Mason Gamble

Actor
Kidpic auteur John Hughes ("Home Alone" 1990) announced a nationwide casting call for the star of his "Dennis the Menace" (1993) in the spring of 1992: "We were looking for a good personality, some smarts, discipline ... Read more »
Born: 01/16/1986

Filmography

Actor (15)

Golf in the Kingdom 2011 (Movie)

Michael Murphy (Actor)

CSI: Miami 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Close to Home 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Rising Place 2002 (Movie)

Franklin--Melvina's Son (Actor)

Kate Brasher 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

A Gentleman's Game 2000 (Movie)

Timmy Pearse (Actor)

Arlington Road 1999 (Movie)

Brady Lang (Actor)

Rushmore 1998 (Movie)

Dirk Calloway (Actor)

ER 1997 (Tv Show)

Actor

Gattaca 1997 (Movie)

Younger Vincent (Actor)

Bad Moon 1996 (Movie)

Brett (Actor)

Spy Hard 1996 (Movie)

McCluckey (Actor)

A Menace Called Dennis 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Dennis the Menace 1993 (Movie)

Dennis Mitchell (Actor)

Anya's Bell (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Kidpic auteur John Hughes ("Home Alone" 1990) announced a nationwide casting call for the star of his "Dennis the Menace" (1993) in the spring of 1992: "We were looking for a good personality, some smarts, discipline and a good sense of humor. It's a big job for a little kid, but we wanted to have a real six-year-old play the part." They found their man in Mason Gamble, the adorable freckle-faced son of character actor Tim Gamble. Previously young Gamble had appeared in several TV spots and in a bit part in "Groundhog Day" (1993). Since his breakthrough, the actor has remained a constant screen presence, appearing alongside Leslie Nielsen in "Spy Hard" (1996) and portraying the youthful version of Ethan Hawke's character in the sci-fi thriller "Gattaca" (1997). In 1998, Gamble offered a marvelous turn as the youthful protege of high school student who places more emphasis on extra-curricular activities than on academics in the original and highly entertaining "Rushmore". He was next tapped to portray the son of Tim Robbins in the thriller "Arlington Road" (1999).

Relationships

Sally Gamble

Mother

Tim Gamble

Father
character player in John Hughes' "The Breakfast Club" (1985), "The Untouchables" (1987), "Hoffa" (1992)

Milestones

2001

TV series debut as regular, the CBS drama "Kate Brasher"

1999

Portrayed the son of Tim Robbins in the thriller "Arlington Road"

1999

Co-starred with Della Reese in the CBS movie "Anya's Bell"

1998

Acted in "Rushmore", playing a fourth grader and protege of the protagonist

1997

Portrayed the child Vincent (portrayed as an adult by Ethan Hawke) in "Gattaca"

1996

Had featured role in the big screen comedy "Spy Hard"

1993

Appeared in a bit part in "Groundhog Day"

1993

Starred in the John Hughes production of "Dennis the Menace"

1990

Appeared in his first TV commercial at age four-and-one-half (date approximate)

Appeared in TV spots for General Mills and Pepsi

Signed to play a golf prodigy in "A Gentleman's Game" (lensed 2000)

"Discovered" by an agent while accompanying his father on an audition

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