Recently, “Rugrats” cartoon artist Eric Molinsky took issue with the popular fan art trend of imagining the kids from the Nickelodeon show growing up to be Cool Scruffy Hipsters, and drew them himself as lumpy boring adults.
I guess all the hotness genes ended up over at “Hey Arnold!” because the internet has discovered that a voice actor who played Arnold actually did become a Cool Scruffy Hipster.
Lane Toran is a model and musician who also happened to be one of four actors to voice Arnold on the 90s Nickelodeon cartoon, working on the first 41 episodes. “Good Housekeeping” editor Samantha Escobar found his photos on Instagram and noticed that he’s really easy on the eyes these days.
For reference, here’s the first episode of “Hey Arnold.”
And here’s the video for his SUPER artsy cover of Coldplay’s “Yellow.”