Colin Ford (born September 12, 1996) is an American actor. He is known for his roles as Josh Wheeler in Daybreak, Joe McAlister in Under the Dome, the voice of Jake on Jake and the Never Land Pirates, Mikey on Can You Teach My Alligator Manners?, which earned him a Young Artist Award, young Sam Winchester in Supernatural and Dylan Mee in the family movie We Bought a Zoo.
|Born||September 12, 1996|
Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
Early life and educationEdit
Ford enjoyed being in front of the camera, which led to his start in the entertainment business. At age four, he modeled for print ads for regional and national retailers. At age five, 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. In 2005, he had a guest role in 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. Ford played Zeph 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, in the feature film Christmas Is Here Again, also in 2007.
Ford starred in the film We Bought a Zoo, which was released in December 2011, in which he played Dylan. After filming We Bought a Zoo, Ford was cast in the TV series Under The Dome, playing Joe McAlister.
In 2018, it was announced that Ford had been cast in the main role of Josh Wheeler in the Netflix comedy-drama series Daybreak. The series premiered on October 24, 2019, and was canceled after one season.
|2002||Sweet Home Alabama||Clinton Jr.||Uncredited|
|2003||Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd||Young Lloyd Christmas||Uncredited|
|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)||Video|
|2007||In the Name of the King||Zeph|
|2007||American Family||Caleb Bogner|
|2008||Dog Days of Summer||Jackson Patch|
|2009||Push||Young Nick Gant|
|2009||Bride Wars||Additional voices|
|2009||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|
|2018||Every Day||Xavier Adams|
|2019||Extracurricular Activities||Reagan Collins|
|2019||Captain Marvel||Steve Danvers|
|2020||The War with Grandpa||Russell|
|2005||Smallville||Younger Evan Gallagher||Episode: "Ageless"|
|2006||The Tonight Show with Jay Leno||Dick Chaney Action Figure||Episode: "14.47"|
|2006||The 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; 2009–2011; 2016||Supernatural||Young Sam Winchester||6 episodes|
|2008–2009||Can You Teach My Alligator Manners?||Mikey (voice)||Main role|
|2009||Special Agent Oso||Joe/David (voice)||Episodes: "A View to a Book", "Diamonds Are for Kites"|
|2010||Private Practice||Seth||Episode: "Love Bites"|
|2010–2013; 2017||Family Guy||Various voices||11 episodes|
|2010||CSI: Miami||Cody Williams||Episode: "Mommie Deadest"|
|2010||Hawaii Five-0||Evan Lowry||Episode: "Ohana"|
|2011–2013||Jake and the Never Land Pirates||Jake (voice)||Main role (season 1–"Little Red Riding Hook")|
|2012||Revolution||Michael||Episode: "The Children's Crusade"|
|2012–2013||The Mob Doctor||Sam Cooper||2 episodes|
|2013–2014||Sofia the First||Prince Hugo, Axel (voice)||2 episodes|
|2013–2015||Under the Dome||Joe McAlister||Main role|
|2017||American Dad!||Derek, student (voices)||2 episodes|
|2019||Daybreak||Josh Wheeler||Main role|
|2019||All Rise||Billy Webb||Episode: "Fool For Liv"|
|2022||The Rookie||Austin Geoffrey||Episode: "Coding"|
Awards and nominationsEdit
- "Colin Ford on Twitter".
- Andreeva, Nellie (January 15, 2013). "Colin Ford Cast In CBS Series 'Under The Dome' Based On Stephen King's Novel". Deadline. Retrieved April 14, 2022.
- Mack Rawden (October 20, 2010). "Colin Ford Cast As Matt Damon's Son In We Bought A Zoo". CINEMABLEND. Retrieved April 14, 2022.
- "Elle Fanning Colin Ford We Bought a Zoo Interview (Video)".
- "Colin Ford". TVGuide.com. Retrieved April 14, 2022.
- "interview | colin ford". Schön! Magazine. Retrieved April 14, 2022.
- "Colin Ford – sbjct". Retrieved April 14, 2022.
- Rawden, Mack. "Colin Ford Cast As Matt Damon's Son In We Bought A Zoo". Cinema Blend. Retrieved July 31, 2016.
- West, Kelly. "Under The Dome Casts Supernatural's Colin Ford To Play Joe". Cinema Blend. Retrieved July 31, 2016.
- Petski, Denise (October 25, 2018). "'Daybreak': Colin Ford, Sophie Simnett, Jeante Godlock, Cody Kearsley, Among Eight Cast In Netflix Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved October 1, 2019.
- Swift, Andy (September 16, 2019). "Daybreak Trailer: Netflix Teen Comedy Is a Post-Apocalyptic Ferris Bueller (Complete With Matthew Broderick)". TVLine. Retrieved October 23, 2019.
- Nyren, Erin (December 16, 2019). "Daybreak Canceled After One Season at Netflix". Variety. Retrieved December 16, 2019.
- Captain Marvel Footage Teases Rooftop Train Battle
- "Child/Teen Star Winners Announced at 31st Annual Young Artist Awards" (PDF). The Young Artist Foundation. April 11, 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 28, 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. Archived from the original on April 4, 2012. Retrieved September 4, 2014.
- "A day of winners at the Young Artist Awards" (PDF). The Young Artist Foundation. 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 4, 2016. Retrieved September 4, 2014.
- ""Gravity, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Lead Saturn Awards Noms"". Variety. February 26, 2014. Retrieved September 13, 2014.
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