American actor and voice actor Colin Ford is well-known for his roles as “Sam Winchester” in the television series “Supernatural” and “Jake” in the series “Jake and the Never Land Pirates.” He attained prominence at a young age by making cameos in a lot of intriguing movies and TV shows. He was reared in Tennessee, USA, and has always had a strong interest in acting. He began modeling for print advertising when he was young and made his acting debut in his first movie at the age of 5. His playing career was maintained in a number of films and TV shows, including “The Work and the Glory,” “Dog Days of Summer,” “We Bought a Zoo,” and TV shows including “Supernatural,” “Under the Dome,” and “American Dad,” among others. Ford has also performed in a number of these productions as a voice actor, such as “Sophia the First,” “Family Guy,” and “Christmas is Here Again.” He has received a lot of nominations and awards for his work.
Early Childhood & Life
Colin Ford was born in Nashville, Tennessee, in the United States on September 12, 1996. Concerning his parents, not much is known. He reportedly does have a younger brother, though. Together with his “We Bought a Zoo” co-star, Elle Fanning, he attended “Campbell Hall School” and graduated in June 2015.
Since he was a young child, he had a tendency to work in front of the camera. At the age of 4, he received his first modeling job in Atlanta, Georgia, and made an appearance in print ads. He worked as a model for various local and international companies thanks to his attractiveness and talent.
The career of Colin Ford
Ford made his movie debut at the young age of 5 in the 2002 movie “Sweet Home Alabama” as “Clinton Jr.” He co-starred with seasoned actor Reese Witherspoon in this romantic comedy about a fashion designer divided between two guys.
He played “Lloyd Christmas” in the 2003 movie “Dumb and the Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd.” After that, he played the character of “Matthew Steed” in the 2004 movie “The Work and the Glory.” The same year, he made an appearance in “Moved.”
He took part in a significant photo session for ‘W Magazine’ in 2005 that also featured Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. In 2005, he was cast in a guest star role in Tom Welling’s TV show “Smallville,” for which the cast and crew traveled to Vancouver. He returned to the character of “Matthew Steed” in the sequel to “The Work and the Glory II: American Zion” in 2005.
Ford plays “Zeph” in the 2007 adventure film “In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale,” with Jason Statham and Claire Forlani as his parents. He did voice work for movies including “Christmas is Here Again” (2007) and “The Ant Bully” (2006) during the same time period. In the latter, he performed alongside performers like Kathy Bates, Andy Griffith, Jay Leno, and Shirley Jones, among others, and lent his voice to “Dart the reindeer.” For his work in this movie, he was nominated.
He co-starred with Will Patton in the 2008 film “Dog Days of Summer,” when he received his big break as “Jackson Patch.” He also starred as “DJ” in the 2010 film “Ticket Out.”
Ford made his television debut on the “Supernatural” series in 2007’s “A Very Supernatural Christmas,” as “Young Sam Winchester.” More guest appearances followed, including in the episodes “After School Special,” “When the Levee Breaks,” “Dart Side of the Moon,” “The Girl Next Door,” and “The Devil in the Details” (in seasons 4, 2009, 5, 2010, and 11, respectively).
In the 2009 film “Jack and the Beanstalk,” he played the part of “Jack,” and for this performance, he received an award. He made two television appearances in 2012: as “Michael” in “Revolution” and as “Sam Cooper” in “The Mob Doctor.”
Ford portrayed “Dylan Mee” in Cameron Crowe’s 2011 film “We Bought a Zoo,” which is about a family that purchased a run-down zoo in order to renovate and reopen it. Scarlett Johansson and Elle Fanning also appear in the movie, which stars Matt Damon as Ford’s father.
He voiced characters in Seth MacFarlane’s television comedy “Family Guy” from 2010 until 2017. He provided the voices for “Axel” and “Prince Hugo” in the animated television series “Sophia the First” from 2013 to 2014. With the television series “Jake and the Never Land Pirates” (2011–2013), Ford gained notoriety as “Jake’s” voice. For this performance, he was given a “Young Artist Award.”
Ford played “Joe McAlister,” one of the individuals trapped within a village covered by an invisible dome in Steven Spielberg’s “Under the Dome” (2013–2015), while his parents are outside the impenetrable dome.
He made two television appearances in 2017: as Derrick in “American Dad” and as Max Owen in “Kevin (Probably) Saves the World” Family Blood (2018) and Everyday (2018) are his most recent films, and Captain Marvel, Extracurricular Activities, and The War With Grandpa (2018) are his upcoming projects.
Recognition & Achievements
Ford was nominated for the “Young Artist Award” three times: once for “Best Performance in a TV Series” for the series “Journeyman” (2008), once for “Best Performance in a Voice-over Role” for his portrayal of “Dart the Reindeer” in the movie “Christmas is Here Again” (2009), and once for “Best Performance in a Feature Film – supporting actor” for the movie “Lake City” (2009).
For his work in “Supernatural” (2010), he was given the “Young Artist Award for Best Performance in TV Series for Recurring Young Actor (Age 13 and Under)”.
For “Jack and the Beanstalk,” he received the “Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a DVD Film – Young Actor” in 2011.
His voice work as “Jake” in “Jake and the Never Land Pirates” won him the 2012 “Young Artist Award in a Voice-over Role – Young Actor.”
Individual Life of Colin Ford
On occasion, Ford performs as a DJ at “Club Radioactive.” He goes by the name DJ C-4.
He dated actor and childhood friend Isabelle Fahrman between the years of 2012 and 2013. He allegedly started dating Chloe Grace Moretz after that. He has been in a relationship with Alex since 2014.