Colin Ford Wiki Bio
Colin Ford was born in Nashville, Tennessee USA, on 12 September 1996 – his zodiac sign is Virgo, and he holds American nationality. He’s an actor, with more than 50 credits to his name, while he’s perhaps still known best for his portrayal of Dylan Mee in the 2011 family comedy movie “We Bought a Zoo”, written and directed by Cameron Crowe, and which starred Matt Damon and Scarlett Johansson. It follows a father who has purchased a struggling zoo, and is now trying to re-open it; the movie won one of the nine awards for which it was nominated.
Early life and education
Colin was raised in Nashville by his parents, about whom nothing’s known as they prefer to be left out of media. He hasn’t spoken of having any siblings, but it’s believed by many that he has a younger brother.
He became interested in acting at a very early age, and upon noticing this, his parents began taking him to auditions. Colin was only five years old when he made his debut film appearance, in the 2002 hit romantic comedy “Sweet Home Alabama”, which went on to win three of the nine awards for which it was nominated. He appeared in a couple of movies in the following two years, such as the comedy “Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd”, the short drama “Moved”, and the romantic drama “The Work and the Glory”.
Colin continued acting while still being educated. He studied at Campbell Hall School before moving on to Oaks Christian School, from which he matriculated in 2014; Colin then didn’t enroll at college, but instead focused on his acting career.
Roles in TV series
Colin had made his debut TV series appearance in 2005, with his portrayal of Evan Gallagher Aged 7, in the episode “Ageless” of the romantic adventure drama “Smallville”; the remaining 2000s saw him appear in an episode or two of various series, such as the crime mystery drama “Close to Home”, the drama “Side Order of Life”, and the romantic science fiction fantasy “Journeyman”.
He gained recognition in 2012, when cast to voice Jake, the lead character in the animated family adventure “Jake and the Never Land Pirates”, created by Roberts Gannaway, and which also starred Corey Burton and David Arquette. It follows a group of young pirates who are trying to find treasures ahead of Captain Hook and Mr. Smee; the series aired from 2011 to 2016, and won three of the 12 awards for which it was nominated.
Colin’s also known for his starring role as Joe McAlister, in the critically acclaimed science fiction mystery drama “Under the Dome”, created by Brian K. Vaughan, and which also starred Mike Vogel and Rachelle Lefevre. It follows the citizens of Chester Mill in Maine, who have been trapped by a mysterious invisible force field, and are unable to leave their city; the series won one of the 13 awards for which it was nominated.
Three of Colin’s most recent roles in TV series have been in 10 episodes of the action adventure comedy “Daybreak” in 2019, the episode “Fool for Liv” of the drama “All Rise” in the same year, and three episodes of the short horror drama “50 States of Fright” in 2020. He’s currently shooting for the upcoming biographical crime drama “Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story”.
Roles in movies
The 2000s saw Colin appear in a couple of critically acclaimed movies. He played Zeph in the 2007 action adventure fantasy “In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale”, which starred Jason Statham and won four of the nine awards for which it was nominated. Then in 2009, Colin portrayed Young Nick in the action science fiction thriller “Push”, which starred Chris Evans and Camilla Belle.
He started off the 2010s with supporting roles in the family drama “All Kids Count”, the romantic drama “In My Pocket”, and the action crime thriller “Ticket Out”, while his first notable performance was his portrayal of Jason Dixon in the thriller drama “Disconnect”. It was directed by Henry Alex Rubin, starred Jason Bateman, Jonah Bobo and Haley Ramm, and follows several people trying to find a human connection in a world connected by wire.
Colin’s also known for his portrayal of Steve Danvers in the 2019 hit science fiction adventure “Captain Marvel”, written and directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, and which starred Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson and Ben Mendelsohn. It follows Carol Danvers, the only superhero with the power to stop two alien races from destroying Earth; the movie won nine of the 61 awards for which it was nominated.
Colin’s most recent film role has been his portrayal of Russell in the 2020 family comedy drama “The War with Grandpa”.
In 2013, Colin sang the song “Be Who You Wanna Be” in the short family music video “Sofia & Jake: Be Who You Wanna Be”.
He received special thanks for the 2011 episode “We Bought a Zoo” of the short documentary series “HBO First Look”, as well as for the 2014 documentary movie “Under the Dome: Inside Chester’s Mill”.
Colin has made a guest appearance in a number of talk-shows, including “The Rosie Show”, “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition”, and “Celebrity Page”.
Awards and nominations
Colin has won three of the eight Young Artist Awards for which he has been nominated. He won one in 2010 for Best Performance in a TV Series – Recurring Young Actor 13 and Under, for “Supernatural”, and another in the following year for Best Performance in a DVD Film – Young Actor, for “Jack and the Beanstalk”. In 2012, he won a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Voice-Over Role – Young Actor, for “Jake and the Never Land Pirates”.
He was also nominated for a 2014 Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor in a Television Series, for “Under the Dome”.
Whom is he dating?
Colin prefers to keep the details of his love life to himself, but there are various rumors circulating the internet, claiming that he’s been romantically linked to a couple of actresses.
It’s widely believed that he was in a relationship with the American actress Isabelle Fuhrman, back in 2012. The two were apparently seen spending time together by several of their fans, however, neither of the two have addressed the rumors concerning their relationship.
It was then reported that Colin was dating Chloe Grace Moretz, another famous American actress; they were also spotted spending time together, but it remains unclear whether or not the two were in a relationship.
Since 2019, Colin has been in a relationship with Jasper Polish, an American actress with 13 credits to her name, perhaps still known best for her portrayal of Stanley Farmer in the 2006 science fiction adventure movie “The Astronaut Farmer”. Colin and Jasper have uploaded numerous pictures featuring themselves together, onto their Instagram accounts.
As of August 2021, Colin’s in a relationship with Jasper Polish, hasn’t married, and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Colin’s highly active physically, having multiple training sessions at the gym each week, thus his muscular body. Summer’s his favorite season, mostly because he enjoys showing off his body at the beach, swimming in the ocean, and playing beach soccer.
Colin’s passionate about travelling, and has been to various US states, mostly to shoot for his movies and TV series. Apparently he hasn’t been to Europe, but is planning to visit France and England in 2022.
He’s interested in fashion, and is a bit of a shopaholic, as he goes shopping for clothes multiple times a week.
Colin has his own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are the late Robin Williams, Emma Watson and Natalie Portman, and a couple of his favorite movies are “Good Will Hunting”, the franchise “Harry Potter”, and “Black Swan”.
Age, eyes and net worth
Colin’s age is 24. He has short brown hair and blue eyes, his height is 5ft 11ins (1.8m) and he weighs around 172lbs (78kgs).
As of August 2021, his net worth has been estimated at over $400,000.