Embry Call is Jacob's best friend, along with Quil Ateara. This high body temperature is very useful in combat, as it makes it extremely hard for vampires to harm them because they are extremely sensitive to heat. She kisses him back, and both share a kiss that Seth Clearwater calls "nauseating to watch". In Breaking Dawn, his personality changes yet again, to slightly violent and pessimistic, as he feels like Bella is going to die due to her unnatural pregnancy. Carlisle uses time to research Jacob and the other wolves, and discovers that they have 24 chromosome pairs. He invites her to a Quileute council meeting, and she accepts. When Jacob runs on his own, Seth, Leah's little brother, runs with him. He apologizes to Bella and tells her that he only wants her to be happy. However, he states that once Renesmee's growth slows down, he will go back to school. They bond and temporarily set aside their hatred for each other. Gallery. The late 2000s 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. During Bella's transformation into a vampire, Jacob believed that she had died, and went to kill Renesmee. The rest of the wolves try to talk to him, but Sam tells them to leave Jacob alone. Bloodline He is of Native American descent and in Twilight had a lanky build and wore his long hair in a ponytail. Taylor Lautner is the actor that played Jacob Black in the Twilight movie. Since then, they begin to form a weak friendship, which improves when Jacob gives them protection from Sam's wolf pack. Charlie Swan is best friends with Jacob's father Billy. When Edward finds out, he isn't angry, but Bella knows that she has to choose. Jacob nicknames her "Sleepless Beauty" and "Blondie". [10] He then appeared in small television roles on The Bernie Mac Show, My Wife and Kids, and Summerland. When Quil runs into Jake in Breaking Dawn, Jake tries to talk him into dating other girls before Claire, his imprinted one, comes of age, but he finds it difficult to cope and decides to dismiss the idea. Heartbroken, Jacob runs away from home and tries to live as a wolf to escape his pain. Jacob quickly phases in turn and mauls Paul, chasing him into the woods. But unlike other imprint stories about a month later an ancient trickster spirit of the Quileute named Bayaq (The Raven) sends Jacob back into time to 1916 two years before Edward becomes a vampire. [4] In 2006 he appeared in the show Love Inc. and the TV special He's a Bully, Charlie Brown. While both Edward and Jacob had their pros and cons, there are definitely some things about Bella’s relationship with Jacob that don’t really make a lot of sense. A while after Jacob started his own pack, Embry leaves Sam's pack to join his, along with Quil. He was born in 1992, and the movie was first released in 2008. While Edward is annoyed by this, he understands that Jacob's imprinting is involuntary. Like everyone else in his tribe, he had a prejudice against the Cullens and other vampires, viewing them as nothing more than blood-sucking monsters, but eventually warmed up to the Cullens and came to see them as something more than vampires. This is what I love to do. Jacob also has greater endurance than a human, most famously seen when Bella struck Jacob in the jaw with all of her strength, and ended up badly breaking her hand while Jacob, who wasn't even remotely hurt, couldn't tell that she was trying to hurt him until she started screaming. [57] Brent Hartinger, a columnist for AfterElton, blasted the magazine, calling the questioning "unimaginably irresponsible," commenting that Lautner was just "a 17-year old kid" and that while the rumors were baseless and speculation from certain blogs and fans, it was disappointing that a "legitimate media outlet" would print gossip. New Moon reveals that Jacob is one of an ancient line of Quileute werewolves. [41] In November 2010 The Hollywood Reporter named Lautner as one of the young male actors who are "pushing – or being pushed" into taking over Hollywood as the new "A-List". Jacob does everything he can to try to convince Bella she is in love with him, but she rejects him. I still help out with the lawn." Sarah died in a car crash when Jacob was nine-years-old, but he got through it thanks to Rachel and Rebeca filling their mother’s role for him as much as they could. During free time, he enjoys rebuilding automotive vehicles, hanging out with his friends, and playing with Renesmee. [12], In junior high, Lautner—who was involved in karate, baseball and hip-hop dance—won the award for "Best Smile" and played in the school's Turkey Bowl American Football game. Jacob and Leah are sitting at the edge of a cliff, with Jacob thinking