| Nick Palatas
|Date of birth
||January 22, 1988
|Place of birth
||Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Nick Edward Palatas is an American actor who portrayed Shaggy Rogers in the latest Scooby-Doo films, Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins, and the sequel, Scooby-Doo! Curse Of The Lake Monster. He also played Skeet in True Jackson, VP.
- Palatas's portrayal of Shaggy has more of the personality of the cartoon version of Shaggy than Matthew Lillard's version, who played Shaggy in the 2002 film Scooby-Doo and the 2004 sequel, Scooby Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed.
- Palatas is said to have auditioned to replace Casey Kasem as Shaggy after his retirement, but lost the role to Lillard.
- Palatas is said to have signed for two more Scooby-Doo films according to Inside Pulse Movies. (article)
- He attended Oak Park High School in Kansas City, Missouri.
- Palatas is currently managed by Paul Brown at New Wave Entertainment.
- Palatas has two brothers, Phillip and Cameron.
- In October 2009, TMZ reported, that Palatas called 911 from his home in Northridge CA, after cutting his thumb while using a table saw.