LIVE: Actor Robert Capron, Diary of a Wimpy Kid Star, On His New Roles On & Off the Screen
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Capron, who began acting as a child in a Trinity Repertory Company-sponsored acting program for kids, went on to appear in multiple professional acting roles including the 3-movie Diary of a Wimpy Kid franchise, a recurring role on CBS' Elementary, and has voiced roles in animated feature films such as Frankenweenie and Tarzan.
He recently played Jack Black’s son in the up-coming feature film The Polka King, which was shot in Rhode Island.
Capron is currently finishing his first year at Brown University studying Film and History. He recently co-produced and co-directed his first short film and admitted, “I would love to be a show runner one day” of the possibility of one day being the head writer and creative authority of his own television series.
He will be hosting the Give Me 5 Teen Film Festival on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at the Odeum Theater in East Greenwich, which gives teen filmmakers an opportunity to showcase their short films in front of a panel of industry professionals. Tickets available at www.greenwhichodeum.com