Five Things You Don't Know About Taylor Kitsch
March 07, 2012
Known to millions as the charming and womanizing football star Tim Riggins on Friday Night Lights, this hunky star got his start in the business doing modeling work in New York. Here are five things you probably don't know about Taylor Kitsch.
1. Born April 8, 1981 in British Columbia, Canada. His mother worked for the government and his father was in construction.
2. His first major film role was playing Gambit in the 2009 film X-Men Origins: Wolverine.
3. When asked whether he's anything like his Friday Night Lights character Tim Riggins, Taylor told Vanity Fair: "I wish! I live vicariously through him. I think a lot of people live vicariously through Riggs."
4. Did all his own stunts in the 2006 movie The Covenant.
5. His favorite actor is Sean Penn and he shares a birthday with Penn's ex-wife Robin Wright.