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Trent Ford
Trent Manley Ford (born January 15, 1979) is an American-born English actor and model.
Trent Ford
BornTrent Manley Ford
January 15, 1979 (age 42)
Akron, Ohio, U.S.
OccupationActor, Model
Years active2000–present
Early life and education
Ford was born in Akron, Ohio. His father was a test pilot for the United States Navy, and his mother was a stewardess from Birmingham, West Midlands. He moved to the United Kingdom at the age of one with his parents and grew up in Cradley, West Midlands and Malvern, Worcestershire with his brother and two sisters. He studied English and Economics at Clare College, Cambridge.[1]
Career
Ford starred in the feature films Deeply, Gosford Park, Slap Her... She's French (released in the U.S. as She Gets What She Wants), How to Deal, and September Dawn.[2] Ford portrayed Jean Paul, the French boyfriend of Zoey Bartlet (Elisabeth Moss's character) in six episodes of the fourth season of the television drama The West Wing, and Superman's future enemy, Mr. Mxyzptlk, in the fourth season episode of Smallville titled "Jinx". He appeared as Steve in one episode of the FOX/WB sitcom Grounded for Life, opposite Donal Logue and Megyn Price. He also played Benjamin Chow, the boyfriend of Kat Warbler (Lizzy Caplan's character), in five episodes of the CBS sitcom The Class. In the first season of the NBC series Life, he played Jeffrey Farmer opposite Damian Lewis.[3]
Ford was the leading man in the global advertising campaign for Calvin Klein perfume "Eternity Moment" opposite Scarlett Johansson, shot by Peter Lindbergh.[4] Ford has also appeared in advertising campaigns for Gap, Abercrombie & Fitch, and Valentino.[5]
In 2008, Ford starred in the love story/thriller Rez Bomb about a Lakota girl and a white boy who are very much in love, but get themselves into trouble with a brutal money lender.[6]
Ford played a vampire named Trevor in three episodes of The CW supernatural drama The Vampire Diaries. In November 2011, Ford appeared in one episode of the CW drama 90210. In March 2012, Ford filmed J. J. Abrams' CW TV pilot Shelter, portraying a British rock star named Tyler Dean.[7]
In May 2012, Ford played the lead role, Alex, in a short film titled Shoot'er, opposite Nikki Sixx, directed by P.R. Brown.[8]
On September 29, 2013, Ford appeared in the Season 6 premiere episode of The Mentalist on CBS.[9]
Ford starred in Burning Blue, a military drama about two Navy fighter pilots who find themselves in the midst of a forbidden relationship, throwing their lives and careers into disarray. Lionsgate released the film on June 6, 2014.[10]
On August 6, 2014, Sixx:A.M. premiered their music video for the single "Gotta Get It Right" off their Modern Vintage album, featuring Ford.[11]
Ford starred with Mischa Barton in Deserted, a thriller about a road trip to Death Valley that results in getting hopelessly lost in the most stunning, but unforgiving topographical terrain on the planet.[12][13]
Ford starred in Superior, a short film about a stranger passing through town who sparks a teenage girl's desire to distinguish herself from her identical twin sister. The film premiered at Sundance Film Festival on January 23, 2015.[14]
Personal life
Ford has been in a relationship with American actress and model Natalie Cohen since March 2011.[15]
Filmography
Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
2000DeeplyJames
2001Gosford ParkJeremy Blond
2002She Gets What She WantsEd Mitchell
2003How to DealMacon Forrester
2005The IslandCalvin Klein Model
2006ParkNathan
2006Shark BaitPercy (voice)
2007September DawnJonathan Samuelson
2008Rez BombScott
2012Shoot'erShoot'er
2012PossessionsOrlando
2013Platypus the MusicalDaniel
2014Burning BlueDaniel Lynch
2015SuperiorJoe
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
2002–2003The West WingJean Paul6 Episodes
2004SmallvilleMikhail MxyzptlkEpisode: "Jinx"
2004Grounded for LifeSteveEpisode: "Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?"
2007The ClassBenjamin Chow5 Episodes
2007LifeJeffrey FarmerEpisode: "A Civil War"
2010–2011The Vampire DiariesTrevor3 Episodes
201190210Fashion Design InstructorEpisode: "Project Runaway"
2012ShelterTyler DeanMain Cast, CW TV Pilot
2013The MentalistGavin YardleyEpisode: "The Desert Rose"
References
  1. ^ "Trent Ford -- pictures, images, gallery, info, bio, gossip". mostbeautifulman.com. Archived from the original on 2014-01-01.
  2. ^ Rebecca Murray. "How to Deal - Trent Ford Interview". About.
  3. ^ ""Life" A Civil War (TV Episode 2007)". IMDb. 14 June 2008.
  4. ^ "Trent Ford Work and Photos - Fandango". Fandango.
  5. ^ Storm Models London. "Trent Ford". stormmodels.com. Archived from the original on 2011-07-16.
  6. ^ "Rez Bomb (2008) - Plot Summary". IMDb.
  7. ^ "Vampire Diaries' Trent Ford Joins J. J. Abrams Pilot 'Shelter'". digitalspy.com. 2012-03-27.
  8. ^ "SHOOT'ER". Kickstarter.
  9. ^ "Trent Ford". TV Guide.
  10. ^ "Burning Blue". burningbluefilm.com.
  11. ^ "Sixx:A.M. "Gotta Get It Right" Music Video". revolvermag.com.
  12. ^ "Deserted". IMDb.com.
  13. ^ "Deserted". Set Photos from "Deserted".
  14. ^ "Sundance Unveils Shorts Roster". screendaily.com.
  15. ^ "An AMAZING Angelic Love Story!!". Seen, Heard, Observed... 2011-09-27.
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