Miko Hughes was born on the 22 February 1986, in Apple Valley, California, USA of Native American heritage and his name means “Chief” in Chickasaw. He started his acting career in a public service announcement at just 22 months old and followed that up by appearing in his first feature film at 27 months old.
Miko was a prolific child actor churning out movies with regularity, such hits as Mercury Rising with Bruce Willis and “Kindergarten Cop” with Arnold Schwarzenegger. In total to date he has appeared in over 20 films and on numerous television series to a guest spot on the series “Caveman” in 2007 and after seven years we next saw Miko in 2014 on the series “The New Adventures of Pinkgirl and The Scone.”
Miko’s talents really shone through in 1998’s “Mercury Rising” opposite Willis; here he plays ‘Simon Lynch’ a nine-year old autistic savant who is targeted fir death by Shadowy elements in the NSA when he is able to decipher a top secret code. Willis plays the cop who protects him from danger in this exciting action flick.
Four year earlier he played Dylan in the creepy horror flick “New Nightmare” and at the start of his career he was ‘Cage Creed’ in the Stephen King penned “Pet Sematary”, one of the creepiest kids you will ever see in film. He also appeared in numerous TV series and was a regular as ‘Aaron Bailey’ on “Full House.”
Miko Hughes was one of the most prolific and talented child stars in the 1990’s, he remains active with roles in “A City of Shoulders and Noses” which as been announced and “The Untold Story” which is expected in 2018.