Sterling Martin Beaumon (born June 2, 1995) is an American teen actor and singer. He is best known for his lead role as Max Doyle in the 2008 film Mostly Ghostly: Who Let the Ghosts Out? and young Benjamin Linus in the ABC television show Lost.

Life and career

Beaumon was born in San Diego, California, and presently resides in Santa Clarita. He goes to school at Los Angeles Lutheran High School.[1] Beaumon has been figure skating since 1999. In 2000, he skated opposite Scott Hamilton in "Stars On Ice" in his hometown of San Diego. He now resorts to recreational hockey due to the difficulties of having to take so many long periods of time off from figure skating.[citation needed] He started dancing and acting by the time he was six and made his very first professional stage debut at the age of seven in The Grapes of Wrath. He also danced as a guest artist in the National Ballet of Korea's Nutcracker (Fritz) at the LA Shrine Auditorium.

Sterling began appearing in television commercials when he was six with a Disney Cruise Line spot. Since then, he has been in several national commercials including those for car manufacturers, pool products, foods, movie studios, Verizon and most recently, in a big campaign for IHOP restaurant. Beaumon supports numerous charities including Ronald McDonald House, Mothers Against Gang Violence and arts programs for youths at risk.

He guest-starred on an episode of the hit NBC series, ER, portraying a teenage boy who gets in a fight and suffers a subdural hematoma as well as in an episode of Bones. He also co-starred in West Coast Ensemble's adaptation of the Stephen Sondheim musical, Assassins. He also plays the role of a young Benjamin Linus on the hit ABC series Lost.

Beaumon's voiceover work includes one of the starring English voices in the Japanese anime series Gunsword and the CGI created Astro Boy film. He has recently done the English voice of Duke Qubine in the video game The Last Remnant. On March 23, 2010 Beaumon releases his first EP Step Back to Reality. The album contains 9 songs.[2]




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