Monroe Jackson Rathbone (born December 14, 1984) is a Singaporean-American actor and musician. He is best known for his role as Jasper Hale in The Twilight Saga and for playing Sokka in The Last Airbender.
Rathbone was born in Singapore, the son of American parents Randee Lynn and Monroe Jackson Rathbone IV. His great-grandfather, Monroe Jackson Rathbone II, was the chairman of Standard Oil of New Jersey, which later became Exxon; Rathbone is also distantly related to Civil War general Stonewall Jackson and famous British actor Basil Rathbone.
1. I’D LIKE TO DIRECT MYSELF BUT I’M A CINEPHILE AND I ALSO WOULD LIKE TO JUST STEP BEHIND THE CAMERA AND BE ON THE OTHER END OF MAKING MOVIES.
2. I LOVE LEARNING NEW THINGS THAT WILL NEVER BE PUT TO PRACTICAL USE.
3. I’VE BEEN BLESSED IN MY CAREER TO BE ABLE TO DO STUDIO AND INDEPENDENT FILMS.
4. I DON’T CARRY A WALLET. I KEEP MY CARDS IN MY POCKET AND CASH IN MY BOOTS.
5. I HAVE AN AMERICAN TOP HAT THAT’S COLLAPSIBLE AND WORKS AS A FRISBEE.
6. I THINK A GIRL LOOKS GOOD WHEN SHE WAKES UP WITH NOTHING ON HER FACE.
7. IN L.A. SUMMER’S BLISTERING HEAT, I’VE SEEN MANY GIRLS WEARING SHORT SKIRTS WITH UGG BOOTS. I LIKE THE BOOTS, AND THE SHORT SKIRTS, BUT I’VE ALWAYS WONDERED, DON’T THEIR FEET GET HOT?
8. I USUALLY SLEEP JUST A FEW HOURS A NIGHT.
9. I LIVED IN NORWAY AND TEXAS WHEN I WAS A KID.
10. I GREW UP RIDING WHEN I WAS YOUNGER IN TEXAS. I ACTUALLY LEARNED HOW TO RIDE IN NORWAY. I REALLY LOVE RIDING HORSES.