American actor, Francis Capra is best known for portraying the role of Calogero Anello in A Bronx Tale for which he received a nomination for Young Artist Awards. He is also equally popular for his role as Eli "Weevil" Navarro in the TV series Veronica Mars and Max Connor in Kazaam. As of 2018, he is starring in the TV series iZombie.
Early Life of Francis Capra
Francis Capra was born on April 27, 1983, on April 27 under the birth sign of Taurus. He completed his schooling from the Lady of the Assumption Catholic School. He is of Italian and Dominican descent.
Capra has three siblings, a brother, Chanel Capra, and two sisters, Asa Capra, and Ava Capra. He was too young when he lost his father who was killed in 2003. So, he and his siblings were raised by his mother only.
Francis Capra's Career
Capra started his acting career in 1993 at the age of 10 in A Bronx Tale where he played the role of young Calogero Anello for which he received Young Artist Awards for Best Youth Actor.
He rose to fame after starring in the critically acclaimed TV series Veronica Mars opposite Kristen Bell. He guest starred teen drama TV series, The O.C. Then he appeared in a number of TV series such as The Closer, Lincoln Heights, Criminal Minds, Friday Night Lights, Heroes and others.
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Some of his popular movie credit includes Crank, Kazaam, A Simple Wish, Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home. Apart from acting, Capra branched out into film production and owned a production company called Take Off Productions with fellow actor De'Aundre Bonds.
Francis Capra's Net Worth
Francis Capra has earned a good sum of the amount from his acting career. He earned more than $100k per episode from his appearances in the TV series. He has starred in a number of box office success movies and some of them are enlisted below;
1. A Bronx Tale (1993)
Budget= $10 million
Box-office Collection= $17.3 million
Starring= Lillo Brancato Jr., Robert De Niro, Chazz Palminteri
IMDb= 7.8 stars
2. Crank (2006)
Budget= $12 million
Box-office Collection= $42.9 million
IMDb= 7 stars
Francis Capra's Personal Life
Francis Capra is happily married to his girlfriend whose name is Nora Capra. However, he often posts romantic pictures with her on his Twitter account where he has 16.4k+ followers.
October, you gotta chill out. @TwitchCon, LA Comic Con, I’ve barely recovered from NY Comic Con & now I hear about #TFCon in Chicago?? But As much as I’d love to attend, THE MOST important event in October? Not, Celebrating the birth of the one & only @Snow2718 on the 18th! pic.twitter.com/JU4Lalfs0v— Francis Capra (@franciscapra) October 17, 2018
Capra is an avid gamer and devotes hours of a day to the game named "World of Warcraft". He often praised G4 TV and the gaming based web series, The Guild.
Francis posted a Twitter image with two ladies on 7th March 2019 where he mentioned that one lady in the image saved his TV life and the other gave him is real life.
October, you gotta chill out. @TwitchCon, LA Comic Con, I’ve barely recovered from NY Comic Con & now I hear about #TFCon in Chicago?? But As much as I’d love to attend, THE MOST important event in October? Not , Celebrating the birth of the one & only @Snow2718 on the 18th! pic.twitter.com/JU4Lalfs0v— Francis Capra (@franciscapra) October 17, 2018
Earlier in October, he celebrated the birthday of his lovely lady Nora Capra in October 2018 and posted adorable image via Twitter.