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Alexander Gould

Alexander Gould
Gould in October 2009
Born Alexander Jerome Gould
(1994-05-04) May 4, 1994
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Nationality American
Occupation Actor, voice artist
Years active 2000–present
Notable work(s) Nemo in Finding Nemo
Bambi in Bambi II
Twitch in How to Eat Fried Worms
Shane Botwin in Weeds

Alexander Jerome Gould (born May 4, 1994) is an American actor and voice artist, best known for voicing Nemo in Finding Nemo, Twitch in How to Eat Fried Worms and Shane Botwin in Weeds.

Contents

  • Personal life 1
  • Career 2
  • Filmography 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Personal life

Gould was born in Los Angeles, to Tom and Valerie Gould. He has two younger sisters, Emma and Kelly, who are also actors. Gould practices Judaism, and is active in the Conservative Jewish youth group USY (he was president of his local USY synagogue chapter during his senior year of high school). He participated in Nativ, a gap year program, where he spent ten months living in Israel, including time in the Negev desert, teaching English to elementary school children.[1][2][3][4]

Gould is a student at Clark University in Massachusetts.[4][5]

Career

Gould made his acting debut at the age of 6 in the episode of Freaks and Geeks where Lindsey gets high and then has to babysit his character of Ronnie. Gould made his feature film debut in They, and is best remembered for voicing the title character of Disney/Pixar's Finding Nemo. On television, Gould played the role of Shane Botwin on the Showtime series Weeds, as well as guest-starring on such series as Ally McBeal, Malcolm in the Middle, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Supernatural, and Pushing Daisies. He starred as David Collins in the WB remake of the soap opera Dark Shadows, but its pilot episode was rejected by the WB Television Network and never aired.

Filmography

Year Title Role Notes
2000 Freaks and Geeks Ronnie Episode: "Chokin' and Tokin '​"
2000 Malcolm in the Middle Egg Episode: "Funeral"
2000 Geena Davis Show, TheThe Geena Davis Show Sam Episode: "Cooties"
2000 Mexico City Peter Cobb
2001 Ally McBeal Ben 2 episodes: "Mr. Bo" and "The Ex-Files"
2001 7th Heaven Pee Wee #1 Episode: "Apologize"
2001 Day the World Ended, TheThe Day the World Ended Young Ben Television film
2001 Family Law Josh Deverell Episode: "Angel's Flight"
2002 Wheelmen Arthur
2002 Even Stevens Grayson Episode: "Little Mr. Sacktown"
2002 Boomtown Tom at age 8 Episode: "Reelin' in the Years"
2002 They Young Billy
2003 Finding Nemo Nemo Voice
25th Annual Young Artist Awards for Best Performance in a Voice-Over Role - Young Actor
2003 Exploring the Reef Nemo Voice role
Short film
2003–04 American Dreams 2 episodes: "Change a Comin" and "The 7-10 Split"
2004 Dark Shadows David Collins Television film (never aired)
2004 Oliver Beene Young Ted Episode: "Soup to Nuts"
2005 Diary of a Worm Narrator Voice role, short film
2005–2012 Weeds Shane Botwin Supporting role
102 episodes
Nominated - 13th Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series (shared)
28th Annual Young Artist Awards for Best Performance in a TV Series - Supporting Young Actor
Nominated - 29th Annual Young Artist Awards for Best Performance in a TV Series - Supporting Young Actor
Nominated - 15th Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series (shared)
2006 Bambi II Bambi Voice
2006 Curious George Kid Voice
2006 How to Eat Fried Worms Twitch 28th Annual Young Artist Awards for Best Young Ensemble in a Feature Film (shared)
2007 Librarian from the Black Lagoon, TheThe Librarian from the Black Lagoon Hubie Narrator, video short
2007 Criminal Minds Jeremy Jacobs Episode: "Seven Seconds"
2008 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Jack Trembley Episode: "Unorthodox"
2008 Pushing Daisies Elliott McQuoddy Episode: "The Legend of Merle McQuoddy"
2009 Supernatural Cole Griffiths Episode: "Death Takes a Holiday"
2010 Life & Times of Tim, TheThe Life & Times of Tim Boy Scout Episode: "The Girl Scout Incident/Rodney Has a Wife?"
voice
2011 Ties Evan short
2012 Superman Unbound Jimmy Olsen voice

References

  1. ^ James, Jennifer (September 12, 2003). "'"THE KIDS' READING ROOM; KID-TO-KID; 'Meet Alexander Gould. Los Angeles Times. 
  2. ^ "Finding Nachas; Disney/Pixar's new film is indeed a fine kettle of fish" – via HighBeam Research. 
  3. ^ http://www.jewishtelegraph.com/arts_1.html
  4. ^ a b http://www.timesofisrael.com/weeds-alexander-gould-just-spent-10-months-in-israel-didja-know/
  5. ^ http://www.sho.com/sho/weeds/cast/21394/shane-botwin

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