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Jake T. Austin
Biographical
Full Name

Jake Toranzo Austin Szymanski

Gender

Male

Date of Birth

December 3, 1994

Place of Birth

New York City, New York, USA

Height

5'8"

Eye Color

Brown

Hair Color

Medium brown

Occupation

Actor, voice actor

Role

Max Russo

Jake T. Austin (born Jake Austin Szymanski; December 3, 1994) is an American actor who formerly stared as Max Russo, the youngest of three wizards, on the Disney Channel Original Series, Wizards of Waverly Place and as the voice of Diego in the Nickelodeon animated series Go, Diego, Go!. he is currently on the fosters as jesus ( pronounced hey-zeus )

Early life

Jake T. Austin was born Jake Toranzo Austin Szymanski[2 in New York City, New York,[1 the son of Giny and Joey Szymanski. His father is of Polish, Irish, and English descent and his mother is "Puerto Rican, Argentinian, and Spaniard".[3][4 He has a sister, Ava, who is seven years younger than he is.

Career

Austin performed the voice for Diego, the lead character in the show Go, Diego, Go! which is shown on Nick Jr, and now plays the role of Max Russo in the Disney Channel Original Series Wizards Of Waverly Place. He has also provided voices for the animated movies The Ant Bully and Everyone's Hero, and appeared in the Disney Channel Original Movie, Johnny Kapahala: Back on Board. He starred in The Perfect Game; Hotel for Dogs; and the Disney Channel Original Movie, Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie. In July 2008, he guest-starred on Suite Life on Deck.

Filmography

Feature Film
Year Film Role Notes
2006 The Ant Bully Nicky Voice role
Everyone's Hero Yankee Irving Voice role
2009 Hotel for Dogs Bruce
2010 The Perfect Game Angel Macias
2011 Rio Fernando Voice role
Marvin the Martian Mario Lead Role
Film Made for Television or Video
Year Title Role Notes
2007 Johnny Kapahala: Back on Board Chris Disney Channel Original Movie
2008 Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie Max Russo

Disney Channel Original Movie

Television
Year Title Role Notes
2005–present Dora the Explorer Dora's cousin, Diego's voice Credited as Jake Toranzo Szymanski
2005–2010 Go, Diego, Go! Diego's Voice Credited as Jake Toranzo Szymanski
2007–2011 Wizards of Waverly Place Max Russo Major role
Television guest appearances
Year Title Role Notes
2003 Late Show with David Letterman Kid 1679 1 episode: "Episode dated December 23, 2003"
2008 Studio DC: Almost Live Himself Credited as Jake Austin
Disney Channel Games
Happy Monster Band Voice of Bluz Minor character
2009 The Suite Life on Deck Max Russo 1 episode: "Double-Crossed"

Awards

  • Best TV Actor (2013), by Wizards of Waverly Place - Nominated
  • Teen Choice TV: Sidekick (2010), by Wizards of Waverly Place - Nominated
  • Alma Award
    • Favorite TV actor (2009), by Wizards of Waverly Place - Nominated
  • Young Artist Award
    • Best Performance in a Voice-Over Role: Best Young Actor (2007), by Everyone's Hero - Nominated
    • Best Performance in a TV Series: Leading Young Actor (2009), by Wizards of Waverly Place - Nominated
    • Best Performance in a Feature Film: Young Leading Actor (2010), by Hotel for Dogs - Nominated
    • Best Performance in a TV Series: Young Leading Actor (2010), by Wizards of Waverly Place - Nominated
    • Best Performance in a Feature Film: Young Leading Actor (2000), by Cookie's and Cream - Nominated

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