Notable work Pete's Dragon
Other names Oaks Fegley
Name Oakes Fegley
Role Child actor
Years active 2011-present
Upcoming movie Pete's Dragon
|Movies and TV shows Pete's Dragon, Fort Bliss, This Is Where I Leave You, Person of Interest|
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Oakes Fegley (born November 11, 2004) is an American child actor. He is known for his supporting role as Paul Swann in the film Fort Bliss, for playing Samaritan's human avatar Gabriel in the series Person of Interest, and for starring as Pete in the 2016 Disney film Pete's Dragon.
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- Life and career
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Life and career
Fegley is from Allentown, Pennsylvania, and is the son of Mercedes and Michael Fegley., Fegley is of a German, Dutch, English, and Italian Descent.
In 2014, Fegley made his acting debut with the drama film Fort Bliss, playing Paul Swann along with Michelle Monaghan and Ron Livingston. The film was directed by Claudia Myers, and had premiered in 2014. He played the Young Judd Altman, originally played by Jason Bateman, in the comedy-drama film This Is Where I Leave You, directed by Shawn Levy and released on September 19, 2014 by Warner Bros. Pictures. Later he appeared as Young Elias "Eli" Thompson in the fifth season of the HBO's series Boardwalk Empire. He also appeared in CBS' Person of Interest as Gabriel Hayward.
Fegley played the lead role of Pete in Walt Disney Pictures' fantasy comedy-drama film Pete's Dragon, opposite Oona Laurence, Bryce Dallas Howard and Robert Redford. The film is directed by David Lowery, and was released on August 12, 2016.
It was announced in May 2017 that Fegley would topline TWC-Dimension's comedy film The War with Grandpa with Robert De Niro.