Bobby Coleman

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Bobby Coleman
BobbyColemanNov07.jpg
Coleman on November 18, 2007
BornRobert Moorhouse Coleman III
(1997-05-05) May 5, 1997 (age 17)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
OccupationActor
Years active2002–present
 
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Bobby Coleman
BobbyColemanNov07.jpg
Coleman on November 18, 2007
BornRobert Moorhouse Coleman III
(1997-05-05) May 5, 1997 (age 17)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
OccupationActor
Years active2002–present

Robert Moorhouse "Bobby" Coleman III (born May 5, 1997) is an American child actor. He is best known for his roles in the films Martian Child, as the title character, and The Last Song.

Life and career[edit]

Coleman was born in Los Angeles, California, the son of Doris Berg and Robert Moorhouse Coleman, Jr. He is the younger brother of actress Holliston Coleman, and lives with his family in the Los Angeles area.

Coleman began acting at the age of five in commercials, and has since appeared in several film and television productions. Coleman had brief appearances in a number of series such as Medium and JAG, before moving into film roles. He appeared in the feature films Must Love Dogs and Friends with Money, and also had a recurring role in the television series Surface, before taking leading roles in the films The Good Mother and Take. He played the title lead role in the film Martian Child,[1] his second role alongside John Cusack and is set to appear with his sister in Proving Ground: From the Adventures of Captain Redlocks, in which he will play the younger brother of his real-life sister. They are both set to star together again in the science-fiction adventure film, Robosapien: Rebooted. He appeared in the 2010 film The Last Song as Jonah Miller, the younger brother of Miley Cyrus's character.

Filmography[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
2003DragnetO'Malley's Son"Daddy's Girl"
2005Medium7 Year-Old Boy"A Priest, a Doctor and a Medium Walk Into an Execution Chamber"
JAGDonovan Pardee"Two Towns"
Must Love DogsAustin Conner
SurfaceJesse Daughteryseven episodes
2006Friends with MoneyMarcus
Glass House: The Good MotherEthan Snow
2007TakeJesse Nichols
Martian ChildDennis / The Martian ChildLead role
2008Family ManMack BeckerTV series (pilot)
In Plain SightLonny McRoy / Leo Billups"Hoosier Daddy"
Proving Ground: From the Adventures of Captain RedlocksNoah Stephensonpre-production
2009Knight RiderDanny Clark"Fly by Knight"
Post GradHunter Malby
2010SnowmenBilly Kirkfield
The Last SongJonah Miller
Private PracticeOliver"Second Choices"(season 3)
2011R.L. Stine's The Haunting HourJeffrey / Norman"The Walls" as Jeffery
"Swarmin' Norman'" as Norman
2013Robosapien: RebootedHenry Keller

Awards[edit]

2008 Young Artist Award
Best Performance in a Feature Film - Young Actor Age Ten or Younger for Martian Child — Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bobby Coleman biography". Retrieved October 31, 2012. 

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