Taylor Kitsch

by MoreMovieDetails | July 28, 2011 2:26 pm

Taylor Kitsch was one of Rolling Stone's Hot 100 List 2009

Taylor Kitsch was one of Rolling Stone’s Hot 100 List 2009

Taylor Kitsch was born in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.  Originally set to become a professional hockey player, before a bad knee injury ended his career. He moved to New York in 2002 after receiving an opportunity to pursue modeling with IMG and studied acting there as well.

Taylor Kitsch starred in the NBC series Friday Night Lights as football player Tim Riggins.

In February 2008, he signed on to play Gambit in the X-Men franchise spinoff X-Men Origins: Wolverine, released in May 2009. Of the fan-favorite character of Gambit, Kitsch states, “I knew of him, but I didn’t know the following he had. I’m sure I’m still going to be exposed to that. I love the character, I love the powers, and I love what they did with him. I didn’t know that much, but in my experience, it was a blessing to go in and create my take on him. I’m excited for it, to say the least.”

At age 25, Taylor Kitsch became the youngest ever cover boy for Men’s Health magazine. On November 2010 The Hollywood Reporter named Kitsch as one of the young male actors who are “pushing – or being pushed” into taking over Hollywood as the new “A-List”.

Taylor Kitsch movie list
Filmography

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2014 The Normal Heart
2013 Lone Survivor
2012 The Host
2012 Savages
2012 Battleship
2012 John Carter
2010 The Bang Bang Club
 2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine
2008 Gospel Hill
2006 The Covenant
2006 Snakes on a Plane
2006 John Tucker Must Die

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