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Ford at the 2014 San Diego Comic Con International
September 12, 1996 |
Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
|Occupation||Actor, voice actor|
|Notable work||Dylan Mee in We Bought a Zoo
Joe McAlister in Under The Dome
Jake in Jake and the Never Land Pirates (voice) (2011-2013)
Young Sam Winchester/Teen Sam Winchester in Supernatural (2007-2011, 2016)
Colin Ford (born September 12, 1996) is an American actor and voice actor. He appeared as Joe McAlister in Under the Dome. He is also known as the voice of Jake on Jake and the Never Land Pirates, which earned him a Young Artist Award, and for his role as Dylan Mee in the family movie We Bought a Zoo.
Life and career
Ford was born in Nashville, Tennessee. He enjoyed being in front of the camera which led to his start in the entertainment business. At age 4, he modeled for print ads for regional and national retailers. At age 5, he made his film debut as Clinton Jr. in the feature film Sweet Home Alabama. He obtained more roles in independent films such as Moved, The Book of Jaene and Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd.
In 2004, Ford portrayed Matthew Steed in the movie The Work and the Glory. 2005 began with a high profile photo shoot with Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie for W magazine. This was immediately followed by a trip to Vancouver with Tom Welling and the cast of Smallville. Following Smallville, he reprised his role as Matthew Steed in The Work and the Glory: American Zion, then played a lead role, as Jackson Patch in Dog Days of Summer, along with veteran actor Will Patton. Capping off a busy year, Ford was back in Vancouver, playing Zeph, the son of Jason Statham's and Claire Forlani's characters in the epic adventure, In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale, which was released in April 2007. Ford voiced the role of Dart, the reindeer, performing with Kathy Bates, Andy Griffith, Jay Leno, Ed Asner, Shirley Jones, and many others in the feature film, Christmas Is Here Again.
He starred in the film We Bought a Zoo, which was released in December 2011. He played the young son Dylan of a three-part family, with Matt Damon as the father, Benjamin, along with a little sister Rosie Maggie Elizabeth Jones.
He attended Campbell Hall School, the same school as his We Bought a Zoo costar, Elle Fanning. He now attends Oaks Christian Online High School, a college preparatory school. After filming We Bought a Zoo, Colin got on the hit TV series, Under The Dome, playing Joe McAlister.
|2002||Sweet Home Alabama||Clinton Jr.||Uncredited|
|2003||Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd||Young Lloyd Christmas||Uncredited|
|2004||Moved||Young Noel Franks||Short film|
|2004||The Work and the Glory||Matthew Steed|
|2005||The Work and the Glory: American Zion||Matthew Steed|
|2006||The Ant Bully||Red Teammate #4 (voice)|
|2007||Christmas Is Here Again||Dart (voice)|
|2007||In the Name of the King||Zeph|
|2007||Martian Child||Additional voices||Uncredited|
|2007||American Family||Caleb Bogner|
|2008||Dog Days of Summer||Jackson Patch|
|2009||Push||Young Nick Gant|
|2009||Bride Wars||Additional voices|
|2010||Jack and the Beanstalk||Jack|
|2011||All Kids Count||Jim|
|2011||In My Pocket||Young Stephen|
|2011||We Bought a Zoo||Dylan Mee|
|2012||Eye of the Hurricane||Mike Ballard|
|2005||Smallville||Younger Evan Gallagher||Episode: "Ageless"|
|2006||Tonight Show with Jay Leno, TheThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno||Dick Chaney Action Figure||Episode: "14.47"|
|2006||Chelsea Handler Show, TheThe Chelsea Handler Show||Blind Date||Episode: "1.3"|
|2006||Close To Home||Hal Brooks||Episode: "Legacy"|
|2007||Side Order of Life||Baby Puree (voice)||Episode: "Whose Sperm Is It Anyway?"|
|2007||Journeyman||Young Aeden Bennett||Episode: "Blowback"|
|2007–2011, 2016||Supernatural||Young Sam Winchester/Teen Sam Winchester||6 episodes|
|2008||Can You Teach My Alligator Manners?||Mikey (voice)||10 Episodes|
|2009||Special Agent Oso||Joe (voice)||Episodes: "A View To A Book/The Living Holiday Lights"|
|2010||Private Practice||Walker||Episode: "Love Bites"|
|2010–2013||Family Guy||Various voices||9 episodes|
|2010||CSI: Miami||Cody Williams||Episode: "Mommie Deadest"|
|2010||Hawaii Five-0||Evan Lowry||Episode: "Ohana" (S01E02)|
|2011–2013||Jake and the Never Land Pirates||Jake (voice)||42 episodes|
|2012||Revolution||Michael||Episode: "The Children's Crusade"|
|2012–2013||The Mob Doctor||Sam Cooper||2 episodes|
|2013–2015||Under the Dome||Joe McAlister||Main cast|
|2013–2014||Sofia the First||Prince Hugo, Axel (voice)||2 episodes|
Awards and nominations
- "Colin Ford".
- "Elle Fanning Colin Ford We Bought a Zoo Interview (Video)".
- "Child/Teen Star Winners Announced at 31st Annual Young Artist Awards" (PDF). The Young Artist Foundation. April 11, 2010. Retrieved February 13, 2011.
- "32nd Annual Young Artist Awards – Nominations / Special Awards". The Young Artist Foundation. 2011. Retrieved March 14, 2011.
- "33rd Annual Young Artist Awards – Nominations / Special Awards". The Young Artist Foundation. 2012. Retrieved 2014-09-04.
- "A day of winners at the Young Artist Awards" (PDF). The Young Artist Foundation. 2012. Retrieved 2014-09-04.
- ""Gravity, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Lead Saturn Awards Noms"". Variety. February 26, 2014. Retrieved September 13, 2014.
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