Jackson Rathbone is an American actor whose career began in the mid-2000s. He first made his film debut in River’s End and had his first TV appearance in Close to Home. He next appeared in two episodes of The O.C. as Justin Edwards. He later made guest appearances in such shows as Beautiful People and The War at Home before gaining his break as Jasper Hale in Twilight. He reprised his role in all the Twilight sequels, earning him mainstream prominence. Simultaneously, he played Sokka in the movie The Last Airbender. More recently, he starred in the films Live at the Foxes Den, City of Dead Men, and Pali Road. His latest film role was in Samson.