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Jake T. Austin

Austin was born in New York City. Beginning a career as a child actor at the age of seven, he is the son of Giny Rodriquez Toranzo and Joe Szymanski. His middle initial, "T", is taken from his mother's maiden name. His mother is of Puerto Rican, Argentine and Spanish, descent, and his father is of Polish, Irish, and English descent. Austin embraces his Puerto Rican heritage, though he admits not being fluent in Spanish. He has one younger sister, Ava.

Known For


Cast Credits

The Fosters (2013)
Starring as Jesus Adams Foster (41 episodes)
Home & Family (2012)
Guest starring as Jake T. Austin
Drop Dead Diva (2009)
Guest starring as Samuel Forman
  • Episode 4x02: Home (Jun 10, 2012)
The Suite Life on Deck (2008)
Guest starring as Max Russo
Wizards of Waverly Place (2007)
Starring as Max Russo (107 episodes)
Dancing with the Stars (2005)
Guest starring as Jake T. Austin
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)
Guest starring as Rob Fisher
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