He was born in Sacramento, California on November 25, 1989 and moved to Florida at age 6. As a boy, he was often in trouble for being a disruptive “class clown” in school. His mother enrolled him in acting classes to deal with this pent up creative energy.
He moved back to California at age 12 and was homeschooled while pursuing acting gigs. He quickly landed television roles on Nickelodeon and Disney Channel.
In 2012, Lunsford graduated from California Institute of the Arts and College of the Canyons where he studied film and cinema.
He’s also made appearances on several popular broadcast network shows including ABC’s Desperate Housewives and Private Practice and Fox’s Malcom in the Middle.
In 2008 he was cast as the lead in the US adaptation of the Japanese Kamen Rider TV series.
He is a prolific YouTube film maker, creating feature film parodies under his Slice of Fried Gold Inc brand.
Stephen has enjoyed limited success in feature films, appearing in Bratz in 2007 and Maneater in 2009.