The Middle Cast: What happened to them? Where are they now?

The Middle Cast

Where are the Middle Cast members now? What happened to them?

The beloved ABC comedy “The Middle” came to an end in 2018 after a successful nine-season run. ABC’s comedy series, The Middle, upon its 2009 debut, was as relatable as any television show can be, due to its representation of a regular middle-class family. The show’s ensemble included comedy heavyweights such as Patricia Heaton of “Everybody Loves Raymond” and Neil Flynn of “Scrubs,”.

The show was loved by many as many people can fit themselves into the lives of The Middle Cast. Just as the co-creator and executive producer Eileen Heisler told Deadline during the final season. “I think a lot of people felt we were representing them — their families, their lives, The word we most heard from fans is that our show was relatable.”

Despite the changing world and political climate during the show’s run, Heisler explained the enduring success of “The Middle” was due to the likable characters and their touching stories.

Whether Frankie Heck ( Patricia Heaton) was going to Brick’s ( Atticus Shaffer) school when she was mid-work, Sue Heck ( Eden Sher) was trying to be more visible at school, or Brick was living in his tiny little world, the struggling family from Jasper, Indiana, made good television, enough to secure a solid nine-season run. All The Middle Cast have been up to something in life, check them out below.

The Middle Cast: What are they up to now?

Patricia Heaton (Frankie Heck):

Patricia Helen Heaton (born March 4, 1958) is an American actress, model, and comedian. As of 2022, she is 64 years old. Heaton is popular in highly-rated sitcom television series. Besides starring as Frances “Frankie” Heck on the ABC sitcom The Middle (2009–2018), Heaton is also best known for her starring roles like Debra Barone in the CBS sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond (1996–2005). Since the end of The Middle, Heaton has appeared as the star of her own show, Carol’s Second Act. Heaton played Dr. Carol Kenney, a former high school teacher-turned doctor, who was also divorced and had two grown children. The show premiered on CBS in 2019 and aired for a single season. Aside from that, in 2018, Heaton bagged a voice role in Smallfoot.

Apart from on-screen activities, The Middle Cast member, Heaton has had her hands full pursuing other creative endeavors, including authoring the similarly titled memoir “Your Second Act.” As she told Watch! Magazine in 2019, “It’s important to keep the creative juices flowing and not get complacent.” She debuted the housewares line Patricia Heaton Home at Walmart.

According to A report by Today, Heaton is also embracing sobriety during her second act — The Middle Cast member celebrated three years of being alcohol-free in 2021. “I’ve stopped, and my life has improved significantly,” Heaton explained. “My kids are in their mid-20s and I’ll probably be in my 70s by the time I have grandchildren. I want to be healthy for them.”

Neil Flynn (Mike Heck):

Neil Richard Flynn (born November 13, 1960) is an American actor, comedian, and voice actor. Apart from playing Mike Heck in the ABC comedy series The Middle, Neil is also best known for his roles as Janitor on Scrubs. He also has had notable appearances in television series, such as That ’70s Show, SeinfeldCSI, and Smallville, and the television films It’s a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie and Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie. Taking about The Middle,  Flynn won for himself a Critic’s Choice Award nomination. Soon after the show ended, he joined the cast of Abby’s.

Being a voice actor, he voiced Jonathan Kent in Superman: Man of Tomorrow and the animated show “Solar Opposites,”. Last year, he appeared in an episode of Chicago Party Aunt according to his IMDb profile.

Charlie McDermott (Axl Heck):

Charles Joseph McDermott Jr. (born April 6, 1990) is an American television and film actor, best known for his role as Axl Heck on ABC’s The Middle. As of 2022, he is 32 years old. He was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male for his performance in the acclaimed film Frozen River.

Charlie McDermott started playing Axl Heck on “The Middle” when he was just 18 years old. As Axl Heck, Charlie McDermott was the firstborn of the middle American family. While fans of the Middle Tv series became familiar with The Character, Axl Heck as you might know him from the Show was far from McDermott’s personality. “Axl is an enigma to me for the most part,” McDermott told the The Philadelphia Inquirer in a 2017 interview. “I think generally he makes decisions that I disapprove of … but he’s fun, too, in that aspect.”

In 2018, he appeared alongside Mark Wahlberg in “Instant Family,” and he played Ty in the Netflix mini-series “Unbelievable” the following year, per his IMDb profile. Besides being an actor, McDermott has also tried his hands on music. In 2020, he released the digital album “Some Things Just Fall Out of Your Hands,” for which he wrote, performed, and recorded all eight tracks.

Eden Sher ( Sue Heck)

Eden Rebecca Sher (born December 26, 1991) is an American actress, best known for her roles as Sue Heck on the ABC family sitcom series The Middle and as Star Butterfly on the Disney XD / Disney Channel animated fantasy dramedy series Star vs. the Forces of Evil. As of 2022, she is 31 years old. She won the 2013 Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her performance in The Middle.

