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Jake T. Austin

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He was born in New York, USA. His mother is Giny Rodriguez Toranzo and father is Joe Szymanski. His "T"-middle initial is taken from his mother's name 'Toranzo'. His younger sister, Ava, is his only sibling. His father has Polish, English, and Irish ancestry, and his mother is of Puerto Rican, Argentinian, and Spanish descent. Jake started acting at age of 7 in commercials. His first credited role was in a comedy sketch "Kid 1698". Jake starred in many animated movies, but he's mostly famous for his role as Max Russo in "Wizards of Waverly place"(2007-2012).He speaks English and Spanish fluently. Jake is living in L.A. but he often visits his family in New York.  See full bio on IMDb »

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'The Fosters' Star Jake T. Austin -- Beats Hit and Run Rap

'The Fosters' Star
Jake T. Austin Beats Hit and Run Rap

"The Fosters" star Jake T. Austin was found NOT GUILTY in his criminal hit and run case ... and he didn't even have to show up in court.Austin was charged with hitting 3 parked cars in November… READ MORE >

Jake T. Austin -- 'Fosters' Star Goes Full Lohan At Teen Choice Awards

Jake T. Austin
'Fosters' Star Goes Full Lohan At Teen Choice Awards

It was shades of Lindsay Lohan at the Teen Choice Awards last weekend when a former Disney star went ballistic backstage ... even throwing a projectile at a staffer ... TMZ has learned. The… READ MORE >

- 122 days ago
'The Fosters' Star Jake T. Austin Charged ... For Hit-N-Run Crash

'The Fosters' Jake T. Austin
Charged For Hit-N-Run Crash

"The Fosters" star Jake T. Austin has finally been charged with hit-n-run ... after his car was involved in a bizarre 4-way crash in November -- and he was nowhere to be found. TMZ broke the story… READ MORE >

- 152 days ago
Jake T. Austin -- Cops a Plea in DUI Case

Jake T. Austin
Cops Plea In DUI Case

Victory ... ex-Disney star Jake T. Austin has escaped DUI charges stemming from his arrest last month ... but he's not completely off the hook.Austin was popped for drunk driving in October just… READ MORE >

- 393 days ago
Jake T.  Austin --  Stitches ... But No Snitches

Jake T. Austin
Stitches ... But No Snitches

Ex-Disney star Jake T. Austin WAS the driver of the car that crashed into 3 other vehicles early Tuesday morning -- but because of some swift and clever legal gymnastics by his lawyer, Jake may… READ MORE >

- 393 days ago
Jake T. Austin -- Ex-Disney Star Arrested Last Month for DUI in SAME CAR

Jake T. Austin
Arrested Last Month for DUI in SAME CAR

Where there's smoke ... TMZ has learned, Ex-Disney star Jake T. Austin was busted for DUI just last month in the SAME CAR that was involved in the 4-car hit-and-run crash this morning.Law… READ MORE >

- 394 days ago
Jake T. Austin -- Ex-Disney Star Named in Nasty Hit-n-Run Crash

Jake T. Austin
Ex-Disney Star Named in Nasty Hit-n-Run Crash

Jake T. Austin -- who starred as Max Russo on the hit Disney show "Wizards of Waverly Place" -- was involved in a bizarre 4-car hit-and-run crash this morning ... and TMZ has the pics. Here's what… READ MORE >

- 394 days ago

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