January 15, 1979
Akron, Ohio, U.S.
Early life and career
Ford was born in Akron, Ohio to a US Navy test pilot father and an English stewardess mother from Birmingham, West Midlands. He moved to the United Kingdom at the age of one with his parents and grew up in Cradley and Malvern with his brother and two sisters. He studied English Literature at Clare College, Cambridge University.
Ford starred in the feature films: Deeply, Gosford Park, Slap Her... She's French (released in the U.S. as She Gets What She Wants), How to Deal, and September Dawn. Ford portrayed Jean Paul, the French boyfriend of Zoey Bartlet (Elisabeth Moss's character) in six episodes of 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". Ford appeared as Steve in one episode of the CBS sitcom Grounded for Life, opposite Donal Logue and Megyn Price. Ford played Benjamin Chow, the boyfriend of Kat Warbler (Lizzy Caplan's character) in five episodes of the CBS sitcom The Class. In the first season of the NBC series Life, Ford played Jeffrey Farmer, opposite Damian Lewis.
Ford was the leading man in the ad campaign for Calvin Klein perfume "Eternity Moment" opposite Scarlett Johansson. Ford has also appeared in advertising campaigns for Gap, Abercrombie & Fitch, and Valentino.
In 2008, Ford starred in the love story/thriller Rez Bomb about a Lakota girl and a white boy who are very much in love, but get themselves into trouble with a brutal money lender. Ford played a vampire named Trevor in three episodes of The CW supernatural drama The Vampire Diaries. In November 2011, Ford appeared in one episode of the CW drama 90210. In March 2012, Ford filmed JJ Abrams' CW TV pilot Shelter, portraying a British rock star named Tyler Dean.
Ford starred in Burning Blue, a military drama about two Navy fighter pilots who find themselves in the midst of a forbidden relationship, throwing their lives and careers into disarray. Lionsgate released the film on June 6, 2014. 
|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||Shark Bait||Percy (voice)|
|2007||September Dawn||Jonathan Samuelson|
|2013||Platypus the Musical||Daniel|
|2014||Burning Blue||Daniel Lynch|
|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"|
- Trent Ford at the Internet Movie Database
- Storm Models London: Trent Ford Portfolio
- Click Models LA: Trent Ford Portfolio
- Trent Ford Film: Rez Bomb