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Taylor Lautner
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Lautner at San Diego Comic-Con in July 2009.
Born
Taylor Daniel Lautner

February 11, 1992 (1992-02-11) (age 28)
Occupation Actor, voice actor
Years active 2001–present

Taylor Daniel Lautner (pronounced /ˈlaʊtnər/; born February 11 1992) is an American actor. He is best known for playing Jacob Black in the Twilight Saga movie series, though he has also been in family movies and done voiceover work for animated cartoons.

Early life

Lautner was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. His parents are Deborah, who works for a software development company, and Daniel Lautner, a commercial airline pilot. Lautner was raised as a Roman Catholic in Hudsonville, Michigan. He went to Jamestown Elementary School until the age of eleven, when the family moved to the Santa Clarita area. Lautner is of mostly Dutch, French, and German ancestry, and claims some Native American ancestry through his mother. He has a younger sister, Makena. He has learnt karate since the age of six.

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