- Raviv (up to now referred to as Ricky) Ullman starred in “Phil of the Long term” from 2004 to 2006.
- Since then he is acted in different collection and movies, however took a while to mirror on his Disney days.
- He mentioned that although he was once having a laugh, he needs he’d had extra of a profession technique again then.
Raviv Ullman, referred to as Ricky Ullman on the time “Phil of the Long term” aired, was once the titular personality at the Disney Channel display from 2004 to 2006. Since then, he is branched out from children’ tv — becoming a member of a band with Zoe Kravitz at one level — and performing in a couple of motion pictures and notable TV collection, like “Prison Minds: Suspect Conduct” and “Vast Town.”
In an interview with E! Information, Ullman mentioned his time at the cherished Disney Channel display that was the “centerpiece” of his profession. He mentioned he felt he will have treated his luck on the time otherwise: “I used to be only a child and playing what I used to be doing,” however “having a look again now, I want I would been a bit of extra strategic. I used to be 17. I don’t believe I knew how one can be strategic or what that in reality supposed with regards to a profession.”
He mentioned Disney, no less than again then, stored their stars’ schedules packed: “You shot your display right through the week. However at the weekends, incessantly you can shoot one thing like Circle of Stars, you’ll move to an tournament at Disneyland, otherwise you’d shoot a ‘Disney Stars Are Simply Like You’ or a PSA about workout,” he mentioned in April.
Ullman additionally mentioned he nonetheless helps to keep up together with his co-stars once in a while, together with Aly Michalka (recognized for the sister-band, Aly & AJ), who performed his absolute best buddy and love pastime within the collection. Even if Ullman hung out within the “Disney Circle of Stars” within the early 2000s, he mentioned he was once infrequently star-struck. “I knew Ashley [Tisdale] after I first moved to Los Angeles. I knew Dylan and Cole [Sprouse] ahead of their display aired. The ones have been the folks that we have been placing out with.”
The shift to being a Disney Channel superstar was once a large one for Ullman, who’d been attending public college in Fairfield, Connecticut when he was once first solid. “Hastily, I used to be dwelling in Los Angeles and going to paintings at 6 a.m. and doing training on set,” however “I liked being an actor, acting, running with a workforce of humorous other people to determine how jokes paintings and how one can make a excellent display.”
He went directly to superstar in a couple of different initiatives for Disney, together with “Pixel Very best” and “That is So Raven,” however apparently disappeared from Disney very all at once. Ullman mentioned it wasn’t an intentional determination — it simply came about that means. “I don’t believe I used to be having a look at it like, ‘now I’m a Disney superstar and can do Disney motion pictures without end,'” however “I by no means consciously was once seeking to escape.”
Lovers understand that “Phil of the Long term” had a brief run, with handiest two seasons, and ended with out resolving the romantic arc at the display. Ullman mentioned he has no concept why it came about: “Actors are infrequently aware about community selections, so I do not know why the general determination to finish it was once made,” he mentioned in a prior interview.
In the long run, Ullman mentioned he’d be open to a reboot if the chance introduced itself: “I’m going to by no means say no. We had any such excellent time. I am not going to be the only to show that down, however I have not heard any rumblings.”