Frankie Muniz is most well known for his part in the hit television show “Malcolm In The Middle”, but he is also a writer, musician, producer, race car driver and band manager. Muniz resided in Scottsdale during his residence in Arizona near the luxury Troon North Golf Club.
Muniz was born on December 5, 1985, in Wood-Ridge, New Jersey. His father, Francisco III, was a restaurateur, and his mother, Denise, was a nurse. When Muniz was four-years-old, his family moved to Knightdale, North Carolina. After his parents divorced, he moved to Burbank, California, with his mother. Beginning in the sixth grade, Muniz was home-schooled by his mother as he appeared in commercials and made his film debut in the 1997 made-for-television movie “To Dance With Olivia”. In 1999 a small role in the film “Lost & Found” led to his breakout role as the title character on “Malcolm in the Middle”. Muniz made his first starring role in a feature film as Willie Morris in the 2000 family period piece “My Dog Skip”.
Muniz has had a long-running interest in car racing. His car racing career began in 2004 when he ran the Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race in Long Beach as a celebrity participant. In 2009, Muniz joined Team Stargate Worlds, he finished in the top ten in every race he entered. In 2011, Muniz returned to the Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race; after starting 15th, he finished 4th.
In 2017, Muniz announced that he is the manager for the York-based band Astro Lasso. Muniz now spends his time traveling with the band doing their monitor systems, lights, as well as being the designated driver.
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