Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Movie Actor

Aaron Perry Taylor-Johnson is an English actor. He is best known for his portrayal of the title character in Kick-Ass and its 2013 sequel, and the Marvel Cinematic Universe character Pietro Maximoff in Avengers: Age of Ultron.

Full Name
Jun 13, 1990
5′ 11″
Net Worth


Aaron Taylor-Johnson was born on June 13, 1990, in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England. His full name is Aaron Perry Johnson and he has a younger sister named Gemma. His mother's name is Sarah and his father's name is Robert Johnson. He attended the Jacksons Lane Theatre School when he was twelve years old and later went to the Fine Arts College in Hampstead.

Taylor-Johnson made his acting debut in 2004 with the film “Tom Brown’s Schooldays” at age 14. In 2006, he appeared in “The Illusionist” alongside Edward Norton and Jessica Biel. In 2008, Taylor-Johnson starred in “ Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging” which became a cult classic amongst teenage girls around the world. In 2010, he starred opposite Chloe Moretz in “Kick-Ass” and won an Empire Award for Best Newcomer for his performance. That same year, he also starred alongside Kristen Stewart in “The Runaways” and earned a Young Hollywood Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his performance. 

In 2012, Taylor-Johnson teamed up with director Sam Taylor-Wood to make the romantic drama “Nowhere Boy” about John Lennon's early life which earned him an Evening Standard British Film Awards nomination for Best Actor. In 2014, he played Quicksilver in the blockbuster hit movie “X-Men: Days of Future Past” where he received critical acclaim for his portrayal of the character. He then reprised his role as Quicksilver in 2016 sequel “X-Men: Apocalypse” and starred alongside Elizabeth Olsen in the Godzilla reboot that same year. 

In 2018, Taylor-Johnson starred alongside Blake Lively in the thriller movie A Simple Favor and also lent his voice to Disney's animated movie Ralph Breaks The Internet. He went on to star as John Reid/The Lone Ranger opposite Armie Hammer in 2019's "The Lone Ranger" before playing Pietro Maximoff/Quicksilver again in 2020's "Avengers: Endgame".

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1990</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Aaron Taylor-Johnson is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On June 13, 1990, Aaron Taylor-Johnson was born in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2005</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Breakthrough Role in 'The Illusionist'</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Taylor-Johnson lands his breakthrough role in the film The Illusionist.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2010</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Nominated for a BAFTA Award</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Taylor-Johnson is nominated for a BAFTA Award for his performance in Nowhere Boy.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2012</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Wins Golden Globe Award</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Taylor-Johnson wins the Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy for his performance in Savages.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2013</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Lead Role in 'Godzilla'</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Landing the lead role in the blockbuster film, Godzilla.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2016</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Lead Role in 'Nocturnal Animals'</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Taylor-Johnson stars in Tom Ford's critically acclaimed film, Nocturnal Animals.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Lead Role in 'The King's Man'</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Taylor-Johnson stars as Conrad in the spy comedy prequel to Kingsman: The Secret Service.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's a Versatile Actor</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Aaron Taylor-Johnson is an incredibly versatile actor. He has the ability to transform himself into any character and give it life on the big screen. He is able to portray characters from various genres, ranging from comedy to action or drama.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's a Talented Performer</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Aaron Taylor-Johnson is a very talented performer. His performances are always full of energy and emotion, which makes for some very memorable moments in his films. He also has the ability to make you feel like you're part of the story he's telling.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's Dedicated to His Craft</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Aaron Taylor-Johnson is incredibly dedicated to his craft. He puts in long hours of rehearsal and practice in order to perfect his performances. He also goes out of his way to research the characters he plays and always strives to do justice to them.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Started as a Child Actor</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Aaron Taylor-Johnson started his acting career at the age of 6, appearing in British television shows such as The Bill and Casualty.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Appeared in Music Videos</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Aaron Taylor-Johnson has appeared in music videos for artists like Robbie Williams and Coldplay.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Won Multiple Awards</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Aaron Taylor-Johnson has won multiple awards including a Golden Globe, BAFTA, and an MTV Movie Award.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Married to Director Sam Taylor-Johnson</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Aaron Taylor-Johnson is married to the film director Sam Taylor-Johnson, who he met on the set of Nowhere Boy (2009). They have two daughters together.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Holds British and American Citizenship</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Aaron Taylor-Johnson holds dual citizenship with both the United Kingdom and the United States.</p></div>


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