This up-and-coming actor began building an impressive résumé before his age even hit the double digits. After making his small-screen debut as a tyke in Mad TV
's "Reading Caboose" sketch, Collins snagged a recurring role on the critically lauded but short-lived drama Jack & Bobby
, alongside real-life buddy Logan Lerman. But 2005 proved to be his breakthrough year: Not only did it mark his film debut, as one of a rather large brood in the Yours, Mine & Ours
remake, but he also landed a role as a surly teenager on The War at Home
. Since that series ended, Collins has appeared on episodes of Without a Trace
, as well as in the indie feature The Least of These
.Dean Collins Fast Facts:
- Writes, directs and edits his own short films.
- Made his big-screen debut in the 2005 remake of Yours, Mine & Ours.
- Appeared alongside real-life pal Logan Lerman on the drama Jack & Bobby and in the 2006 film Hoot.
- Cites dark dramas Donnie Darko, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and Fight Club as some of his favorite films.