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Taylor Swift may not be a movie star (yet), but her talents are already known worldwide.

Since blowing up in 2008, Swift has been hard to miss, known as much for her acclaimed music as for her rather public relationships. With numerous Grammys and multi-platinum albums already under her belt, she's turning her attention to the big screen. This week, the renowned musician can be seen in the film adaptation of "The Giver," starring Jeff Bridges, Brenton Thwaites, and Meryl Streep.

From her early success as a poet to her first acting role, here are 27 things you probably don't know about Taylor Swift.

1. Taylor Alison Swift was born December 13, 1989 in Reading, Pennsylvania to Andrea Finlay and Scott Swift.

2. She was born on a Christmas tree farm.

3. Her mother worked as a mutual fund marketing executive before becoming a homemaker, while her father is a financial adviser.

4. Swift has one sibling, Austin, »

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