Colin Ford was born September 12,1996 in Nashville, Tennessee. He has worked most of his whole life. He is best known for his role as young Sam Winchester on Supernatural a popular TV series.
In December 2011, he starred as Dylan Mee in the movie We Bought a Zoo. His co-stars are Matt Damon and Scarlett Johansson, Thomas Haden Church and Maggie Elizabeth Jones. His love interest in the movie is Elle Fanning!
When he was 4, Colin modeled for print ads for regional and national retailers. At age 5, Colin broke into film as Clinton Jr. in the feature film Sweet Home Alabama. He got more roles in independent films such as Moved, The Book of Jaene and When Harry Met Lloyd: Dumb and Dumberer. In 2004 Colin played Matthew Steed in the movie The Work and the Glory.
2005 marked a very busy year that began with a photo shoot with Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie for W Magazine. He then went to Vancouver with Tom Welling and the cast of Smallville. He returned to his role as Matthew Steed in The Work and the Gory. This year Colin also played a lead role, as Jackson Patch in The Dog Days of Summer, with actor Will Patton. Before the year was over, he was back in Vancouver playing Zeph, the son of Jason Statham and Claire Forlani in the movie, In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Story, which was to be in theaters in January 2008.
In 2008, he worked on an animated Disney series called Can You Teach My Alligator Manners. Other young stars who have worked on this are Taylar Hender, Ciara Bravo and Billy Unger. He was also in the movie Push!
In 2010, he worked on an episode of CSI:Miami and Hawaii 50.
In addition to print, television and film, Colin also loves to do voice work. Colin has worked on Special Agent Oso, Family Guy and Jake and the Neverland Pirates!
Colin has been nominated for and won several awards for his acting.
In 2010, he won a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series – Recurring Young Actor 13 and Under for his role in Supernatural.
And in 2011, he won a Young Artist Award for his role in a DVD Jack in the Beanstalk
Colin has many celebrity friends but is still humble and down to earth!
When We Bought a Zoo premiered 12/23/11, he invited fans on his Twitter ( @colinfordactor ) to come out and support the movie and meet him at a theater in Sherman Oaks!
That’s how I met him!
He and his family were so sweet and invited us to watch the movie with them! I even got his autograph.
Hope you enjoyed getting to know Colin Ford and that you get to meet him someday!
According to IMDB, Colin has two more projects coming out soon.
He will play Mike Ballard in Eye of the Hurricane in 2011 and in 2012 he will star in a movie called Disconnect.
If you want to contact him through Fan Mail send a self addressed stamped envelope to:
c/o Lainie Sorkin Becky for Colin Ford
9111 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
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