about how difficult it will be when Bella is turned into a vampire, which to him isn't much different from dying. [39] It ranks as the 36th highest-grossing film of all-time in the U.S. and Canada. Seconds after that, Bella's heart stops and Edward bites her to turn her into a vampire. Jacob finds Jasper's fighting skills very intense and useful. Bella nearly died giving birth to the baby, who she named Renesmee. He spent hours working to improve his body, overall gaining thirty pounds of muscle, and also read the books in order to prepare himself for the role in the sequels. [66][67][68], Lautner resides with his parents and younger sister in Valencia, California, which he says he prefers because of the paparazzi. Here are 5 reasons Bella should be with Edward and 5 she should be with Jacob. Approve the Cookies This website uses cookies to improve your user experience. Shape-shifters can involuntarily imprint, a method of finding a soul mate. In 2010, he was ranked second on Glamour's "The 50 Sexiest Men of 2010" list, and fourth on People's "Most Amazing Bodies" list. Bella is still amazed that Jacob did not take the role of Alpha in Sam's pack, though he eventually creates his own pack after Sam decided to kill Bella to prevent Renesmee from being born. He would go to any extent to protect those he loves most, most obvious in Breaking Dawn when he disbands from his pack and sacrifices everything to protect Bella. [4] A year later, he attended the national karate tournament in Louisville, Kentucky, where he met Michael Chaturantabut, the founder of Xtreme Martial Arts. Seth and Leah Clearwater join him patrolling the Cullens' territory and preventing Sam's pack from attacking. Rosalie's choice influences Emmett, Esme and Carlisle and so Edward cannot force Bella to have an abortion. [4][15], In his first months after moving to Los Angeles, Lautner appeared in small television roles, small film roles, and ads and commercials. However, the situation is drastically neutralized when Alice and Jasper bring another vampire hybrid named Nahuel to prove to the Volturi that Renesmee isn't an immortal child nor a threat to the vampire world. When Irina comes to Forks and mistakes Renesmee for an immortal child, she reports to the Volturi. Changed [4] Lautner balanced karate and acting with being on the football and baseball teams at his school, and taking up jazz and hip-hop dance. Bella accidentally tells Jacob her honeymoon plans causing Jacob to lose his temper momentarily. Physical description And when Jacob started changing too, he grew terrified that he might be next, which he admitted to Bella. Director Bill Condon comments that Taylor can understand his role and work into a whole new level of maturity. Jacob is a long-time close family friend of Bella due to both of their fathers, Billy and Charlie Swan being best friends. This is partly because werewolves and vampires are mortal enemies and partly because they both have romantic feelings for Bella during New Moon, and Jacob vowed that he would not stop fighting for her until she became a vampire. Shape-shifters cannot go to the hospital when they are running a temperature that should indicate them as dead. Jacob is upset by the whole conversation, though Bella manages to calm him down before he can try to attack Edward and before she and Edward leave. '"[11], He took his first karate class at the age of six. "[5] He was named number one on Access Hollywood's "Top 5 Hollywood Abs" list. The reason I took off my shirt for New Moon is because it's written in the book that way. Jacob has a small but very important role in Twilight. [10] He appeared in an ISKA karate event televised on ESPN in 2003 that was later lampooned on the sports-comedy show Cheap Seats that first aired in 2006. On the other hand, Rachel, Rebecca, and Jacob are not as close as the twins live out of town and rarely see their brother. He returns to the Swans' home the next day to apologize to Bella; they nearly kiss when the phone interrupts them. When Jacob went to battle Victoria's army in Eclipse, he was constantly plagued by worries and later pain when his son returned with serious injuries. [5][11][52] He has been called the new young adult star that can "both woo the girls with his intensity and impress the boys with his rugged agility. When Jacob broke away from Sam's pack in Breaking Dawn, Seth is the first to run and join him, partly because he has befriended the Cullen family and wishes to help protect them. This high body heat also allows them to survive in very hot weather, making it hard for their bodies to overheat. It is implied that Renesmee will "accept" Jacob