- Date of Birth:
- April 8, 1981
- 6' 0"
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 Lively, Lone 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.
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.