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* LaserGuidedAmnesia: Due to suffering the TIA mentioned below, Frankie has forgotten much of his childhood acting career. Most notably, he does not remember doing his most famous work, ''Series/MalcolmInTheMiddle''.


* IAmNotSpock: He will always be Malcolm to his fans.
** HarsherInHindsight after he revealed on ''Series/DancingWithTheStars'' that, thanks to multiple concussions and a few mini-strokes, he doesn't remember playing Malcolm.

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* IAmNotSpock: He will always be Malcolm to his fans.
** HarsherInHindsight
fans. It became harsher after he revealed on ''Series/DancingWithTheStars'' that, thanks to multiple concussions and a few mini-strokes, he doesn't remember playing Malcolm.

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** HarsherInHindsight after he revealed on ''Series/DancingWithTheStars'' that, thanks to multiple concussions and a few mini-strokes, he doesn't remember playing Malcolm.


An American actor, racecar driver and musician born on December 5, 1985. He is best known for playing the lead character in the hit Fox sitcom ''Series/MalcolmInTheMiddle'' as well as in ''Film/BigFatLiar'' and the ''Film/AgentCodyBanks'' movies.

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An Francisco "Frankie" Muniz IV (born December 5, 1985) is an American actor, racecar driver and musician born on December 5, 1985. He is best known for playing the lead character in the hit Fox sitcom ''Series/MalcolmInTheMiddle'' as well as in ''Film/BigFatLiar'' and the ''Film/AgentCodyBanks'' movies.


* CelebrityVoiceActor: Most notably he voiced Chester [=McBadBat=] (the trailer trash kid with braces) in ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents'' during the early episodes. He was replaced with Creator/JasonMarsden in later episodes.



* PlayingAgainstType: Jonny [=McHale=] in ''Series/CriminalMinds''.



* StarMakingRole: Malcolm from ''Malcolm in the Middle''.
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* StarMakingRole: Malcolm from ''Malcolm in the Middle''.
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During the late 90s and early 2000s he was one of the most bankable and well known child/teen actors in Hollywood; he chose to distance himself from acting to pursue a career as a professional racecar driver and later as a drummer (he is currently the drummer to indie rock band Kingsfoil), although he has continued to appear in several TV shows as a guest star (most notably in "Criminal Minds").

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During the late 90s and early 2000s he was one of the most bankable and well known child/teen actors in Hollywood; he chose to distance himself from acting to pursue a career as a professional racecar driver and later as a drummer (he is currently the drummer to indie rock band Kingsfoil), although he has continued to appear in several TV shows as a guest star (most notably in "Criminal Minds").
''Series/CriminalMinds'').



* PlayingAgainstType: Jonny [=McHale=] in "Criminal Minds".

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* PlayingAgainstType: Jonny [=McHale=] in "Criminal Minds".''Series/CriminalMinds''.



* StarMakingRole: Malcolm from "Malcolm in the Middle"

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* StarMakingRole: Malcolm from "Malcolm ''Malcolm in the Middle"Middle''.


An American actor, racecar driver and musician born on December 5, 1985. He is best known for playing the lead character in the hit Fox sitcom "Series/MalcolmInTheMiddle" as well as in "Film/BigFatLiar" and the "Film/AgentCodyBanks" movies.

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An American actor, racecar driver and musician born on December 5, 1985. He is best known for playing the lead character in the hit Fox sitcom "Series/MalcolmInTheMiddle" ''Series/MalcolmInTheMiddle'' as well as in "Film/BigFatLiar" ''Film/BigFatLiar'' and the "Film/AgentCodyBanks" ''Film/AgentCodyBanks'' movies.

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An American actor, racecar driver and musician born on December 5, 1985. He is best known for playing the lead character in the hit Fox sitcom "MalcolmInTheMiddle" as well as in "Film/BigFatLiar" and the "Film/AgentCodyBanks" movies.

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An American actor, racecar driver and musician born on December 5, 1985. He is best known for playing the lead character in the hit Fox sitcom "MalcolmInTheMiddle" "Series/MalcolmInTheMiddle" as well as in "Film/BigFatLiar" and the "Film/AgentCodyBanks" movies.






* CelebrityVoiceActor: Most notably he voiced Chester [=McBadBat=] (the trailer trash kid with braces) in ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents'' during the early episodes. He was replaced with JasonMarsden in later episodes.

