Arjay Smith is an American actor best known for his role as the title character of the Nickelodeon children's television series The Journey of Allen Strange, from 1997-2000.
He also stars as teaching assistant Max Lewicki in the police procedural crime drama television series Perception.
Smith is known to moviegoers for his performance in the blockbuster movie The Day After Tomorrow and to TV fans for his recurring role as Cadet Finley on the award-winning sitcom Malcolm in the Middle.
He has also appeared in the films First Sunday and Be Kind Rewind, and guest-starred on such series as 24 and Saving Grace.
Smith began his career starring as the adorable alien in the series The Journey of Allen Strange. Among his memorable commercial work, he the driver in a Snickers commercial featuring Aretha Franklin and Liza Minnelli.
In January 2011, he was the house sitter in the Doritos ad that premiered during the big NFL championship game.