Preston Bailey is an American child actor who is best known for being cast in the television drama series “Dexter.” He started acting at the age of 2 and starred in movies such as “Children of the Corn,” “Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer” and “The Crazies.”
Bailey was born on July 25, 2000 in Portland, Oregon, but moved to California at the age of 5. He is the younger brother of actor Brennan Bailey. He started his acting career on national television commercials such as Stouffer’s, Priceline.com, Clorox, Juicy Juice, Mucinex and BMW. In 2005, he guest starred in the medical drama “Strong Medicine” where he played the role of Dougie Nauls. He was also part of the cast of several television shows such as “Criminal Minds,” “How I Met Your Mother,” and “Numb3rs.”
Bailey is one of the youngest actors ever nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award when he joined the cast of Showtime’s TV series “Dexter.” He is also nominated for Young Artist Awards for Best Performance in a TV Series two consecutive years for the same show. In addition to this, he received several other awards and recognitions. In 2012, he won the Young Artist Awards for Best Performance in a Feature Film- Young Ensemble Cast for “Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer.”
He was also nominated for Best Performance in a Feature Film Ten and Under for the same project. Bailey also received recognitions from his other projects such as “The Crazies” and “Cold Case.” He also starred in several films such as “Alpha Mom,” “Seven Years,” “Nothing but the Truth,” “Kay,” “Amusement,” and “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.” He was also part of the cast of “Eagleheart,” “Adalyn,” “Funny or Die Presents,” “Whoop Ass,” and “The Apologist.”
Preston Bailey has been a remarkably successful actor despite his young age. There is so much more to look forward to from this extremely talented young man. There are still a lot of opportunities for him to receive some more awards and recognitions. He also has a lot of chances to influence people’s lives through his works.
Bailey is extremely passionate in what he does, and that is the reason why he gets to touch the lives of the people he works with. Not only is he a good actor, but he also has a strong sense of social responsibility as he has been chosen by Variety Magazine as one of the ambassadors of the Power of Youth.
Showtime’s series “Dexter” is about a serial killer with a conscience. In the first season, we see Dexter, played by Michael C. Hall, as a child when his father discovers Dexter’s proclivity of killing people. Dexter’s father, played by James Remar, is a Miami-Dade Metro cop. Viewers have their minds twisted when Dexter’s father does not punish Dexter for his desire … Read More »