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Francisco "Frankie" Muñiz IV is an American actor, musician, writer, producer, and race car driver. He is known primarily as the star of the FOX television family sitcom Malcolm in the Middle, which earned him an Emmy Award nomination and two Golden Globe Award nominations.

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Muñiz at the Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race in 2011
Born Francisco Muñiz IV
(1985-12-05) December 5, 1985 (age 31)
Wood-Ridge, New Jersey
Residence Scottsdale, Arizona, U.S.
Nationality American
Occupation Actor, musician, racing driver
Years active 1997–present
Notable work Malcolm in the Middle
Parent(s) Francisco Muñiz III
Denise Muñiz
Musical career
Genres Indie rock
Instruments Drums
Associated acts Kingsfoil
Atlantic Championship
Years active 20072009
Teams Jensen MotorSport, Pacific Coast Motorsports, Team Stargate Worlds
Starts 32
Wins 0
Poles 0
Fastest laps 0
Best finish 9th in 2009
Championship titles
2005 Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race Celebrity Winner

Francisco "Frankie" Muñiz IV (born December 5, 1985) is an American actor, musician, writer, producer, and race car driver. He is known primarily as the star of the FOX television family sitcom Malcolm in the Middle, which earned him an Emmy Award nomination and two Golden Globe Award nominations.

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; however, he left the band in 2014.