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Jason Austin Wiles is an American actor known for his role in the TV series Third Watch.
Wiles was born in Kansas City, Missouri, U.S., and raised in Lenexa, Kansas, where he attended Holy Trinity Catholic School. He found employment with the local Park and Rec department, having passed up the opportunity to play college football.
In 1990, Wiles began to pursue an interest in film-making, working on the set of the film Mr. and Mrs. Bridge, filming on location in Kansas City. Not long after, the Stephen King tele-movie, Sometimes They Come Back, came to town and he worked on the crew as well as appearing in scenes as an extra. After forming some connections while working on these films, Wiles ventured to Los Angeles where he appeared in commercials before landing the lead in an after-school special. In 1994, he had a part in the Bon Jovi music video "Always". In 1995, Wiles made the first of 32 appearances in Beverly Hills, 90210 as Colin Robbins, a role which gained him some note in Hollywood. He also appeared in WindRunner: A Spirited Journey starring Margot Kidder and Russell Means as Jim Thorpe's ghost. In 1999, Wiles successfully auditioned for the role of Maurice 'Bosco' Boscorelli in the drama Third Watch; Wiles appeared in all six seasons of the show from 1999-2005.