Adam Paul Neilson Hicks (born November 28, 1992) is an American actor. His first leading role was in How to Eat Fried Worms. He is most notable for playing Luther in the Disney XD series Zeke and Luther and starring in the Disney Channel Original Movie Lemonade Mouth as Wen Gifford. He had a recurring role in the second season of Jonas L.A. as DZ.
Hicks was born in Las Vegas, Nevada and is the son of Lucy and Ron Hicks.
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: Who Let the Ghosts Out? alongside many other Disney Channel stars. In 2009, he grabbed the co-lead role of Luther on Zeke and Luther. In 2011, he starred in Lemonade Mouth (film) as Wendell "Wen" Gifford.
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 "High Wire" for Lemonade Mouth (film). Hicks recorded a song called "We Burnin' Up" with Chris Brochu which premiered at Disney XD in 2011. On September 15, 2011 he released "Las Vegas (My City)", a hometown anthem about his struggles and dreams to succeed in the entertainment business. He is not currently signed to any music label.
|2000||Titus||5-Year-Old Dave||TV series; 18 episodes; 2000-2002|
|2002||The Funkhousers||Robbie Funkhouser|
|2002||That Was Then||Joshua Harrison||TV series; 1 episode|
|2005||Down and Derby||Brady Davis|
|2005||The 12 Dogs of Christmas||Mike Stevens|
|2006||The Shaggy Dog||Quarterback|
|2006||How to Eat Fried Worms||Joe Guire|
|2008||Mostly Ghostly: Who Let the Ghosts Out?||Colin Doyle|
|2009||Zeke & Luther||Luther Waffles||Lead role; Disney XD Original Series; 2009–present|
|2010||Jonas L.A.||DZ (Dennis Zimmer)||Recurring role; 4 episodes|
|2010||Zapping Zone||Himself||Guest Star, Disney Channel Latin America show|
|2010||Peter Punk||Luther Waffles||Disney XD Latin America; 1 episode, with Hutch Dano|
|2011||Lemonade Mouth||Wendell "Wen" Gifford||Lead role; Disney Channel Original Movie|
|2011||Disney's Friends for Change Games||Himself||Green team|
|2011||So Random||Himself||Musical guest performing with Lemonade Mouth|