Related Information for Nick WhitakerNick Whitaker (born October 1, 1988) is an American actor who played the lead role of Colby in Benji: Off the Leash, and Chase Patterson in Message in a Cell Phone. He also appeared in the Disney Channel movies High School Musical and Read It and Weep.In High School Musical, Whitaker plays Alan, a boy who also tried out for the musical. He can’t remember the song lyrics and has them written on his hand. read more