Gamble on the set of 25 Hill at Baruth Raceway in Cleveland, July 2010
January 12, 1998 |
Tacoma, Washington, U.S.
Nathan Gamble (born January 12, 1998) is an American teen actor who made his feature film debut in Babel (2006), for which he was nominated for a 2007 Young Artist Award. He is known for his role as Sawyer Nelson in Dolphin Tale and the sequel Dolphin Tale 2.
Life and career
Gamble was born in Tacoma, Washington, the son of theater directors who run a drama camp for children. His additional screen credits include Dry Rain (2007), Saving Sam (2007), Diggers (2007), The Mist (2007), The Dark Knight (2008), Marley & Me (2008), The Hole (2009), Dolphin Tale (2011) and Dolphin Tale 2 (2014).
On television, Gamble appeared in Runaway in 2006; crossover episodes of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and Without a Trace in 2007; and House M.D. and Ghost Whisperer in 2008. In 2009, he played the role of Henry Pryor, son of the titular character in Hank. In 2010, he played the role of Daniel in a short film called Displaced, the film was commissioned by the city of Seattle as part of the Water Calling series and aired at Seattle Channel.
Gamble has completed filming the role of Poe Malloy in Captain Cook's Extraordinary Atlas for Warner Bros. Television. He portrayed Lucas Thompson in the film The Hole, which was released in 2009.
His first lead role was in the 2011 film Dolphin Tale, where he plays Sawyer Nelson, a young boy who discovers a dolphin caught in a crab trap in Florida (based on the real-life story of Winter the dolphin). He reprised his role as Sawyer Nelson in the 2014 sequel, Dolphin Tale 2.
|2007||The Mist||Billy Drayton|
|2008||The Dark Knight||James Gordon, Jr|
|2008||Marley & Me||Patrick (Age 10)|
|2009||Captain Cook's Extraordinary Atlas||Poe Malloy||TV Movie|
|2009||The Hole||Lucas Thompson|
|2011||25 Hill||Trey Caldwell|
|2011||Dolphin Tale||Sawyer Nelson|
|2012||The Frontier||Samuel Hale||TV movie|
|2012||All My Presidents||Franklin - Age 13||Short|
|2012||Dear Dracula||Sam (voice)||Video|
|2013||Beyond the Heavens||Oliver Henry|
|2014||Dolphin Tale 2||Sawyer Nelson|
|2007||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Kobe Farentino||Episode: "Who and What"|
|2007||Without a Trace||Kobe Farentino||Episode: "Where and Why"|
|2006–2008||Runaway||Tommy / Tommy Rader / Holland||9 episodes|
|2008||Ghost Whisperer||Elliot Haley||Episode: "Deadbeat Dads"|
|2008||House M.D.||Evan||Episode: "Emancipation"|
|2009||Hank||Henry Pryor||9 episodes|
|2010||Private Practice||Cody||Episode: "Another Second Chance"|
|2010||Good Luck Charlie||Austin||Episode: "Teddy Rebounds"|
|2011||NCIS: Los Angeles||Shawn Cameron Calder||Episode: "Cyber Threat"|
|2014||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Mason Brewer||Episode: "The Book of Shadows"|
|2017||Bones||Gene Frong||Episode: "The Flaw in The Saw"|
Awards and nominations
|2007||Babel||Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film – Young Actor Age Ten or Younger||Nominated|
|2008||The Mist||Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film - Young Actor Age Ten or Younger||Nominated|
|2009||Marley & Me||Young Artist Awards for Best Performance in a Feature Film - Supporting Young Actor||Nominated|
|2009||House||Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series - Guest Starring Young Actor||Nominated|
|2012||25 Hill||MovieGuide Awards for Most Inspiring Performance in Movies||Nominated|
|2012||Dolphin Tale||Young Artist Award for Best Leading Young Actor in a Feature Film||Nominated|
- "Displaced (2010)".
- "'Dolphin Tale 2' filmmakers to take two-week holiday break". Clearwater Gazette. December 18, 2013. Retrieved December 31, 2013.