Austin Basis

  • Birth Name: Austin Lee Basis
  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Grew up in the Sea Gate community, located at the western end of the Coney Island boardwalk.
  • Childhood aspirations included playing catcher for the New York Mets and becoming a doctor.
  • Performed in school plays from kindergarten through college, and starred in Binghamton University productions of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead and I Hate Hamlet.
  • Played junior varsity basketball and varsity baseball and soccer in college.
  • First paid acting job was a corporate training CD-ROM; subsequently appeared in commercials for Dr. Pepper, State Farm, Burger King and AT&T, among others.
  • Made his feature debut in the 2004 indie comedy Dorian Blues.
  • Landed his first series-regular role on the CW drama Life Unexpected.

Relationships

  • Shari Basis — Mother
  • Arthur Basis — Father
  • Jeremy Basis — Brother

College

  • Binghamton University, Vestal, New York, United States (BA in Theater); Actors Studio Drama School, New York, New York, United States (MFA in Acting)

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