Remember Walter ‘Flynn’ White Jr., the breakfast-loving son of Walter White? Well, the talented actor behind the character, RJ Mitte, has been making waves in the entertainment industry, advocating for diversity and the representation of people with disabilities. Let’s dive into his incredible journey and explore his achievements since Breaking Bad.
Background And Breaking Bad
RJ Mitte didn’t have it easy growing up with cerebral palsy, but he didn’t let it hold him back. He landed the role of Walter Jr. in ‘Breaking Bad,’ a character that not only made him a household name but also played a crucial part in challenging the way disability is portrayed in the media. Mitte’s authentic performance opened doors for a new generation of actors, proving that disability doesn’t define a person’s talent.
Acting Career Post-Breaking Bad
Since leaving the world of ‘Breaking Bad’ behind, RJ Mitte has been a busy man, taking on a variety of film and TV roles that showcase his acting prowess. Some of his notable projects include films like ‘Dixieland,‘ ‘Triumph,‘ and ‘Time Share,‘ as well as the TV series ‘Switched at Birth.‘ Most recently, he appeared in Netflix’s ‘The Guardians Of Justice’ as Mind Master. In these roles, RJ continues to challenge stereotypes and promote diversity, proving that he’s not just a one-hit-wonder.
RJ Mitte’s Advocacy And Work With United Cerebral Palsy
RJ’s commitment to raising awareness for people with disabilities doesn’t end with acting. As an ambassador for United Cerebral Palsy, he uses his platform to create positive change. One of his most memorable experiences was covering the Rio 2016 Paralympics with Britain’s Channel 4 TV. RJ sees the Paralympics as a celebration of ability, an event that challenges the notion of disability and showcases the strength and determination of its athletes.
Breaking Barriers In Modeling And Fashion
RJ Mitte isn’t just an actor and advocate – he’s also a model. He’s worked with big names like Vivienne Westwood and Gap, further challenging stereotypes and promoting diversity in the fashion industry. His modeling career is a testament to the fact that people with disabilities can and should be represented in all aspects of the entertainment world.
Looking Ahead – RJ’s Future Projects
RJ is stoked for the LA 2028 Paralympics, and honestly, so are we! The event is a perfect opportunity for Olympians and Paralympians to showcase their superhero-like abilities, and we can see him covering the event again. As for future projects, we can’t wait to see what RJ has in store for us. One thing’s for sure – he’ll continue to advocate for diversity and representation in media, breaking barriers and inspiring others along the way.