Jared S. Gilmore

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Jared Gilmore
Jared Gilmore SDCC 2014.jpg
Gilmore at the 2014 Comic-Con International
BornJared Scott Gilmore
(2000-05-30) May 30, 2000 (age 14)
San Diego, California, U.S.
OccupationActor
Years active2008–present
AwardsYoung Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series – Leading Young Actor
 
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Jared Gilmore
Jared Gilmore SDCC 2014.jpg
Gilmore at the 2014 Comic-Con International
BornJared Scott Gilmore
(2000-05-30) May 30, 2000 (age 14)
San Diego, California, U.S.
OccupationActor
Years active2008–present
AwardsYoung Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series – Leading Young Actor

Jared Scott Gilmore (born May 30, 2000) is an American child actor. He is best known for his roles in Mad Men as Bobby Draper and for the series Once Upon a Time as Henry Mills. He won the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series – Leading Young Actor in 2012 for his role in the latter series.

Career[edit]

Gilmore was cast as Bobby Draper in 2009. He was the third actor to play the character, after Maxwell Huckabee and Aaron Hart, since 2007 when the character was originated.[1][2]

In 2011, Gilmore left Mad Men and was cast in Once Upon a Time as Henry Mills, the "biological son of Emma Swan (Jennifer Morrison's character) and the only resident of Storybrooke who is not under the spell of the Evil Queen (Lana Parrilla)."[3] Series creators Adam Horowitz and Eddy Kitsis stated of the role, "One of our emotional centers was an 11-year-old boy who had to be precocious and vulnerable at the same time."[4] Kitsis believed that Gilmore "naturally brought [these characteristics] out... We just knew he had to be our Henry!"[4] Gilmore commented, "I relate to Henry because I'm 11 and also have a very good imagination. I enjoy making up and playing games in worlds with alternate realities myself."[5]

At the 33rd Young Artist Awards, he won the Award for Best Performance in a TV Series – Leading Young Actor.[6] The following year, at the 34th Young Artist Awards, he was nominated for Best Performance in a TV Series – Leading Young Actor.[7] He was also included among the cast of Mad Men when it won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.[8] in 2010 for season 3.

Personal life[edit]

He was born on May 30, 2000 in San Diego, California.[9] For two years, he attended John Robert Powers San Diego, a training school for actors, models, and singers.[10]

According to Variety, Gilmore unintentionally began his acting career after running into talent representatives who were interested in his twin sister, Taylor.[4] After many auditions, he acquired his first jobs through modeling t-shirts and acting in commercials.[5]

Filmography[edit]

YearFilm/ShowRoleNotes
2011–presentOnce Upon a TimeHenry MillsMain role
2011WilfredYoung RyanEpisode: "Anger"
2010Men of a Certain AgeKennethEpisode: "Cold Calls"
2010A Nanny for ChristmasJonas Ryland
2009–2010Mad MenBobby Draper19 episodes
2010HawthorneJustin Adams3 episodes
2010The Back-up PlanCameonot credited
2010OvernightKyle
2009Opposite DayBaby Bailiff
2009RoommatesGrahamEpisode: "The Trash 'N Treasures"
2008–2009Talkshow with Spike FerestenLittle Bill O'Reilly9 episodes
2008Eleventh HourOwenEpisode: "Titans"
2008Without a TraceMatthewEpisode: "Driven"

Awards and nominations[edit]

YearAwardCategoryWorkResult
2009Screen Actors GuildOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesMad MenWon
2012Young Artist AwardBest Performance in a TV Series - Leading Young ActorOnce Upon a TimeWon
2013Young Artist AwardBest Performance in a TV Series - Leading Young ActorOnce Upon a TimeNominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jeffrey, Morgan (August 22, 2011). "'Mad Men' recasting Bobby Draper for new season". Digital Spy. Retrieved April 4, 2013. 
  2. ^ Brown, Lane (August 24, 2009). "Mad Men Replaces Bobby Draper, Again". Vulture. Retrieved April 5, 2013. 
  3. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (March 9, 2011). "Jennifer Morrison Set As The Lead In ABC Pilot ‘Once Upon A Time’, 3 Others Cast". Deadline.com. Retrieved April 5, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c Marechal, AJ (October 20, 2011). "Jared Gilmore: ‘Mad Men’ moppet finds ‘Time’". Variety. Retrieved April 4, 2013. 
  5. ^ a b "Jared Gilmore as Henry – Once Upon a Time Characters & Cast Bios" (Press release). American Broadcasting Company. Retrieved April 4, 2013. 
  6. ^ "33rd Annual Young Artist Awards". Young Artist Foundation. Retrieved May 8, 2012. 
  7. ^ "34th Annual Young Artist Awards". Young Artist Foundation. Retrieved March 1, 2013. 
  8. ^ "The 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards". Screen Actors Guild. Retrieved April 5, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Jared Gilmore Biography". BuddyTV. Retrieved April 5, 2013. 
  10. ^ "John Robert Powers San Diego Acting Student Accepts 'Mad Men' Ensemble Win On Stage At The SAG Awards" (Press release). John Robert Powers. February 11, 2010. Retrieved April 5, 2013. 

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