April 23, 1997
Vancouver, British Columbia
Ferris was born in Vancouver, British Columbia. He began acting at the age of seven after meeting another child actor on a family vacation, and writing to the actor's agent. He appeared in the movie RV as Billy Gornicke, The Invisible as Victor Newton, Diary of a Wimpy Kid as Collin Lee and The Time Traveler's Wife as Young Henry DeTamble. He played in the Showtime Network's The L Word as Wilson Mann-Peabody, son of Helena. He also played Young Sam Winchester in the TV series Supernatural, episode "Something Wicked". In 2009, he appeared in an episode of Smallville entitled "Eternal" as a young Davis Bloome.
Ferris is also a voice actor, providing the voice of T.D. Kennelly in the television series Martha Speaks, Paulie the Pliosaurus in Dinosaur Train, Dreamfish in the Barbie animated movie Barbie in A Mermaid Tale, Milkie the ice cream truck in Firehouse Tales, and Charlie Brown in Peanuts Motion Comics in 2008.
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- "Interview: Alex Ferris from 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid' and 'Supernatural' | FanBolt". FanBolt. 11 March 2010. Retrieved 11 December 2016.
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