Pierce Gagnon

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Pierce Gagnon
Pierce Gagnon 2009.jpg
Born (2005-07-25) July 25, 2005 (age 15)
Years active2010–present

Pierce Gagnon (born July 25, 2005) is an American child actor. He is known for his roles in the film Looper and in the CBS series Extant. In 2017, he began voicing Tim Templeton in the Netflix series The Boss Baby: Back in Business.

Personal life[edit]

Gagnon was born on July 25, 2005, in Atlanta, Georgia.[1][2] He has three younger siblings, including his brother Steele. He resides in Los Angeles.


Gagnon played Logan Evans, the son of Clay Evans (Robert Buckley), in season 9 of the CW drama series One Tree Hill.

In January 2011, he was cast in the action thriller film Looper as Cid Harrington, a child with unusual telekinetic abilities, who becomes a warlord called the "Rainmaker". Rian Johnson said, "Looking back I'm kind of terrified that I hinged the success of the backend of the movie on finding someone like Pierce. It's really rare to find a kid who can do what he does. He would do three-page dialogue scenes with Emily [Blunt] and Joe [Gordon-Levitt] and hold his own against them all the way through."[3]

After voicing Tiago in Rio 2, the sequel to the 2011 film Rio,[4] Gagnon played Tucker Bloom in the comedy-drama film Wish I Was Here.[5] He played Ethan Woods, the android son of Molly Woods (Halle Berry), in the CBS science fiction drama series Extant.[6] Gagnon was named one of the best actors under twenty years of age.[7]

In 2017 he played Sonny Jim Jones, the son of Agent Cooper and Jane Jones (Naomi Watts), in the Showtime series Twin Peaks.[8] From 2018 he has voiced the character of Timmy Templeton on the Netflix animated series The Boss Baby: Back in Business.

In 2020, Gagnon voiced the role of Young Fred Jones in the Scooby-Doo film Scoob!.



Year Title Role Notes
2010 The Crazies Distraught Son
2010 The Way Home Little Joe
2012 Looper Cid Harrington
2014 Wish I Was Here Tucker Bloom
2014 Rio 2 Tiago (voice)
2014 A Merry Friggin' Christmas Douglas Mitchler
2015 Tomorrowland Nate Newton
2020 Scoob! Young Fred Jones (voice)


Year Title Role Notes
2012 One Tree Hill Logan Evans 7 episodes
2014–15 Extant Ethan Woods 26 episodes
2017 Twin Peaks Sonny Jim Jones 9 episodes
2018–2020 The Boss Baby: Back in Business Timothy Leslie "Tim" Templeton (voice) Main role
2020 The Loud House Ryan Miller (voice) 1 episode


  1. ^ "Pierce Gagnon profile". Filmweb. Retrieved 3 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Pierce Gagnon". CBS Press Express. CBS Broadcasting Inc. Archived from the original on 25 July 2015. Retrieved 3 May 2019.
  3. ^ Abrahams, Stephanie (28 September 2012). "Director Rian Johnson on Looper's True Meaning". Time.com. Retrieved 3 May 2019.
  4. ^ "Full Voice Cast Announced for Rio 2". ComingSoon.net. February 22, 2013. Archived from the original on 25 February 2013. Retrieved 3 May 2019.
  5. ^ Yamato, Jen (July 9, 2013). "'Looper's Pierce Gagnon Joins 'Wish I Was Here,' 'Solace' Adds Janine Turner". Deadline Hollywood. Penske Business Media, LLC. Retrieved 3 May 2019.
  6. ^ Weisman, Jon (October 22, 2013). "'Looper' Lad Lands in Halle Berry's 'Extant' for CBS". Variety.com. Penske Business Media, LLC. Retrieved 3 May 2019.
  7. ^ The Playlist Staff (4 September 2014). "On The Rise: 20 Actors To Watch That Are Under 20". Indiewire. Penske Business Media, LLC. Retrieved February 16, 2017.
  8. ^ Hayner, Chris E. (September 4, 2017). "'Twin Peaks' Finale: How 'The Return' Ended For Every Main Character". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 11, 2020.

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