Jacob Artist

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Jacob Artist
Jacob Artist (cropped).jpg
Artist in 2013
Born (1992-10-17) October 17, 1992 (age 21)
Buffalo, New York[1]
Occupation Actor, singer, dancer
Years active 2011–present[2]

Jacob Artist (born October 17, 1992)[3] is an American actor, singer and dancer. He joined the cast of the Fox television series Glee in the fourth season as Jake Puckerman, half-brother of regular character Noah "Puck" Puckerman.[4]

Early life[edit]

Jacob was born to Darrell and Judith Artist[5] in Williamsville, New York. His father is African American; his mother is of Polish descent.[6] He has a younger sister named Jenna. He grew up dancing at the David DeMarie dance studio in Clarence, NY. He graduated high school a semester early, and was accepted into Juilliard for dance. However, he turned it down to pursue his acting career. He moved to Los Angeles at the age of 17, and was cast for Glee in 2012 at age 19.


List of television roles
Year Title Role Note
2012–present Glee Jake Puckerman Season 4 – Recurring Role
Season 5 – Main Cast
2012 How to Rock Dean Hollis
2012 Melissa and Joey Cameron
2012 Blue Lagoon: The Awakening Stephen Sullivan
2013 After the Dark Parker
2013 White Bird in a Blizzard


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