Zachary Gordon is an American actor. His Hollywood career started at an early age. He began acting in the mid-2000s, first guest-appearing on such TV shows as All of Us and How I Met Your Mother. He made his film debut in Because I Said So. He later appeared in the feature films Georgia Rule, National Treasure: Book of Secrets, and Lower Learning. His major break came in 2010 as the lead character Greg Heffley in the movie Diary of a Wimpy Kid. He has since reprised his role in two more film sequels. In the 2010s, he had roles in the movie The Incredible Burt Wonderstone and on the television series Lake Munro. He also played recurring role Jason “Blotter” Cohen on the short-lived series Dead of Summer.