Josh Server

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Josh Server
Born
Joshua Aaron Server

(1979-04-11) April 11, 1979 (age 39)
OccupationActor
Years active1994–present

Joshua Aaron Server (born April 11, 1979) is an American actor best known for being the only All That cast member to remain through all six original seasons.

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<i>All That</i> television series

All That is an American sketch comedy television series created by Brian Robbins and Mike Tollin. The series originally aired on Nickelodeon from April 16, 1994 to October 22, 2005, lasting ten seasons, and was produced by Tollin/Robbins Productions. The pilot episode was originally shown as a special "sneak peek", with the show officially debuting a regular series on December 24, 1994.

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Acting career

Server received a call from his agent for an audition for All That. He stated that he went through a series of auditions to get on the show, which came to a total of 5-6 auditions for the directors/producers. And later, he became an original regular along with co-stars, Angelique Bates, Lori Beth Denberg, Katrina Johnson, Kel Mitchell, Alisa Reyes, and Kenan Thompson. [1]

Angelique Bates is an American actress, comedian, and rapper best known for the two seasons she served on the Nickelodeon sketch-comedy series All That.

Lori Beth Denberg American actress

Lori Beth Denberg is an American actress and comedian. She is best known for her work as an original cast member of the Nickelodeon sketch comedy series All That and for her role as Lydia Liza Gutman on The WB sitcom The Steve Harvey Show.

Katrina Ann Johnson is an American actress.

Server began on All That at age 15 to tape the pilot for the show. His characters include Detective Dan, Earboy, Jimmy Bond Agent 1/7, and Bernie Kibbitz. In 1997, he and a few cast members starred in the 1997 feature film Good Burger (based on the All That sketch of the same name).

<i>Good Burger</i> 1997 film by Brian Robbins

Good Burger is a 1997 American comedy film directed by Brian Robbins and written by Dan Schneider, Kevin Kopelow and Heath Seifert. Starring Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell, it is based on the comedy sketch of the same name on the Nickelodeon series All That. Produced by Nickelodeon Movies and Tollin/Robbins Productions, Good Burger was released worldwide on July 25, 1997 by Paramount Pictures. It received mixed reviews from critics and grossed $23.7 million against a budget of $8.5 million. Over the years it has since gained a cult following.

While he was on All That, Server made guest appearances on other Nickelodeon shows. He appeared in a Season 3 episode of The Secret World of Alex Mack in 1996. Starting in 1997, he and other All That alumni were panelists on the Nickelodeon game show, Figure It Out where he appeared until 1998. In 1999, he then appeared in the Season 3 finale of Kenan & Kel , and the pilot for The Amanda Show , along with All That fellow alumnus, Kenan Thompson. [2]

Nickelodeon is an American pay television network which was launched on December 1, 1977 as the first cable channel for children. It is owned by Viacom through its Viacom Media Networks division's Nickelodeon Group unit and is based in New York City. It broadcasts usually from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on weekdays, Saturdays from 7:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., and Sundays from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.. It is primarily aimed at children and adolescents aged 2–17.

<i>The Secret World of Alex Mack</i> television series

The Secret World of Alex Mack is an American television series that ran on Nickelodeon from October 8, 1994 to January 15, 1998, replacing Clarissa Explains It All on the SNICK line-up. It also aired on YTV in Canada, Channel 4 in the United Kingdom and NHK in Japan, and was a staple in the children's weekday line-up for much of the mid-to-late 1990s on the ABC. Repeats of the series aired in 2003 on The N, but it was soon replaced there. The series was produced by Thomas Lynch and John Lynch of Lynch Entertainment, produced by RHI Entertainment, Hallmark Entertainment, and Nickelodeon Productions, and was co-created by Tom Lynch and Ken Lipman.

<i>Figure It Out</i> US television program

Figure It Out is an American children's panel game show that aired on Nickelodeon. The original series, hosted by Summer Sanders, ran for four seasons from July 7, 1997 to December 12, 1999. The show was revived in 2012, with Jeff Sutphen as host, with the revival airing from June 11, 2012 to July 16, 2013. The series was originally recorded at Nickelodeon Studios at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. The revival episodes were filmed on stage 19 at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles.

