|Date of Birth||February 15, 1998|
|Role on Haunting Hour||Seth Harry|
Zachary Adam Gordon (born February 15, 1998) is an American film and television child actor, best known for playing Greg Heffley in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid films which are based on Jeff Kinney's #1 New York Times best seller Diary of a Wimpy Kid.
Life and career
Gordon was born in California, to Linda and Ken Gordon. He has two siblings, Josh and Kyle, and was raised in Southern California. He is Jewish, from a practicing family, and attends a public middle school in Oak Park, California.
Gordon's résumé includes many television appearances, such as All of Us, and How I Met Your Mother. He has also appeared in the 2008 opening of Desperate Housewives, and 24, which aired in January 2009.
His film credits (2007–2008) 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 alongside Nicolas Cage in National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007). Gordon has been credited with numeous 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, one of the lead roles in the Nickelodeon series, Bubble Guppies. Gordon has voice acted as Baby Melman in the animated film, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, Kotaro in Afro Sumurai: 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, and in 2011 appeared as Papi Jr. in Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2.
In June 2010, 20th Century Fox announced a sequel to Diary of a Wimpy Kid; Gordon returned as Greg Heffley and the film, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules, was released on March 25, 2011. He starred, alongside Robert Capron, Steve Zahn, Rachael Harris, Devon Bostick, Connor and Owen Fielding, Peyton List, Laine MacNeil, Karan Brar, Andrew McNee, and Grayson Russell. In 2011 he did voice acting as Charlie Brown on the comedy show Robot Chicken
|2006, 2009||How I Met Your Mother||Boy, Grant||2 episodes|
|2006–2007||All of Us||Richie|
|2007||Because I Said So||Little Arthur|
|Sex and Death 101||Barbeque Brat|
|The Chubbchubbs Save Xmas||Brad Spoylt|
|National Treasure: Book of Secrets||Lincoln Conspiracy Kid|
|Robot Chicken||Charlie Brown, Linus||1 episode; voice|
|2008||David's Solution||Little David||TV|
|Desperate Housewives||Little Robin Hood||1 episode|
|The Mighty B!||Gwen's Brother #4||1 episode; voice|
|Handy Manny||Little Lopart|
|MADtv||The Joker||1 episode|
|Lower Learning||Frankie Fowler|
|Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa||Baby Melman||Voice|
|Four Christmases||Kid #6 In Jump-Jump|
|Special Agent Oso||Tyler||Voice|
|2008, 2010||Batman: The Brave and the Bold||Young Bruce Wayne, Young Aqualad||3 episodes; voice|
|2008–2009||Ni Hao, Kai-lan||San San||15 episodes|
|2009||The Brothers Bloom||Young Bloom|
|24||8 Year-Old Boy||2 episodes|
|Afro Samurai: Resurrection||Kotaro||Voice|
|Santa Buddies||Puppy Paws||Voice; main role|
|2010||Diary of a Wimpy Kid||Greg Heffley||Main role|
|The Search for Santa Paws||Puppy Santa Paws||Voice; main role|
|2011||Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2||Papi Junior|
|Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules||Greg Heffley||Main role|
|Childrens Hospital||Cody/Mike||1 episode|
|2011–present||Bubble Guppies||Gil||Voice; main role|
|2012||Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days||Greg Heffley||Filming-Main role|
Awards and nominations
|Young Artist Award||2008||Best Performance in a Feature Film - Supporting Young Actor (Comedy or Musical)||Won||Georgia Rule|
|Sierra Award||2010||Youth in Film||Nominated||Diary of a Wimpy Kid|
|Young Artist Award||2011||Best Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Young Actor||Nominated|
|Best Performance in a Feature Film - Young Ensemble Cast||Won|
- ^ Gordon, Zachary (2010-03-27). "The Official Zachary Gordon Fan Page". Facebook. Retrieved 2010-03-28.
- ^ a b Fischer, Sophia (2008-06-26). "Child actor learning Hollywood ways". The Acorn. Retrieved 2010-03-11.
- ^ Miller, Gerri (February, 2011). "Zachary Gordon: The Wimpy Kid". BabagaNewz. Retrieved 2011-03-15.
- ^ Fischer, Sophia (2010-03-11). "Oak Park boy stars in ‘Wimpy Kid’ film". The Acorn. Retrieved 2010-03-11.
- ^ Kit, Borys (June 23, 2010). "David Bowers to direct 'Wimpy' sequel". The Hollywood Reporter (e5 Global Media). Retrieved August 28, 2010.[dead link]