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Webster native lands role on ABC sitcom
Webster, N.Y. -- You may not recognize him, but a Webster native is an actor in the ABC sitcom The Middle.
Tommy Bechtold plays the recurring role of Kenny, Axls red-haired college roommate, on the show.
In his only scenes, Bechtold faces the computer while playing video games, and hasnt had any lines.
Bechtolds mother, Maggie, is an elementary school teacher in Webster. She said the role is a big break in her sons acting career.
He loves it. Hes thrilled, she said. Hes pinching himself with his good fortune. He says working on the show has been wonderful; the main actors are really kind and very supportive.
Bechtold has also starred in some skits on Jimmy Kimmel Live. The Middle airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. on 13WHAM.