Austin Stowell - Updated Jun 2024

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Austin Stowell

Austin Stowell is a prominent film and television actor from the United States. Austin Stowell is widely recognized for playing Francis Gary Powers in the critically acclaimed 2015 historical thriller movie “Bridge of Spies” starring Mark Rylance and Tom Hanks.

Early Life

Austin Stowell was born in Kensington, Connecticut, United States, on December 24, 1984. Currently, he is 39 years old and has a birth sign of Capricorn. He holds American nationality and his full name is Austin Miles Stowell. In addition, he belongs to English ethnicity.

He was born to Robert Stowell and Elizabeth Stowell. His father is a former steelworker while his mother is a school teacher. In addition, he is the younger child of his parents and has two older brothers whose names are unknown.

Austin Stowell – Education

He went to Berlin High School and became passionate about acting age of 15, after appearing in his first school play. In 2003, he completed his matriculation and enrolled at the University of Connecticut’s Department of Dramatic Arts. He completed his graduation with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 2007. During his time at the university, he appeared in a variety of plays, including “It Can’t Happen Here”, “Julius Caesar”, and “As You Like It.”

Professional Career


Austin Stowell made his acting debut, playing Chad in an episode of the TV series “Secret Girlfriend.” Later, he appeared in an episode of both the romantic comedy “90210,” and the crime action “NCIS: Los Angeles” in the year 2010.

From 2009 to 2011, he played Jesse in 17 episodes of the family comedy “The Secret Life of the American Teenager,” which featured Molly Ringwald and Shailene Woodley. He played Sean O’Bannon in the 10 episodes of Edward Burns’ crime thriller “Public Morals” in 2015.

Caption: The poster of the action comedy mini-series, Catch-22 (Source:

Then, he starred in five episodes of the action comedy mini-series “Catch-22” in the year 2019, playing the role of Nately. Similarly, he was cast as Lieutenant Theodore Cole in an episode of the action-adventure “Amazing Stories” in 2020. He played the role of Sam in 4 episodes of the adventure thriller “Keep Breathing” in 2022, starring Jeff Wilbusch and Melissa Barrera.

He was recently seen in the role of Pete Welsh in the 6 episodes of the 2022 biographical crime mini-series “A Friend of the Family.” Meanwhile, he is currently working on his upcoming TV series “Three Women” which is in post-production.


He made his big screen debut in the 2011 biographical drama “Puncture” playing the role of E. R. Medic. In the film, he starred with Mark Kassen and Chris Evans and was directed by Adam Kassen and Mark Kassen.

Austin subsequently appeared in the 2011 family drama “Dolphin Tale,” playing the role of Kyle Connellan, and reprised the role in its sequel “Dolphin Tale 2” (2014).

He then appeared in the short romantic comedy “Can You Watch This” (2011), and the short action “Without a Mom” (2012). In 2013, Austin appeared in two films: “Love and Horror” as Dalton Joiner and “Warren” as Ted Gordon. He had a fantastic year in 2014, working as Ryan Connolly in the film “Whiplash.”

In 2016, he appeared in two films: “Stratton: First Into Action” and “Colossal.” He portrays Larry King in the film “Battle of the Sexes” (2017). His latest film credits include “Horse Soldiers” (2018), “Swallow” (2019), “Fantasy Island” (2020), and “The Long Home” (2021).

Austin Stowell – Awards

Being a successful actor, he was nominated for a 2019 Online Film & Television Association Award for Best Ensemble in a Motion Picture or Limited Series, for his and his colleagues’ performance in “Catch-22.”

Net Worth 2024

Through his successful acting career, he has lived a comfortable lifestyle. Primarily, he makes money through roles in movies and TV series. As of 2024, his net worth is around $1.5 million while his salary and income are unknown.

Relationship Status

Currently, Austin Stowell seems single and not dating anyone at the moment. He is an animal lover and has a pet dog named Spinee, a labrador retriever. In the past, he was dating Nina Dobrev, a Bulgarian actress.

Meanwhile, they dated for about 7 months. Austin was reported to be having an affair with Emma Stone in mid-2016. Both of them have not talked about it in the media.

Body Measurements

Caption: Austin Stowell posing for a photo (Source: 9GAG)

This actor is 6 feet tall (1.85 m) and weighs around 84kg (185 lbs). In addition, he has a pair of blue eyes with dark brown hair colour and his body measurement is 43-14-34 inches.

Austin Stowell – Social Media

On his Instagram page ‘@amstowell’ there are over 177k followers. Likewise, there are over 15.1k followers on his Twitter page ‘@austinstowell’ and he is not present on Facebook.