Malcolm David Kelley

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Malcolm David Kelley
Born (1992-05-12) May 12, 1992 (age 22)
Bellflower, California, U.S.
Genres Hip hop, Pop
Occupations Actor, singer-songwriter, rapper
Years active 1999–present
Associated acts MKTO

Malcolm David Kelley (born May 12, 1992), sometimes credited as just Malcolm Kelley, is an American actor and a singer. He is best known for portraying the character Walt Lloyd on the ABC series Lost and as one half of the pop duo MKTO.

Acting career[edit]

Kelley's first major acting role was in the 2002 film Antwone Fisher, in which he played the title character as a child. Prior to this, he appeared in several small television roles in programs such as Malcolm in the Middle and Judging Amy. His next film role was You Got Served, in which he was cast in the supporting role of Lil' Saint.

In 2004, he was cast in Lost. A regular cast member in the show's first season (2004–2005), he appeared only occasionally thereafter due to a dramatic growth spurt. He returned for an appearance in "Through the Looking Glass", Lost's third season finale, and twice more in the fourth season, with the episodes "Meet Kevin Johnson" and "There's No Place Like Home", and reprised his role in the fifth season with the episode "The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham". He reprised the role of Walt a final time in the Season 6 DVD box set mini-episode "The New Man in Charge".

Following his departure from the main cast of Lost, Kelley appeared in several television roles, including the recurring character of Benjamin Cooley on Saving Grace.

In 2010, he appeared in the lead role of Finn on the TeenNick program Gigantic. The show was canceled after one season in 2011.

Music career[edit]

In 2012, Kelley and his former Gigantic co-star Tony Oller formed the pop duo MKTO. The duo's debut self-titled album, was released in January 2014. Their single "Classic" was a major hit in the summer of 2014, reaching number 14 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2002 Antwone Fisher Antwone Fisher Age 7
2004 You Got Served Lil Saint
2005 Knights of the South Bronx Jimmy Washington TV movie
2009 The Kings of Appletown Cliff
2009 Surviving Brotherhood Short video
2009 Mississippi Damned Young Sammy
2011 Shredd Young Nate TV movie
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1998 For Your Love Reggie at 5 Episode: "The Brother's Day"
2001 Malcolm in the Middle Kid #1 Episode: "Malcolm's Girlfriend"
2002 Girlfriends Malcolm Episode: "I Have a Dream House"
2002 Judging Amy Rudy Spruell Episode: "Nobody Expects the Spanish Inquisition"
2004 Eve Martin Episode: "They've Come Undone: Part 2"
2004–2010 Lost Walt Lloyd 33 episodes
Series regular, 2004–2005
Recurring guest star, 2005–2010
2006 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Nathan Phelps Episode: "Infected"
2006 My Name Is Earl Alby Episode: "Boogeyman"
2007–2010 Saving Grace Benjamin Cooley 4 episodes
2010–2011 Gigantic Finn Katins 18 episodes
2011 The Closer Curtis Hill Episode: "Necessary Evil"

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