It was never something I had in my mind to do – a show on Nickelodeon, let alone being consider a teen idol. It’s odd. I remember my mom picking up a magazine with me on the cover and saying, ‘You don’t know how weird this is for me.’ I told her, ‘You don’t know how weird it is for me!’— Logan Henderson
Most Powerful Teen Idol quotations
I don't think there's a problem with being a teen idol, if that happens to me, I'll be happy to deal with it.
I think anybody who's doing work in their teen years on TV or in the movies, you're a teen idol by default.
I found my niche as a character actor, and I've never felt like a movie star or teen idol and never wanted to.
I love the live performances and Las Vegas.
I also like making films that are being discovered by another generation. Having been a teen idol of the '60s is great because you realize you left your generation with a smile and good memories.
Frank Sinatra is the only one that went from teen idol to superstar.
I was a teen idol and that has a short shelf life.
Thirty was so strange for me. I've really had to come to terms with the fact that I am now a walking and talking adult. Reflecting on his former status as a teen idol
Being a teen idol or being a heartthrob on all the magazines, with Shaun Cassidy, Leif Garrett, and Scott Baio - it was embarrassing! I never understood it. I mean, why me? I never really got it.
Being a teen idol is what I've waited for my whole life.
When I was a teen idol, I was so goddamn pretty I wouldn't have taken myself seriously.
I don't know a lot of guys who started out as a hard rock and roller with a white stripe in their hair. Suddenly I do a TV movie and I wake up the next day and I'm a teen idol, like I'd laid on a beach in California all my life waiting for that to happen.
When I was young, Stephen Hawking wasn't the world's most famous physicist.
The fame didn't arrive until the publication of "A Brief History of Time," by which time I was in my late teens. When I was a child, he was well known among physicists, but they are a fairly select, serious bunch, not much given to celebrity idolizing.
I didn't want to be the typical teen idol.
I didn't want to be Leif Garrett. I didn't want to be Shaun Cassidy, David Cassidy or Parker Stevenson. I wanted to do my own thing.
If I was ever a teen idol, I’d kill myself.
They were marketing me as a teen idol, when the stuff on the record was not what teen idols were doing at the time.