Nicolas Cantu was born in Austin Texas, the second of three children and at the young age of seven declared his intention to be an actor. Nicolas began acting professionally in an industrial film for the City of San Antonio followed by three national commercials. He soon moved to LA and signed with an agent where he quickly booked Prince James in the animated series, Sofia the First and went on to land numerous commercials, including multiple spots for "Old Navy" (with Julia Louis-Dreyfus) , roles in TV including The Good Place, The Unicorn, Raven’s Home and Teachers, and feature films including Vikes. Nicolas continued to excel in Voiceover, giving voice to the beloved character of Gumball in Cartoon Network's The Amazing World of Gumball, Lego Star Wars and recurring roles in Nickelodeon's Hey Arnold: The Jungle Movie and Dora and Friends: Into the City! Most recently, Nick landed a coveted series regular role in the highly anticipated series The Walking Dead: World Beyond, which just completed shooting its first season. In his spare time, Nicolas enjoys neighborhood basketball, skateboarding, drawing and creating animation videos on his YouTube channel "junkyjanker" and hanging out with his family: his mom, dad, two brothers Sebastian and Matias, and his three dogs, Rocco, Lola and Fiona.