Taylor Kitsch

Actor and Model
Born Apr 8, 1981

Taylor Kitsch is a Canadian actor and model. He is best known for his role as Tim Riggins in the NBC television series Friday Night Lights and for his role as Gambit in X-Men Origins: Wolverine. He also starred in big-budgeted films John Carter and Battleship.… Read More

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  • Sochi Scene: Taylor Kitsch's Great Seat
    Fox News - Feb 15, 2014
  • 'ride Along' Arrives In Top Position At Box Office
    Seattle Pi - Jan 21, 2014
  • Truth And Power
    The Portland Mercury - Jan 08, 2014
  • Why ‘Lone Survivor’ Cast, Director Took Significant Pay Cuts
    Wall Street Journal - Nov 18, 2013


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Taylor Kitsch.


1981 Birth Born on April 8, 1981.


2002 21 Years Old Kitsch moved to New York in 2002, after receiving an opportunity to pursue modeling with IMG; he studied acting there as well, and became a nutritionist and personal trainer. … Read More
2004 23 Years Old In 2004, he relocated to Los Angeles, where he modeled for Diesel and Abercrombie & Fitch. … Read More
2006 25 Years Old In 2006, Kitsch was cast in his breakout role on the NBC sports teen drama television series Friday Night Lights, based on Peter Berg's 2004 film of the same name and set in the fictional town of Dillon, Texas. … Read More
2008 27 Years Old He played Pogue Parry in The Covenant alongside Steven Strait, Sebastian Stan, Laura Ramsey, Toby Hemingway, Jessica Lucas, and Chace Crawford. In February 2008, he signed on to play Gambit in the X-Men franchise spinoff X-Men Origins: Wolverine, released in May 2009. … Read More
2010 29 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2010, Kitsch starred in Steven Silver's The Bang Bang Club, an historical drama set in South Africa which documents the final bloody days of the apartheid. … Read More


2012 31 Years Old 1 More Event
In May 2012, Kitsch starred in Peter Berg's Battleship, based on Hasbro's toy game, as Lieutenant Alex Hopper. … Read More
2013 32 Years Old In 2013, Kitsch starred in The Grand Seduction, remake of Jean-François Pouliot's French-Canadian La Grande Séduction (2003) directed by Don McKellar, and another Peter Berg film, Lone Survivor, based on Marcus Luttrell's book.
2014 33 Years Old He plays alongside Jim Parsons, Julia Roberts and Mark Ruffalo in Ryan Murphy's The Normal Heart, which aired on HBO on May 25, 2014. … Read More
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