Sometimes decades go by in a flash other seem like a lifetime. Almost seems the older you get faster the decade flies by. Now for Jake and Austin both going for 19 -29 that's more than ten years that's a life time of growing and a lot have things have happened.
Starting the decade they were both were in college on opposite coasts, both with aspirations of being actors and look what they've done. Jake in the past ten years has grossed $472,290,452 at the boxoffice in the 13 movies he has starred in and has been in 2 of the best movies of the decade, Donnie Darko and Brokeback Mountain. From indie films to blockbusters, he has before the age of 29, created to not one but two iconic movie characters of all time, and has amassed a resume of working with laundry list of award winning actors and some of the best directors of the time. He has been nominated by for an Academy Award and received a BAFTA for best supporting actor for his role as Jack Twist.
Austin is no slouch. He received his B.A. in Creative Writing from USC while he was starting out in Hollywood, and has consistently worked every since. From television to the big screen Austin has worked with and on some on both the most popular shows and as well as critically acclaimed television shows. Six Feet Under, Friday Night Lights, CSI. He took a small part on David Milch's Deadwood and turn it into two year holding deal with HBO and the lead character in Milch's next series for the network. He has taken small roles in blockbuster movies and big roles in small independent films and made them all his own. Holiday in the Sun, to Utopian Society, The Day After Tomorrow to House of Usher, Wimbledon, Lenexa 1 Mile, Luz Del Mundo to indie shorts like The True Love Tale of Girlfriend-Boyfriend. Moving from s guest start to a regular cast member in an established series also shows the taking it and making it moxy he has. And he did one one thing before Jake, he worked with Jerrry Bruckheimer and Disney.
Do you remember this little blast from the past?