September 12, 1996 |
Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
|Occupation||Actor, voice actor|
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 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.
|2002||Sweet Home Alabama||Clinton Jr.||Uncredited|
|2003||Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd||Young Lloyd||Uncredited|
|2004||Moved||Young Noel Franks||Short film|
|2004||The Work and the Glory||Matthew Steed|
|2005||The Work and the Glory: American Zion||Matthew Steed|
|2006||The Ant Bully||Red Teammate #4 (voice)|
|2007||Christmas Is Here Again||Dart (voice)|
|2007||In name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale||Zeph|
|2007||Martian Child||Additional voices||Uncredited|
|2007||American Family||Caleb Bogner|
|2008||Dog Days of Summer||Jackson Patch|
|2009||Bride Wars||Additional voices|
|2010||Jack and the Beanstalk||Jack|
|2011||All Kids Count||Jim|
|2011||In My Pocket||Young Stephen|
|2011||We Bought a Zoo||Dylan Mee|
|2012||Eye of the Hurricane||Mike Ballard|
|2005||Smallville||Younger Evan Gallagher||Episode: "Ageless"|
|2006||Tonight Show with Jay Leno, TheThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno||Dick Chaney Action Figure||Episode: "14.47"|
|2006||Chelsea Handler Show, TheThe Chelsea Handler Show||Blind Date||Episode: "1.3"|
|2006||Close To Home||Hal Brooks||Episode: "Legacy"|
|2007||Side Order of Life||Baby Puree (voice)||Episode: "Whose Sperm Is It Anyway?"|
|2007||Journeyman||Young Aeden Bennett||Episode: "Blowback"|
|2007–2011||Supernatural||Young Sam Winchester||5 episodes|
|2008||Can You Teach My Alligator Manners?||Mikey (voice)||10 Episodes|
|2009||Special Agent Oso||Joe (voice)||Episode: "A View To A Book/The Living Holiday Lights"|
|2010||Private Practice||Walker||Episode: "Love Bites"|
|2010–2013||Family Guy||Additional voices||8 episodes|
|2010||CSI: Miami||Cody Williams||Episode: "Mommie Deadest"|
|2010||Hawaii Five-0||Evan Lowry||Episode: "Ohana"|
|2011–2014||Jake and the Never Land Pirates||Jake (voice)||37 episodes|
|2012||Revolution||Michael||Episode: "The Children's Crusade"|
|2012–2013||The Mob Doctor||Sam Cooper||2 episodes|
|2013–present||Under the Dome||Joe McAlister||Main cast|
|2013||Sofia the First||Prince Hugo (voice)||Episode: "Just One of the Princes"|
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|
|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|
|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|
|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.