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Jason Earles


What is Jason Earles known for?

Jason Daniel Earles, an American actor, was born on April 26, 1977, in San Diego, California. After living in Ohio and Washington state, his family moved to Oregon. In Oregon, he graduated from Glencoe High School in Hillsboro. Before moving back to southern California, Earles lived in Billings, Montana, where he graduated in theatre arts from Rocky Mountain College in 2000.

Earles began his acting journey in 2003. He played a nerdy card gamer who was friends with the character Brian Miller in the CBS sitcom "Still Standing." He made appearances in the film "National Treasure" and "American Pie Presents: Band Camp."

However, his most notable role was that of Jackson Stewart, the older brother of Miley Stewart (Miley Cyrus), in the Disney Channel series "Hannah Montana" from 2006 to 2011. Interestingly, when the show began, he was a 29-year-old playing a 16-year-old. He guest-starred twice in the Disney Channel series "Phil of the Future" as Grady Spaggett, an advanced math student. Earles also voiced Spudnik in the 2009 talking dog film "Space Buddies" and starred as the sensei, Rudy Gillespie in the Disney XD original series "Kickin' It", which premiered on June 13, 2011.

Apart from acting, Earles served as the acting coach for "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series", and also guest-starred in season three as Dewey Wood, a camp counselor.

In his personal life, Earles was married to Jennifer Earles from 2002 to 2013. Later, he tied the knot with Katie Drysen on August 12, 2017. Showing his philanthropic side, Earles has contributed cast memorabilia to the fundraisers for Rocky Mountain College, his alma mater.

Throughout his career, Earles has taken on a variety of roles in both film and television, leaving a mark with his distinct performances. You can look for more on his IMDb page.