Taylor Lautner Biography

Daniel Taylor Lautner, born in 1992 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, began practicing karate at age six, and the following year he was winning tournaments. He was soon invited to train with Mike Chat, world karate champion seven times, and eight years, was asked to represent his country in the division up to 12 years in the World Karate Association where he proved his worth by becoming Junior world champion in weapons and forms, and win three gold medals. Progress continued in the martial arts circuit in 2003, just 11 years, was world number one black belt in a creative, musical weapons, traditional weapons, traditional forms of NASKA (North American Sport Karate Association), and the age of 12 years, and had under his belt with three junior world championships.

However, in addition to his passion for karate, Lautner was bitten by the bug of acting at age seven, after his martial arts teacher convinced him to test for a role of an ad for Burger King in Los Angeles. When he was ten, his family made the difficult decision to move to LA, where Lautner would present the advantage of full-time tests. Although it was very hard to leave behind family and friends, the move offered the advantage of being able to compete at the highest level in baseball and football.

After moving to Los Angeles, Lautner has gotten roles in "My Wife and Kids", "Summerland," "The Bernie Mac Show" and "The Nick and Jessica Variety Hour." In addition to television, Lautner has been very successful as a voice actor, has a recurring role as Youngblood on the cartoon series "Danny Phantom", and has recorded two episodes of "What's New Scooby-Doo?" and "Charlie Brown".

His big break came in 2005 when, aged 13, Lautner got the role of Sharkboy in Robert Rodriguez's film "The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3D." The shooting in Austin, Texas, lasted three months, he enjoyed a great time. A few months later, managed to grab the role of Eliot, son of the Bakers' rival, in "Cheaper by the Dozen."

In October 2008, Lautner played the role of Jack Spivey, son of the protagonist of the television series My Own Worst Enemy with Christian Slater. However, the series was canceled in the ninth inning with not enough audience. In the same. year, was chosen to play Jacob Black in the film adaptation of literary success Twilight by Stephenie Meyer. Taylor continues to embody Jacob Black in the following films in the series, titled New Moon and Eclipse, filmed in 2009 and premiered in 2009 and 2010, a entervista respectivamente.Y confessed he was not expected so famous because of this saga (Twilight ) in 2009 also made the film Valentine's Day. This record and the action film starring Abduction, the story of a boy who sees his picture on a missing children website, under the direction of John Singleton.?

In his spare time, Lautner loves to play baseball and football. Participate in the Hart Baseball Program where he held a position in the midfield and at second base. It also participates in the dance group hip-hop LA Hip Kids. Lautner also enjoys creating home movies with his friends, including his co-star of "Sharkboy and Lava Girl", Taylor Dooley, who coincidentally lives near his home in Los Angeles.

While you continue to act older, would not mind becoming a writer and director. No doubt this young man has everything to succeed in anything you propose!.

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