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Dakota Goyo

Biography

Canadian child actor who was simply 1st introduced to film audiences as Max Kenton in the 2011 film Genuine Metal. In 2013, he performed Jesse Barrett in the sci-fi/horror film Dark Skies. He made an appearance in a tv commercial as a child. He played youthful Thor in the 2011 film Thor and youthful Noah in the 2014 film Noah. He offers two brothers called Devon and Dallas. He and Chris Pine both tone of voice personas in the 2012 cartoon feature Rise from the Guardians.

Quick Facts


Full Name Dakota Goyo
Date Of Birth August 22, 1999
Place Of Birth Toronto, Canada
Profession Movie Actor
Nationality Canadian
Parents Debra Goyo, David Goyo
Siblings Dallas Goyo, Devon Goyo
Movies The Journey Home, Noah, Dark Skies, Rise of the Guardians, Real Steel, Thor, My Neighbor's Secret, Defendor, Emotional Arithmetic, Resurrecting the Champ, Solving Charlie
TV Shows R. L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series
Star Sign Leo

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#Fact
1 Worked with real bears for his role in Midnight Sun.
2 Dakota's father (David) is Italian/Canadian, his mother (Debra) is Scottish/Canadian.
3 Has said that he would love to be a director.
4 Has publicly stated that he has been inspired by one of his favorite actors Leonardo DiCaprio.
5 The name Goyo is of Italian descent and was originally spelled Goio.
6 Has starred with Hugh Jackman in Real Steel (2011) and Rise of the Guardians (2012).
7 Appeared in The Listener (2009) and Thor (2011) with Colm Feore although they did not work on the same days. They do however, share the same birthday.
8 Is related to Season #1 Canadian Idol winner Ryan Malcolm although they have never met.
9 Screen tested with Viggo Mortensen for the role of The Boy in the feature film The Road (2009). Dakota made it to the final two but lost to Kodi Smit-McPhee.
10 Loves golf and chess.
11 Dakota appeared in his first commercial at the tender age of 2 weeks old.
12 Has two older brothers: Dallas Goyo and Devon Goyo.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Journey Home 2014/II Luke
Noah 2014 Young Noah
Dark Skies 2013 Jesse Barrett
Rise of the Guardians 2012 Jamie Bennett (voice)
R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour 2011 TV Series Josh
Real Steel 2011 Max Kenton
Thor 2011 Young Thor
Arthur 2010 TV Series Timmy Tibble
Happy Town 2010 TV Series Young Tommy Conroy
My Neighbor's Secret 2009 TV Movie Austin Hest
Defendor 2009 Jack Carter - 9
Murdoch Mysteries 2009 TV Series Alwyn Jones
The Listener 2009 TV Series Nicki
Solving Charlie 2009 TV Movie Charlie Hudson II
Super Why! 2008 TV Series Little Boy
Emotional Arithmetic 2007 Timmy Winters
Resurrecting the Champ 2007 Teddy Kernan
Ultra 2006 TV Movie Brett
JoJo's Circus 2005 TV Series Little Blue

Stunts

Stunts

TitleYearStatusCharacter
My Neighbor's Secret 2009 TV Movie stunt actor
The Listener 2009 TV Series stunts - 1 episode
Ultra 2006 TV Movie stunt actor

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Troldspejlet 2014 TV Series Himself - Actor / Max Kenton
Entertainment Tonight Canada 2007-2013 TV Series Himself / Reporter / Interviewer / ...
eTalk Daily 2012 TV Series Himself
Electric Playground 2012 TV Series documentary Himself
Breakfast Television 2011-2012 TV Series Himself
The Circuit 2012 TV Series Himself
One 2 One 2012 TV Series Himself
The Rosie Show 2012 TV Series Himself
Real Steel: Building the Bots 2012 Video short Himself
Disney XD XTRA 2011 TV Series Himself
Made in Hollywood 2011 TV Series Himself
Mezamashi terebi 2011 TV Series Himself
Good Day L.A. 2011 TV Series Himself
Entertainment Tonight 2007 TV Series Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2012 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Young Actor Real Steel (2011)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2012 Saturn Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Best Performance by a Younger Actor Real Steel (2011)
2012 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour (2010)
2012 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a TV Series - Guest Starring Young Actor 11-13 R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour (2010)
2008 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a Feature Film - Young Actor Age Ten or Younger Resurrecting the Champ (2007)


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#Quote
1 The hardest part of acting is not when I'm acting, It's when I'm not.


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