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Benjamin Flores Jr.

Benjamin Flores Jr.

American child actor
Benjamin Flores Jr.
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Intro American child actor
A.K.A. Benjamin 'Lil' P-Nut' Flores Jr., Benjamin 'Lil P-Nut' Flores, Jr. Ben...
Is Actor Rapper Singer Television actor Musician Composer Film actor
From United States of America
Type Film, TV, Stage & Radio Music
Gender male
Birth 24 July 2002, Memphis, USA
Age 19 years
Star sign Leo
Instruments:
Voice
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Benjamin Christopher Flores Jr. (born July 24, 2002), also known as Lil' P-Nut, is an American child actor and rapper. In music, he is known for his song, "You Might Be the One". In acting, Flores starred as Louie Preston on the Nickelodeon television series The Haunted Hathaways (2013–2015), and he has played Triple G on the Nickelodeon series Game Shakers (2015–2019).

Career

Music

Flores was born in Memphis, Tennessee. Flores first came to wider notice after he was interviewed by the local Memphis Fox 13 television station at age 7. After that interview, he appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, where he performed his first rap single as Lil' P-Nut, "You Might Be the One for Me"; it was released on September 25, 2010. He then appeared on Cymphonique's song, "All That". His other raps include "Bad Dream" and "Choosin'".

Acting

Flores appeared in an episode of the TBS sitcom Are We There Yet?, and played Atticus the rapping penguin in the animated film Happy Feet 2, in 2011. He made a cameo appearance in Yo Gotti's music video for "Look In The Mirror". Flores appeared in the film Ride Along, which was released in January 2014.

In 2013 Flores was cast in a starring role on the Nickelodeon television series The Haunted Hathaways, playing Louie a young ghost that resides in the same house with a living family called the Hathaways. The show ran two seasons before ending in 2015. He was nominated for Favorite TV Actor at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards in 2014 and 2015 for his role on The Haunted Hathaways.

On July 7, 2015, it was announced that Flores would be co-starring in Dan Schneider's newest TV series, Game Shakers, playing the role of Triple G, the son of famous rapper Double G (Kel Mitchell). The series was renewed for a third season in November 2016.

On June 13, 2016, Flores was announced as the new voice of Gerald Johanssen in the television movie Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie. In 2017, he had a role in the fantasy-action film Transformers: The Last Knight. In 2018 Flores was cast in the Netflix film Rim of the World, which was released in May 2019.

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Work Result Refs
2014 Imagen Awards Favorite Young TV Actor The Haunted Hathaways Won
Kids' Choice Awards Favorite TV Actor The Haunted Hathaways Nominated
2015 Kids' Choice Awards Favorite TV Actor The Haunted Hathaways Nominated
2017 Kids' Choice Awards Favorite TV Actor Game Shakers Nominated
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