Brandon Mychal Smith
Brandon Mychal Smith-KSR-002029
Born May 29th, 1989
Los Angles, California
Occupation Comedian, rapper, actor
Years active 1998- present

Brandon Mychal Smith (born May 29, 1989) is an African-American actor, comedian and rapper previously known for his role as Lil' Danny Dawkins in Phil of the Future. He plays Nico Harris in Sonny With a Chance.

Smith has made appearances in many television shows including Unfabulous and That's So Raven and has starred in the film The Ron Clark Story. He recently played Albert "Stubby" Stubbins in the 2010 film, Starstruck. Mr. Smith also performs the song and music video "Party Up" for the movie Starstruck.


Brandon Smith won a Family Television Award and Young Artist Award in 2007 for his performance as Tayshawn in The Ron Clark Story , which also stars Matthew Perry. His other credits include Gridiron Gang, and a recurring role as Mario in Unfabulous. He was a recurring guest star on Phil of the Future and played a main role on Sonny With a Chance. He also starred in the 2010 Disney Channel Original Movie, Starstruck, in which he performed "Party Up," the final song of the movie. In 2010, Smith was in skating With The Stars, he was in second place as a runner-up. But he developed a stomach virus and couldn't return due to his severe illness. He is also debuting in a new Disney Channel original moveie: Let It Shine, as Lord Of Da Bling.


Film and Television
Year Title Role Notes
2002 The District Junior "Payback"
2004-2005 Unfabulous Mario 9 episodes
2005 The Shield Nathan "The Cure"
That's So Raven Razor "Extreme Cory"
2005-2006 Phil of the Future Lil Danny Dawkins 18 episodes
2006 Without a Trace Trevor "Blood Out"
Lucky Louie Jason Plumbey "A Mugging Story"
Bones Kid #1 "The Boy in the Shroud"
All of Us Deke "Love Do Cost a Thing" (uncredited)
The Ron Clark Story Tayshawn Main Role
Gridiron Gang Bug Wendal
2009-present Sonny with a Chance Nico Harris Main Role; 35 episodes
2010 Starstruck Albert J. Stubbins (Stubby) Main Role, With Sterling Knight
The Forgotten Billy York "Football John"
Music videos
Year Title Role Notes
2008 "La La Land" Director Music video by Demi Lovato


"Party Up"


Music video by Sterling Knight

Music video by Brandon Mychal Smith



  • Brandon Smith is 5' 11
  • His first role was in a Tiger Woods commercial at the age of 8 in 1998.