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Lucas Cruikshank Q&A

Oct 06, 2010

We recently had a chance to ask Lucas Cruikshank - better known as Fred Figglehorn - 10 burning questions about his life and his hilarious YouTube alter ego!


Kidzworld: What was it like finding out that your YouTube channel, “Fred,” had reached 1,000,000 subscribers?

  • Lucas: I was extremely thankful for all the fans! Definitely couldn't have done that without them.

Kidzworld: What was your reaction when you found out “Fred” was going to be made into a movie?

  • Lucas: I was so excited because it gave me the chance to show all the fans the whole entire world of Fred.
Fred : The MovieCourtesy of Lionsgate

Kidzworld: When you created the Fred character, did you draw inspiration from other YouTube celebs?

  • Lucas: Yeah, I had watched a lot of YouTube and I was definitely inspired by some of them.

Kidzworld: What’s your favorite thing about Fred?

  • Lucas: My favorite thing about Fred is that he is confident even though nobody really understands him.
Fred : The MovieCourtesy of Lionsgate

Kidzworld: How did you come up with Fred’s crazy voice? Is it hard to talk like that when you're filming an entire movie?

  • Lucas: It was just something I added to the character while creating it. There was a few times during the filming of the movie that I thought I might lose my voice, but luckily I never actually did.

Kidzworld: What's the coolest thing that's happened to you since Fred Figglehorn became so popular?

  • Lucas: I've gotten to meet so many talented people!

Kidzworld: What were some of the big differences between filming “Fred” as a movie and taping it as a YouTube episode?

  • Lucas: It takes a lot longer and there's a lot more people throwing in their ideas.
Fred : The MovieCourtesy of Lionsgate

Kidzworld: What was your favorite moment from the “Fred” movie set?

  • Lucas: Seeing the characters I created come to life.

Kidzworld: What is the craziest or coolest thing a fan has done for you?

  • Lucas: One time a fan drove over eight hours to attend an autograph signing. Crazy!
Fred : The MovieCourtesy of Lionsgate

Kidzworld: What do you think of all the “Fred” impersonators?

  • Lucas: I think it's all funny. I don't take myself too seriously.

Kidzworld: What other projects do you have coming up in the future?

  • Lucas: I have a Nickelodeon sitcom being created right now, so that'll be exciting

Fred: The Movie is now available on DVD!

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