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Jonah Bobo : biography

1997 -

Jonah Bobo (January 24, 1997) is an American actor.

Awards and nominations

Award Year Category Result Work
Young Artist Award 2006 Best Performance in a Feature Film - Young Actor Age Ten or Younger Zathura
2012 url= |title=33nd Annual Young Artist Awards – Nominations / Special Awards |publisher=The Young Artist Foundation |year=2012 |accessdate=April 6, 2012}} Crazy, Stupid, Love.


Year Film Role Notes
2004 The Best Thief in the World Sam Zaidman
Around the Bend Zach Lair
2005 Strangers with Candy Shamus Noblet (uncredited)
Zathura Danny
2006 The Fox and the Hound 2 Tod voice
2008 Choke Young Victor Mancini
2011 Crazy, Stupid, Love. Robbie Weaver
2012 Disconnect Ben Boyd
Year Title Role Notes
2004–2009 The Backyardigans Austin voice
Guest appearances
Year Title Role Episodes
2009 30 Rock Ethan Episode: Jackie Jormp-Jomp
Royal Pains Arlo Grant Episode: No Man Is an Island

Life and career

Bobo was born on Roosevelt Island, New York. He was raised in an Orthodox Jewish home. His paternal great-grandmother was businesswoman and philantropist Salha "Mama" Bobo.

His first film role was in the 2004 independent film, The Best Thief in the World. He co-starred opposite Christopher Walken and Josh Lucas in the 2004 drama Around the Bend, playing the youngest of a four-generation family. Bobo was subsequently cast in the fantasy film Zathura.

Bobo's next role was in another independent film, Strangers with Candy, which opened on June 28, 2006. Bobo played young Victor Mancini in the film adaptation of Chuck Palahniuk's novel Choke. He has also made an appearance on 30 Rock as a paparazzo named Ethan. He appeared on Roosevelt Island in the play Seussical Jr. at the Main Street Theatre and Dance Alliance. He was also on episode 5 of Royal Pains. In 2011 he appeared in the film Crazy, Stupid, Love. as Robbie, the son of divorcing parents Cal (Steve Carell) and Emily Weaver (Julianne Moore).

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