Robert Capron

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Robert Capron
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Capron at the Diary of a Wimpy Kid premiere
Born Robert Capron Jr.
(1998-07-09) July 9, 1998 (age 18)
Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.
Residence Scituate, Rhode Island
Other names Robert B. Capron
Occupation Actor, voce artist, film producer, film director, comedian
Years active 2009–present

Robert Capron Jr. (born July 9, 1998 in Providence, Rhode Island)[1] is an American teen 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 2 episodes
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
2014-2016 Elementary Mason 4 episodes

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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