Jordon Hodges

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Jordon Hodges
Jordon Hodges 2017 Actor on set The Shade Shepherd.png
Hodges in 2017
Born (1987-03-02) March 2, 1987 (age 31)
Goshen, Indiana, United States
Occupation Actor, writer, producer
Years active 2008–present

Jordon Hodges (born March 2, 1987) is an American actor, screenwriter and producer known for his role as Noah Daly in the 2014 drama film Sand Castles.

Early life[edit]

Jordon Hodges was born in Goshen, Indiana and attended Northridge High School. He relocated to Los Angeles to pursue his acting career in 2010.

Career[edit]

Hodges made his debut in 2008’s comedy film Fraternity House alongside actors Johnny Lechner and Joel Paul Reisig, which became part of the German franchise College Animals and is now known as College Animals 3.[1]

Hodges starred in the 2011 thriller film Impulse Black, opposite actors Emme Rylan and Robert Miano.[2] In 2011, he also appeared in the horror film Deadly Karma.[3] In 2012, he starred in the historical period drama film Mary’s Buttons,[4] which is based on a true story and follows the criminal trial of Mrs. August Govare, who ordered her 15-year-old-son to shoot Sheriff Matthews of Macomb County, Michigan in December 1910.[5]

In 2014, Hodges appeared in Sand Castles,[6] opposite actors Anne Winters, Saxon Trainor and Clint Howard,[7] which premiered in Los Angeles in June 2014 during Dances With Films at the TCL Chinese Theatre.[8] The role of Noah Daly earned Hodges multiple awards and nominations including: Winner for "Best Lead Actor" at New York City's Visionfest[9] and the Horse of Leonardo da Vinci nomination for "Best Lead Actor" and winner for "Best Ensemble Cast" at Milan, Italy's MIFF Awards.[10][11]

Hodges is set to star in Chris Faulisi's upcoming 80s adventure The Shade Shepherd, a film set to release in early 2019.[12]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2008 Fraternity House Pledge a.k.a. College Animals 3
2009 Decomposed Dennis Reed
2010 Minor League: A Football Story Charlie Jones
Harvey Putter Shamus Cameo
Casualties PFC James Duke Short
American Scream King Scream King
2011 Deadly Karma Sammy Harris
Impulse Black Riley Cole Also writer and producer
2012 Mary's Buttons Oscar DeWauter
2014 Sand Castles Noah Daly Also writer and producer
2017 The Things We've Seen Rick Boem
2018 The Shade Shepherd Jack Ables Also writer and producer

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2017 Claws Merle Episode: "Quicksand"

River Bend[edit]

In 2014, Hodges became the Director of Programming of the River Bend Film Festival in his hometown of Goshen, Indiana[13] after pitching an idea to the committee to relocate it there from South Bend, Indiana where it had been the previous 14 years. The attendance more than tripled in its first year, bringing filmmakers in from all over the United States.[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "College Animals 3 Blu-ray". Deutschlands Blu-ray Portal. May 2008. Retrieved November 29, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Film To Check Out Today: Impulse Black". IndieReign. May 2013. Retrieved November 29, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Deadly Karma is a Real Bitch!". Dread Central. July 2010. Retrieved November 29, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Mary's Buttons to be shown at The PIX". The County Press. Retrieved November 29, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Mrs. Govare is free.; Not Guilty of Complicity In the Murder of Sheriff in Her Home". New York Times. January 1911. Retrieved November 29, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Sand Castles (2014) Awards". IMDb. November 2014. Retrieved November 24, 2014. 
  7. ^ "River Bend Film Fest includes film made in Goshen". South Bend Tribune. April 2014. Retrieved November 29, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Dances With Films Unveils Festival Lineup". The Hollywood Reporter. May 2014. Retrieved November 24, 2014. 
  9. ^ "SAND CASTLES and NEVER land honors for their acting leads CHASING TASTE cops editing prize for Steven Tyler". Visionfest. May 2014. Retrieved November 24, 2014. 
  10. ^ "I vincitori del MIFF Awards 2014". Cinema italiano. May 2014. Retrieved November 24, 2014. 
  11. ^ "Cinema, al via gli Oscar alla milanese". il Giornale. May 2014. Retrieved November 24, 2014. 
  12. ^ "The Shade Shepherd: Goshen native brings Hollywood production to Michiana". WSBT-TV. August 2017. Retrieved September 4, 2017. 
  13. ^ "INTERVIEW WITH JORDON HODGES FROM RIVER BEND FILM FESTIVAL". Festival Formula. January 2015. Retrieved April 3, 2017. 
  14. ^ "Film firsts: River Bend Film Fest in Goshen attracts fans and filmmakers near and far". Chicago Tribune. February 2016. Retrieved April 3, 2017. 

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