Terrell Ransom, Jr.

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Terrell Ransom, Jr.
Born Terrell Louis Ransom, Jr.
(2003-07-05) July 5, 2003 (age 13)
Royal Oak, Michigan
Occupation Actor, model, singer, musician
Years active 2007–present

Terrell Louis Ransom, Jr. (born July 5, 2003)[1] is an American child actor and model, singer, and musician. He is mostly known for his role on Days of Our Lives as the autistic Theo Carver.

Early life[edit]

Terrell Louis Ransom, Jr. was born on July 5, 2003, in Royal Oak, Michigan as the son of Terrell Ransom and Katrina Ransom.[2] Ransom showed an interest in acting and modeling very early on from watching the Disney series, Hannah Montana as a child. Ransom hadn't even had his fourth birthday when he told his family he wanted to be an actor. He then enrolled in acting classes where teachers were reluctant to work with him because of his young age. Katrina later relocated to California to facilitate her son's career.[2]


Since moving to California in late 2007, Terrell, Jr. has been working consistently. He has appeared in numerous commercials including ads for Kmart, Quilted Northern, Old Navy, Elmers Glue, McDonalds and SpongeBob SpongeSoap. He has made guest appearances on several shows including ABC's The Middle and Detroit 1-8-7, CBS's CSI:NY and NBC's The Jay Leno Show. He has also appeared in a few movies including the 2011 flick The Chicago 8 and 2012 Lifetime movie Murder on the 13th Floor. He is currently the voice of the character of Darwin Watterson as of the third season of Cartoon Network's The Amazing World of Gumball.


Year Title Role Notes
2008–15 Days of Our Lives Theo Carver Soap opera, 100+ episodes
2009 Joe Buck Live Little Leaguer TV series; Episode #1.1
The Jay Leno Show Jay Leno Son TV series; Jay & Kevin Plus 11 skit
The Middle Spencer Henderson Episode #1.5; The Block Party
The Scarecrow & the Princess Trick or Treater Short film
2010 Funny or Die Presents Africa/Biker's kid 2 episodes; skits Playground Politics and Designated Driver
Childrens Hospital Patient Episode #2.7
Detroit 1-8-7 Kevin Jackson Episode #1.4; Royal Bubbles/Needle Drop
Courage Justin Porter Lead role; Short Film
2011 The Middle Kid Episode #2.18; Spring Cleaning
General Hospital Boy (voiceover) Soap opera, 2 episodes
Girl in Tank Jimmy Short film
2011-2012 Pretty the Series Nay-J Mink Web series, 4 episodes
2012 Murder on the 13th Floor Cody Braxton Lead role; Lifetime Movie
The Chicago 8 Malik Seale Supporting role
CSI:NY Lonnie James Episode #9.04; Unspoken
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Eli Brewster Episode #13.07; Fallen Angels
2013 12 Years a Slave Kid (voiceover) Feature film, uncredited
The Best Man Holiday Kid (voiceover) Feature film
2014–present The Amazing World of Gumball Darwin Watterson (voice) Main role; season 3–present
2015 The Whispers Ethan Guest star; two episodes
2016 Finding Dory Additional Voices Feature film


  1. ^ http://daysofourlives.about.com/od/abouttheshow/a/castbirthdays.htm
  2. ^ a b Wilson, Lori (November 10, 2008). "Soaps.com Talks to Terrell Ransom Jr. and His Mom!". Soaps.com. Retrieved November 6, 2015. 

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