Nathan Gamble

Active - 2006 - 2017  |   Born - Jan 12, 1998 in Tacoma, Washington, United States  |   Genres - Comedy, Drama, Children's/Family, Crime, Horror

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Child actor Nathan Gamble was born on January 12, 1998. By his tenth birthday he had racked up an impressive resumé, earning a nomination for a Young Artist Award for his role in the hit film Babel, and was cast as the son of Commissioner Gordon in the hit 2008 blockbuster The Dark Knight. He also made several television appearances in his rather busy first decade, including roles on Ghost Whisperer and the hit CBS series CSI. For the holiday season of 2008-2009, moviegoers could catch him in Marley & Me. He appeared in the TV series Hank, and the family film Dolphin Tale.

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  • Made his first "appearance" on stage when his mother, who was pregnant with him at the time, performed in a production of Scrooge.
  • His parents run a children's drama camp and are theater directors.
  • Beat out 20,000 other boys to win the role of the son of Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett's characters in the 2006 film Babel, for which he received a Young Artist Award nomination.
  • Charged fellow actors on the set of the TV series Runaway every time they swore.
  • Had roles in two hit movies in 2008, Marley & Me (his favorite memory of this film was playing ball with Jennifer Aniston and Owen Wilson); and The Dark Knight, in which he portrayed Commissioner Gordon's son. (Melinda McGraw played his mother in that film and was again cast as his mother in the short-lived 2009 sitcom Hank.)