As a Canadian actor, Dakota Goyo is best known for playing Max Kenton in the film Real Steel (2011) and Jesse Barrett in the film Dark Skies (2013). He also voices Jamie in the DreamWorks Animation film, Rise of the Guardians which was released on 21 November 2012. The same year, he won Best Performance in a Feature Film for Leading Young Actor in Real Steel. He starred in the 2013 film Dark Skies and the movie Thor as the young Thor in the year of 2011.
Goyo appeared in his first commercial as an infant. His television debut came at the age of 5 in the CBS pilot Ultra (2006). His natural acting, emotional range and ability to memorize scripts at such an early age landed him roles in numerous television and animation series.
Born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to
Debra, a former model and singer and David Goyo, Dakota Goyo also has two brothers, Devonand Dallas. He has publicly stated that he has been inspired by one of his favorite actors Leonardo DiCaprio.