Bobo in 2012
January 24, 1997 |
Roosevelt Island, New York, U.S.
Life and career
His first film role was in the 2004 independent film, The Best Thief in the World. He co-starred opposite Christopher Walken and Josh Lucas in the 2004 drama Around the Bend, playing the youngest of a four-generation family. Bobo was subsequently cast in the fantasy film Zathura.
Bobo's next role was in another independent film, Strangers with Candy, which opened on June 28, 2006. Bobo played young Victor Mancini in the film adaptation of Chuck Palahniuk's novel Choke. He has also made an appearance on 30 Rock as a paparazzo named Ethan. He appeared on Roosevelt Island in the play Seussical Jr. at the Main Street Theatre and Dance Alliance. He was also on episode 5 of Royal Pains. In 2011 he appeared in the film Crazy, Stupid, Love. as Robbie, the son of divorcing parents Cal (Steve Carell) and Emily Weaver (Julianne Moore).
Bobo plays guitar and is lead vocalist in the band "The Bonnie Situation".
||The Best Thief in the World||Sam Zaidman|
|Around the Bend||Zach Lair|
||Strangers with Candy||Shamus Noblet||(uncredited)|
||The Fox and the Hound 2||Tod||voice|
||Choke||Young Victor Mancini|
||Crazy, Stupid, Love.||Robbie Weaver|
||30 Rock||Ethan||Episode: Jackie Jormp-Jomp|
|Royal Pains||Arlo Grant||Episode: No Man Is an Island|
Awards and nominations
|Young Artist Award||2006||Best Performance in a Feature Film - Young Actor Age Ten or Younger||Nominated||Zathura|
|2012||Best Performance in a Feature Film – Supporting Young Actor||Nominated||Crazy, Stupid, Love.|
- "Movie Review: Around the Bend". Entertainment Weekly. October 6, 2004.
- "Ain't It Cool News". Quint interviews Dax Shepard about ZATHURA, teenage girls and Mike Judge's IDIOCRACY!!!. Retrieved April 25, 2012.
- Date, BILL ZWECKER (October 17, 2004). "Chris Walken embraces his lucky star". Chicago Sun-Times.
- http://listentobonnie.com/. Retrieved 18 August 2013. Missing or empty
- "33rd Annual Young Artist Awards – Nominations / Special Awards". The Young Artist Foundation. 2012. Retrieved April 6, 2012.
- Jonah Bobo at the Internet Movie Database
- Jonah Bobo at AllMovie
- About.com interview (November 7, 2005)