Capra at San Diego Comic Con International in 2013
Capra began his acting career in 1993 with A Bronx Tale in which he played a nine-year-old character. He played the character of Eli "Weevil" Navarro on the critically acclaimed TV series Veronica Mars and had a small guest role on The O.C. Most recently he was seen on The Closer, Lincoln Heights season 3 premiere, Criminal Minds, Friday Night Lights and on the movie screen in Crank. He starred in movies such as Kazaam, A Simple Wish and Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home. He portrayed Jesse Murphy on the TV show Heroes, following in the footsteps of Veronica Mars co-star Kristen Bell.
Awards and nominations
- 1994 – Nominated for a Young Artist Award at the Young Artist Awards for Best Youth Actor Co-Starring in a Motion Picture Drama for A Bronx Tale (1993).
|1993||A Bronx Tale||Calogero 'C' Anello (age 9)|
|1995||Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home||Elvis|
|1996||Kazaam||Maxwell 'Max' Connor|
|1997||A Simple Wish||Charlie|
|1998||SLC Punk!||Young Bob|
|2006||Crank||Warehouse Hood Leader|
|2009||Blood and Bone||Tattoo|
|2011||Clear Skies 3||Ghost|
|2014||Veronica Mars||Eli "Weevil" Navarro|
|1996||My Guys||Francis DeMarco||Episode: "Pilot"|
|1997||413 Hope St.||Tony Garrett||Episode: "Fatherhood"|
|2001||Walker, Texas Ranger||Ace||Episode: "Division Street"|
|So Little Time||Tony||Episode: "There's Something About Riley"|
|2002||The Shield||Jesus Rosales (uncredited)||Episode: "Two Days of Blood"|
|2003||The Division||James Barlow||Episode: "Cold Comfort"|
|44 Minutes: The North Hollywood Shoot-Out||Ramon||TV movie|
|The O.C.||Z||Episode: "The Gamble"|
|CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Tough Punk||Episode: "Homebodies"|
|American Dreams||Palladino||4 episodes|
|The Guardian||Donny Longo||Episode: "Let God Sort 'Em Out"|
|2004||Crossing Jordan||Det. Jason Harris||Episode: "Most Likely"|
|Without a Trace||Tito Cruz||Episode: "In the Dark"|
|2004–07, 2019||Veronica Mars||Eli "Weevil" Navarro||69 episodes|
|2005||Judging Amy||Marcus||Episode: "Getting Out"|
|Blind Justice||Mike Barreras||Episode: "Past Imperfect"|
|2007||The Closer||Miguel Torres||Episode: "Four to Eight"|
|Criminal Minds||Ervin||Episode: "Children of the Dark"|
|2008||Friday Night Lights||Devin Diablo||Episode: "Who Do You Think You Are?"|
|Lincoln Heights||Carlo||Episode: "Glass House"|
|Heroes||Jesse Murphy||3 episodes|
|Sons of Anarchy||Mayan Hitman||Episode: "The Pull"|
|2009||Castle||Juan Restrepo||Episode: "Little Girl Lost"|
|NCIS||Eddie Castillo||Episode: "Child's Play" & Episode: "The 3rd Choir"|
|Blue Bloods||Pablo Torres||Episode: "Brothers"|
|Bones||Antony Truxton||Episode: "The Doctor in the Photo"|
|2012||Touch||Biker Guy||Episode: "Music of the Spheres"|
|2014–15||The Strain||Crispin||4 episodes|
- "Ain't It Cool News". The Museum of TV & Radio’s Veronica Mars Event. Archived from the original on September 29, 2007. Retrieved September 4, 2006.
- "Neptune Site". Cast Appearance at the Grove. Archived from the original on September 28, 2007. Retrieved September 4, 2006.
- "Francis Capra". TV Guide. Retrieved 2019-08-08.
- Garis, Mary Grace (September 10, 2015). "Weevil Speaks Out In This 'Veronica Mars' Q&A". Bustle. Retrieved 2019-08-08.
- Bonds, De'Aundre (August 10, 2006). "Actor De'Aundre Bonds From Prison". Street Gangs Magazine. Archived from the original on May 24, 2012. Retrieved September 4, 2006.