Norm of the North
Ken Gordon, Linda Gordon
| Zachary Adam Gordon|
February 15, 1998 (age 17) (1998-02-15) Oak Park, California, U.S.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick R, Bubble Guppies, National Treasure: Book of S
Robert Capron, Devon Bostick, Jeff Kinney, Steve Zahn, Peyton List
Kyle Gordon, Josh Gordon
Zachary Gordon Wikipedia
Zachary Adam Gordon (born February 15, 1998) is an American actor. Beginning his professional acting career at the age of eight, Gordon is a three time Young Artist Award Best Leading Young Actor nominee, best known for playing Greg Heffley in the first three films of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid film franchise, which are based on Jeff Kinney's #1 New York Times best seller novel series, Diary of a Wimpy Kid.
Gordon was born in Oak Park, California, to Linda and Kenneth Gordon. He has two brothers, Joshua and Kyle, and was raised in Southern California. Zach graduated from a public high school in Oak Park and is Jewish.
Gordon's resumé includes multiple television appearances, on programs such as How I Met Your Mother and All of Us. He has also appeared in the 2008 opening of Desperate Housewives, plus two other episodes, and in two episodes of 24, which aired in January 2009. He also appeared in three episodes (2014) as a guest star on Tim Allen's sitcom, where he played Tim's daughter's boyfriend.
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) and many others. 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, one of the lead roles in the Nickelodeon series, Bubble Guppies. Gordon has voice cameo 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. In 2011 he appeared as Papi Jr. in Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 and as Paws in Disney's The Search for Santa Paws.
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. It was the #1 Box office movie in the United States for the following two weeks.
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 for the last time 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 2013, Gordon was chosen to host a miniseries for Nintendo, called Skylander's Boomcast on YouTube channel SkylandersGame, reviewing and talking about the very successful 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 with veteran actor Bruce Dern playing his cantankerous grandfather.