Yes. Not Maybe. I do not know. Can you repeat the question? At the beginning of the 21st century, Malcolm in the middle debuted on Fox. The hit TV show — centered around the maladjusted Wilkerson family — represents the traditional American middle-class family, equipped with its own problems. The show’s titular character, the adolescent genius Malcolm, consistently breaks the fourth wall in an effort to connect directly with the audience. After being widely acclaimed by critics and audiences alike, Malcolm in the middle remained a polarizing show on Fox for seven entire seasons, where it also received seven Emmy awards and a Grammy.
The critically acclaimed series masterfully blends witty humor with heartfelt tender moments to perfectly portray typical middle-class American family life. More than two decades later, the dynamic cast has forged their own individual paths, with some more famous than others. From designing handmade jewelry to a neo-western hit, here’s the cast of Malcolm in the middle is today.
Craig Lamar Traylor is a motivated artist
Traylor played Malcolm’s beloved best friend, Stevie Kenarban, a wheelchair user with a kind heart and a geeky persona. Traylor continued to act in various small roles, but eventually found his true passion in the form of wire-wrapped jewelry, handmade art that he believes “tames the soul.” Traylor has recently expressed an interest in returning to acting, although his apparent success in artistic jewelry seems to be fulfilling his time.
David Anthony Higgins was in a big hurry
In the show, Higgins plays Craig Feldspar, Lois’s overly obsessive co-worker who is completely in love with her. After the sitcom, Higgins joined the cast of Nickelodeon’s big hurry as the rowdy manager of an apartment complex in Los Angeles. Higgins also got a recurring role on Mike & Molly, along with notable roles in American Horror Story: Murder House, last man standing, and CBS’s B Positive.
Justin Berfield became CCO
Unlike several other cast members on this list, Justin Berfield transformed his career from an actor to a high-ranking businessman as the Chief Creative Officer of Virgin Produced, a film and television production company. In Malcolm in the middle, played Berfield Reese, Malcolm’s empty older brother. After the show, Berfield indulged in several popular animation shows, such as: Kim Possible and The weird fairies parents. His presence in bigger films also helped to honor his name, including his role in Max Keeble’s Big Move.
Erik Per Sullivan keeps a low profile
Little industry information has been documented about Erik Per Sullivan since the actor’s last appearance in the 2010 film Twelve. Sullivan is notorious for playing Dewey Wilkerson, Malcolm’s younger brother, who is much quieter and less boisterous than his older brothers. Before officially retiring from acting, Sullivan appeared in films such as: Joe Dirt and Christmas with the Kranks. The former actor has also been listed as missing in several Malcolm in the middle reunions.
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Masterson plays Francis Wilkerson, the eldest son of the family and the problem child who starts the series in military school. Masterson is also known for his involvement in several comedy films such as: My best friend’s wedding and scary movie 2. Masterson’s last film role came in 2016’s Beneath the Leaves. The former actor decided to effectively switch career paths and chose to focus solely on his emerging profession as a disc jockey.
Jane Kaczmarek is an acting mom
Jane Kaczmarek’s role as Lois Wilkerson, starring as the family’s outspoken and overbearing matriarch, is one of the most well-known renditions in the sitcom. The Emmy-nominated actress has appeared in several notable television roles such as: Elsewhere, Hill Street Blues, L.A. Law, Party of Five, Frasier, Felicity, Law & Order: SVU and the Big Bang Theory. Recently, the award-winning actress appeared in ABC’s mixed-ish. In a recent interview, she discussed the joyous wonders of motherhood, along with her upcoming role in Kill Eleanor.
Say Bryan Cranston’s name
Ever since Malcolm in the middle, Bryan Cranston has become a household name. In the show, Cranston plays the obnoxious but kind-hearted patriarch of the family, Hal Wilkerson. as diehard Breaking Bad fans know that the actor played the ruthless drug manufacturer Walter White. The now 65-year-old actor has received numerous awards and nominations, such as an Oscar nomination for Trumbo and two Tony awards for All the way and Network. Cranston returns to his role as Walter White in El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie, where the duo has also teamed up to produce their own tequila brand. Recently Cranston starred in Showtime’s your honor, where he plays a controversial judge.
Frankie Muniz became a racing driver
Frankie Muniz received much acclaim and success as Malcolm Wilkerson, a gifted genius with a cynical approach to the world. When Malcolm in the middle officially ended on Fox, Muniz had already starred in big movies like Agent Cody Banks and Fat fat liar. Muniz also starred in several more movies such as: Run Fast: The Story of Dewey Cox and extreme movie, along with performances in criminal minds and Last Man Standing.
After the success in his younger acting career, Muniz made the decision to change his profession to the world of racing car driving. An accident temporarily hampered his motorcycle dream, although he recently raced in October of this year. Most recently, Muniz starred in the psychological thriller The black string.
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