19 Facts About Aaron Taylor-Johnson


Aaron Taylor-Johnson is best known for his portrayal of the title character in Kick-Ass and its 2013 sequel, and the Marvel Cinematic Universe character Pietro Maximoff in Avengers: Age of Ultron.


Aaron Taylor-Johnson had his breakthrough performance as John Lennon in the biopic Nowhere Boy, directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson, whom he married in 2012.


Aaron Taylor-Johnson followed this with roles in the crime thriller Savages, period drama Anna Karenina, and monster film Godzilla.


Aaron Taylor-Johnson has since appeared in the action films Tenet and Bullet Train.


Aaron Taylor-Johnson was educated at Holmer Green Senior School, and attended the Jackie Palmer Stage School in High Wycombe between 1996 and 2008, studying drama, tap, jazz, acrobatics, and singing.


Aaron Taylor-Johnson appeared in Arthur Miller's All My Sons in 2000.


In 2003, Aaron Taylor-Johnson appeared as a young Charlie Chaplin in Shanghai Knights alongside Jackie Chan and Owen Wilson, with Chaplin depicted as a member of a London gang of street thugs.


Aaron Taylor-Johnson learned how to perform the balancing of the egg on the stick, although that was effected mechanically.


Aaron Taylor-Johnson appeared as John Lennon in the 2009 biographical film Nowhere Boy, directed by Sam Taylor-Wood.


Aaron Taylor-Johnson's performance saw him receive the Empire Award for Best Newcomer and he was nominated for Young British Performer of the Year by the London Film Critics' Circle.


Aaron Taylor-Johnson has appeared as the central character, William, in Hideo Nakata's Chatroom.


In December 2010, Aaron Taylor-Johnson joined the cast of Albert Nobbs as a replacement for Orlando Bloom, who dropped out of the production due to his wife's pregnancy.


Aaron Taylor-Johnson starred in the Godzilla reboot, released in May 2014.


Aaron Taylor-Johnson played Quicksilver in Avengers: Age of Ultron, the sequel to 2012's The Avengers, as part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.


Aaron Taylor-Johnson first appeared as the character in a post-credits scene of the film Captain America: The Winter Soldier.


Aaron Taylor-Johnson became first Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor winner since Richard Benjamin who did not receive an Academy Award nomination.


In 2020, Aaron Taylor-Johnson had a supporting role in Christopher Nolan's Tenet.


Aaron Taylor-Johnson will reunite with Leitch in the action film The Fall Guy, and star in Robert Eggers horror film Nosferatu.


Aaron Taylor-Johnson was named one of GQs 50 best dressed British men in 2015.