Who is Robert Capron?

Robert B. Capron Jr. was born on 9 July 1998 under the zodiac sign of Cancer, in Providence, Rhode Island USA. He’s a 23-year-old actor and director, probably best recognized for landing the role of Rowley Jefferson in the “Diary Of A Wimpy Kid” franchise (2010-2012), as Mason in the CBS procedural drama series “Elementary” (2014-2018), and playing David Lewan in the biographical comedy film “The Polka King” (2017).

How rich is he, as of now? Robert Capron Net Worth

As of mid-2022, Robert Capron’s net worth is estimated at over $700,000; earned through his successful involvement in the entertainment industry. He’s worked on more than 20 television and film titles since he launched his career back in the late 2000s.

Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion, Educational Background

Robert spent his early years in his hometown of Fort Collins, where he was raised by his father, Robert Capron Sr., and his mother Kaye Capron. His mother is an actress, appearing in the role of the mother of his character Rowley Jefferson in “Diary Of A Wimpy Kid”, while his father landed a cameo role in “Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules”. It’s unknown whether he has any siblings or is an only child. He holds American nationality, belongs to White Caucasian ethnic group, and is a Christian. Regarding his education, Robert went to Brown University, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Modern Culture and Media/History in 2020.

Career Beginnings

Robert Capron launched his professional acting career when at the age of eight he joined an after-school drama program,sponsored by Trinity Repertory Company. During the same year, he won the role of a Turkey boy in its production of “A Christmas Carol”, after which he continued making stage appearances. He eventually turned to film and TV – his debut feature film appearance came in 2009, when he took the minor role of a student in the romantic black comedy film “Bride Wars”, which was directed by Gary Winick, and starred Kate Hudson, Anne Hathaway and Kristen Johnston in lead roles. Later that year, he appeared as a student in the drama film “Hachi: A Dog’s Tale”, alongside Richard Gere and Joan Allen; however, it went uncredited.

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Rise to Prominence

Robert Capron came to prominence in 2010 when he was chosen to portray Roland ‘Rowley’ Jefferson in the film adaptation of Jeff Kiney’s book “Diary Of A Wimpy Kid”, in which he shared the screen with Zachary Gordon, Rachael Harris and Steve Zahn. He later reprised the role in its two sequels, entitled “Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules” (2011) and “Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Dog Days” (2012). For his performance in the latter, Robert won a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film – Supporting Young Actor. He also provided his voice to the same character in the film series’ animated reboot of the same title, which was released in 2021.

Further Work

Concurrently with working on “Diary Of A Wimpy Kid”, Robert continued to star in other roles; he played young Dave’s pal Oliver in the 2010 action fantasy film “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice”, co-starring Nicolas Cage, Jay Baruchel and Monica Bellucci, followed by his portrayal of young Curly Howard in the 2012 slapstick comedy film “The Three Stooges”, which was written, directed and produced by the Farrelly brothers. During the same year, he also did the voice-over of Bob in Tim Burton’s animated sci-fi comedy-horror film “Frankenweenie”, which received a Saturn Award for Best Animated Film, as well as an Academy Award nomination in the same category.

His TV debut came also in 2012, when he guest-starred as Tyler in the episode “Get Your Business Done” of the ABC sitcom “The Middle”. In 2013, he featured as Kyle in the coming-of-age comedy-drama film “The Way, Way Back”, along with Steve Carell and Toni Collette, and lent his voice to Derek in the action-adventure film “Tarzan”, which is based on Edgar Rice Burroughs’ 1912 classic “Tarzan Of The Apes”.

Continued Success

From 2014 to 2018, Robert Capron took the supporting role of Mason in the CBS procedural crime drama series “Elementary”, which was created by Robert Doherty and represents a modern version of Arthur Conan Doyle’s fictional detective Sherlock Holmes; the series stars Jonny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu.

Parallel with that, he also played Jacke McFeeley in the adventure mystery film “Annabelle Hooper And The Ghosts Of Nantucket” in 2016, and featured as David Lewan in the biographical comedy film “The Polka King” in 2017. The latter follows the life of Polish-American songwriter and polka band leader Jan Lewan, who spent several years in jail for running a Ponzi scheme. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and was later released on Netflix as well.

Recent and Upcoming Projects

In 2018, he made his directing debut with the short drama film “Anybody In There”, which he co-directed with Al Davis and David Holmes.

In 2020, Robert starred in the role of Moe in the short comedy-drama film “Growing Pains”, which was written and directed by Indy Dang, and featured as Owen in the short drama film “A Different Kind Of Animal”, alongside Ana Marie Calise and Omar Ezat. He continued to work on short films throughout the following year, appearing in the short crime “Somebody’s Business” and the short romance “Caffe Greco”. Most recently, he had the part of Peter in the short drama film “Bye Bye Buddy”, also in 2021.

Speaking about his upcoming projects, it’s announced that he will play Craig in Robin Hays’ comedy-drama film “Growing Up Gorman”, which is currently under pre-production.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

Robert Capron has short dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. He stands at a height of 5ft 8ins (1.73m), while his weight is around 140lbs (65kgs). However, information about his vital statistics, biceps size, and shoe size isn’t available.

Personal Life and Hobbies

Robert Capron isn’t very open when it comes to his personal life, managing to keep all details about it far from the public eye. His current relationship status is a mystery, and many of his fans believe that he’s still single. He resides in Scituate, Rhode Island.

In his spare time, Robert enjoys watching films, reading books, and writing screenplays. He also likes swimming, playing tennis, and playing video games.

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