Former child and teen actor Cayden Boyd was born Cayden Michael Boyd on May 24, 1994, in Bedford, Texas. Cayden and his older sister Jenna started modeling when they were 2 and 3 and then went on to star in commercials. The family eventually moved to California in 2001 to further the kids’ careers with both becoming well-known child and teen actors.
As always here we focus only on roles during his child and teen years which started with guest appearances on television shows such as “Scrubs” (2001) in the episode My Fifteen Minutes, “Taina” (2002) for two episodes.
The year 2003 saw Cayden jump to feature films playing Michael Boyce in “Mystic River” along with roles in “Freaky Friday” and “Exposed.” The following year he appeared in the feature “Envy” and played Timmy in a nice sequence of “Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story.” The same year he appeared on the series “Century City” and Crossing Jordan.”
For the remainder of his child and teen starring years he also appeared in the feature films “The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl” (2005) as Max, “X-Men: The Last Stand” (2006), “Have Dreams, Will Travel” (2006) and “Fireflies in the Garden” (2008).
His other TV guest roles included “Cold Case” (2005), the pilot “Close to Home (2005, “Night Stalker” (2005 and the 2010 pilot for “Past Life”. He also appeared in the 2014 film when he would have been 20 years old but might have been 19 during filming.
After his teen years Cayden has continued to act appearing on the series “Awkward) (2015), “The Mick” (2017), and playing Ram on the short-lived series “Heathers” 2018 and others with credits right into 2019.
In his teen years, Cayden also played on a tackle football team. “I like playing for the team. It feels good throwing that football and trying to get that touchdown” he said.
Cayden had commented when filming “The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl” “I love the stunts!” Cayden played the lead character Max and performed acrobatics with the help of a harness and wires. “We could run backward and do double backflips,” he said.