35 Facts About Frankie Muniz


Frankie Muniz is best known for playing the title character in the Fox sitcom Malcolm in the Middle, which earned him an Emmy Award nomination and two Golden Globe Award nominations.

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Frankie Muniz is known for his film roles in the films Deuces Wild, Big Fat Liar, Agent Cody Banks, and Racing Stripes.

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Francisco James Frankie Muniz IV was born in Wood-Ridge, New Jersey, on December 5,1985, the son of nurse Denise and restaurateur Francisco Frankie Muniz III.

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Frankie Muniz's mother is half Irish and half Italian, while his father is Puerto Rican.

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When Frankie Muniz was four years old, his family moved to Knightdale, North Carolina, where he grew up.

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Frankie Muniz was discovered at the age of eight at a talent show in Raleigh, North Carolina, playing Tiny Tim in a local production of A Christmas Carol.

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Frankie Muniz's parents divorced shortly after, and he subsequently moved with his mother to Burbank, California.

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Frankie Muniz appeared in commercials and made his film debut in the made-for-television movie To Dance with Olivia, starring Lou Gossett Jr.

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Frankie Muniz was nominated for an Emmy Award in 2001, and received The Hollywood Reporter "Young Star Award" for his work in the series.

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Frankie Muniz's first starring role was as Willie Morris in the 2000 family drama film My Dog Skip, which was released at the same approximate time as the pilot for Malcolm in the Middle.

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Frankie Muniz was the voice of Chester McBadbat in the first two seasons of The Fairly OddParents until Jason Marsden took over.

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Frankie Muniz had a hit with the 2002 release Big Fat Liar, in which he co-starred with teen actress Amanda Bynes as a pair of students seeking revenge on a sleazy movie producer.

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Frankie Muniz was part of the ensemble for the gang film Deuces Wild, released that same year.

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Frankie Muniz subsequently played the title role in the film Agent Cody Banks as well as its sequel, Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London.

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Frankie Muniz trained in martial arts for the films, and performed most of his own stunts.

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Frankie Muniz provided the character voice of a zebra named Stripes, who wishes to become a racing equine, in the 2005 film Racing Stripes.

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Frankie Muniz announced, during that same month, that he would be taking a break from acting, in order to pursue a career in race car driving, under a full-time two-year deal with Jensen Motorsport in the Formula BMW competition.

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Frankie Muniz made a foray into the superhero genre with the family action film Pizza Man, in 2011.

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On September 6,2017, Frankie Muniz was announced as one of the celebrities who would compete on the 25th season of Dancing with the Stars.

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On February 18,2001, Frankie Muniz drove the pace car for the Daytona 500 and met Dale Earnhardt shortly before Earnhardt entered his vehicle for the race.

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Frankie Muniz, who was attending the race to film for MTV's documentary series True Life, witnessed the subsequent crash on the final lap which killed Earnhardt.

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Frankie Muniz entered fourteen races during the 2006 Formula BMW USA season, and failed to finish in a point-scoring position.

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Frankie Muniz was selected as one of the thirty–six drivers to compete in the annual Formula BMW World Final at Valencia.

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In 2007, Frankie Muniz moved up to the more competitive Champ Car Atlantic Series, where he competed in the entire season of 12 races.

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Frankie Muniz signed with Atlantic Championship-winning team Pacific Coast Motorsports in January 2008, with a goal to consistently compete in the top ten of the points championship.

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In 2009, Frankie Muniz joined Team Stargate Worlds, and finished in the top ten in every race he contested, with a best finish of fourth at Miller Motorsports Park.

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On October 23,2021, Frankie Muniz made his stock car racing debut at Kern County Raceway Park in Bakersfield, California, competing in the SRL Pro Late Model series driving for High Point Racing.

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In January 2022, Frankie Muniz participated in the ARCA Menards Series test at Daytona International Speedway, driving the No 01 Ford for Fast Track Racing.

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In 2017, Frankie Muniz announced on Facebook that he is the manager for the York-based band Astro Lasso, which consists of Jordan Davis and Tristan Martin of his former band Kingsfoil.

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Frankie Muniz said that he and Price had fallen into "complementary step" with Price handling the inventory and social media while he tackles logistics.

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Frankie Muniz is a fan of the Arizona Cardinals and the Los Angeles Clippers.

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Frankie Muniz began dating Paige Price in 2016, and he announced their engagement on November 18,2018.

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On November 30,2012, at age 26, Frankie Muniz was hospitalized after having a suspected transient ischemic attack, and spoke about the experience on Katie.

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Frankie Muniz was diagnosed with a second attack a year later on November 25,2013.

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Frankie Muniz clarified that the story of his memory loss was largely misinterpreted by media sources.

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