- Also Known As:
- Fred, Fred Figglehorn
- Date of Birth:
- August 29, 1993
- 5' 8"
Lucas Cruikshank (born as Lucas Alan Cruikshank on August 29, 1993 and raised in Columbus, Nebraska) is a comedic actor. He created the character Fred Figglehorn, and the associated Fred series for his YouTube channel. These videos are centered on Fred Figglehorn, a fictional 6-year-old who has a dysfunctional home life and “anger management issues.” In December 2009, Lucas filmed Fred: The Movie, which aired on Nickelodeon in September 2010. Nickelodeon then created a franchise surrounding the character and produced a sequel in March 2011. Fred 2: Night of the Living Fred aired on October 22, 2011. In 2012, Fred: The Show aired, as well as a third movie. On Aug. 20, 2013, Lucas revealed “I’m gay” in a video on the internet.
Best Known For:
Lucas Cruikshank is best known for creating the character Fred Figglehorn, and the associated Fred series for his YouTube channel.
Lucas Cruikshank is openly gay. In a video released August 20, 2013, he came out saying “I’m gay. I feel so weird saying it on camera. But my family and friends have known for like three years. I just haven’t felt the need to announce it on the Internet.”