Jodelle Micah Ferland (born October 9, 1994) is a Canadian actress. She debuted at the age of four with the television film Mermaid (2000) for which she won a Young Artist Award and received a Daytime Emmy Award nomination, making her the youngest nominee in Emmy history. Her career progressed with roles in the television film Carrie (2002), the horror films They (2002), Tideland (2005), Silent Hill (2006) and Case 39 (2009), and the comedy film Good Luck Chuck (2007). She also led the television series Kingdom Hospital (2004).
Jodelle Micah Ferland
October 9, 1994
From the 2010s, Ferland had roles in the romantic fantasy film The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010) and the horror films The Cabin in the Woods (2011) and The Tall Man (2012). She has also starred in the television series Dark Matter (2015–2017), which earned her a Saturn Award nomination.
Ferland started her career in commercials at the age of two, and made her acting debut at age four in the television film Mermaid. For her performance, she received a Daytime Emmy Award nomination, making her the youngest nominee of the award. She made guest appearances in several television series, including Stargate Atlantis, Dark Angel, Stargate SG-1, Smallville and Supernatural, and appeared in films including They and Trapped.
In 2005, she starred in the Terry Gilliam drama Tideland, for which she received a Genie Award nomination in the Best Actress category. Later, she appeared in the 2006 film Silent Hill, an adaptation of the well-known video game, and had a supporting role in Good Luck Chuck for Lions Gate Entertainment. In 2006, she was cast opposite Renée Zellweger in the horror movie Case 39 as Lillith Sullivan, which was released in 2009; production was delayed after a fire destroyed the film set in October 2006.
In 2010, Ferland played Bree Tanner in the romantic fantasy film Eclipse, the third film of the Twilight series. She stated: "Usually I read the script before I take a role, but I haven't read this one," she explained. "It's Twilight, of course I'm going to take it." From 2010 to 2011, she provided voice work for the videogame BioShock 2 and its downloadable content, appeared in the SyFy movie Ice Quake, and starred in the Lifetime television movie Girl Fight.
In 2012, Ferland appeared in the drama Mighty Fine, the horror film The Tall Man, Joss Whedon's The Cabin in the Woods, and had her first starring role in a comedy, in Home Alone: The Holiday Heist. For The Cabin in the Woods, filming took place in 2009. She also had a leading voice role in the stop-motion animated film ParaNorman, which earned an Academy Award nomination.
From 2013 to 2014, she starred in the family film Midnight Stallion, the short film Monster, and the crime drama film A Warden's Ransom. In 2015, she starred in the short film The Goodbye Girl and the horror film The Unspoken, which premiered at the Film4 Frightfest Film Festival on October 24. In 2016 she appeared in the Lifetime television movie My Daughter's Disgrace, and provided the narration for the audio book Wonder Women, written by Sam Maggs.
From 2015 to 2017, Ferland starred as Five in the SyFy series Dark Matter, based on the comic book series of the same name. On the role, she stated "On my latest show Dark Matter people teased me because I was the youngest in the cast but I had been acting the longest.’ She received a nomination for the Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor in a Television Series in 2016. In 2017, she appeared in the comedy Bigger Fatter Liar, the sequel to the 2002 movie and the horror film Neverknock.
In 2018, she appeared in an episode of Frankie Drake Mysteries. The same year, Ferland starred as Olive in the digital series Darken: Before the Dark, a prequel to the film Darken. She is set to appear in the short film Women Seen directed by Amanda Tapping.
