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Overview (3)

Born in Apple Valley, California, USA
Birth NameMiko John Hughes
Height 5' 4" (1.63 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Miko started his acting career in a public service announcement when he was 22 months old and followed that up by appearing in his first feature film at 27 months old. Since that early start Miko has consistently been one of the busiest young actors in Hollywood. Miko is best known on film for his dramatic portrayal of an autistic boy opposite Bruce Willis in the blockbuster hit Mercury Rising (1998). In addition, Miko has also starred on film in Spawn (1997), Zeus and Roxanne (1997), Apollo 13 (1995), Kindergarten Cop (1990) and Pet Sematary (1989). In addition, Miko has also appeared in numerous television movies. He has also been a series regular, recurring character or guest star on many television series including Baywatch (1989), Touched by an Angel (1994) and The Nanny (1993). Miko received an Emmy certificate for his participation as the voice of "Tommy" in the number one rated Fox animated TV series Life with Louie (1994). His other voice-over credits include the voice of "Sly" and "Witt," twin babies in the feature film Baby Geniuses (1999).

Miko is of Native American heritage and his name means "Chief" in Chickasaw. Miko is also a beekeeper and counts his 30,000 bees as pets. He has two older brothers (Mikhael and Mitchel) and one older sister (Molly). He lives in Apple Valley, California when working but considers his permanent address to be Oklahoma.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Ciaran O'Shea

Trivia (14)

In 1998, he kept 30,000 bees in his backyard beehive.
His name is pronounced Me-ko.
Has a cat named Spaz.
Has a sister, Molly and 2 brothers, Mikhael & Mitchell.
Is of Native American descent (Chickasaw) from his mother's side.
One of four children of John Hughes (a special effects technician) and his wife, Mary Hughes, Miko and his siblings (Molly, Mikhael & Mitchell) are of American (Chickasaw) descent on their mother's side. Miko's name means Chief in Chickasaw.
Is friends with actor Joey Zimmerman.
He is the youngest guest to be interviewed by Johnny Carson on "The Tonight Show". Hughes was 4 years old when he was interviewed on February 20, 1991, two days before his fifth birthday.
Living in Apple Valley, CA. He is acting during the day and is a DJ at night. [October 2006]
Miko appeared in a 1995 McDonald's commercial where he and a girl (his sister) had to clean up their room. Ronald McDonald successfully aids them with his magic.
Has played 2 characters on the Autism spectrum. Simon Lynch in Mercury Rising (1998), and Timmy Grayson in the Baywatch episode, Baywatch: Dolphin Quest (1998).
His father, John Hughes, was a special effects technician. In New Nightmare (1994), the father of his character Dylan also worked in special effects.
In the 1990s, his mother, Mary Hughes wrote the screenplay for a film based on her Native American grandmother, Zuma Odell Chaney, titled "Five At Dawn". Kent Bateman was attached to direct the film. Miko was to appear at the beginning and end of the movie, listening to his great-grandfather tell him about 1900 in the year 2000. However, the film was never made.
The face he makes after saying "When we get to the museum, we gotta see those dead guys wrapped up in toilet paper" as Aaron Bailey in a scene from season 6, episode 18 of Full House (1987), "Please Don't Touch the Dinosaurs", became a popular internet meme in Brazil in 2016 named "Por que você não amadurece?" (Why don't you mature?), often used in response when someone whines about something. A page for the meme was created on Facebook in Portuguese and gained over 300k likes in less than 24 hours. Hughes thanked the Brazilian fans for the meme in his social media accounts.

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