September 12, 1996 |
|Occupation||Actor, voice actor|
Colin Ford (born September 12, 1996) is an American actor. He is known for his role as young Sam Winchester in the TV series Supernatural, and as the voice of Jake on Jake and the Never Land Pirates, both earned him a Young Artist Award, 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, he modeled for print ads for regional and national retailers. At age 5, he made his film debut 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 Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd.
In 2004, Ford portrayed Matthew Steed in the movie The Work and the Glory. 2005 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, he reprised his role as Matthew Steed in The Work and the Glory: American Zion, then played a lead role, as Jackson Patch in 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. Ford voiced 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.
|2005||Smallville||Younger Evan Gallagher||Television program
|2006||Tonight Show with Jay Leno, TheThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno||Dick Chaney Action Figure||Talk show
|2006||Chelsea Handler Show, TheThe 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
|2011–2012||Jake and the Never Land Pirates||Jake (Seasons 1-2)||Animated series
Voice only, in later episodes voiced by Cameron Boyce
|2012-2013||The Mob Doctor||Sam Cooper||Episode: "Confessions"|
|2013||Under the Dome||Joe McAlister||Television program, main cast.|
|2013||Sofia the First||Prince Hugo||Television program|
|2007||Christmas Is Here Again||Dart||Voice only
|2007||In name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale||Zeph|
|2010||Jack and the Beanstalk||Jack|
|2011||We Bought a Zoo||Dylan Mee|
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.
- "33rd Annual Young Artist Awards – Nominations / Special Awards". The Young Artist Foundation. 2012. Retrieved April 6, 2012.