He next played the lead role in Matthew Vaughn's hit movie Kick-Ass, based on the Mark Millar comic and starring Nicolas Cage, ChloÃ« Grace Moretz, and Christopher Mintz-Plasse; Mr. Taylor- Johnson will be reteaming with the cast and director to film a sequel in the fall of 2012.
He was most recently seen as one of two male leads entangled in the Mexican drug war in Oliver Stone's Savages, starring alongside Taylor Kitsch, Blake Lively, Benicio Del Toro, and Salma Hayek. His other movie work includes portraying the younger incarnation of Edward Norton's character in Neil Burger's The Illusionist; starring alongside Glenn Close and Mia Wasikowska in Rodrigo Garcia's Albert Nobbs; playing opposite Carey Mulligan in Shana Feste's The Greatest; portraying the young Charlie Chaplin in David Dobkin's Shanghai Knights, with Jackie Chan and Owen Wilson; Gurinder Chadha's Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging; Richard Claus' The Thief Lord, with Caroline Goodall and Jasper Harris; and Matthew Thompson's Dummy.
Mr. Taylor-Johnson has also appeared in several popular U.K. television series, including Feather Boy, Family Business, Nearly Famous, and Talk to Me. Raised in High Wycombe, he attended the prestigious Jackie Palmer Stage School.
Aaron Taylor-Johnson Facts
|Birth Name||Aaron Perry Johnson|
|Birthday||June 13, 1990 (28)|
|Birthplace||High Wycombe, England, United Kingdom|
|Height||5' 11" (1m80) How tall is Aaron Taylor-Johnson compared to you?|