Ty Hodges

Eric Tyrone "Ty" Hodges II is an American actor, director, and screenwriter.[1] He is known primarily for his roles in Disney channel films and television shows, including his role as Larry Houdini in Don't Look Under the Bed and Larry Beale in Even Stevens.[2]

Ty Hodges
OccupationActor, screenwriter, director, producer
Known forEven Stevens
Don't Look Under the Bed

Early lifeEdit

Hodges grew up in Miami, Florida.


At age 16, he appeared as the main character in Janet Jackson's "Go Deep" music video.[3] He appeared as Larry Houdini in the Disney Channel Original Movie Don't Look Under The Bed and in a recurring role as Larry Beale on the Disney Channel series Even Stevens and The Even Stevens Movie.

He starred in MTV's reality show twentyfourseven. Other television credits include Boston Public, Felicity, and NYPD Blue. In 2006, Hodges appeared alongside Hilary Duff and Haylie Duff in the feature film Material Girls. Other film credits include Holes, The United States of Leland.

He has toured Japan with the musical act Voices United.


Hodges has directed several movies. He directed the 2006 movie Miles from Home starring Meagan Good.[4] He starred in and directed the 2015 film A Girl Like Grace, also starring Meagan Good and Raven-Symoné.[5] He also directed the movie Venus as a Boy starring Olivia Culpo.[6]


Year Title Role Notes
1997 Kinetic City Super Crew
1998 Oprah Winfrey Presents: David and Lisa Raymond TV Movie
1999 Felicity J.D. 1 episode
Don't Look Under the Bed Larry Houdini Disney Channel Original Movie
NYPD Blue Purcell Watkins 1 episode
The Famous Jett Jackson Myles Conway 1 episode
2000 The King of Queens Ron 1 episode
Little Richard Young Richard TV Movie
City of Angels Martin Coleman 1 episode
2000–2002 Even Stevens Larry Beale Disney Channel Original Series
Recurring Role (13 episodes)
2001 Raising Dad Jesse 1 episode
The Nightmare Room Anthony 1 episode
Boston Public Peter 1 episode
2002 The Gray in Between Trenny Movie
A Midsummer Night's Rave Funky Raver Movie
Boomtown Friend No. 1 1 episode
The Andy Dick Show Antoine 1 episode
2003 The Even Stevens Movie Larry Beale Disney Channel Original Movie
The Challenge Charles TV Movie
Holes Food Server Movie
The District Luc Bertrand 1 episode
The United States of Leland Student Movie
2005 Suits on the Loose Tyler Movie
2006 Material Girls Etienne Movie
Miles from Home Miles Conway Movie
(Director, writer, and Producer)
2008 Blues Chile Movie
2010 Krews Slate Movie
2011 Dance Fu Jamal Movie
2012 You, Me, & The Circus Ralph Movie
(Director, writer, and Producer)
Truth Unspoken Series Sean 1 episode
2014 Lock In Michael Monroe Short
Meet Me in Montenegro Robert Movie
2015 A Girl Like Grace Matt Movie
(Director, writer, and Producer)
Charlie, Trevor and a Girl Savannah Charlie Movie
(Director, writer, and Producer)
2021 Venus as a Boy Hunter Movie
(Director, writer, and Producer)


  1. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (April 4, 2016). "Fox Orders Couples Therapy Summer Comedy Series From Ralph Farquhar & Ty Hodges". Deadline. Retrieved November 1, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Armitage, Helen (June 19, 2020). "Why Don't Look Under The Bed Was Disney Channel's Last Horror Movie". ScreenRant. Retrieved November 1, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Hodges, Eric "Ty" II 1981–". www.encyclopedia.com. Retrieved November 6, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ Harvey, Dennis (June 20, 2006). "Miles From Home". Variety. Retrieved November 6, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ Huerta, Heidi. "'Even Stevens': Where Are They Now?". MTV News. Retrieved November 6, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ N'Duka, Amanda (February 25, 2020). "Olivia Culpo & Ty Hodges Topline 'Venus As A Boy' Indie".

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