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Taylor Kitsch

Taylor Kitsch Celebrity Profile

Date of Birth: April 8, 1981
Height: 6'0"
Hometown: Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
Best Quotes:

A good old rodeo never hurt anyone.

I want to keep working with the best, keep going and be a better actor each time I go and dive into something.

Taylor Kitsch (born April 8, 1981 in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada) is a Canadian actor. After his hockey career was ended by a knee injury, Taylor moved to New York in 2002 to pursue modeling and study acting. He moved to Los Angeles in 2004, where he worked for Diesel and Abercrombie & Fitch, and by 2006, he was cast in his most well-known role: Tim Riggins in the hit series Friday Night Lights. He went on to star in buzzed-about films, including Battleship, Savages, alongside Blake LivelyLone Survivor, and HBO’s The Normal Heart. In 2014, he was cast in Season 2 of of HBO’s True Detective, premiering June 21, 2015.

Best Known For:
Taylor is best known for his role as Tim Riggins on the TV series Friday Night Lights.

Personal Life:  
Before he became an actor, Taylor played junior ice hockey in the British Columbia Hockey League, but his career was cut short by a knee injury. He is known to keep his personal life very private.

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