Blake Soper
Blake Soper
NameBlake Soper
Date of birth22 September 1976
Place of birthSan Diego, CA
Character on Boy Meets WorldJoey Epstein
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Blake Soper plays the role of Joey "The Rat" Epstein, bully and tormenter of Cory and his friends, and best friend of Frankie Stecchino.


  • Blake's real name is Blake Sennett Swendson, but he went by Blake Soper and Blake Swendson for acting roles as a child.
    • Also appeared on Nickelodeon's Salute Your Shorts.
  • Blake attended La Jolla Country Day School.
    • While there, he befriended Pierre de Reeder.
  • He and Reeder formed the band Rilo Kiley.
  • He dated Jenny Lewis, the lead singer of the band, but they separated in 2002. Sennett and Lewis remain good friends.
  • In 2003, he formed the band The Elected with his good friend Mike "The Caveman" Bloom as a side project to Rilo Kiley.
  • Rilo Kiley's latest release (on Warner Brothers Records) was Under the Blacklight.
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