Jared Drake Bell is an American actor and singer-songwriter. He began his career as an actor in the early 1990s, with an appearance on Home Improvement. Bell also appeared in several commercials. He appeared on The Amanda Show and became well-known among young audiences for his role on the series Drake & Josh while playing Drake Parker. Bell starred in a trilogy of Fairly Odd Parents movies on Nickelodeon. Bell is the voice of Peter Parker / Spider-Man in the animated series Ultimate Spider-Man on Disney XD. Bell appeared on ABC's new reality TV series Splash.
In addition to acting, Bell has a growing career in music. He also co-wrote and performed the theme song to Drake & Josh, entitled "Found a Way". In 2005 he independently released his debut album, Telegraph, which contained all of Bell's contributions to the Drake & Josh soundtrack which was released a few months prior to Telegraph's release, with the exception of a cover of The Blues Brothers' "Soul Man", which features his Drake & Josh co-star Josh Peck.