Zachary Adam Gordon (born February 15, 1998) is an American actor. Gordon began his professional acting career at the age of eight and as a child came to prominence playing Greg Heffley in the first three films of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid film series. Transitioning into acting roles as an adult, he has played Tate Wilson in Good Trouble and Jason Cohen in Dead of Summer.
Zachary Adam Gordon
February 15, 1998
Oak Park, California, U.S.
Gordon was born in Oak Park, California, to Linda and Kenneth Gordon. He has two older brothers and was raised in Southern California. He graduated from a public high school in Oak Park. He is Jewish.
Gordon has made multiple television appearances on programs such as How I Met Your Mother and All of Us. He also appeared in the 2008 pilot of Desperate Housewives, plus two other episodes, and in two episodes of 24 that aired in January 2009. He appeared in three episodes as a guest star on Last Man Standing, where he played Tim's daughter's boyfriend.
His film credits include Sex and Death 101, Lower Learning, the Garry Marshall film Georgia Rule (for which he won the Young Artist Award for his portrayal of Ethan), The Brothers Bloom, as young Bloom, and in National Treasure: Book of Secrets.
Gordon has been credited with numerous voice over roles including Brad Spolyt in The Chubbchubbs Save Xmas, Ricky Garcia in Project Gilroy, San San in Nick Jr.'s Ni Hao, Kai-Lan and The Mighty B! He is a series regular as the voice of Gil in the Nickelodeon series Bubble Guppies.
Gordon has had voice cameo roles as Baby Melman in the animated film Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, Kotaro in Afro Samurai: Resurrection, and young Tony Stark in The Super Hero Squad Show. In 2010, he played Greg Heffley in the film Diary of a Wimpy Kid. In 2011, he voiced Papi Jr. in Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 and as Paws in Disney's The Search for Santa Paws.
In 2011, Gordon provided voices for Charlie Brown, Linus and Franklin on the comedy show Robot Chicken, and in 2012, he reprised the role of Greg Heffley in Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days. In the fourth film, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul, he was replaced by Jason Drucker. In October 2013, Gordon was chosen to host a miniseries for Nintendo, titled Skylander's Boomcast, on YouTube channel SkylandersGame, reviewing and talking about the video game series Skylanders.
Additional films for 2013 included The Incredible Burt Wonderstone and a role as Pete Kidder in Walden Media's and Hallmark Channel's Pete's Christmas.
|2007||Because I Said So||Little Arthur||Uncredited|
|The Chubbchubbs Save Xmas||Brad Spoylt||Short film|
|National Treasure: Book of Secrets||Lincoln conspiracy kid|||
|Sex and Death 101||Barbeque brat|
|2008||The Brothers Bloom||Young Bloom|
|Four Christmases||Kid #6 in Jump-Jump|
|Lower Learning||Frankie Fowler|||
|Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa||Baby Melman (voice)||Cameo|||
|2009||The Search for Santa Paws||Paws (voice)||Direct to video|||
|2010||Diary of a Wimpy Kid||Greg Heffley|||
|2011||Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2||Papi Junior (voice)||Direct to video|||
|Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules||Greg Heffley|||
|2012||Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days||Greg Heffley|
|Young Paul Ryan||Young Paul Ryan||Short film|
|Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Class Clown||Greg Heffley (voice)||Short film|
|2013||The Incredible Burt Wonderstone||Will|
|2014||The Boxcar Children||Henry Alden (voice)|
|Yellowbird||Max (voice)||English dub|
|2015||Huevos: Little Rooster's Egg-cellent Adventure||Rolo (voice)||English dub|
|2016||Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV||Young Ravus (voice)||English dub|
|Norm of the North||Norm cub (voice)||Uncredited|
|2017||The Gettysburg Address||Daniel Skelly (voice)|
|2020||American Pie Presents: Girls' Rules||Emmett||Direct to video|
|2006–2007||All of Us||Richie||2 episodes|
|2006, 2009||How I Met Your Mother||Stacy's son, Tyler Stinson (Grant), Ted's nephew||3 episodes|||
|2007, 2011||Robot Chicken||Charlie Brown / Linus (voice)||2 episodes|
|2008||David's Solution||Little David||Television film|
|Desperate Housewives||Little Robin Hood||Episode: "Now You Know"|
|MADtv||The Joker||1 episode|
|The Mighty B!||Gwen's brother #4 (voice)||Episode: "Bee My Baby"|||
|Special Agent Oso||Tyler/Rasheed (voice)||Episodes: "License to Chill/GoldenFly", "The Man with the Golden Retriever/The Chairs Are Not Enough"|
|2008–2009||Handy Manny||Little Lopart (voice)||Episodes: "Abuelito's Telescope/Little Lopart", "Lyle & Leland Lopart/Blackout on the Block"|
|Ni Hao, Kai-lan||San San||15 episodes|
|2008, 2010||Batman: The Brave and the Bold||Young Bruce Wayne / Young Aqualad (voice)||3 episodes|
|2009||24||Eight year old boy||2 episodes|
|Afro Samurai: Resurrection||Kotaro (voice)||Television film|
|2011||Childrens Hospital||Cody/Mike||1 episode|
|Family Guy||Homeless little boy||1 episode|
|2011–2012||Bubble Guppies||Gil (voice)||Main role|
|2012||The Haunting Hour: The Series||Seth/Seti||1 episode|||
|The Unprofessional||Dylan||Television film|
|2013||Pete's Christmas||Pete Kidder||Television film|
|Uncle Grandpa||Belly Kid (voice)||1 episode|
|2014||Last Man Standing||Andrew||3 episodes|
|2016||Dead of Summer||Jason "Blotter" Cohen||Recurring role|
|Pals||Himself||Director; television film|
|2016–2018||Star Wars Rebels||Mart Mattin, Imperial technician #1 (voice)||3 episodes|
|2017||The Good Doctor||Brandon||Episode: "Apple"|
|2019–2020||Good Trouble||Tate Wilson||5 episodes|
|2020||The Resident||Aaron Meuser||Episode: "The Last Shot"|
|2019||Kingdom Hearts III||Hayner|
|2020||Mafia: Definitive Edition||Additional voices|
Awards and nominationsEdit
|2008||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a Feature Film – Supporting Young Actor (Comedy or Musical)||Georgia Rule||Won|
|2010||Sierra Award||Youth in Film||Diary of a Wimpy Kid||Nominated|
|2011||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a Feature Film – Leading Young Actor||Diary of a Wimpy Kid||Nominated|
|Best Performance in a Feature Film – Young Ensemble Cast||Diary of a Wimpy Kid||Won|
|2012||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a Feature Film – Leading Young Actor||Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules||Nominated|
|2013||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a Feature Film – Leading Young Actor||Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days||Nominated|
|Best Performance in a Feature Film – Young Ensemble Cast||Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days||Won|
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