Birth Name: Francis Capra
A powerful talent, Francis Capra grew from a child star to a tattooed adult actor with world-class chops. Born April 22, 1983 in New York City, Francis Capra found an escape from his rough childhood when Robert De Niro and Chazz Palminteri cast him in "A Bronx Tale" (1993), for which he was nominated for a Young Artist Award. The child star went on to book leading roles as the foster brother of star Jesse James Richter in "Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home" (1995), a boy who discovers a genie (Shaquille O'Neal) in "Kazaam" (1996), and the brother of a young girl (Mara Wilson) who has an unusual fairy godfather (Martin Short) in "A Simple Wish" (1997). After recurring on "American Dreams" (NBC...