14 Spectacular Truths About Danny Tamberelli

1. He is best known for his roles as Arnold Perlstein in “The Magic School Bus” and Little Pete in “The Adventures of Pete and Pete”.

2. Tamberelli was born into an Italian American family in Wyckoff, New Jersey.

3. Tamberelli played Jackie Rodowsky on the television series The Baby-Sitters Club shortly before playing Little Pete on the Nickelodeon television show The Adventures of Pete & Pete and provided the voice for Arnold in The Magic School Bus, as well as appearing in the films Igby Goes Down and The Mighty Ducks.

4. He also guest starred, along with Michelle Trachtenberg, on an episode of Space Cases titled “All You Can Eaty.”

5. He also appeared in various toy commercials in the 1980s and 1990s for products such as “Rattle Me Bones” from Ideal Games and Pirate Toys from Lego.

6. Tamberelli was the voice behind Alexander in the 1990 thirty-minute television special Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, based on the 1972 book by Judith Viorst.

7. Danny also voiced the character Joseph Anza in the Disney show Fillmore!.

8. During filming of an episode of The Adventures of Pete & Pete, Tamberelli had his guitar amplifier blown by Iggy Pop as Pop was teaching him to play The Stooges song, “TV Eye”.

9. Tamberelli is the bassist and vocalist for the rock band Jounce, formed in Northern New Jersey. released an eponymous debut album on July 18, 2006, followed by their sophomore effort, These Things on March 31, 2009.

10. The EP titled Meet Me in the Middle was released digitally on April 4, 2011.

11. He also made a guest appearance in the comedy podcast “The Comedy Button”.

12. Tamberelli appears in the 2013 video game Grand Theft Auto V as the voice and physical inspiration for Jimmy De Santa.

13. In 2014 he started a podcast with former “The Adventures of Pete and Pete” co-star Michael Maronna.

14. On November 9, 2015 he guest starred on the fifth installment of “The Hopefully Chris Pratt & Shane Hartline Show”, a sketch/improvisational comedy hybrid stage show at The iO West with actor/comedian Shane Hartline.

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