Robert Capron

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Robert Capron
Robert Capron 2011 (cropped).jpg
Born (1998-07-09) July 9, 1998 (age 16)
Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 2009–present

Robert Capron, Jr. (born July 9, 1998)[1] is an American child actor who is best known for starring as Rowley Jefferson, Greg Heffley's best friend, in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid movies. He started off with a role in Bride Wars and later had small parts in Hachiko: A Dog's Story and the Disney film The Sorcerer's Apprentice. His mother, Kaye Capron, played his character's mother in Diary of a Wimpy Kid. Capron lives in Scituate, Rhode Island, and has also been billed as Robert B. Capron.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2009 Bride Wars Student No. 2 Short speaking role
Hachi: A Dog's Tale Student
2010 Diary of a Wimpy Kid Rowley Jefferson Secondary main character
Won–Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film (Young Ensemble Cast)
Nominated—Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film (Supporting Young Actor)[2]
The Sorcerer's Apprentice Oliver Secondary character
2011 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules Rowley Jefferson Tertiary main character
Nominated—Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film (Supporting Actor)
R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour Marty, Lex Two episodes – "Catching Cold", "Cast"
Best Player Boy playing laser tag
2012 The Three Stooges Young Curly Short role
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days Rowley Jefferson Secondary main character
Won–Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film (Supporting Young Actor)
Won–Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film (Ensemble Cast)
Frankenweenie[3] Bob Voice role
2013 Tarzan Derek
The Way, Way Back Kyle

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result
2011 Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a Feature Film - Supporting Young Actor Diary of a Wimpy Kid Nominated
Best Performance in a Feature Film - Young Ensemble Cast Won
2012 Best Performance in a Feature Film - Supporting Young Actor Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules Nominated
2013 Best Performance in a Feature Film - Supporting Young Actor Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days Won
Best Performance in a Feature Film - Young Ensemble Cast Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Beloved wimp back for more sweet-natured fun – phillyBurbs.com : Local Entertainment". Retrieved March 25, 2011. 
  2. ^ "32nd Annual Young Artist Awards – Nominations / Special Awards". The Young Artist Foundation. 2011. Retrieved March 14, 2011. 
  3. ^ Janusonis, Michael. The Providence Journal, March 25, 2011, "Being ‘Wimpy’ pays off for Scituate’s Robert Capron". Accessed March 31, 2011.

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