The Actress wasn’t an immediate picked to join the Middle cast member. In a 2016 Gold Derby interview, Sher explained, “It is a miracle I was cast; it was not an easy process.” But after the show, Eden Sher almost got a spin-off show. After playing the Heck sister for nine years, the actress almost continued the role in a spin-off that focused on her character, Sue.

Sher voiced the titular princess in the animated Disney show “Star vs. the Forces of Evil” for four seasons accordingto her IMDb profile. To keep her comedic sitcom talents on display, Sher also made appearences in episodes of “Jane the Virgin” and “Superstore.”

In normal life, Sher is a now a mother of twins, she announced via her Instagram in June 2021 that she and her husband, comedian Nick Cron-DeVico, were expecting twins.

Atticus Shaffer ( Brick Heck)

Atticus Ronald Shaffer (born June 19, 1998) is an American actor known for playing Brick Heck on the ABC sitcom The Middle, as well as for voicing Edgar in the film Frankenweenie and Ono on the Disney Junior series The Lion Guard , and for his brief appearance in Hancock. As of 2022, Shaffer is 24 years old.

When Atticus Shaffer was 11-year-old he began playing the eccentric character Brick Heck on “The Middle,”. On the show, viewers and critics alike quickly gravitated to the youngest character and all of his quirks. “People just like Brick because he follows the beat of his own drummer,”

Brick Heck was the adorable weird kid with a passion for whispering to himself, an act that was also tells when he was lying. When Brick wasn’t being fascinated by the internet due to the fact that a few singles in his area were dying to meet him, he would feel good that people at school thought his Shaquille O’Neal backpack was cool. Atticus told The New York Times in 2010. “He’s different, and he’s quirky, and people seem to think that’s adorable. Trust me because I know. It’s my life.”

Since the Middle show came to an end, Shaffer has racked up a steady stream of voice acting gigs, which he also did during the show’s run. According to the young actor’s IMDb profile, he’s worked on several popular animated series, such as Disney’s “The Lion Guard,” “Pete the Cat,” and “Star vs. the Forces of Evil” with “The Middle” castmate Eden Sher. He also made an appearance on an episode of Never Have I Ever.

Beau Wirick ( Sean Donahue)

Beau Wirick ( born April 30, 1986) is an American actor known for playing the role of Sean Donahue on the sitcom The Middle. As of 2022, he is 36 years old. Beau has also appeared in guest roles on the TV series 7th HeavenArrested DevelopmentNCISThe OfficeDrake & Josh and Jack & Bobby. He portrayed Julian Crane in a flashback sequence on the daytime drama Passions in 2004. Wirick has been quiet when it comes to acting. He is however enjoying married life to Canadian actress, Daniela Bobadilla. The couple got married in 2018.

Greg Cipes (Chuck)

Greg Cipes is an American actor, voice actor and musician. He was a cast member in the reality television program Twentyfourseven and had recurring roles in MDs and Peacemakers. His voice acting roles include Beast Boy in Teen Titans and Teen Titans Go!, Chiro in Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go!, Kevin Levin in Ben 10, and Michelangelo in the 2012 edition of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. As of 2022, he is 42 years old.

On the middle show, Chuck worker at Orson Quarry, he had an air of calmness around him, often accompanied by funny punchlines that we do not think even he knew how hard they hit. Chuck was always a delight.

Since the show came to an end in 2018, Cipes has bagged voice-over roles in DuckTalesRise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Cleopatra in Space. He has also landed film voice roles in Teen Titans Go! and Ben 10 Versus the Universe: The Movie.

Alphonso McAuley (Hutch)

Alphonso McAuley (born April 21, 1979) is an American actor and a Viner with over 2.2 million followers. McAuley played Cassius Sparks on Fox’s comedy television series Breaking In and played Hutch in ABC’s The Middle. He is 38 years old as of 2022.

Chris Kattan(Bob)

Christopher Lee Kattan () (born October 19, 1970) is an American actor, comedian, and author. He is best known for his work as a cast member on Saturday Night Live, his role as Bob on the first four seasons of The Middle, for playing Doug Butabi in A Night at the Roxbury and Bunnicula in Bunnicula.

Daniela Bobadilla (Lexie Brooks)

Daniela Bobadilla (born April 4, 1993) is a Canadian actress. She is best known for playing Sam Goodson in the FX series Anger Management. She has also appeared in other film and television roles, such as Mr. Troop Mom, the NBC drama Awake, the ABC series The Middle, and the Lifetime original movies Lies in Plain SightThe Cheating Pact and Perfect High.

In the show, she and Sue Heck shared the same awkwardness in college, and it only made sense that they would strike a friendship. The pair became dormmates and Lexis Brooks got to confess her love for Sue’s brother, Axl. However in real life, Lexie is married to Sue’s own love interest, Sean Donahue.

She also landed a voice role in Justice League vs. the Fatal Five. On television, she made appearances on episodes of Modern Family, where she played the role of Trish, and Young Justice: Outsiders, where she portrayed Andy Nash.

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