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.
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. 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.
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. In 2010, he guest-starred in an episode of Cold Case and also starred in The Crazies as Nicholas Farnum.
|2008||Seven Years||Brennan||Short film|
|Nothing But the Truth||Timmy Armstrong|
|Children of the Corn||Isaac Chroner|
|It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia||Young Mac|
|2010||The Crazies||Nicholas Farnum|
|Cold Case||Tim Malone|
|Funny or Die Presents||Schoolboy|
|2011||Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer||Frank Pearl|
|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|
|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
|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|||
|Best Performance in a Feature Film – Young Ensemble Cast||Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer||Won|