Jared S. Gilmore

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Jared Gilmore
Jared Gilmore SDCC 2014.jpg
Gilmore at the 2014 Comic-Con International
Born Jared Scott Gilmore
(2000-05-30) May 30, 2000 (age 14)
San Diego, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 2008–present
Awards Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series – Leading Young Actor

Jared Scott Gilmore (born May 30, 2000) is an American child actor. He is best known for his roles in Mad Men as Bobby Draper and for the series Once Upon a Time as Henry Mills. He won the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series – Leading Young Actor in 2012 for his role in the latter series.

Career[edit]

Gilmore was cast as Bobby Draper in 2009. He was the third actor to play the character, after Maxwell Huckabee and Aaron Hart, since 2007 when the character was originated.[1][2]

In 2011, Gilmore left Mad Men and was cast in Once Upon a Time as Henry Mills, the "biological son of Emma Swan (Jennifer Morrison's character) and the only resident of Storybrooke who is not under the spell of the Evil Queen (Lana Parrilla)."[3] Series creators Adam Horowitz and Eddy Kitsis stated of the role, "One of our emotional centers was an 11-year-old boy who had to be precocious and vulnerable at the same time."[4] Kitsis believed that Gilmore "naturally brought [these characteristics] out... We just knew he had to be our Henry!"[4] Gilmore commented, "I relate to Henry because I'm 11 and also have a very good imagination. I enjoy making up and playing games in worlds with alternate realities myself."[5]

At the 33rd Young Artist Awards, he won the Award for Best Performance in a TV Series – Leading Young Actor.[6] The following year, at the 34th Young Artist Awards, he was nominated for Best Performance in a TV Series – Leading Young Actor.[7] He was also included among the cast of Mad Men when it won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.[8] in 2010 for season 3.

Personal life[edit]

He was born on May 30, 2000 in San Diego, California.[9] For two years, he attended John Robert Powers San Diego, a training school for actors, models, and singers.[10]

According to Variety, Gilmore unintentionally began his acting career after running into talent representatives who were interested in his twin sister, Taylor.[4] After many auditions, he acquired his first jobs through modeling t-shirts and acting in commercials.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film/Show Role Notes
2011–present Once Upon a Time Henry Mills Main role
2011 Wilfred Young Ryan Episode: "Anger"
2010 Men of a Certain Age Kenneth Episode: "Cold Calls"
2010 A Nanny for Christmas Jonas Ryland
2009–2010 Mad Men Bobby Draper 19 episodes
2010 Hawthorne Justin Adams 3 episodes
2010 The Back-up Plan Cameo not credited
2010 Overnight Kyle
2009 Opposite Day Baby Bailiff
2009 Roommates Graham Episode: "The Trash 'N Treasures"
2008–2009 Talkshow with Spike Feresten Little Bill O'Reilly 9 episodes
2008 Eleventh Hour Owen Episode: "Titans"
2008 Without a Trace Matthew Episode: "Driven"

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result
2009 Screen Actors Guild Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Mad Men Won
2012 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Series - Leading Young Actor Once Upon a Time Won
2013 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Series - Leading Young Actor Once Upon a Time Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jeffrey, Morgan (August 22, 2011). "'Mad Men' recasting Bobby Draper for new season". Digital Spy. Retrieved April 4, 2013. 
  2. ^ Brown, Lane (August 24, 2009). "Mad Men Replaces Bobby Draper, Again". Vulture. Retrieved April 5, 2013. 
  3. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (March 9, 2011). "Jennifer Morrison Set As The Lead In ABC Pilot ‘Once Upon A Time’, 3 Others Cast". Deadline.com. Retrieved April 5, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c Marechal, AJ (October 20, 2011). "Jared Gilmore: ‘Mad Men’ moppet finds ‘Time’". Variety. Retrieved April 4, 2013. 
  5. ^ a b "Jared Gilmore as Henry – Once Upon a Time Characters & Cast Bios" (Press release). American Broadcasting Company. Retrieved April 4, 2013. 
  6. ^ "33rd Annual Young Artist Awards". Young Artist Foundation. Retrieved May 8, 2012. 
  7. ^ "34th Annual Young Artist Awards". Young Artist Foundation. Retrieved March 1, 2013. 
  8. ^ "The 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards". Screen Actors Guild. Retrieved April 5, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Jared Gilmore Biography". BuddyTV. Retrieved April 5, 2013. 
  10. ^ "John Robert Powers San Diego Acting Student Accepts 'Mad Men' Ensemble Win On Stage At The SAG Awards" (Press release). John Robert Powers. February 11, 2010. Retrieved April 5, 2013. 

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