After All That

After he and the last cast members of the original All That had left, he moved on to host Oh Yeah! Cartoons for Season 3 in 2000-2001. Afterward, he made another guest appearance in a Season 3 episode of 100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd in 2002.

<i>Oh Yeah! Cartoons</i> television series

Oh Yeah! Cartoons is an American animation showcase that appeared on the Nickelodeon cable network, which was created and guided by Fred Seibert, former Creative Director of MTV Networks and President of Hanna-Barbera. Produced by Nickelodeon Animation Studio and Frederator Incorporated, it ran as part of Nickelodeon's Nicktoons lineup, and, in its second season, was hosted by Kenan Thompson of All That and Kenan & Kel fame; followed later by Josh Server, also from All That, for its third season. Bill Burnett composed the show's theme music.

<i>100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd</i> American television sitcom

100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd is an American television sitcom created for Nickelodeon by Steven H. Berman, Mitchel Katlin, and Nat Bernstein. The series ran for three seasons - from October 16, 1999 until April 21, 2002.

Server returned to All That for its 10th Anniversary special which aired in 2005, reprising a few of his characters. In 2006, he made a guest appearance in a third season episode of Drake & Josh .

<i>Drake & Josh</i> television series

Drake & Josh is an American sitcom created by Dan Schneider for Nickelodeon. The series follows stepbrothers Drake Parker and Josh Nichols as they live together despite having opposite personalities. The series also stars Nancy Sullivan, Jonathan Goldstein, and Miranda Cosgrove.

In 2006, Server began starring in the web series Laugh Out Loud with Kenan Thompson. [3] In early 2007, he appeared in a season 3 episode of Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide and an episode of Sam & Cat in 2014.

He's made several All That reunion-type appearances, such as 2015 New York Comic-Con and a 2018 episode of Wild 'n Out .

Personal life

Server was born in Highland Park, Illinois. He has a younger sister who was born in 1982. [4] He is good friends with all of his cast mates on All That, including Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell. He's also good friends with Nickelodeon series stars Drake Bell and Josh Peck, along with Miranda Cosgrove. Josh has stated in the 1998 collector's guide, All That: Fresh out the Box , that his hobbies are going to the movies, rollerblading, the beach, and working out.

Filmography

Television

YearTitleRoleNotes
1994–2000, 2005 All That Himself, variousSeries regular
1996 The Secret World of Alex Mack Louis SpiveyEpisode: "Spivey"
1997-1998 Figure It Out HimselfPanelist
1997Sports Theater with Shaquille O'Neal GriffinEpisode: "Broken Record"
1999 Kenan & Kel PhillipEpisode: "Poem Sweet Poem"
1999 The Amanda Show HimselfEpisode 1
2000–2001 Oh Yeah! Cartoons HostSeason 3
2002 Late Night with Conan O' Brien 1 episode
2002 100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd CharlieEpisode: "Slap Shot"
2002 For Your Love ArnoldEpisode "The Blast from the Past"
2006 Drake & Josh Jeff CarlsonEpisode: "Theater Thug"
2007 Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide Speedy Dot Delivery GuyEpisode: "Guide to Extra Credit"
2014 Sam & Cat Agent PartridgeEpisode: "#FirstClassProblems"
2016 Good Girls Revolt RalphRecurring role
2018 Wild 'N Out HimselfEpisode: "All That Takeover"
2018 Double Dare HimselfContestant

Film

YearTitleRoleNotes
1997 Good Burger Fizz

Other

YearTitleRoleNotes
2006–2007Laugh Out Loudhimselfmain, web series

Awards and nominations

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References

  1. "Josh at TV.com" . Retrieved 2008-10-05.
  2. "Josh at Rottentomatos.com review" . Retrieved 2008-10-05.
  3. "Josh's biography at rottentomatos". rottentomatos.com. Retrieved 2008-10-06.
  4. All That: Fresh Out the Box