Frankie Muniz can't remember 'Malcolm in the Middle'

Natasha Lee

He was one of the biggest child stars in the early noughties – just don’t ask Frankie Muniz what took place while filming Malcolm in the Middle.

Frankie Muniz says he can't remember filming Malcolm in the Middle. Source: Getty

The 31-year-old actor - who played the main character in the sitcom - has memory loss after suffering nine concussions and several "mini-strokes".

The actor is now taking place in the US version of Dancing with the Stars, and revealed in a rehearsal video that he feels “sad” about the memory loss.

"It makes me a little sad. Things pop back into my mind [that] I should have remembered,” he said.

Frankie on Dancing with the Stars. Source: Getty

Despite his memory loss, Frankie is "happy" with the acting career he's had, which also saw him appear in Arrested Development, Dr Dolittle2, andLizzie McGuire.

He said: "Truth is, I don't remember much [of my time on 'Malcolm']. It almost feels like it wasn't me.

"My most memorable year is 2017, because I learned to live in the present.

"I'm happy with my acting career, I'm happy with the decision I made to drive race cars and to focus on music. Even if I don't remember it all, I'm happy."

Frankie with his girlfriend Paige. Source: Getty

The actor-turned-race car driver and his girlfriend Paige write down what they do together to ensure he doesn't forget.

He added: "Like, I should have remembered going to Australia. That's something that people remember."

Frankie behind-the-wheel. Source: Getty

Bryan Cranston, who played Frankie's on-screen father Hal in Malcolm in the Middle, has been amazed by his former co-star's career path and often reminds him of certain episodes of the sitcom.

Speaking on the clip, he added: "Frankie was a TV star, then he became a race car driver, and then a drummer in a rock band. I said to him, 'What are you going to be next, an astronaut?'

Frankie with his Malcolm in the Middle co-stars, including Bryan Cranston. Source: Getty

"They are still [his] experiences. My job is to tell him to remember what happened on Malcolm in the Middle. What a life."

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