Jared Drake Bell, usually known as Drake Bell (born June 27, 1986 in Orange County, California), is an American actor and musician. He is best known for playing the character Drake Parker on the Nickelodeon show "Drake & Josh". His independent first album, "Telegraph", was released on September 27, 2005. His debut album, "It's Only Time", was released on December 5, 2006 by Universal Motown. His song "Found a Way" was co-written with Michael Corcoran and is the theme song for the Nickelodeon comedy, "Drake & Josh".