Preston Bailey

Preston Bailey (born July 25, 2000) is an American actor who started acting at the age of two. He is known for appearing in the Showtime television series Dexter and for starring in such films as Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer, Children of the Corn, and The Crazies.

Preston Bailey
Born (2000-07-25) July 25, 2000 (age 20)
OccupationActor
Years active2002–present

BiographyEdit

Bailey was born in Portland, Oregon. He is the younger brother of Brennan Bailey, also an actor. He moved to California at the age of five.

CareerEdit

Bailey started acting in commercials at the age of two. Some national television commercials starring Bailey include Priceline.com, Clorox, Stouffer's, Juicy Juice, BMW, Bissell, and Mucinex. He guest-starred, in his first acting role, on Strong Medicine in 2005 as Dougie Nauls.[1] He co-starred in NBC's pilot Alpha Mom. He also starred in such television shows as Criminal Minds, How I Met Your Mother and Numb3rs.[1]

In 2007, he joined the cast of Showtime/CBS serial-killer drama Dexter starring in a recurring role as Rita Morgan's son Cody Bennett. He took over from Daniel Goldman from season one, playing the character in seasons two, three, four and five. He appeared in a total of 34 episodes.

He has also starred in several films. Bailey was cast as Timmy Armstrong in the feature film Nothing But the Truth. He co-starred in New Line Cinemas feature film Amusement, which was filmed in Budapest, Hungary. He was also be seen in the National Geographic / Paramount feature Arctic Tale. Bailey was also cast to play the lead role of boy preacher Isaac Chroner in the television remake of Children of the Corn.[1][2] In 2010, he guest-starred in an episode of Cold Case and also starred in The Crazies as Nicholas Farnum.

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Alpha Mom Will
2007 Arctic Tale Kid
2008 Seven Years Brennan Short film
Nothing But the Truth Timmy Armstrong
2009 Kay Connor Short film
Amusement Max
Children of the Corn Isaac Chroner
It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia Young Mac
2010 The Crazies Nicholas Farnum
Eagleheart Miracle boy
Cold Case Tim Malone
Adalyn Preston Short film
Funny or Die Presents Schoolboy
2011 Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer Frank Pearl
The Apologist Augie
2014 In Your Eyes Clay
A Million Ways to Die in the West 12-year-old Albert
By God's Grace Jacob
2017 Across My Land Alex Short film
2018 Pretty Broken Monty Lou

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2005 Strong Medicine Dougie Nauls 1 episode
2006 Criminal Minds Eric 1 episode
2007–2010; 2012 Dexter Cody Bennett Recurring (seasons 2–5); guest (season 7)
2007 How I Met Your Mother Kindergartner 1 episode
Numbers Randy Amato 1 episode
2010 Glenn Martin, DDS Young Glenn Episode: Camp

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Work Result Ref.
2009 Screen Actors Guild Award Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Dexter Nominated
2009 Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a TV Series – Recurring Young Actor Dexter Nominated
2010 Screen Actors Guild Award Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Dexter Nominated
2010 Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a TV Series – Recurring Young Actor 13 and Under Dexter Nominated
2011 Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a Feature Film – Supporting Young Actor Ten and Under The Crazies Nominated
Best Performance in a TV Series – Guest Starring Young Actor Ten and Under Cold Case Nominated
Best Performance in a TV Series – Recurring Young Actor Ten and Under Dexter Nominated
2012 Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a Feature Film – Young Actor Ten and Under Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer Nominated [3]
Best Performance in a Feature Film – Young Ensemble Cast Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer Won

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Beststuff Preston Bailey biography". bestuff.com. Archived from the original on 18 January 2013. Retrieved 3 January 2011.
  2. ^ "Preston stars as Isaac in Children of the Corn". TVguide.com. Retrieved 3 January 2011.
  3. ^ "33rd Annual Young Artist Awards". Retrieved May 7, 2012.

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