster franchise as the character of ‘Eddie’ as well as in Aliens in the Attic, in which he plays the voice of the character, Sparks. On television, he is best known for his role of ‘Josh’ on the Nickelodeon series Drake & Josh, Peck received a 2008 Kid’s Choice Award nomination for the hit series. In 2008, he starred in Nickelodeon’s highly-rated TV movie,

Merry Christmas Drake & Josh.

Josh Peck is also known for his social media accounts, he has 2.4 million followers on Twitter and 5.3 million followers on Instagram. Peck currently resides in Los Angeles.

Event Information

Friday, September 6, 2019

STAMP Grand Ballroom

Doors Open: 8:30pm

Event Starts: 9:00pm

Doors Close: 9:30pm

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About the Event

This will be a moderated Q/A with Josh Peck as he talks about his previous work (including Drake and Josh, The Amanda Show, etc.) and his new YouTube career!

Thanks to our sponsors!

Check out his YouTube videos!

This Event Was Programmed by:
Christina Moore
Lectures Director

The event promo video!