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Jake T. Austin          

Star of Disney's "Wizards of Waverly Place" and ABC Family's "The Fosters"

Whether appearing on TV/film or lending his voice to animated characters, 19-year-old Jake T. Austin is a multi-talented actor who has showcased his talent across the board in the entertainment industry.

From 2007 to 2012 Austin played the role of Max Russo, the youngest wizard of three on The Disney Channel’s Emmy Award-winning series, “Wizards of Waverly Place.” The show aired it’s series finale on January 6th, 2012, to an audience of 9.8 million, the series’ No. 1 telecast ever.

Up next for Austin, a guest arc on "Law & Order: SVU." On the big screen, Austin was recently seen in Garry Marshall’s “New Years Eve,” starring opposite Abigail Breslin and Sarah Jessica Parker, as well as “Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn,” starring opposite Joel Courtney as Huck. Austin’s other film credits include “Hotel For Dogs” opposite Emma Roberts, and his first ever live-action feature film, “The Perfect Game.”

Expanding on his talent from in front of the camera, Austin has lent his voice to several movies and television shows. Most widely recognized for his starring role as the voice of Diego in Nickelodeon’s “Go, Diego, Go!,” Austin’s voice can also be heard in films including “Rio,” “Everyone’s Hero” and “The Ant Bully.”

A driven and talented young actor, Austin is equally committed to using his public profile to raise awareness for those less fortunate, supporting and devoting his free time to the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the Starlight Children’s Foundation.

When Jake isn’t acting, you can find him in New York where he resides with his family, leading the life of a normal teenage boy, going to school and hanging out with friends.


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