Internationally known for his breakout role as Jasper Hale in The Twilight Saga (2008-2012) Jackson Rathbone was born to American parents living in the Republic of Singapore. Growing up internationally, Jackson spent his adolescent years living in Tananger, Norway and Midland, Texas. After graduating high school from the prestigious Interlochen Arts Academy, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting and music.
As an actor, Jackson has appeared in over twenty motion pictures, including two international franchises, and appeared in multiple television shows as leads, guest stars, and in recurring roles.
Jackson has produced several indie films (such as Gotham award winning “Girlfriend”), as well as Warner Brothers backed webseries (“Aim High”). In 2015, Jackson wrote, directed, and starred in the web series Couch Surfing, USA (Marseille Web Fest official selection, Vancouver Web Fest WINNER Best Comedy).
As a musician and songwriter, Jackson has released multiple albums with his international touring band 100 Monkeys. Jackson is also a multi-instrumentalist and has released many songs under his name where he writes, sings, and plays every instrument (guitar, piano, bass, drums, harmonica, ukulele, and banjo).
Currently, Jackson resides in Los Angeles, CA and would very much like to work with Roy Andersson (You, the Living, Songs from the Second Floor, A Pigeon Sat On A Branch Reflecting On Existence).