Tyson’s Run Actor Major Dodson Wiki, Age, Height & Parents

Major Dodson


Full NameMajor Dodson.
Trending forTyson's Run.
Ghost Party.
Untitled 'The Bad Seed'/Lifetime Sequel .
Birth DateJuly 8, 2003.
Age18 years old.
Birth PlaceDallas, Texas.
Birth SignCancer.
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ParentsFather: Hayden Dodson.
Mother: Jennifer Lammers Dodson.
SiblingsBrother: Cooper Dodson.
Love Life
Body Measurements
HeightIn feet: 6' 0".
In centimeters: 182 cm.
In meters: 1.82 m.
WeightKg: 61.
Pounds: 135 lbs.
TrainingPrivate Audition Coach - Lar Park Lincoln.
LA VO Coach - Tony Gonzales.
Private Acting Coach - Mary Jo Mazur.
The Groundlings Improv Camp - Guy Stevenson.
LA Acting Coach - Guy Stevenson.
InstrumentsClassical Piano.
Net Worth$ USD 1.23 Million.
Last UpdateMarch 09 , 2022 (© Copyright- Celebsweek.com).

Major Dodson as Tyson with Barkhad Abdi

Tyson’s Run Actor Major Dodson Bio | Wiki

  • 18 years old Texas native emerging Hollywood actor Major Dodson (July 8, 2003) has been in the limelight since he got the chance to play the lead role of Kim Bass’s movie Tyson’s Run.
  • In “Tyson Run,” this young star landed the character of Tyson Hallerman, an immoral boy who completed homeschooled, but when he comes to regular school, some kids make fun of him.
  • Tyson’s on-screen father, Bobby Hollerman (Rory Cochrane), is a Rugby coach; that’s why he wanted to do something, but his parents think he can’t do anything due to his “Autism Spectrum Disorder.”

Major Dodson with Kim Bass and Barkhad Abdi

  • To show his abilities to his parents, Tyson decided to run in a marathon, then Aklilu (Barkhad Abdi) provided him guidance; that’s how he became an unlikely marathon champion.
  • On the one hand, Major is constantly in the headlines for “Tyson’s Run”; on the other hand, his fans are excited to watch him in the character of “Seymour” in “Ghost Party.”
  • Seeing his work in “Tyson’s Run,” many directors have already signed Dodson, out of which director Louise Archambault is currently casting him in “Untitled ‘The Bad Seed’/Lifetime Sequel.”


Major Dodson with father Hayden Dodson, mother Jennifer Lammers Dodson and brother Cooper Dodson

Early Life & Family

  • The 6 feet tall actor Major Dodson was born on July 8, 2003, to his beautiful, talented mother, Jennifer Lammers Dodson, and father Hayden Dodson in Dallas City in Texas.
  • His mother, Jennifer, is a professional photographer and runs her business with the name of”Jen Dodson Photography,” and before him, there was no actor in his family.
  • The desire to become an actor came to him when Major was watching a Disney Bolt film at the age of 6, and while watching, he thought, “Okay, that’s gonna be fun.”

Major Dodson brother Cooper Dodson

  • To become an actor, he was constantly pestering his mother with the question, “Can I be an actor?” So, after about a month or two, his mother eventually said “Yes,” then he booked the role of Tiny Tim and Christmas Carol.
  • Major is the first person in his family to step into acting, and behind him, his brother Cooper Dodson has also come, who’s is today better known for starring in “Fear the Walking Dead.”


Major Dodson graduated from high school


  • On the big screen, he made his entry in 2010 when Director Susana Gibb just featured him in one episode of “Sons of the Brotherhood.”
  • In the struggling years of his acting journey, he featured in “Don’t Cry Daddy,” “Departure,” “I Am… Gabriel” & “Revolution” even won the “Bonehead Award” for performing in, “Alfred Thinks We’re Aliens.”
  • From 2014, Major’s acting journey slowly hit the track thanks to his incredible performance in “American Horror Story,” but it escalated when people saw him in “The Walking Dead.”
  • In “The Walking Dead,” Major Dodson made his landing in the character of “Sam Anderson,” since then, he has been steadily rising in the Hollywood industry.