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Tom Everett Scott (born September 7, 1970) is an American actor who portrayed Frank Heffley in Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul.


He has appeared in the television series Emergency and starred in numerous roles for film and television.

In addition, he was the protagonist of That Thing You Do! (The Wonders) in 1996, a movie directed by Tom Hanks. He also starred in the sequel to An American Werewolf in Paris in 1997, a movie directed by Anthony Waller. He also voiced Charlie in Pup Star (2016). Lately he has participated in the movie Because I say so! and the Cashmere Mafia 2008 television series.



  • Steve Zahn, who was in That Thing You Do! (1996) with Tom, was the best man at Tom's wedding. Steve and Tom later played the same character, Frank Heffley, in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid films, with Steve playing the role in the first three films and Tom taking over in the fourth.
  • Came in 3rd in a World Poker Tour (2003) event, so far being the only "celebrity" to make it to a WPT final table.
  • He is the son of Cynthia (Pierce) and William Joseph Scott. Tom is of English, and smaller amounts of Scottish, German, and Irish, ancestry. His lineage includes both recent immigrants and family lines that have lived in the United States since the 1600s.