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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 17 July 1995Ontario, Canada
Nickname Auzzy Mac
Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

After a short modeling career as a youngster Austin moved onto doing commercials. He began acting at the age of eight. An ambitious young actor, he wasted no time making the jump into the television and film industry and was cast as Auzzie in Family Channels series DEBRA! Austin also plays Andy in "Life with Boys" on YTV/Nick. Austin has also had principal roles on the television shows Living in Your Car, Doddlebops and has appeared in The Ron James Show, The Rick Mercer Report, Little Mosque on the Prairie, Mudpit and Guest starred in a series of movies for Nickelodeon based on the adventures of Roxie Hunter. Austin's other feature credits include Kit Kittredge: An American Girl, Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer and Jesus Henry Christ. Most recently Austin has had the chance to welcome the opportunity to make the transition from child/teen actor to adult actor. Taking on more challenging roles such as the lead in a very dark role in the short Portrait of Ryan, a guest role in the popular TV series Hannibal on NBC as a serial killer & a mugger in the feature film He Never Died. Austin has also loves doing voice for animation & narrative productions, he has a tenor voice. Austin has been humbled to have been nominated 11 times and won 3 "Young Artists awards" and had 5 nominations and 1 win for Mississauga arts Council "MARTY"(Emerging artists of the year award), 2 nominations for a Joey Award and 1 win. In addition to acting, Austin is also interested in what goes on behind the camera. He is doing his Bachelor of Film And Television at Sheridan College. His love for cinematography and sound have found him writing, filming, directing, editing & acting in a few short films of is own & helping out other film makers. He has a new respect for the crew when he is on set acting.. Austin has always been involved with current events and environmental issues and began devoting time to organizations that give back to the community. Austin is very involved with anti-bullying programs and an initiative called "Blessings in a Backpack" which is dedicated to ensuring less fortunate children have enough to eat and are able to perform to the best of their ability with the benefit of proper nutrition. the benefit of proper nutrition

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Trivia (11)

Austin was a finalist in the 2005 emerging artist of the year award.
Brother of Miranda Jade.
Good friend of Daniel Clark.
When he started in the buisness he booked 11 commercials in 6 months because of his spiky hair and freckles. He was known as the "little skater boy with spiky hair and deep blue eyes".
Was nominated for Emerging Artist of the year award 2007.
Has dual citizenship - Canadian and Austrian.
The island of Grenada is where you could find Austin for the first 5 years of his life if he wasn't in Canada. His Grandfather was GM & CEO of a 5 star spa resort.
Austin has extensive martial arts training in several forms. Wushu, Karate, Krav Maga and XSD.Did some weapons training. Also trained on wires & choreography for stunt work.
Austin has dual citizenship - Austrian & Canadian. Although his family originates from Italy.
Austin is nominated by Mississauga Arts Council for 2012 "Marty" "Emerging Artist of the Year".
N Austin was nominated in 3 categories for the 33rd "Young Artists Award" in Hollywood - Best ensemble cast for "DEBRA!"; Best supporting actor in a TV series "DEBRA!" and Best recurring actor in a TV series "Living in You Car".

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