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Occupation  Actor
Name  Grayson Russell
Years active  2005–present
Role  Film actor
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Born  May 1, 1998 (age 17) (1998-05-01) Clanton, Alabama, U.S.A.
Parents  Jerry Russell, Crystal Russell
Movies  Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick R, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days, The Rainbow Tribe, Talladega Nights: The Ballad of
Similar People  Laine MacNeil, Robert Capron, Zachary Gordon, Devon Bostick, Karan Brar
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Grayson Russell (born May 1 1998) is an American film and television teen actor. He is best known for his roles in Talladega Nights and the Diary of a Wimpy Kid film series.

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Grayson Russell


Life and career

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Russell was born in Clanton, Alabama, the son of Crystal and Jerry Russell, who have a Christian music ministry. He attends public high school in Clanton at Chilton County High School, home of the Tigers.

His acting career began at the age of six when he appeared as Cowboy Grayson in a series of television commercials for a local car dealership. Other commercials include appearances in a regional McDonald’s spot and a Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee commercial.

Russell’s film career began with an open casting call for a role in Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby. His mother, Crystal Russell, has stated that Grayson auditioned to gain some experience with the process, and the family was surprised to learn that he would be playing Texas Ranger Bobby, the son of racecar driver Ricky Bobby (played by Will Ferrell).

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The Rainbow Tribe, Russell’s second movie was based on a true story and was filmed in California in 2007. The independent film won Best Picture at the 2008 The Feel Good Film Festival founded by Kristen Ridgway Flores in Los Angeles, but was released direct-to-video in 2011.

In 2009, Russell appeared in a single episode of Disney's sitcom I’m in the Band.

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In 2010, Russell appeared in the film adaptation of author Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid. Russell played Fregley, an awkward and unpopular classmate of Greg Heffley. He reprised the role in the sequels, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (2011) and Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (2012).

In 2011, Russell also appeared in the Alien Candy episode of R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour.

Russell plays an autistic baseball savant named Rafer in the 2013 feature film Season of Miracles, a role for which fans and critics have acknowledged his broader acting range.

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