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Frankie Muniz

Francisco "Frankie" Muñiz IV (born December 5, 1985) is an American actor, musician, writer, producer, and racecar driver. He is known primarily as the star of the FOX television family sitcom Malcolm in the Middle. In 2003, he was considered "one of Hollywood's most bankable teens". In 2008, he put his acting career on hold to pursue an open wheel racing career. He competed in the Atlantic Championship. In 2012, he joined the band Kingsfoil as a drummer. Muñiz was born on December 5, 1985, in Ridgewood, New Jersey, the son of Denise, a former nurse, and Francisco Muñiz III, a restaurant manager, and grew up in Wood-Ridge, New Jersey. His father is Puerto Rican, whose ancestral origins descend from Asturias, Spain, and his mother is of Italian and Irish descent. He has an elder sister, Cristina. Muniz was first discovered at the age of eight, at a talent show in Raleigh, North Carolina (shortly after the family moved from New Jersey), where he was cast as Tiny Tim in a local production of A Christmas Carol. His parents divorced shortly after. He subsequently moved to Burbank, California, with his mother. He appeared in commercials and made his film debut in the made-for-television

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Frankie Muniz: Real Estate Mogul or Muck-Up?

Frankie Muniz:
Real Estate Mogul or Muck-Up?

Lil' Frankie Muniz has made some big real estate deals in the past. Since he was a teen he's been buying and selling property, but TMZ is told that Muniz may not be a real estate prodigy in terms… READ MORE >

Frankie Invites TMZ to Gun Show!

Frankie
Invites TMZ to Gun Show!

Is he drinking out of the fountain of eternal youth?! Frankie Muniz was seen leaving the gym yesterday, and he still looks like little Malcolm. Life's unfair! // Frankie, 22, did flash his… READ MORE >

- 2409 days ago
Frankie's Friends Will Cut You

Frankie's Friends
Will Cut You

Baby-faced Frankie Muniz kinda looks like a poser, with his tough guy haircut and racing tats, but after seeing the friends he brought into Hyde Wednesday night -- one of whom has tattoos on his… READ MORE >

- 2423 days ago
Malcolm in the Middle of a Phone Call

Malcolm
In the Middle of a Phone Call

It was an exciting evening in Hollywood, as huge star Frankie Muniz left super-exclusive Hyde with his cell phone glued to his ear. Agent Cody Banks is on the case! // Flitting around L.A.:… READ MORE >

- 2454 days ago
Malcolm Is All Grown Up

Malcolm
Is All Grown Up

Frankie Muniz is hardcore! Let's count the ways ... Ironic hipster t-shirt? Check. Hideously tatted-up arms? Check. Shaved head and funky facial hair? Check.Walking cliché former child star?… READ MORE >

- 2557 days ago
Frankie Muniz -- Badass or Bad Hair?

Frankie Muniz
Badass or Bad Hair?

Frankie Muniz is doing his best to ditch the "Malcom In The Middle" ghost that haunts him. // // TMZ's cameras were outside trendy lunch spot The Ivy in Beverly Hills when we spotted the actor… READ MORE >

- 2727 days ago
Malcolm In the Middle of a Real Estate Deal

Malcolm
In the Middle of a Real Estate Deal

Tired of his 3800 sq. ft., $4 million bachelor pad in the Hollywood Hills, "Malcolm in the Middle" star Frankie Muniz has decided to upgrade his shack.TMZ has obtained exclusive footage of… READ MORE >

- 2805 days ago

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