Jodelle Ferland Bio
Born on October 9, 1994, in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada, Jodelle Micah Ferland is a beautiful young actress with a resume as long as her arm! And her biggest role to date is yet to come – she’ll play Bree in the upcoming Twilight saga movie Eclipse.
Jodelle started acting when she was just two years old; at four she made her movie debut in the TV movie Mermaid (she got an Emmy nomination for her performance, making her the youngest nominee in Emmy history!). Since then Jodelle’s appeared in lots of TV shows, including Stargate Atlantis, Dark Angel, Stargate SG-1, Smallville and Supernatural. In terms of movies, she’s landed parts in Silent Hill and Good Luck Chuck. Her next gig will be in the third part of the Twilight saga, playing Bree in the movie Eclipse.
Even though Jodelle has been cast in many horror, sci-fi and supernatural films and TV shows, she says she loves doing comedy, too. She’s also a very versatile actress in a second way: she has no trouble playing the role of a boy (and she did it in a movie called The Messengers)! In total, Jodelle’s been cast in an amazing 30+ movies and TV shows in the 12 years she’s been acting, and looks forward to many more roles.
What’s In A Name?
The name Jodelle is of French origin. It’s a very rare first name for girls that means “The Lord is God.”
Here are some factoids we bet you never knew about Jodelle!
- Jodelle is sometimes called Jodelle-ee as a nickname.
- Jodelle is half French. The other half consists of Austrian and British.
- Jodelle has 2 siblings: Marisha (age 21) and Jeremy (age 23).
- At home, Jodelle is homeschooled by her mother; when Jodelle is on set she is schooled by a teacher.
- Jodelle's favorite school subject is Art.
- Jodelle's first film was "Mermaid."
- She would love to work with actor Johnny Depp.
- Jodelle's favorite singers include Avril Lavigne, Kelly Clarkson, Carrie
- Underwood, Beyonce, Jason Mraz and Colbie Caillat.
- She likes the bands Nickelback, Marianas Trench, Simple Plan and Plain White
- Jodelle used to play the violin but doesn't anymore.
- Jodelle is right handed.
- Besides acting, Jodelle also likes to draw.
- Some of Jodelle's favorite foods are: pizza with olives and feta cheese, lasagne,
- marzipan, and maple ice cream.
- Favorite animals include: horses, dogs, rabbits, birds.
- Jodelle's favorite movies are, "Pirates of the Caribbean," "Harry Potter," "Disturbia," "Napoleon Dynamite," and "Penelope."
- Her favorite TV shows are, "Supernatural", "Smallville," "Scrubs," and "The Simpsons."
- Jodelle's favorite sports are gymnastics and skating.
- Some of her favorite actors are: Robin Williams, Shia LaBeouf, Steve Martin, Johnny Depp, and Daniel Radcliffe.
- Actresses Jodelle likes are, Jessica Alba, Reese Witherspoon, Christina Ricci, and Renee Zellweger.
- Her favorite candy is Werther's Originals.
- Jodelle's favorite store is Urban Planet.
- If she could travel to anywhere in the world, she would go to Italy and Austrailia.
- Her favorite books are the Harry Potter series and the Artemis Fowl series.
- She has a "Cavalier King Charles Spaniel" dog named Genevieve (Gena for short).
- In her spare time, Jodelle likes to hang out with her friends, read, swim, draw and ride her bike.
- Jodelle has been vegetarian for over a year.
- She loves the Japanese manga, "Death Note".
- Jodelle loves to cook.
- Her favourite holiday is Christmas.