Jackson Rathbone

Full Name: Monroe Jackson Rathbone V
Date of Birth: December 21, 1984

Jackson Rathbone

Jackson Rathbone

Born in Singapore, Jackson Rathbone began performing in local theatre while in high school, after his family relocated to Midland, Texas. After graduation, Jackson moved to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career. While there he got a job on Disney 411, interviewing Disney Channel stars like Raven Symone, and Hilary Duff.

Jackson guest starred on television series such as Close to Home, and The O.C. Subsequently, Jackson was a regular on Sony Pictures’ drama series Beautiful People. Once the series ended, he had roles in independent films such as River’s End (2007) and Big Stan (2007).

In 2008, Jackson’s big break came when he was cast as Jasper, one of the Cullen brothers in the hit film Twilight (2008). In Twilight, Jackson portrays an empathic vampire. The low-budget film went on to become on of the top 10 grossing films of 2008, due to the immense popularity of the novel series it is based on. The next installment, New Moon, will be released November 20, 2009.

Jackson’s next film roles include returning as Jasper for the second and third books in the Twilight Saga (New Moon, and Eclipse), the lead in the upcoming M. Night Shymalan film The Last Airbender (2010).

Jackson is also a member of 100Monkeys, a blues/Southern Rock band.

Filmography:

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010)
The Last Airbender (2010)
The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009)
Dread (2009)
Hurt (2008)
Twilight (2008)
Big Stan (2007)
River’s End (2007)
Pray for Morning (2006)

Based on biography at Tribute.ca

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