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Gould in October 2009
|Born||Alexander Jerome Gould
May 4, 1994
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Occupation||Actor, voice artist|
|Notable work(s)||Nemo in Finding Nemo
Bambi in Bambi II
Twitch in How to Eat Fried Worms
Shane Botwin in Weeds
Gould was born in Los Angeles, to Tom and Valerie Gould. He has two younger sisters, Emma and Kelly, who are also actors. Gould practices Judaism, and is active in the Conservative Jewish youth group USY (he was president of his local USY synagogue chapter during his senior year of high school). He participated in Nativ, a gap year program, where he spent ten months living in Israel, including time in the Negev desert, teaching English to elementary school children.
Gould made his acting debut at the age of 6 in the episode of Freaks and Geeks where Lindsey gets high and then has to babysit his character of Ronnie. Gould made his feature film debut in They, and is best remembered for voicing the title character of Disney/Pixar's Finding Nemo. On television, Gould played the role of Shane Botwin on the Showtime series Weeds, as well as guest-starring on such series as Ally McBeal, Malcolm in the Middle, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Supernatural, and Pushing Daisies. He starred as David Collins in the WB remake of the soap opera Dark Shadows, but its pilot episode was rejected by the WB Television Network and never aired.
|2000||Freaks and Geeks||Ronnie||Episode: "Chokin' and Tokin'"|
|2000||Malcolm in the Middle||Egg||Episode: "Funeral"|
|2000||Geena Davis Show, TheThe Geena Davis Show||Sam||Episode: "Cooties"|
|2000||Mexico City||Peter Cobb|
|2001||Ally McBeal||Ben||2 episodes: "Mr. Bo" and "The Ex-Files"|
|2001||7th Heaven||Pee Wee #1||Episode: "Apologize"|
|2001||Day the World Ended, TheThe Day the World Ended||Young Ben||Television film|
|2001||Family Law||Josh Deverell||Episode: "Angel's Flight"|
|2002||Even Stevens||Episode: "Little Mr. Sacktown"|
|2002||Boomtown||Tom at age 8||Episode: "Reelin' in the Years"|
25th Annual Young Artist Awards for Best Performance in a Voice-Over Role - Young Actor
|2003||Exploring the Reef||Nemo||Voice role
|2003–04||American Dreams||2 episodes: "Change a Comin" and "The 7-10 Split"|
|2004||Dark Shadows||David Collins||Television film (never aired)|
|2004||Oliver Beene||Young Ted||Episode: "Soup to Nuts"|
|2005||Diary of a Worm||Narrator||Voice role, short film|
|2005–2012||Weeds||Shane Botwin||Supporting role
Nominated - 13th Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series (shared)
28th Annual Young Artist Awards for Best Performance in a TV Series - Supporting Young Actor
Nominated - 29th Annual Young Artist Awards for Best Performance in a TV Series - Supporting Young Actor
Nominated - 15th Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series (shared)
|2006||How to Eat Fried Worms||Twitch||28th Annual Young Artist Awards for Best Young Ensemble in a Feature Film (shared)|
|2007||Librarian from the Black Lagoon, TheThe Librarian from the Black Lagoon||Hubie||Narrator, video short|
|2007||Criminal Minds||Jeremy Jacobs||Episode: "Seven Seconds"|
|2008||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Jack Tremble||Episode: "Unorthodox"|
|2008||Pushing Daisies||Elliott McQuoddy||Episode: "The Legend of Merle McQuoddy"|
|2009||Supernatural||Cole Griffiths||Episode: "Death Takes a Holiday"|
|2010||Life & Times of Tim, TheThe Life & Times of Tim||Boy Scout||Episode: "The Girl Scout Incident/Rodney Has a Wife?"
|2012||Superman Unbound||Jimmy Olsen||voice|
- James, Jennifer (September 12, 2003). "THE KIDS' READING ROOM; KID-TO-KID; 'Meet Alexander Gould'". Los Angeles Times.
- "Finding Nachas; Disney/Pixar's new film is indeed a fine kettle of fish" – via HighBeam Research.