Sterling Martin Beaumon (born June 2, 1995) is an American actor . He is best known for his lead roles as Max Doyle in the 2008 film Mostly Ghostly: Who Let the Ghosts Out? and as young Benjamin Linus in the ABC television series, Lost. Beaumon recently had guest roles in both Law & Order SVU and Criminal Minds. He has also appeared as "Seamus" on the television show Clue, on The Hub channel.
Beaumon was born in San Diego, California, and currently resides in Burbank, California.
He started acting at the age of six and made his professional stage debut at the age of seven in The Grapes of Wrath. He also has performed at the Geffen Playhouse, appearing in a production of All My Sons. His stage work also includes over 40 Equity stage productions.
Beaumon's first appearance in television commercials was at thirteen when he appeared in a Disney Cruise Line commercial. Since then, he has appeared in several national commercials including those for car manufacturers, pool products, foods, movie studios,Verizon and a campaign for IHOP restaurant.