When most of the children of our generation were struggling to put shoes on their right feet at three years of age, the This Is Us star Niles Fitch had already signed his first agency and had embarked on his journey to become a model.
Niles Fitch’s acting career immaculately matches with the quote by John Milton: ‘Childhood shows the man, as morning shows the day’. Since his early age, he demonstrated some extreme acting skills, which hinted to his successful acting career.
Currently, Fitch is occupied with his new movies and shows among which includes Disney's 'Secret Society of Second Born Royals' that will come on the big screen on November 2019 most probably.
Niles Fitch’s Wiki-Like-Bio
The young sensation, Niles Fitch, was born on 12 July 2001 in Atlanta, Georgia. He was bought up by his father (financial advisor) and mother (lawyer), in the US.
Although Niles was raised in the United States, he originally embraces Afro-American origin.
Furthermore, the 18-years-old actor stands at a towering height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.8 meters) as per his bio.
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His father passed away in the early period of 2014 when he was just 12 years of age; the incident left all the family members in awe and despair. Niles, personally, went through an extreme mournful phase as he had lost a mentor like a father.
Niles spent many years trying to forget the incident, even though he went to counseling. However, he showed strong character and steered his life forward along with his family members. Take the case, when he posted a picture with his family on 8 December 2015 and all of them looked happier.
Niles Fitch with his family after his father's demise on 8 December 2018 (Source: Niles's Facebook)
Exploring the basketball fanatic actor's preference, it is found that his favorite book is Paulo Coelho's Best Seller The Alchemist and his favorite sports personality is basketball-lord, Kobe Bryant.
Niles’s Journey From Musical To 'This Is Us'
As soon as Niles’s parents noticed how adept their so-young-son was in mimicking the expressions in front of the camera, they wanted their son to pursue acting. All credits to his parents, Niles signed his first agency and began modeling at the tender age of three.
Advertisements and TV Shows then began to pile up for the talented actor. By the age of 7, Niles was already starring in multiple digital and print ads. In 2008, he even signed up with Wilhelmina Models, a famous modeling agency, and started traveling to New York occasionally.
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While he was in his mere 9, he made his theatrical debut as Young Martin Luther King Jr. in Jasmine Guy’s popular music of the 2010's Summer, I Dream.
With the deep yearning to push his career to the next level, he, along with the family, relocated to New York. It was not even more than a year of his migration to New York when he landed in the cast of Disney’s Musical The Lion King, portraying the role of a Young Simba.
Young Niles leaped from musical to the TV series with the Tyler Perry’s House Of Payne, for which he won Denver Post Ovation Award for “Best Actor In Supporting Role” while he was on his tour for The Lion King.
Niles Fitch (left) on the premiere of the 3rd season of This Is Us on 25 September 2018 (Source: Youtube)
Niles then began to polish his acting gene by portraying the recurring role of Deuce in the lifetime TV Drama Series, Army Wives, following his departure from the cast of The Lion King.
Although the show Army Wives ended up in 2013, roles for Niles never stopped showering. He appeared as a guest on the popular series Law and Order SVU, The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, and Disney’s Best Friends. Moreover, he had a role of Brooklyn in the critically acclaimed comedy movie St. Vincent in 2014.
As of now, Niles is engaged with NBC’s number one hit, This Is Us, where he is portraying the role of Randall Pearson. The 3rd season of the grossing show is on now.