|2000||The Linda McCartney Story||Heather (age 5–6)||as Jodelle Micah Ferland|
|2001||Deadly Little Secrets||Madison|
|2002||They||Sarah||as Jodelle Micah Ferland|
|2005||Tideland||Jeliza-Rose||also: voices of Sateen Lips, Glitter Gal, Mustique and Baby Blonde|
|2006||Silent Hill||Sharon Da Silva / Alessa Gillespie / Dark Alessa|
|2006||Amber's Story||Nichole Taylor Timmons||as Jodelle Micah Ferland|
|2007||The Messengers||Michael Rollins|
|2007||Good Luck Chuck||Lila Carpenter||as Jodelle Micah Ferland|
|2007||BloodRayne 2: Deliverance||Sally|
|2009||Case 39||Lillith Sullivan|
|2010||The Twilight Saga: Eclipse||Bree Tanner|
|2012||Mighty Fine||Natalie Fine|
|2012||The Tall Man||Jenny|
|2012||The Cabin in the Woods||Patience Buckner|||
|2013||Midnight Stallion||Megan Shepard||originally titled Midnight Rider|
|2014||A Warden's Ransom||Kit Brandt||originally titled Steel & Stilettos|
|2015||The Unspoken||Angela||also known as The Haunting of Briar House or The Origin of the Amityville Horror|
|2017||Bigger Fatter Liar||Becca||Direct-to-video film|
|TBA||The Office Games||Tina||Post-production|
|1999||Cold Squad||Hailey Hatcher||Episodes: "First Deadly Sin", "Deadly Games: Part 2"|
|2000||Higher Ground||Young Juliette||Episode: "Innocence"|
|2000||Mermaid||Desiree Leanne 'Desi' Gill||Television movie|
|2000||Special Delivery||Samantha Beck||Television movie|
|2000||Sole Survivor||Nina Carpenter||Television miniseries|
|2001||Wolf Lake||Lily Kelly||Episode: unaired pilot|
|2001||Dark Angel||Annabelle Anselmo||Episode: "Red"|
|2001||The Lone Gunmen||Mary the Little Girl||Episode: "Cap'n Toby"|
|2001||So Weird||Maria||Episode: "Annie's Song"|
|2001||The Miracle of the Cards||Annie||Television movie|
|2002||Special Unit 2||Focus Group Girl||Episode: "The Piper"|
|2002||John Doe||Jenny Nichols||Episode: Pilot|
|2002||Carrie||Little Carrie||Television film|
|2003||Smallville||Emily Eve Dinsmore||Episode: "Accelerate"|
|2003||Dead Like Me||Kirsti||Episode: Pilot|
|2003||Mob Princess||Young Patti||Television movie|
|2004||Kingdom Hospital||Mary Jensen||Main role|
|2004||The Collector||The Devil/Little Girl||Episodes: "The Prosecutor", "The Rapper"|
|2004||10.5||Little 'Wow!' Girl||Television miniseries|
|2004||Too Cool for Christmas||Alexa||Television movie|
|2006||Supernatural||Melanie Merchant||Episodes: "Provenance"|
|2006||Stargate SG-1||Adria (age 7)||Episode: "Flesh and Blood"|
|2006||Masters of Horror||Lisa||Episode: "The V Word"|
|2006||The Secret of Hidden Lake||Young Maggie Dolan||Television movie|
|2007||Stargate Atlantis||Harmony||Episode: "Harmony"|
|2007||Pictures of Hollis Woods||Hollis Woods||Television movie|
|2008||Céline||Young Céline||Television movie|
|2010||Ice Quake||Tia Webster||Television movie (Syfy)|
|2011||Girl Fight||Haley Macklin||Lifetime television movie|
|2011–2012||The Haunting Hour: The Series||Alice / Sara||Episodes: "My Sister the Witch", "The Most Evil Sorcerer – Parts 1 & 2"|
|2012||Home Alone: The Holiday Heist||Alexis Baxter||Television movie (ABC Family)|
|2015||Motive||Sophie Glass||Episode: "The Glass House"|
|2015–2017||Dark Matter[Note 1]||Five/Das/Emily Kolburn||Main role|
|2016||My Daughter's Disgrace||Audrey||Television movie (Lifetime); also titled Revenge Porn|
|2017||Neverknock||Leah||Television movie (Syfy)|
|2018||Frankie Drake Mysteries||Ana||Episode: "Anastasia"|
|2018||Darken: Before the Dark||Olive||Web series; main role|
|2019||Supernatural||Emily||Episode: "Golden Time"|
|2020||The Order||Zecchia||Episode: "Fear Itself Parts 1 & 2"|
|2010||BioShock 2||Little Sisters||Voice role|
|2010||BioShock 2: The Protector Trials||Little Sisters||Voice role|
|2010||BioShock 2: Minerva's Den||Little Sisters||Voice role|
- Wonder Women (2016) by Sam Maggs, as Narrator
Awards and nominationsEdit
|2001||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a TV Movie (Comedy or Drama) – Young Actress Age Ten or Younger||Mermaid||Won|||
|2001||Daytime Emmy Award||Outstanding Performer in Children's Programming||Mermaid||Nominated|||
|2004||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a TV Series – Guest Starring Young Actress||Smallville||Nominated|||
|2004||Leo Award||Dramatic Series: Best Guest Performance by a Female||The Collector||Nominated|||
|2005||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) – Young Actress Age Ten or Younger||Kingdom Hospital||Nominated|||
|2007||Genie Award||Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role||Tideland||Nominated|||
|2007||Saturn Award||Best Performance by a Younger Actor||Tideland||Nominated|
|2008||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries, or Special – Leading Young Actress||Pictures of Hollis Woods||Nominated|||
|2008||CAMIE Award||Lead Performance in a TV Movie, Series, or Special||Pictures of Hollis Woods||Won|
|2009||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special – Supporting Young Actress||Céline||Nominated|||
|2010||Leo Award||Best Performance by a Female in a Short Drama||Everything's Coming Up Rosie||Nominated|||
|2011||Fangoria Chainsaw Award||Best Supporting Actress||Case 39||Nominated|
|2016||Saturn Award||Best Performance by a Younger Actor in a Television Series||Dark Matter||Nominated|
- Based on the Dark Matter comic.
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