1. REDIRECT Template:PersonLucas Grabeel (born November 23, 1984) was born in Springfield, Missouri, United States. Lucas currently portrays Pinky Malinky on the show.


He is an actor, known for Switched at Birth (2011), Milk (2008) and High School Musical (2006).


  • Came in 5th at the 52nd MSHSAA Speech & Debate Championships in 2003.
  • At one point in early 2006, Lucas had three songs on the top ten iTunes downloads. At that time, six of the top ten were from the soundtrack to High School Musical.
  • Lucas landed his first commercial 2 months after moving to LA, and his first movie, Halloweentown High, came just a few months after that.
  • Attended Kickapoo High School, the same high school Adrienne Wilkinson, Jay Kenneth Johnson, and Brad Pitt attended.
  • Prior to attending Kickapoo High School, Lucas attended Logan-Rogersville High School. At Logan-Rogersville, he performed in many school productions, as well as the varsity choir.
  • While in Rogersville, Missouri, he regularly attended Harmony Baptist Church, where he was a part of the children's and youth groups.
  • Lucas also went to Guatemala on an annual basis with his family as a part of a mission's team for six years.
  • Lucas played drums for a local church and initiated a men's a cappella singing group at Kickapoo High school.
  • Memorized the entire "Get'Cha Head in the Game" dance, even though his character in High School Musical (2006) wasn't involved in the sequence.
  • Auditioned for a role on The Young and the Restless (1973).
  • Was offered a role on The Suite Life of Zack and Cody (2005), but when the script called for him to kiss co-star Ashley Tisdale, the role went to another actor, Zac Efron, due to the brother- sister dynamic established in High School Musical (2006). Zac is also in High School Musical and plays Ashley's crush.
  • Is a fan of actor/writer Christopher Guest.
  • His favorite dance as a kid was the hokey poky.
  • Does a variety of accents.


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Cast and Crew
Lucas GrabeelDiamond WhiteNathan Kress
Amit KumarChris GarbuttDodge GreenleyNichols ManiquisSydney Sharp
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