as her mate when she is old enough since she loves him very much, but it is yet unknown whether this will happen. "[25] In an interview with The Wrap, Weitz said Lautner deserved a lot of credit for the movie's box office, stating, "If you look at the movie, it should have been the weakest in the franchise, because Robert Pattinson doesn't play as big a role. [22] In an attempt to keep the role, Lautner weight-trained extensively and gained approximately 30 pounds of muscle. Taylor Daniel Lautner was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, to Deborah, a software company worker, and Daniel Lautner, a pilot for Midwest Airlines. After embracing his right as an Alpha and imprinting on Renesmee in Breaking Dawn, he begins to take the responsibilities of leading his renegade pack more seriously. Renesmee Cullen (imprintee)Billy Black (father)Sarah Black (mother) ♰Rachel Black (older sister)Rebecca Black (older sister)Ephraim Black (great-grandfather) Their dislike of each other begins at the end of Twilight, before Jacob becomes a "werewolf", though they only interact once. Team Jacob" campaign that promoted the film. Biographical information A while later, at a graduation party held at the Cullens' house that Jacob decides to attend, he gives her a charm bracelet with a carving of a wolf on it as a graduation present. Edward comments that he has one of the "purest, kindest and sincerest minds" he's ever heard, and that Jacob is lucky to have him, to which he doesn't disagree. Their relationship becomes much friendlier after this, though Edward is still annoyed with his connection to Renesmee. No, no, no. The role of Jacob was played by actor Taylor Lautner in all five movies of the series. In the epilogue of New Moon, sometime after the Cullens returned, Jacob turns in Bella's motorcycle to make Charlie ground her in an attempt to prevent her from seeing Edward, though he doesn't know that she is already grounded for leaving without explanation. Jacob has a strong desire to protect her and to keep her happy and safe. He nicknames her Nessie, because her real name is a mouthful, and this irritates Bella since it refers to the Loch Ness Monster and catches on. In Breaking Dawn, he imprints on the hybrid baby named Renesmee Cullen, the daughter of Edward Cullen and Bella Swan. [48], In 2010, Lautner was considered to be the highest-paid teen actor in Hollywood. They only come together when Victoria creates an army of newborn vampires to kill Bella and the Cullens, and decide to join forces to gain the upper hand in battle. In Breaking Dawn - Part 2, Embry remains in Sam's pack but the tension between the two packs is resolved. Loyalty Oct 25, 2016 - This Pin was discovered by Randee Carreno. Shape-shifters have a constant body temperature of about 110° degrees to withstand severe cold weather. "[24] Stewart later said, "He gets a lot of attention because he's buff, but I think as soon as the movie comes out, people are going to realize that's not why he got the job. They are the mortal enemies of all vampires, including the Cullen family. Gender They have been best friends ever since they were young. [17] After returning from Canada filming the latter movie, Lautner said he realized his newfound fame, from Sharkboy and Lavagirl. In the events of Breaking Dawn, Jacob makes a surprise appearance at the wedding of Bella and Edward. If the Cullens remained with Renesmee (and that is most likely), Jacob would stay young. [8][9] He grew up in Hudsonville, Michigan, a town near Grand Rapids. They spend the night together and listen to tribe legends, believed to be real by the Quileute. This means that if a member of the Cullen family turned Bella into a vampire, the treaty would be broken and the werewolves would start a war with them. But later in Breaking Dawn he is rather neutral, becoming something remotely to friends with Edward when he was helping Edward with Renesmee's birth and Bella's survival during this giving of her daughter's birth as Edward respectfully asks him as the rightful Alpha of the Quileute Tribe for permission to turn Bella into a vampire. They split in September 2011. Taylor Lautner cast in Season 2", "Kristen Stewart: Taylor Lautner Grew Up During New Moon", "Taylor Lautner's Abs May Have Saved His Career", "Sneak Peek! [61], Lautner has an intricate workout plan, which was covered by Men's Health, and has a specific diet after developing his body for The Twilight Saga: New Moon. Jacob Black is a shape-shifter or "werewolf" of the Quileute tribe, former Beta of the Uley pack, and Alpha of his own. She later confronts him, assuming his pack is behind the recent murders in the