In part one of a double episode, former child star, current adult actor, and author of the new book Happy People Are Annoying, Josh Peck, kicks off season seven with a thoughtful discussion about the expectations versus reality of achieving fame at a young age, the dynamics of personal transformations, and how an entrepreneurial mindset can be the key to creating the life you want. By applying entrepreneurial thinking to his life, Josh was able to take control of his career, monetize his talents, and build a fulfilling future personally and professionally.
Josh explains how thinking like an entrepreneur allowed him to get creative while taking control of his life and his career. With insightful humor and a healthy dose of self-reflection, Josh gets honest about personal evolution, professional growth, and the power of entrepreneurial thinking.
Meet our guest:
Josh Peck has established himself as one of Hollywood’s rising talents, making the seamless transition from child actor to leading man. He’s starred in feature films such as Mean Creek alongside Rory Culkin (2004), The Wackness beside Ben Kingsley (2008), Red Dawn alongside Chris Hemsworth (2012), Danny Collins with Al Pacino, Annette Benning, and Jennifer Garner (2016), Take The 10 with Andy Samberg and Fred Armisen (2017), Netflix’s The Musical, co-starring Debra Messing, out later this year, and much more.
He has guest-starred on The Big Bang Theory and appeared as a recurring guest on The Mindy Project in 2014. In 2016, Peck starred as John Stamos’ son in the Fox series Grandfathered. Currently, Josh he in Disney Plus’ Turner and Hooch series, a continuation of the 1989 Tom Hanks film of the same name.
You can now see Josh Peck in the highly anticipated Hulu series, How I Met Your Father, and in the iCarly Reboot on Paramount+.
Josh is best known for his role on the Nickelodeon phenomenon Drake & Josh (2004-2007) for which he received a Kids’ Choice Nomination. The series premiere was watched by 3.2 million viewers, Nickelodeon’s highest-rated series premiere in nearly 10 years. In 2006, Drake & Josh ranked consistently among the 10 most-watched cable shows of the week. It averaged three million viewers at the time.