He is best known for his portrayal of Elvis Presley in Baz Luhrmann's 2022 musical biopic Elvis.
Butler began his career on television, first in roles on the Disney Channel and Nickelodeon and later on teen dramas, including recurring parts on The CW's Life Unexpected (2010–2011) and Switched at Birth (2011–2012).
He gained recognition for starring in The Carrie Diaries (2013–2014) and The Shannara Chronicles (2016–2017).
He made his Broadway debut in the 2018 revival of The Iceman Cometh and played Tex Watson in Quentin Tarantino's film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019).
Austin Robert Butler was born on August 17, 1991, in Anaheim, California, the son of Lori Anne , an aesthetician, and David Butler.