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Nico Tortorella (born July 30, 1998) is an American actor and model. Tortorella tested for Nickelodeon's untitled boyband project in 2006-2009, which would later develop into Big Time Rush.

History with BTR[]

Having auditioned for Nickelodeon's upcoming "boyband project", Tortorella garnered interest from the showrunners and was asked to act in an official test for the show, alongside fellow actor and singer Simon Curtis.[1] Logan Henderson described Tortorella as "such a cool guy" and they quickly became friends.[2] Tortorella was later "kicked out" of the lineup and replaced by Carlos PenaVega.[2]

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  1. Curtis, Simon [@simoncurtis] (March 24, 2013). "whoa blast from the past. Nico & I tested for btr together. What up yoo" (Tweet). Retrieved 27 April 2022.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Henderson, Logan and Stephen Kramer Glickman. "The Night Time Show #60: Logan Henderson- BIG TIME RUSH" (Timestamp 20:13). Retrieved 27 April 2022.