Taylor Daniel Lautner (* February 11 1992 in Grand Rapids , Michigan ) is an American actor.Taylor Lautner was born in 1992, the son of Deborah and Dan Lautner. He is French, Dutch, German and Native American descent. He has a younger sister named Makena.Lautner began at the age of six years with the karate lessons . The following year he won several tournaments and then allowed to train with the actor and martial artist Michael Chaturantabut (Mike Chat). At the age of eight years he represented his country in an international karate competition, the WKA World Championships in Louisville. There he won three gold medals in the freestyle disciplines and weapons forms in parallel with the World Youth Cup discharged.After Michael persuaded him Chaturantabut, Lautner went to an audition for a Burger King advertisement in Los Angeles, but was unsuccessful. As Lautner was ten years old, his family moved to Los Angeles. He further took part in karate competitions. In 2003 he was first in the world rankings for NASKAs ( The North American Sport Karate Association ) so-called Black Belt (Black Belt) in all four forms of competition that exists in the NASKA (traditional, creative, extreme, and choreography). The age of twelve, he won the Junior World Championships.His acting career began in 2001 with the television film Shadow Fury . He became famous among other things, Cheaper by the Dozen 2 , in which he plays Elliot Murtaugh. In 2006 he was honored for his role in the film The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D for the Young Artist Award nominations.In 2008 he took over the role of Jacob Black in the film adaptation of Stephenie Meyer’s bestseller Twilight . In the sequel New Moon (2009) embodies the role, and Lautner had to train yourself for over ten kilograms of additional muscle mass. In 2008 he was high school students in the third year at Valencia High School . Recently, he attended courses at a university. In his spare time playing football and Lautner like baseball , is a big fan of Texas Longhorns and Michigan Wolverines . He is a member of the Hart Baseball Program in the area of Los Angeles, where he plays as a center fielder and second baseman. He is also in a hip-hop dance group called the LA Hip Kids , and a jazz dance group called Hot Shots .In 2009, Lautner was a comedy for Valentine’s Day and for Eclipse , the third installment of the Twilight saga, before the camera.