Austin Robert Butler (born August 17, 1991) is an American actor and singer. He is known for his roles as James "Wilke" Wilkerson in the television series Switched at Birth, Jordan Gallagher on Ruby & the Rockits, Sebastian Kydd in The Carrie Diaries, Tex Watson in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood and Wil Ohmsford in The Shannara Chronicles.
Butler attended public school until the seventh grade when he left to be home-schooled to accommodate his work schedule. He continued his home-school education until the tenth grade when he took the CHSPE to finish his formal high school education.Butler enjoys creating and recording music and began playing the guitar at the age of thirteen and piano at sixteen. He enjoys collecting guitars, and his other hobbies include outdoor activities that keep him in shape such as basketball, hiking, and cycling, as well as exercising in his home gym.Butler was in a relationship with actress Vanessa Hudgens from 2011 to 2020.
Austin Butler was born on August 17, 1991, in Anaheim, California, the son of Lori Anne (née Howell), an aesthetician, and David Butler. He has an older sister Ashley (born in 1986), who worked as a background-actor alongside him on Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide.When Butler was thirteen, he was approached by a representative from a background-acting management company at the Orange County Fair who helped him get started in the entertainment industry. He found that he enjoyed it and soon began taking acting classes.
Movies & TV shows
Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
The city of Los Angeles in 1969. A struggling actor and stuntman are trying to survive in a constantly changing movie industry with their best friend. Sharon Tate is the young and promising actress an...
The Dead Don't Die
In a small peaceful town, zombies suddenly start to kill people. Three bespectacled police officers and a strange Scottish morgue expert are going to have to band together to defeat the zombies.
1 Movie · 1 TV show
The Shannara Chronicles
A young Healer armed with an unpredictable magic leads a runaway Elf on a perilous quest to save the peoples of the Four Lands.
Two teenage yoga enthusiasts team up with a legendary man-hunter to battle with an ancient evil presence that is threatening their major party plans.
1 TV show
The Carrie Diaries
She wrote a column for the New York Star. The 16-year-old girl was named Carrie Bradshaw.
1 Movie · 2 TV shows
Oliver Queen is presumed dead after his yacht is lost at sea. A changed man returns five years later, determined to clean up the city as a hooded avenger armed with a bow.
My Uncle Rafael
A man is in a show.
Are You There, Chelsea?
The show was created by Julie Ann and Dottie Zicklin. The book Are You There, Vodka? was the basis of It's Me, Chelsea, which aired on NBC from January 11 to March 28, 2012 On May 11, 2012 the show wa...
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Four college students get roped into solving crimes when one of them creates a high-tech communication device that intercepts conversations throughout the West Coast.
The Bling Ring
A group of average, middle-class teens from a quiet suburb were at the center of one of Hollywood's most notorious break-ins in 2009. Nick, a shy, awkward boy, lured by the promise of popularity and a...
Switched at Birth
The story of two teenage girls who were switched in the hospital. Bay Kennish was raised in a wealthy family with two parents and a brother, while a woman who lost her hearing at an early age was rais...
Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure
After a talent scout spots her performing with her dog at a charity event, Sharpay Evans heads off for the bright lights of NYC, convinced instant fame and fortune are in the bag. Theatre is for dogs....
1 TV show
At birth, Lux was given up for adoption. When she was put back into the care of her birth parents, she formed an unlikely family.
1 Movie · 3 TV shows
Aliens in the Attic
A group of kids are protecting their vacation home.
The show follows the brothers as they try to live ordinary lives.
Zeke and Luther
Two best friends set their sights on becoming the world's greatest skateboarders in an American cartoon. Hutch Dano is one of the stars of the show. The fictional area of Pacific Terrace is set in the...
Ruby & The Rockits
A former teen idol is leading a quiet life with his wife and two sons. But when his former Rockits band mate and brother, David, shows up unexpectedly with his new-found teenage daughter in tow, the C...
3 TV shows
As they try to balance their everyday 8th grade lives with their newfound fame managing and starring in the most awesome show on the web, be sure to watch Carly, Sam, and Freddie.
Wizards of Waverly Place
While their parents run the Waverly Sub Station, the siblings struggle to balance their ordinary lives with their extraordinary powers.
Out of Jimmy's Head
Out of Jimmy's Head is a live-action/animated television series. It was Cartoon Network's second live-action/animated television series. It is based on the live-action/animated telefilm Re-Animated th...
1 TV show
She's a typical teenager at home and school, but when the lights go down and the curtain goes up, she's Hannah Montana. Having the "Best of Both Worlds" is a complicated proposition, and keeping her i...
1 TV show
From January 9, 2005 to May 2, 2008 Zoey 101 was on Nickelodeon. Zoey and her friends attend Pacific Coast Academy, a fictional boarding school in Southern California. Dan Schneider created it. The fi...
1 TV show
CSI: NY is an American police procedural television series that ran on CBS from September 22, 2004 to February 22, 2013 for a total of nine seasons and 197 original episodes. The investigations of a t...
1 TV show
Masters of the Air
The story of the U.S. The tip of the spear was the Army Air Corps' Eighth Air Force.
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