Trent Ford

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Trent Ford
Born (1979-01-15) January 15, 1979 (age 35)
Akron, Ohio, U.S.
Occupation Actor, model
Years active 2000–present

Trent Ford (born January 15, 1979) is a British-American actor and model.


Ford was born in Akron, Ohio to a US Navy test pilot father and an English stewardess mother from Birmingham, England. He moved to the United Kingdom at the age of one with his parents and grew up in Cradley and Malvern. He studied English Literature at Clare College, Cambridge University.[1]

Ford starred in the feature films: How to Deal, Deeply, Gosford Park, Slap Her... She's French (released in the U.S. as She Gets What She Wants), and September Dawn.[2] He also portrayed Zoey Bartlet's French boyfriend in the fourth season of the television drama The West Wing, and Superman's future enemy, Mr. Mxyzptlk, in the fourth season episode of Smallville titled "Jinx." He guest starred as Steve in one episode of the TV sitcom Grounded for Life. Ford was the leading man in the ad campaign for Calvin Klein perfume "Eternity Moment" with Scarlett Johansson. He had a recurring role in several episodes of the CBS sitcom The Class, as Benjamin Chow, the boyfriend of Kat Warbler (Lizzy Caplan's character).

In 2008, he starred in the love story feature film Rez Bomb. Ford had a recurring role in three episodes of The Vampire Diaries second season as a vampire named Trevor. In November 2011, he guest starred in one episode of the CW drama 90210, as the Fashion Design Instructor. In March 2012, Ford filmed JJ Abrams' CW TV pilot Shelter portraying a British rockstar named Tyler Dean.

In May 2012, Ford played the lead role of Alex in a slick short film titled Shoot'er, directed by P.R. Brown.[3]

Slated for release June 6, 2014, Ford stars in Burning Blue, a feature film about two Navy fighter pilots who find themselves in the midst of a forbidden relationship throwing their lives and careers into disarray.[4]

On September 29, 2013, Ford guest starred in the Season 6 premiere episode of The Mentalist on CBS.[5]

Ford has been dating American actress and model Natalie Cohen since March 2011.[6]


Year Title Role Notes
2000 Deeply James
2001 Gosford Park Jeremy Blond
2002 She Gets What She Wants Ed Mitchell
2003 How to Deal Macon Forrester
2005 The Island Calvin Klein Model
2006 Park Nathan
2006 Shark Bait Percy (voice)
2007 September Dawn Jonathan Samuelson
2008 Rez Bomb Scott
2012 Shoot'er Shoot'er
2012 Possessions Orlando
2013 Platypus the Musical Daniel
2014 Burning Blue Daniel Lynch


Year Title Role Notes
2002-2003 The West Wing Jean Paul 6 Episodes
2004 Smallville Mikhail Mxyzptlk Episode: "Jinx"
2004 Grounded for Life Steve Episode: "Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?"
2007 The Class Benjamin Chow 5 Episodes
2007 Life Jeffrey Farmer Episode: "A Civil War"
2010-2011 The Vampire Diaries Trevor 3 Episodes
2011 90210 Fashion Design Instructor Episode: "Project Runaway"
2012 Shelter Tyler Dean Main Cast, CW TV Pilot
2013 The Mentalist Gavin Yardley Episode: "The Desert Rose"


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