forest. On Christmas Day, Jacob gives Renesmee a hand-braided bracelet which is the Quileute's version of a promise ring as Christmas gift. Since his sisters were away, he became his father's only company at home, especially after he became wheel-chair bound due to diabetes. [40] Lautner's fanbase also began to expand to older audiences. It is likely that his feelings will eventually turn into romantic and sexual interests when she is older. Student (currently on sabbatical)Beta of the Uley pack (formerly)Alpha of his own pack (Breaking Dawn) After this and Bella's successful transformation into a vampire, he returns to his cheerful personality as he no longer feels the pain of Bella's rejection. His feelings for her put him at odds with Edward. Taylor Daniel Lautner is an American actor, voice actor, and model. Family information Jacob reminds Bella that he will always be there for her whenever she needs him. Edward thanks Jacob for everything. [5][11] He has stated that he is drug- and alcohol-free. After finding tampons in her bag, she notices that her period is five days late, and a hard, growing, bump protruding from her hips, realizing she is pregnant. This temperature also prevents frequent illness, by killing any potential pathogens they come into contact with before they can become ill. Jacobs mentions this ability to be beneficial. While waiting for the battle to be over, Edward, Bella, and Jacob set up camp. In Breaking Dawn, Jacob is mentioned to have been gone for almost two months now, and is trying to live the rest of his life as a wolf so he doesn't have to deal with the pain he is in. Before phasing, the human form will build up their muscles naturally and will be ready for the first time they phase. And, even still, fans still have a lot of opinions about this topic. Unbeknownst to him, Bella and Edward suspect that he will have to compete for Renesmee's affection with Nahuel, but they decide to postpone their worries until the time comes. After spending some time together, you fall in love with him. [32], Although it began after the release of the first film, upon release of New Moon, Lautner and his co-stars Stewart and Pattinson transitioned to teen idol status, with Lautner particularly admired by teens for his new physical characteristics, becoming a sex symbol. Black They have a largely antagonistic relationship. [54] Several critics credit Lautner's physical characteristics for much of the success of the Twilight series, with critic Sharon Waxman stating, "as a tabloid teen idol, he certainly deserves some credit for New Moon's $700 million worldwide gross. Jacob comes back and learns that the baby is trying not to hurt Bella anymore. When she and Jasper left their family without as much as a goodbye, Jacob resents her choice to abandon her family, unaware that she was on a secret mission to save them. He is portrayed by Taylor Lautner in the movie adaptations. Edward tells him he is glad that Renesmee will have him in the future, but is still not ready to grip the idea of being his future father-in-law. [4] For a few years, the Lautners flew from Michigan to Los Angeles for auditions when his talent agency called, and returned to Grand Rapids for school sometimes the same day. She visits Jacob to tell him that although she loves him deeply, she has chosen Edward. While running patrols, Leah requests to stay in Jacob's pack after Renesmee's birth. Emmett Cullen is a member of the Olympic coven. [59] Men's Health ranked him at third on their list of "Top 10 Summer Bodies. [20] At the 2009 MTV Movie Awards, Lautner was nominated for Male Breakthrough Performance, which was won by co-star Robert Pattinson. Jacob did not originally get along with Leah, since she was always tormenting him and his pack with painful memories and thoughts about Sam, who dumped her after he imprinted on her cousin, Emily. As they talk, Jacob tells Bella that he's going to kill himself because she doesn't love him. He's enraged that she will become a vampire after graduation, which is only a few weeks away. Rosalie Hale is a member of the Olympic coven. He is later seen crashing Forks High's prom under his father's orders to reiterate the same warning. The Volturi act as guardians, keeping the secret society of vampires hidden from the human world as needed. Jacob is shocked to hear that Edward didn't get angry at Bella for kissing him. Jacob comes to respect Carlisle after he sees his gentle and kind nature, which he also finds appealing. , with dark-tinted windows intended to provide anonymity went through the camp, and Jacob leaves the tent gift. 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