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Jake Toranzo Austin Szymanski (known professionally as Jake T. Austin) is an American actor. He is known for doing the voice of Diego and Pablo in the Nickelodeon series, Go, Diego, Go!. He also starred as Max Russo on the Disney Channel Original Series, Wizards of Waverly Place and on The Fosters as Jesus (pronounced hey-zeus)

Early life

Jake T. Austin was born in New York City, the son of Giny Rodriquez Toranzo and Joe Szymanski. His father is of Polish, Irish, and English descent and his mother is "Puerto Rican, Argentinian, and Spanish descent". He has a younger sister named Ava, who is seven years younger than him.



Year Title Role Notes
2006 The Ant Bully Nicky (voice)
2006 Everyone's Hero Yankee Irving (voice)
2009 Hotel for Dogs Bruce
2010 The Perfect Game Angel Macias
2011 Rio Fernando (voice)
2011 New Year's Eve Seth Anderson
2013 Khumba Khumba (voice)
2014 Rio 2 Fernando (voice)
2014 Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn Huckleberry Finn
2014 Grantham & Rose Grantham Portnoy
2016 Justice League vs. Teen Titans Jaime Reyes / Blue Beetle (voice)
2017 Teen Titans: The Judas Contract Jaime Reyes / Blue Beetle (voice)
2017 The Emoji Movie Alex (voice)
2017 The Valley Chris
2020 Adverse Lars


Year Title Role Notes
2003 Late Show with David Letterman Kid 1698 Episode: "December 23, 2003"
2004-09 Dora the Explorer Diego (voice) 3 episodes
2005–09 Go, Diego, Go! Diego (voice) 56 episodes
2005 Merry F#%$in' Christmas Various (voice) TV special
2007 Johnny Kapahala: Back on Board Chris TV movie
2007–12 Wizards of Waverly Place Max Russo Main role; 94 episodes
2008 Happy Monster Band Bluz (voice) 10 episodes
2009 Wizardz of Waverly Place: The Movie Max Russo TV movie
2009 The Suite Life on Deck Max Russo Episode: "Double-Crossed"
2012 Drop Dead Diva Samuel Forman Episode: "Home"
2012 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Rob Fisher Episode: "Home Invasions"
2013 The Wizardz Return: Alex vs. Alex Max Russo TV special
2013–15 The Fosters Jesus Foster Main role; 41 episodes
2016 Dancing with the Stars Himself Contestant on season 23
2017 Justice League Action Blue Beetle Episodes: "Time Share", "Field Trip"