Cayden Boyd

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Cayden Boyd
Born Cayden Michael Boyd
(1994-05-24) May 24, 1994 (age 22)
Bedford, Texas, United States.
Occupation Actor
Years active 2001–present

Cayden Michael Boyd (born May 24, 1994) is an American actor. He is best known for playing Max in the Robert Rodriguez's 2005 film The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D.

Life and work[edit]

Boyd was born in Bedford, Texas but has relocated to Australia[citation needed] with his parents and older sister, actress Jenna Boyd. He plays violin and cello and played high school football. He is currently a student at Pepperdine University studying business. Boyd landed his first roles, small television roles and commercials, as young as 6 and 7. He played Tim Robbins's son in Mystic River.[1] In 2005, he played Max in The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D.[1] Most recently, he played young Warren Worthington III in X-Men: The Last Stand,[1] and he had a starring role in Have Dreams, Will Travel (2007). He appeared on episodes of such television series as Crossing Jordan, Cold Case, Close to Home and Scrubs. In 2008, he appeared alongside Julia Roberts and Willem Dafoe in Fireflies in the Garden.[1]


Year Film Role Notes
2002 Fault Young Mark
2003 Freaky Friday Harry's Friend #2
Mystic River Michael Boyle
Exposed Jared
2004 Envy Boy #2 at play (wolf)
Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story Timmy
2005 The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D Max
2006 X-Men: The Last Stand Young Angel Cameo
2007 Have Dreams, Will Travel Ben Reynolds Main Role
2008 Fireflies in the Garden Young Michael

Guest appearances[edit]

Year Title Role Episodes
2001 Scrubs Hummer My Fifteen Minutes
2002 Taina Little Boy Test Friends
Papi Don't Preach
The King of Queens Lil Jared Kirbed Enthusiasm
2004 Century City Timmy A Mind Is a Terrible Thing to Lose
Toby Clemens The Face Was Familiar
Crossing Jordan Kyle Moran Fire in the Sky
2005 Cold Case Kyle Bream 1998 Revenge
Close to Home Sonny Pilot
Night Stalker Ryan Malum
2010 Past Life Noah Powell Pilot
2014–2015 Awkward Brian

Awards and nominations[edit]

Award Year Category Result Work
Young Artist Award 2003 Best Performance in a Commercial Nominated McDonalds


  1. ^ a b c d "Cayden Boyd Credits". Retrieved February 26, 2012. 

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