Taylor Kitsch


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Best known for his portrayal of troubled high school football star "Tim Riggins" on NBC's acclaimed television series, Friday Night Lights (2006), actor Taylor Kitsch has scored big with audiences and critics on both the big and small screens. Taylor Kitsch was born on April 8, 1981 in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, to Susan (Green), who worked... See full bio »

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3 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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(2009)
John Carter John Carter
(2012)
Battleship Lieutenant Alex Hopper
(2012)
Friday Night Lights Tim Riggins
(2006-2011)

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 2022 Painkiller (TV Mini Series) (post-production)
Glen Kryger
- Episode #1.1 (2022) ... Glen Kryger
- Episode #1.4 ... Glen Kryger
- Episode #1.6 ... Glen Kryger
- Episode #1.5 ... Glen Kryger
- Episode #1.3 ... Glen Kryger
 2022 The Terminal List (TV Series)
Ben Edwards
- Reclamation (2022) ... Ben Edwards
- Extinction (2022) ... Ben Edwards
- Transience (2022) ... Ben Edwards
- Disruption (2022) ... Ben Edwards
- Detachment (2022) ... Ben Edwards
 2020 The Defeated (TV Series)
Max McLaughlin
- Mutti (2020) ... Max McLaughlin
- Homecoming (2020) ... Max McLaughlin
- Blessed (2020) ... Max McLaughlin
- Bellyful (2020) ... Max McLaughlin
- Nakam (2020) ... Max McLaughlin
 2019 21 Bridges
Ray
 2018 Waco (TV Mini Series)
David Koresh
- Day 51 (2018) ... David Koresh
- Stalling for Time (2018) ... David Koresh
- Of Milk and Men (2018) ... David Koresh
- Operation Showtime (2018) ... David Koresh
- The Strangers Across the Street (2018) ... David Koresh
 2017 Only the Brave
Christopher MacKenzie
 2017 American Assassin
Ghost
 2017/II The Dig (Short)
Bud
 2016 Bling
Sam (voice)
 2015 True Detective (TV Series)
Officer Paul Woodrugh
- Omega Station (2015) ... Officer Paul Woodrugh
- Black Maps and Motel Rooms (2015) ... Officer Paul Woodrugh
- Church in Ruins (2015) ... Officer Paul Woodrugh
- Other Lives (2015) ... Officer Paul Woodrugh
- Down Will Come (2015) ... Officer Paul Woodrugh
 2014/I The Pieces (Short)
Kyle
 2014 The Normal Heart (TV Movie)
Bruce Niles
 2013/V Pieces (Short)
 2013 Lone Survivor
Michael Murphy
 2013 The Grand Seduction
Dr. Paul Lewis
 2012 Savages: The Interrogations (Video short)
Chon
 2012 Savages
Chon
 2012 Battleship
Lieutenant Alex Hopper
 2012 John Carter
John Carter
 2006-2011 Friday Night Lights (TV Series)
Tim Riggins
- Always (2011) ... Tim Riggins
- Texas Whatever (2011) ... Tim Riggins
- The March (2011) ... Tim Riggins
- Don't Go (2011) ... Tim Riggins
- Expectations (2010) ... Tim Riggins
 2010 The Bang Bang Club
Kevin Carter
 2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine
Remy LeBeau
 2008 Gospel Hill
Joel Herrod
 2006 The Covenant
Pogue Parry
 2006 Snakes on a Plane
Kyle
 2006 John Tucker Must Die
Justin
 2006 Godiva's (TV Series)
Colm
- Flipping Switches (2006) ... Colm
 2006 Kyle XY (TV Series)
Male Camper
- Pilot (2006) ... Male Camper
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Modeled for Diesel and Abercrombie & Fitch.

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 5 Articles | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

5' 11¼" (1.81 m)

Children:

None

Parents:

Kitsch (neé Green), Susan | Kitsch, Drew
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Personal Quote:

Video games and computers have become babysitters for kids. Parents have to lead by example. I have two little sisters and I help my mom raise them. You just try to give them knowledge piece by piece and tell them, '[By eating well and being active,] you're going to feel a lot better about yourself, you're going to be able to do better at school, you're going to have more energy in sports.' I ... See more »

Trivia:

He lives in Vancouver when he isn't filming Friday Night Lights (2006) in Austin. Texas. See more »

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