Jason Earles

Active - 2005 - 2013  |   Born - Apr 26, 1985 in San Diego, California, United States  |   Genres - Children's/Family

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Biography by Cammila Collar

Actor Jason Earles is known to many as big brother Jackson on the popular tween comedy Hannah Montana. Having actually grown up in the state of Montana, Earles eventually attended Rocky Mountain College, which he graduated from in 2000. He then appeared in the gross-out comedy American Pie Presents: Band Camp before landing the role on Hannah Montana that would make him a familiar face in living rooms all over America. Earles would go on to enjoy similar success on the tween series Kickin' It.

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  • First acting experience was starring in a third-grade production of Hansel & Gretel.
  • Toured with the Montana Shakespeare in the Park theatre group after graduating from high school.
  • Made his TV debut in a 2003 episode of Fox sketch-comedy series Mad TV.
  • First big-screen outing was in Disney's surprise smash National Treasure (2004).
  • Best known for his role as the title character's older brother, Jackson, in the popular Disney Channel series Hannah Montana.
  • Has four siblings: two older brothers, a younger brother and a sister.