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Dakota Goyo
Canadian actor

Dakota Goyo

Dakota Goyo
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Quick Facts

Intro Canadian actor
A.K.A. Dakota Avery Goyo
Is Actor Film actor Television actor
From Canada
Field Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
Birth 22 August 1999, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Age 23 years
Star sign Leo
Young Artist Award  
The details (from wikipedia)


Dakota Avery Goyo (born August 22, 1999) is a Canadian actor. He is best known for playing Max Kenton in the film Real Steel (2011) and Jesse Barrett in the film Dark Skies (2013). He also voices Jamie in the DreamWorks Animation film Rise of the Guardians (2012).

Personal life

Goyo was born to Debra, a former model and singer who manages his career, and David Goyo. He has two older brothers, Devon and Dallas.


Goyo appeared in his first commercial as an infant, after which he landed various roles in television and animation series. His featured television work includes Disney's JoJo's Circus in 2005, Ultra in 2006, Super Why! in 2008, Murdoch Mysteries in 2008, The Listener in 2009, My Neighbor's Secret in 2009, Happy Town in 2010 and a recurring role as Timmy Tibble on the children's television series Arthur in 2010.

Goyo completed a series lead role in the ABC pilot Solving Charlie in 2009, playing Charlie, an orphaned child who has an IQ of 190 and helps his long-lost brother, an aspiring detective, to solve crimes. Goyo played Teddy, the son of Josh Hartnett's character, in the 2007 film Resurrecting the Champ and played Timmy, grandson of Susan Sarandon's character, in the 2007 film Emotional Arithmetic.

In 2011, Goyo starred in Real Steel as Max Kenton, the estranged son of Charlie Kenton (Hugh Jackman), and also played young Thor in the superhero film Thor. In 2012, Goyo voiced Jamie in the DreamWorks Animation feature Rise of the Guardians, and in 2013, he starred in the science fiction thriller film Dark Skies.

Awards and nominations

Award Year Category Result Work
Young Artist Award 2008 Best Performance in a Feature Film – Young Actor Age Ten or Younger Nominated Resurrecting the Champ
Young Artist Award 2012 Best Performance in a Feature Film – Leading Young Actor Won Real Steel
Young Artist Award 2012 Best Performance in a TV Series – Guest Starring Young Actor 11–13 Nominated R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour
Saturn Awards 2012 Best Performance by a Younger Actor Nominated Real Steel
Daytime Emmy Awards 2012 Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series Nominated R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour
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