September 12, 1996 |
|Occupation||Actor, voice actor, model|
Colin Ford (born September 12, 1996) is an American actor and voice actor. He is known for his role as young Sam Winchester in the 2005 TV series, Supernatural, and as Dylan Mee in the family movie We Bought a Zoo.
Life and career 
Ford was born in Nashville, Tennessee. He enjoyed being in front of the camera which led to his start in the entertainment business. At age 4, Colin modeled for print ads for regional and national retailers. At age 5, Colin broke into film as Clinton Jr. in the feature film Sweet Home Alabama. He obtained more roles in independent films such as Moved, The Book of Jaene and When Harry Met Lloyd: Dumb and Dumberer. In 2004 Colin portrayed Matthew Steed in the movie The Work and the Glory. 2005 marked a whirlwind year that began with a high profile photo shoot with Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie for W Magazine. This was immediately followed by a trip to Vancouver with Tom Welling and the cast of Smallville. Following Smallville, Colin reprised his role as Matthew Steed in The Work and the Glory: American Zion, Colin then played a lead role, as Jackson Patch in The Dog Days of Summer, along with veteran actor Will Patton. Capping off a busy year, Ford was back in Vancouver, playing Zeph, the son of Jason Statham's and Claire Forlani's characters in the epic adventure, In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale, which was released in theaters January 2008. In addition to print, television and film, Colin also has a passion for voice work. Ford earned the role of Dart, the reindeer, performing with Kathy Bates, Andy Griffith, Jay Leno, Ed Asner, Shirley Jones, and many others in the feature film, Christmas Is Here Again.
He starred in the film We Bought a Zoo, which was released in December 2011. He played the young son Dylan of a three-part family, with Matt Damon as the father, Benjamin, along with a little sister Rosie Maggie Elizabeth Jones.
When Ford is not acting he enjoys skateboarding, basketball and football. He attended Campbell Hall School, the same school as his We Bought a Zoo costar, Elle Fanning. He now attends Oaks Christian Online High School, a college preparatory school.
|2005||Smallville||Younger Evan Gallagher||Television program
|2006||The Tonight Show with Jay Leno||Dick Chaney Action Figure||Talk show
|2006||The Chelsea Handler Show||Blind Date||Sketch comedy series|
|2006||Close To Home||Hal Brooks||Television program
|2007||Side Order of Life||Baby Puree||Television program
Episode: "Whose Sperm Is It Anyway?"
|2007||Journeyman||Young Aeden Bennett||Television program
|2007||Christmas Is Here Again||Dart||Voice only
|2007–2011||Supernatural||Young Sam Winchester||Television program
Episodes: "A Very Supernatural Christmas"
"After School Special"
"When the Levee Breaks"
"Dark Side of the Moon"
"The Girl Next Door"
|2008||Can You Teach My Alligator Manners?||Mikey||Voice only
|2009||Special Agent Oso||Joe||Voice only
Episode: "A View To A Book"
"The Living Holiday Lights"
|2010||Private Practice||Walker||Television program
Episode: "Love Bites"
Episode: "Go Stewie Go!"
"Night of the Hurricane"
|2010||CSI: Miami||Cody Williams||Television program
Episode: "Mommie Deadest"
|2010||Hawaii Five-0||Evan Lowry||Television program
|2010||Jack and the Beanstalk||Jack|
|2011–2012||Jake and the Never Land Pirates||Jake (Seasons 1-2)||Animated series
Voice only, in later episodes voiced by Cameron Boyce
|2011||We Bought a Zoo||Dylan Mee|
|2013||Under the Dome||Joe||Television program, main cast.|
Awards and nominations 
|2008||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a TV Series – Guest Starring Young Actor||Journeyman||Nominated|
|2009||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a Voice-Over Role – Young Actor||Christmas Is Here Again||Nominated|
|2009||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a Feature Film – Supporting Young Actor||Lake City||Nominated|
|2010||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a TV Series – Recurring Young Actor 13 and Under||Supernatural||Won|
|2011||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a TV Series – Guest Starring Young Actor 11–13||CSI: Miami||Nominated|
|2011||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a DVD Film – Young Actor||Jack and the Beanstalk||Won|
|2012||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a Feature Film – Supporting Young Actor||We Bought a Zoo||Nominated|
|2012||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a Voice-Over Role – Young Actor||Jake and the Never Land Pirates||Won|
||This biographical article needs additional citations for verification. (March 2012)|
- "Elle Fanning Colin Ford We Bought a Zoo Interview (Video)".
- "32nd Annual Young Artist Awards – Nominations / Special Awards". The Young Artist Foundation. 2011. Retrieved March 14, 2011.
- "33nd Annual Young Artist Awards – Nominations / Special Awards". The Young Artist Foundation. 2012. Retrieved April 6, 2012.