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Robert B. Capron Jr. (born July 9, 1998)[1] is an American actor, who is best known for starring as Rowley Jefferson, Greg Heffley's best friend, in the first three installments of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid film series.

Robert Capron
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Capron in 2011
Born
Robert B. Capron Jr.

(1998-07-09) July 9, 1998 (age 21)
ResidenceScituate, Rhode Island, U.S.
Alma materBrown University
OccupationActor
Years active2009–present

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CareerEdit

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. He currently attends Brown University for theater, film studies and screenwriting.

FilmographyEdit

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)
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Class Clown Rowley Jefferson Voice role
Frankenweenie[3] Bob
2013 Tarzan Derek
The Way, Way Back Kyle
2014–2017 Elementary Mason 7 episodes
2016 Annabelle Hooper and the Ghosts of Nantucket Bailey Isgett
2017 The Polka King David Lewan
2019 The Thomas Steen Movie Thomas Steen

Awards and nominationsEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Beloved wimp back for more sweet-natured fun – phillyBurbs.com : Local Entertainment". Archived from the original on March 18, 2012. 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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