Who is Austin Abrams?
If you are a fan of the popular zombie-oriented series “The Walking Dead”, then you are certainly familiar with the character of Ron Anderson, a survivor of the outbreak, and also one of the antagonists of the series, portrayed by Austin Adams. The newcomer immediately attracted the attention of fans thanks to his versatile acting, and people wanted to know more about him.
If you are one of them, let us tell you all you need to know about this talented young man. Austin has 30 acting credits to his name, and besides the aforementioned role, he’s perhaps known best for his performances in “Gangster Squad”, “Brad’s Status” and “Paper Town” among others.
Early life and education
Austin Noah Adams was born under the zodiac sign of Virgo on 2 September 1996, in Sarasota, Florida USA, thus he holds American nationality, and comes from a family of Jewish descent.
Austin was raised an only child in his hometown by his parents, Lori and Bradley Abrams, who were both doctors. Austin prefers to keep his family and his private stuff away from media attention, thus there isn’t a lot of info regarding his childhood days.
Speaking of Austin’s educational background, he attended a local high school, and upon matriculating in 2014, he didn’t enroll in college but pursued his dream of becoming an actor.
Roles in movies
Austin made his acting debut in 2010, portraying Colt Rossdale in the movie “Mosquito”. He followed with his role as James in “Ticking Clock” in 2011, and in the following year, he was seen as Young Adam Lipschitz in “Jewtopia”, also starring Brennan Bailey and Tom Arnold, before he made an appearance as Pete, one of his notable roles, in “Gangster Squad” in 2013.
In the same year, he was cast to play Aaron in “The Kings of Summer”, and was next seen as Tim in “Sacrifice” in 2015. Austin followed with his role as Ben in “Paper Towns”, before he portrayed the character of Hunter Gorski in “All Summers End”, also starring Pablo Schreiber, Annabeth Gish, and Kaitlyn Dever.
In 2017, Austin was Craig Thompson in “Tragedy Girls”, before he made an appearance as Wavey in “We Don’t Belong Here”. In the same year, he was cast to play Troy Sloan in “Brad’s Status”, followed by his role as Gabe in “Puzzle” in 2018.
A scary good time was had by all during the Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark special screening at The Grove, Los Angeles.
Austin portrayed Stevo in the short movie “Decadeless”, and then in the following year, he was seen as Tommy Milner in the popular horror movie “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark”, also starring Michael Garza, Gabriel Rush and Zoe Margaret Colletti.
He followed with his role as Clay in “Less than Zero” in 2019. In 2020, he was seen as Henry in “Chemical Hearts”, and made an appearance as Jeremy in “Youngest”, which was his most recent movie role.
His fans will be happy to hear that Austin has finished filming “Do Revenge”, which is set to be released by the end of 2022. He is currently filming his newest movie, entitled “The Line”.
Roles in series
Austin made his first television appearance as Todd Cooper in the series “The Inbetweeners” in 2012, followed by his role as Henry McNally in an episode of the series “Shameless” in 2014, and in the same year appeared as The Carver in “Silicon Valley”.
From 2015 until 2019, he was cast to play Ron Anderson, his most notable role to date, in the two times Primetime Emmys awarded series “The Walking Dead”, created by Frank Darabont, also starring Andrew Lincoln, Melissa McBride, and Norman Reedus.
Concurrently, in 2017, he was seen as Casey in “SMILF”, followed by his role as Jackson Barber in “The Americans” in 2018.
From 2019 until 2022, he portrayed Ethan Lewis in the popular Home Box Office (HBO) series “Euphoria”, also starring Zendaya, Angus Cloud, and Hunter Schafer, which follows the story of a group of high school students as they grapple with issues of sex, violence, and drugs.
This was Austin’s most recent television role, but concurrently, from 2019 until 2020, Austin was seen as Marc McKeon in “This is Us”, a comedy-drama that had 273 award nominations and won 65, including four Primetime Emmys.
He was seen starring as Dash in the 2020 series “Dash and Lily”, a romantic comedy-drama that follows the story of a whirlwind holiday romance between a cynical Dash and an optimistic Lily, who was portrayed by Midori Francis.
Love life and relationships
There have been various rumors concerning both Austin’s love life and his sexual orientation; although he’s been romantically linked with some of his co-stars, Austin’s stayed tight-lipped about his love life.
Most of the rumors were saying that he is secretly dating his co-star in “Chemical Hearts”, Lili Reinhart, since people commented that the chemistry between the two of them is too strong to be just acting. Austin said about that:
‘Thankfully, we kind of just have a natural chemistry that’s there. A lot of times, honestly, you kind of have that or you don’t have it. We worked together when we were 15 on this movie called Kings of Summer, so we’d known each other for a bit of time, and that’s super helpful.’
However, both Austin and Lili denied any romance, saying that they’ve only been on-screen match-ups.
He hasn’t spoken about any woman (or man), with whom he might now be in a relationship, and also there is no information regarding his previous dating. Austin doesn’t have any social media account, thus you can’t find any photos featuring him and any person with whom he might be something more than just friends.
As of August 2022, it seems that Austin is single, he hasn’t been married or engaged, and doesn’t have children.
Age, height, and net worth
Austin’s age is 25, and has blue eyes and light brown hair; he weighs around 150lbs (67kgs) and is 5ft 9ins (1.75m) tall.
According to sources, as of August 2022, his net worth has been estimated at close to $600,000, most of the income he has earned being thanks to his acting talent.