Nickelodeon Child Stars: Where Are They Now?

Nickelodeon Child Stars: Where Are They Now?
Whatever happened to all the Nickelodeon stars of our childhood? Oh No They Didn't has answers: They track down Michael C. "Mike" Maronna (Big Pete on The Adventures of Pete n Pete), Michael Bower (Eddie "Donkeylips" Gelfen on Salute Your Shorts) and Jason Zimbler (Ferguson W. Darling on Clarissa Explains It All), and let us know what they're doing now. According to the blog:

Michael C. "Mike" Maronna (pictured above) appeared in a 2010 short film called On Edge but day-to-day he makes his pot money as a film electrician. He was responsible for lighting the fried chicken in Precious and the haggard corpses in classic horror film Sex and the City. Right now he is working on a Noah Baumbach film, being a grody ass hipster he must be pretty stoked about that.

Nickelodeon Child Stars: Where Are They Now?

THEN: Michael Bower was an American actor known for his role as Eddie "Donkeylips" Gelfen on the television program Salute Your Shorts, which was aired from 1991 to 1992 on Nickelodeon.
NOW: Bower was a member of Scientology but has recently converted to Taoism, likely due to a fear of being sexually assaulted by either Tom Cruise or Kirstie Alley. Recently, he was a rapper, that probably didn't go too well. He also provided the voice and prostitute beating sounds of "Eugene Reaper" in Grand Theft Auto IV.

Nickelodeon Child Stars: Where Are They Now?

THEN: Zimbler co-starred in the Nickelodeon television program Clarissa Explains It All from 1991 to 1994 as Ferguson W. Darling. Most of his time was spent cockblocking Clarissa and Sam because Ferguson likely wanted to lose his backdoor virginity to Sam Anders, but to be fair, who didn't?
NOW: He founded a theater company in Portland, Oregon called The Re-Theatre Instrument. Look at him drinking a Pabst Blue Ribbon, probably listening to fucking Death Cab for Cutie. Oh you're so cool Brewster! So, whatever, he's likely really poor, kinda smelly and not in possession of a computer or a television set. However, he could probably find us some primo bud in we asked.

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