Nicolas Cantu

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Nicolas Cantu
Born (2003-09-08) September 8, 2003 (age 19)
OccupationActor, YouTuber, stand-up comedian, animator
Years active2016–present
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Nicolas Cantu (born September 8, 2003), also known as Junky Janker,[1] is an American actor, YouTuber, stand-up comedian, and animator.

Career[change | change source]

Cantu is best known for his role as Gumball in The Amazing World of Gumball, and as Prince James in Sofia the First for 14 episodes from 2016 to 2018. On YouTube, his channel currently has over 400 thousand subscribers.[2] In 2020, Cantu stars in The Walking Dead spin-off series set a decade after the original one, named The Walking Dead: World Beyond.

Filmography[change | change source]

Film[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
2017 Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie Curly Voice; TV Movie
2017 The Impossible Joy Tomas Short Film
2017 Vikes Joey
2022 The Fabelmans Hark
2023 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem Leonardo

Television[change | change source]

Year Title Role
2016–2017 Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures Rowan Freemaker (voice)
2016–2018 Future-Worm! Paco
2016–2018 Sofia the First Prince James (14 episodes) (voice)
2016–2019 The Powerpuff Girls Additional voices
2017–2019 The Amazing World of Gumball Gumball Watterson (voice)
2018 The Good Place Raymond (1 episode)
2019–present Middle School Moguls Winston (voice)
2019 DuckTales B.O.Y.D. (voice) (1 episode)
2019–2020 The Unicorn Andrew
2019–present DreamWorks Dragons: Rescue Riders Dak (voice)
2020 The Walking Dead: World Beyond Elton
2022 Family Guy High School Kid by the Bleachers (voice) (1 episode)

Awards and nominations[change | change source]

Year Award Category Work Result
2018 Annie Award Outstanding Achievement for Voice Acting in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production The Amazing World of Gumball "The Grades" Nominated

References[change | change source]

  1. "Junky Janker on YouTube".
  2. "Junky Janker on Social Blade".