Nicholas Edward "Nick" Palatas (born January 22, 1988) is an American actor. Palatas has appeared in two short films, titled The Erogenous Zone and Loveand has been in several ads. In 2009, he played Norville "Shaggy" Rogers in the film, Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins and reprised the role in Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster which aired in October 2010. A newcomer to the Scooby-Doo series, Palatas took over for Matthew Lillard.