Artist in 2013
October 17, 1992 |
Buffalo, New York
|Occupation||Actor, singer, dancer|
Jacob Artist (born October 17, 1992) 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.
Jacob was born to Darrell and Judith Artist in Williamsville, New York. His father is African American; his mother is of Polish descent. 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.
|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|
- "Q-and-A: Williamsville's Jacob Artist set to debut on 'Glee'". Wnypapers.com. Retrieved December 6, 2012.
- "Glee Newcomer Jacob Artist on Dancing Dreams, Rap Nightmares and New-Girl Drama". Tvline.com. Retrieved December 6, 2012.
- Levinson, Lauren (November 2, 2012). "Jacob Artist Interview - Jacob Artist as Jake Puckerman on Glee". Elle. Hachette Filipacchi Media. Retrieved June 6, 2013.
- "Glee Scoop: Meet the 'Freshman' Class (Including Love Interest For Rachel, Puck's Younger Bro)". Tvline.com. Retrieved September 14, 2012.
- Neville, Anne (September 11, 2012). "Amherst's Jacob Artist joins 'Glee' cast". Buffalo News. Retrieved October 18, 2013.
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