Frankie Muniz Biography
Frankie Muniz: The Real Boy GeniusWe all know that Frankie Muniz's best known character, Malcolm, is a boy genius. But, did you know Frankie was one too? Frankie Muniz grew up in Wood Ridge, New Jersey. By grade one he was already doing fourth grade work. Frankie became interested in acting after watching his older sister, Cristina, act in a musical. Muniz took the stage himself, at age eight, when he played Tiny Tim in a production of A Christmas Carol.
Frankie Muniz's Life in the MiddleFrankie Muniz landed guest roles on Spin City and Sabrina the Teenage Witch before landing the role of Malcolm on Malcolm in the Middle, in 1999. The show about a genius living with television's most screwed up family has been a big hit on Fox from the start. The first episode of the show picked up the largest audience for a Fox debut since The Simpsons.
Frankie Muniz, Movie Star:Frankie Muniz's first major movie role was with Kevin Bacon in My Dog Skip. Muniz plays an eight year-old kid from Mississippi who hangs out with two crooks. Frankie Muniz then went on to score the lead in Big Fat Liar where he plays a 14 year-old boy named Jason Shepherd who's told one too many lies. Muniz's also played a teenage secret agent, with a crush on Hilary Duff, in Agent Cody Banks.
Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination LondonAgent Cody Banks was a super-popular, super-cool film that left audiences wanting more. Well, more arrives on March 12, 2004 when Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London hits theaters! Frankie Muniz is back, as agent Cody Banks, only this time he's in London. Cody Banks goes undercover as a boarding school student, and he's got some new sidekicks to help him out. First, there's agent Derek (played by Anthony Anderson) as his new, wisecracking handler who tends to steal mopeds. Then, there's agent Emily (played by S Club 7's Hannah Spearritt) she's a fiesty British secret agent who has moves that Neo would envy!
Frankie Muniz - Did U Know?
Frankie Muniz Says..."I'm not a genius - just a little ahead of other kids."