Returning to the third season of Disney Channel’s hit comedy series, A.N.T. Farm, 16 year old Jake Short is an upcoming American teen actor, who plays Fletcher Quimby, an artistic genius gifted in all types of media. Fletcher and his best friends on the show proceed to go on multiple adventures using their genius talents to their advantage on the newest comedy sitcom on Disney.
In addition to his work in A.N.T Farm, Jake is best known for portraying “Nose Noseworthy” on SHORTS alongside Leslie Mann, Jon Cryer, William H. Macey and Kat Jennings. Jake then was a recipient for the Young Artist Award. SHORTS, directed by Robert Rodriguez who also directed the action-packed feature film SPY KIDS, created a story line about a young boy’s discovery of a colorful, wish-granting rock which causes chaos in his town as people scheme to get it from him.
Jake Short has proved that he is no stranger to film or television. Jake has guest starred in “$#*! My Dad Says” alongside William Shatner, “Dexter” with Michael C. Hall and Jennifer Carpenter and Disney XD’s “Zeke & Luther” alongside Hutch Dano and Adam Hicks. Jake is the face of many national commercial campaigns, most notably; Glad, Febreeze, Cool Whip, Coca Cola, Wendy’s and Cocoa Pebbles.
Short moved to California at the age of 9 after relocating from Indianapolis to pursue a career in acting, after being influenced by his older brother. Short currently resides in California with his Grandmother, while his parents and siblings continue living in Indiana. When not working, the Indianapolis native enjoys spending his summers in his hometown while staying active in various sports activities, martial arts, tumbling, skating, skiing, and snowboarding. Jake also has a musical interest in playing the guitar and is learning to play the drums and piano. Jake is an enthusiast of the Humane Society. He even got his own puppy named Skipper from an animal shelter in Glendale, California.