Born In: Birkenhead, Merseyside, England
Taron David Egerton is a Welsh actor and singer known for his main roles in the British drama TV series 'The Smoke' and the action spy comedy film ‘The Kingsman: The Secret Service’, a movie that was praised by critics and was also a commercial success. Born in Birkenhead, Merseyside, England, he studied acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. He made his acting debut in the British TV series 'Lewis' where he played a minor role in two episodes. However, the series was cancelled after a few episodes. He struggled for a while after that and it took him some time to find meaningful roles. He persevered despite the hardships and was eventually cast in ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service,' an action comedy spy film which was based on the comic book series ‘Kingsman’. The film was a critical and commercial success. He then reprised his role in the sequel ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ which was again a commercial success. The actor also received critical acclaim for his main role in the British drama film ‘Testament of Youth’ which was based on the true story of a young woman who leaves her studies to become a war nurse.
Also Known As: Taron David Egerton
Born Country: England
education: Royal Academy Of Dramatic Art
Taron Egerton was born on November 10, 1989, in Birkenhead, Merseyside, United Kingdom. His father ran a bed-and-breakfast while his mother is involved in social services. Although born in England, he considers himself Welsh and speaks with a Welsh accent.
He studied at Ysgol Penglais School and later went to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. He made his acting debut in 2011, with a small role in the TV series ‘Lewis’ where he played a character named Liam Jay. He got his BA in acting in 2012.
Taron Egerton appeared in the short films ‘Pop’, released in 2012, and ‘Hereafter’, released in 2013. It was in 2014, that he played his first important role on the big screen. He played one of the main roles in the drama film ‘Testament of Youth’. The film was based on a memoir of the same name about Vera Brittain, a young woman studying at Oxford, who leaves her education to become a war nurse during the World War II.
In 2019, he appeared in the musical 'Rocketman,' for which he bagged in a Golden Globe Award.
He played one of the main roles in the animated film ‘Sing’, which was directed by Garth Jennings. Other actors in the movie included Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson, and John C. Reilly. The film featured many songs by famous artistes. The movie did well commercially and was also praised by critics. It was nominated for several important awards as well.
Taron Egerton has earned a 'Golden Globe Award,' and has also bagged in nominations for two 'British Academy Film Awards,' and a 'Grammy Award.'
Taron Egerton was romantically linked to British producer Emily Thomas. However, in April 2022, they parted ways.
Taron Egerton Movies
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|2020||Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy||Rocketman (2019)|
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