Lautner began his acting career playing bit roles in comedy series such as The Bernie Mac Show and My Wife and Kids , before having voice roles in television series like What's New, Scooby-Doo? He also starred in the action film Abduction. In , he played a leading role, Dr. The late s saw Lautner become a teen idol and sex symbol , after extensively changing his physique to keep the role of Jacob Black in further Twilight installments, and generating media attention for his looks. Also in the same year, Lautner was named the highest-paid teenage actor in Hollywood.
Sitting in a calm place and reading an interesting book gives me more pleasure than anything! Image shared by Olya Freedom. Taylor Lautner is Brooklyn's younger brother. He is the wild child in the family and Brooklyn always has to keep an eye on him.
A teen idol is a celebrity with a large teenage fan-base. Teen idols are generally young but not always necessarily teenaged. Some teen idols began their careers as child actors , like Lindsay Lohan.
Thus far, the three are taking distinctly different approaches to charting their post-"Twilight" careers — Pattinson parlaying his heartthrob status, Lautner angling for blockbuster action roles and Stewart sticking with low-key, indie projects. See slideshow: " What's next for the "Twilight" Trio? It remains to be seen if there will indeed be life after teen idol-dom for any of them. The problem of turning a starring role in a hit franchise into a lasting career has bedeviled everyone from Sean Connery and Harrison Ford to, well, Mark Hamill. Most recently, other than Daniel Radcliffe's nude turn in "Equus" on Broadway, even the stars of the highly successful "Harry Potter" series haven't been able to find much other work on the big screen.