Taylor Kitsch

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8, 1981
Kelowna, Canada
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8, 1981 (age 36)
Kelowna, Canada


Actor who became known as Gambit for his role in X-Men Origins: Wolverine, and played the role of Tim Riggins on Friday Night Lights. He has appeared in other hit films such as 2012's Battleship and 2013's Lone Survivor. He played Paul Woodrugh in the second season of the HBO crime series True Detective.

Before Fame

He played junior hockey and worked as a personal trainer and a fashion model. After a knee injury smashed his hockey dreams, he moved to New York to pursue a career in acting.


He played the lead role in the science fantasy film John Carter.

Family Life

He was homeless while searching for acting roles in New York. His father was a construction worker, and his mother worked for the BC liquor board. He has two half sisters on his mother's side and two older brothers.

Associated With

He was in the football drama Friday Night Lights alongside Zach Gilford.

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