Bucknell Student Lectureship Series to host Josh Peck
LEWISBURG — The Bucknell University Student Lectureship Series hosts former Nickelodeon teen star, actor, comedian and YouTube personality Josh Peck at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Weis Center for Performing Arts. Peck is expected to address topics spanning from his young celebrity status to bypassing traditional media challenges.
Peck started doing stand-up comedy in New York City at eight years old and was offered his first major acting job at Nickelodeon’s “The Amanda Show” at 13. Now 31, he continues to have a strong media presence in the years following his most famous role as Josh in the Nickelodeon sitcom, “Drake and Josh.” He also was the voice for Eddie in the animated film blockbuster “Ice Age.”
He next will be seen in the indie drama “Locating Silver Lake.” Peck also recently starred as John Stamos’ son in the Fox series, “Grandfathered,” as well as Dan Fogelman’s film, “Danny Collins.”
Peck has 1.8 million followers on YouTube, 2.4 million Twitter followers, 6.5 million Instagram followers and also was a prominent personality on the video-sharing platform, Vine.
Tickets are free and available to Bucknell students starting at 10 a.m. on Tuesday at the CAP Center, Weis Center and online. Any remaining tickets will be available for the general public when the Weis Center doors open at 6 p.m.