Bobby Coleman

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Bobby Coleman
BobbyColemanNov07.jpg
Coleman on November 18, 2007
Born Robert Moorhouse Coleman III
(1997-05-05) May 5, 1997 (age 17)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 2002–present

Robert Moorhouse "Bobby" Coleman III (born May 5, 1997) is an American actor. He is best known for his roles in the films Martian Child, as the title character, and The Last Song.

Life and career[edit]

Coleman was born in Los Angeles, California, the son of Doris Berg and Robert Moorhouse Coleman, Jr. He is the younger brother of actress Holliston Coleman, and lives with his family in the Los Angeles area.

Coleman began acting at the age of five in commercials, and has since appeared in several film and television productions. Coleman had brief appearances in a number of series such as Medium and JAG, before moving into film roles. He appeared in the feature films Must Love Dogs and Friends with Money, and also had a recurring role in the television series Surface, before taking leading roles in the films The Good Mother and Take. He played the title lead role in the film Martian Child,[1] his second role alongside John Cusack and is set to appear with his sister in Proving Ground: From the Adventures of Captain Redlocks, in which he will play the younger brother of his real-life sister. They are both set to star together again in the science-fiction adventure film, Robosapien: Rebooted. He appeared in the 2010 film The Last Song as Jonah Miller, the younger brother of Miley Cyrus's character.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2003 Dragnet O'Malley's Son "Daddy's Girl"
2005 Medium 7 Year-Old Boy "A Priest, a Doctor and a Medium Walk Into an Execution Chamber"
JAG Donovan Pardee "Two Towns"
Must Love Dogs Austin Conner
Surface Jesse Daughtery seven episodes
2006 Friends with Money Marcus
Glass House: The Good Mother Ethan Snow
2007 Take Jesse Nichols
Martian Child Dennis / The Martian Child Lead role
2008 Family Man Mack Becker TV series (pilot)
In Plain Sight Lonny McRoy / Leo Billups "Hoosier Daddy"
Proving Ground: From the Adventures of Captain Redlocks Noah Stephenson pre-production
2009 Knight Rider Danny Clark "Fly by Knight"
Post Grad Hunter Malby
2010 Snowmen Billy Kirkfield
The Last Song Jonah Miller
Private Practice Oliver "Second Choices"(season 3)
2011 R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour Jeffrey / Norman "The Walls" as Jeffery
"Swarmin' Norman'" as Norman
2013 Robosapien: Rebooted Henry Keller

Awards[edit]

2008 Young Artist Award
Best Performance in a Feature Film - Young Actor Age Ten or Younger for Martian Child — Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bobby Coleman biography". Retrieved October 31, 2012. 

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