According to BuzzFeed, the Zoom taught us a couple fun facts, including that Lawrence gave a super sweet final wrap party gift to Nick Spano, who played Donnie Stevens. Get TMZ breaking news sent right to your browser! "I was living in a motel room five days a week, and I had to be back home during the weekend," Lawrence explained. It's basically incognito mode for your face, but to be totally frank, it also seems like the type of costume idea that would've worked for Louis or Beans during some of their regular Even Stevens shenanigans. The year was 2000. That same year, he starred in the film adaptation of Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat alongside heavyweights like Mike Myers and Dakota Fanning. Beans' love for bacon is a recurring theme, and in "Little Mr. Sacktown" he visits a bacon shack. Beyond that, the cast reunited in June 2020 — with the exception of LeBeouf — for a Zoom reunion. "To be real, honestly yeah I saw Honey Boy and it wasn't so much that everything else was so bad, it was that our set really was such a solitude and a home for so many people — cast and crew," he said. "But it wasn't even a sure thing yet, so I'm going, 'Oh my God, if I don't book this. Ren Stevens is back, and she's bringing along her trusty sidekick Beans!!! The Hollywood child star who made his first appearance in “Married With Children” at the age of six, Steven Anthony Lawrenceis perhaps iconically remembered for his role as Beans in the Disney hit series “Even Stevens”. "But, you know, when you eat it every day for three years it, you know, God, it's repulsive." Uh, yes, Will Ferrell. Still, Shia LaBeouf had his back. So obviously that isn't exactly cheap. ―Beans. Awww! In his HuffPost interview, Lawrence admitted that he thinks "it's really weird" that he regularly gets recognized in the street or at his day job so long after his Disney Channel fame. Just a simple reminder that article is created and owned only by Since 2005, the artist formerly known as Beans has mostly picked up minor roles, including cameos in Weeds, Eagleheart, and the Bratz movie. Maybe that's why fans have it figured out. Steven Anthony Lawrence isn't like other Disney Channel stars who have managed to amass multi-million dollar fortunes (think: Hilary Duff, who's worth a plush $25 million). Lawrence said. They're like, 'Okay, cool.' "My dad would, you know, God bless his heart, drive me back-and-forth, giving up his life to help me. It took so long to make through the last scene just because people kept crying.". He just couldn't handle one more bite. Funeral Worker Sacked for Taking Selfie with Body, Posthumously Tells Fans to Keep the Faith. "One of the writers came up to me and said, 'Hey, Steven, by chance do you like bacon?'" Lawrence really does care. Lawrence ate so much bacon during his years on-set that he needed to quit the fat-laden breakfast treat for two years after filming. Here's the question everyone was wondering about: is Steven Anthony Lawrence still friends with Shia LeBeouf, in spite of all the fame and controversy? He eventually turns into a sidekick for Louis and Twitty's schemes, usually double-crossing the two. Woo-hoo!'" Not all former child stars are easily identifiable as adults, but there's no doubt that Beans from Even Stevens has a recognizable face. It was an engraved star that read, "Nick: Castmates once; friends forever. Ahhh!' So, how the heck is everyone still recognizing him? "It was like a family. "Oh, God, I love it," the former Even Stevens actor told the outlet. Hell yeah, Mom! Even Stevens was undeniably Steven Anthony Lawrence's most notable project beyond a small role in 2001's Bubble Boy. Kicking and Screaming wasn't Ferrell's most notable film, though it probably could've been saved by a Catalina Wine Mixer. According to HuffPost, Lawrence has been teaching acting classes since at least 2014, charging $40 a week. When the series ended, the Disney star more or less faded from the public eye, but he never actually left the industry. Kids can be pretty darn smart at times.". It even gave us the voice of Kim Possible, a modern day feminist icon who ended up being Christy Carlson Romano's most memorable role since. "We all took a great refuge in coming to work, because it wasn't work; it was coming to see our family." The second time happened a year later, when Lawrence was publicly outed as a mall Santa. That's a big job in a suburban mall. Steven, best known for playing fan-favorite and Shia LaBeouf's on-screen pal Beans, has largely remained out of the public eye since the hit Disney Channel show ended way back in 2003, and ya gotta see how Beans looks these days! Maybe he got put on the naughty list. Everybody cried. Even today, the actor prefers Mexican food, though he does still eat it on occasion. If there's one thing Beans loved, it was bacon — and Steven Anthony Lawrence certainly ate enough of it through the course of filming to feel utterly sick. Nonetheless, it was one of the most memorable for Lawrence. In a post-Even Stevens world, Steven Anthony Lawrence is just a regular dude who has frequent brushes with fame. But I'll be walking down the street and people drive by for two seconds and automatically they'll go, 'Oh, my God! I love my fans Kiddo. "I love bacon now," he told HuffPost. "And I was like, 'Yeah, I like bacon. He approaches his work with a sort of joy and openness that helps him form tight-knit bonds with his cast mates. In an interview with HuffPost, he admitted that it was seemingly haphazardly written into the story during his first week of filming. It's hard to say. Today, Lawrence is worth an estimated $1 million. I'm going, 'Whoa! A Beans by any other name just simply wouldn't be the Beans. Lawrence told HuffPost that his co-star "took it upon himself" to buy him an original Xbox one year when money was "a little tight." President Encourages Thanksgiving Gatherings, Homeless Woman Hog-tied and Removed From Abandoned Home. A Beans by any other name just simply wouldn't be the Beans. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. When he got a second callback, he saw that his joke had been written into the script. Here's the "Even Stevens" reunion we've all been waiting for ... Ren Stevens is back, and she's bringing along her trusty sidekick Beans!!! "We underestimate kids. Twerkin' Turkey Goes Afoul With 'Body' Challenge!!! As a result, Lawrence couldn't really afford the trappings of traditional child stardom (think: designer shoes and maybe even a car you can't legally drive yet). ... At NY Shelter Where He & Mom Once Lived, Here Are 20 of the Best Deals You Don't Have to Wait for, ©2020 EHM PRODUCTIONS,INC. If that's not enough ... wait till you hear Steven's pitch for Beans on 'The Bachelor.'. In the December prior, preteens in their bedrooms across the nation braced for Y2K and the possible Armageddon that would follow. All good things must come to an end, and thus the Disney Channel closed the book on Even Stevens in 2003, after 65 episodes spanning three seasons and a feature length film. Steven Anthony Lawrence has gone viral twice in more recent years — and none of it has to do with his acting. With Shia LaBeouf, Christy Carlson Romano, Nick Spano, Tom Virtue. Waiting for your permission to load the comments. Speaking with HuffPost, Steven Anthony Lawrence revealed that the cast had grown so close over the course of three years that they spent their final day on set fighting off tears., He is mostly seen with the Stevens family instead of his own, his parents are unknown and the only time they've been seen in the series was in ". Even Stevens Wiki is a FANDOM TV Community. "I think it's a big, big, big blessing to get kids to start learning technique at an early age instead of just making faces in front of the camera," he said. That's part of what made Steven Anthony Lawrence's character so widely beloved, but it's been 20 years. It's my joke. The young actor actually changed the script before he even landed the part, already cementing himself in Disney history even if he never made it all the way to the small screen. So after that, yeah, it was just bacon, bacon, bacon, ad nauseam.". Come see ye ol pops as Santa's slave (helper*) at sunvalleymall in (meplease) concord CA, till Christmas."