While Skyler and Jr. want him to take the treatment, Marie, and later Hank, feel Sr. should be given the choice to decline the treatment if he wants; Sr. ends the intervention saying he will not do the treatment. [30][31][32], At the 2013 Media Access Awards, Mitte received the SAG-AFTRA Harold Russell Award for his portrayal of Walter White Jr. on the series. View the profiles of people named Walter R White Jr. Join Facebook to connect with Walter R White Jr. and others you may know. He telephones Jr. and says that he is going to send money to Jr.'s friend Louis, who should give it to Jr., who should give it to Skyler. 52.1k Followers, 7,327 Following, 1,612 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Walter White Jr. (@jwalterwhite) [13] That same year, he worked as executive producer of the documentary Vanished: The Tara Calico Story, that deals with the disappearance of Tara Calico. There's a belief among Breaking Bad viewers that Walt Jr. (RJ Mitte) wasn't the son of Walter White (Bryan Cranston) but instead, Ted Beneke (Christopher Cousins).Walt's wife and the mother of Walt Jr., Skyler White (Anna Gunn), had a complicated history with Ted, which was uncovered throughout the AMC series. Around this time, Jr. adopts a new alias: "Flynn". Mitte appeared on the cover of the February/March 2015 issue of Neurology Now (published by the American Academy of Neurology). At an intervention held by Skyler for Sr., Hank, Jr. and Marie argue over what to do. [5], Mitte was fitted with leg braces and used crutches throughout most of his childhood; however, over time, his body became stronger through sports and exercise; he no longer needed any walking devices by his teenage years. You may also light a candle in honor of Walter White Jr.. As a member of the NAACP, Walter White investigated lynchings and worked to end segregation. That it was real. In 2006 R.J. Mitte moved to Hollywood, California, with his family to support the foray of his sister, actress Lacianne Carriere, into print and commercial work. [15] On July 14, 2016, Mitte was announced as part of British Channel 4's coverage of the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games. The Hidden Tyranny. In January 2014, he began a recurring role on the ABC Family drama series Switched at Birth portraying Campbell, a premed student paralyzed from a snowboarding accident who uses a wheelchair. [24], Walt Jr. is portrayed by RJ Mitte and is the eldest son of protagonist Walter White and his wife Skyler. 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Born with cerebral palsy, Junior is an otherwise typical high school kid who uses crutches to get around. [18] Jr. later watches a news report about Fring's death, unaware that his father caused it. Upon learning of his father's connection with Hank's death, Jr. mistakenly concludes that he killed Hank. Feeling betrayed, Jr. calls 911 when Sr. fends off Skyler's knife attack, forcing Sr. to leave and eventually end up on the most wanted list. 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