Dakota Avery Goyo is a Canadian actor. Goyo was born in Toronto, Ontario, the son of Debra, a former model and singer who manages his career, and David Goyo. He has two brothers, Devon and Dallas. He 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. Goyo appeared in his first commercial as an infant, after which he landed various roles in television and animation series. His featured television work includes Disney’s JoJo’s Circus in 2005, Ultra in 2006, Super Why! in 2008, Murdoch Mysteries in 2008, The Listener in 2009, My Neighbor’s Secret in 2009, Happy Town in 2010 and a recurring role as Timmy Tibble on the children’s television series Arthur in 2010.
By late September 2010, Goyo had finished filming Real Steel as Max Kenton, the estranged son of Charlie Kenton (Hugh Jackman). At the age of 11, Goyo was cast as Jamie in the DreamWorks Animation feature Rise of the Guardians (2012). He starred in the 2013 film Dark Skies. He also starred in the movie Thor as the young Thor in the year of 2011.