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Austin Butler

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Austin Butler

TV and Movie Actor


Who is Austin Butler?

Austin Butler is an American actor, singer, and model, born on August 17, 1991, in Anaheim, California. Butler's breakthrough role came in 2007 when he starred in the Nickelodeon series "Zoey 101" as James Garrett. He then went on to appear in several other TV shows, including "Ruby & The Rockits" and "Switched at Birth." In 2019, he landed the lead role of Wil Ohmsford in the Netflix series "The Shannara Chronicles."

Butler has also appeared in several movies, including "Aliens in the Attic," "Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure," and "The Intruders." He has also worked as a model, appearing in campaigns for brands such as Calvin Klein and Ralph Lauren. More recently, Butler was cast as Elvis Presley in the film "Elvis" which premiered at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival where the film received a twelve minute standing ovation at the end. Butler has been nominated for numerous awards for the film, many of which he has won.

In addition to acting, Butler is also a talented musician and has released several singles and music videos. He has stated that music is his first love and that he hopes to pursue it further in the future.


Some of the most recently added connections of famous kin for Austin Butler

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Stephen Tracy

(c1596 - p1654/5)
Anne passenger 1623

11th great-grandfather

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Danny Ainge

NBA Player and Coach

12th cousin 1 time removed
via William Brewster

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Alice French

(aka Octave Thanet)
Novelist and Short Story Writer

7th cousin 4 times removed
via Henry Andrews

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Maj. Gen. Leonard Wood

Leader of the Rough Riders

6th cousin 4 times removed
via John Wadsworth

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Zach Braff

TV, Film and Stage Actor

11th cousin
via Love Brewster

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Alice French

(aka Octave Thanet)
Novelist and Short Story Writer

8th cousin 5 times removed
via Alexander Carpenter

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Marcus Morton

16th and 18th Governor of Massachusetts

6th cousin 7 times removed
via Alexander Carpenter

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Angela Y. Davis

Civil Rights Activist
and former Black Panther

11th cousin 1 time removed
via William Brewster

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Angela Y. Davis

Civil Rights Activist
and former Black Panther

10th cousin 2 times removed
via Thomas Richards

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William Jennings Bryan

41st U.S. Secretary of State

10th cousin 2 times removed
via William Brewster

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George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

10th cousin 2 times removed
via Thomas Richards

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George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

7th cousin 3 times removed
via Simon Newcomb

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George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

11th cousin 1 time removed
via Thomas Richards

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George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

8th cousin 2 times removed
via Simon Newcomb

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Richard Gere

Movie Actor

12th cousin
via William Brewster

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Richard Gere

Movie Actor

11th cousin 2 times removed
via Thomas Bourne

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Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

11th cousin 1 time removed
via Stephen Tracy

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Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

9th cousin 3 times removed
via Alice Carpenter

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Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

10th cousin 3 times removed
via Thomas Bourne

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Bill Belichick

NFL Head Coach

11th cousin
via Christopher Wadsworth

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William Brewster

(c1566 - 1644)
Mayflower passenger 1620

11th great-grandfather

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Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

9th cousin 4 times removed
via Thomas Bourne

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Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

8th cousin 3 times removed
via William Bradford Jr.

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J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

8th cousin 5 times removed
via Thomas Bourne

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J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

7th cousin 4 times removed
via William Bradford Jr.

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Austin Butler photo by Eva Rinaldi (CC BY-SA 2.0)