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* CelebrityVoiceActor: Most notably he voiced Chester [=McBadBat=] (the trailer trash kid with braces) in ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents'' during the early episodes. He was replaced with JasonMarsden Creator/JasonMarsden in later episodes.



* ReportsOfMyDeathWereGreatlyExaggerated: For some reason there are plenty of YouTube videos claiming he's dead. He did have a TIA ("mini stroke") just before his 27th birthday, but he quickly recovered.

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* ReportsOfMyDeathWereGreatlyExaggerated: For some reason there are plenty of YouTube Website/YouTube videos claiming he's dead. He did have a TIA ("mini stroke") just before his 27th birthday, but he quickly recovered.


* CelebrityVoiceActor: Most notably he voiced Chester [=McBadBat=] (the trailer trash kid with braces) in ''TheFairlyOddParents'' during the early episodes. He was replaced with JasonMarsden in later episodes.

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* CelebrityVoiceActor: Most notably he voiced Chester [=McBadBat=] (the trailer trash kid with braces) in ''TheFairlyOddParents'' ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents'' during the early episodes. He was replaced with JasonMarsden in later episodes.


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[[caption-width-right:300:Francisco James Muñíz IV (yes, that is his real name)]] An American actor, racecar driver and musician born on December 5, 1985. He is best known for playing the lead character in the hit Fox sitcom "MalcolmInTheMiddle" as well as in "BigFatLiar" and the "AgentCodyBanks" movies.

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[[caption-width-right:300:Francisco James Muñíz IV (yes, that is his real name)]] name)]]

An American actor, racecar driver and musician born on December 5, 1985. He is best known for playing the lead character in the hit Fox sitcom "MalcolmInTheMiddle" as well as in "BigFatLiar" "Film/BigFatLiar" and the "AgentCodyBanks" "Film/AgentCodyBanks" movies.


* CelebrityVoiceActor: Most notably he voiced Chester in ''TheFairlyOddParents'' during the early seasons.

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* CelebrityVoiceActor: Most notably he voiced Chester [=McBadBat=] (the trailer trash kid with braces) in ''TheFairlyOddParents'' during the early seasons.episodes. He was replaced with JasonMarsden in later episodes.


[[caption-width-right:300:Francisco James Muñíz IV (yes, that is his real name]] An American actor, racecar driver and musician born on December 5, 1985. He is best known for playing the lead character in the hit Fox sitcom "MalcolmInTheMiddle" as well as in "BigFatLiar" and the "AgentCodyBanks" movies.

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[[caption-width-right:300:Francisco James Muñíz IV (yes, that is his real name]] name)]] An American actor, racecar driver and musician born on December 5, 1985. He is best known for playing the lead character in the hit Fox sitcom "MalcolmInTheMiddle" as well as in "BigFatLiar" and the "AgentCodyBanks" movies.


[[caption-width-right:300:Francisco James Muñíz IV (yes, that's his real name]] An American actor, racecar driver and musician born in December 5, 1985. He is best known for playing the lead character in the hit Fox sitcom "MalcolmInTheMiddle" as well as in "BigFatLiar" and the "AgentCodyBanks" movies.

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[[caption-width-right:300:Francisco James Muñíz IV (yes, that's that is his real name]] An American actor, racecar driver and musician born in on December 5, 1985. He is best known for playing the lead character in the hit Fox sitcom "MalcolmInTheMiddle" as well as in "BigFatLiar" and the "AgentCodyBanks" movies.



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* CelebrityVoiceActor: Most notably he voiced Chester in "TheFairlyOddParents" during the early seasons.

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* CelebrityVoiceActor: Most notably he voiced Chester in "TheFairlyOddParents" ''TheFairlyOddParents'' during the early seasons.



* HeReallyCanAct: Not that he was ever considered a bad actor, but many were surprised with his dramatic role in an episode of "Criminal Minds", simply because he had never played such a dark character before.



* OlderThanTheyLook: He is actually 27.
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: His real name is actually Francisco (he is of Puerto Rican descent). Also, he has said that he has no plans to drop "Frankie" in favor of "Frank"
* PlayingAgainstType: Jonny [=McHale=] in "Criminal Minds", oh so much.

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* OlderThanTheyLook: He is actually 27.
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: His real name is actually Francisco (he is of Puerto Rican descent). Also, he has said that he has no plans to drop "Frankie" in favor of "Frank"
* PlayingAgainstType: Jonny [=McHale=] in "Criminal Minds", oh so much.Minds".



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