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Canadian Actor and Model Known for "Friday Night Lights; Leading Role in HBO's "True Detective"

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 Taylor Kitsch Biography

Taylor Kitsch is a Canadian actor and model. He is known for his role as Tim Riggins in the NBC television series "Friday Night Lights," Gambit in "X-Men Origins: Wolverine," Lieutenant Alex Hopper in "Battleship," the eponymous character in "John Carter," Chon in "Savages," Dr. Lewis in "The Grand Seduction" and Michael Murphy in "Lone Survivor."

Kitsch moved to New York in 2002 after receiving an opportunity to pursue modeling with IMG and studied acting there as well, there he became a nutritionist and a personal trainer. For a time in New York he was homeless and took to sleeping on subway trains in the middle of the night. In 2004, he relocated to Los Angeles where he modeled for Diesel and Abercrombie & Fitch. He also appears in the limited edition coffee table book "About Face" by celebrity photographer John Russo.

In 2006, Kitsch was cast in his breakout role on the NBC sports teen drama television series "Friday Night Lights" based on Peter Berg's 2004 film of the same name and is set in the fictional town of Dillon, Texas. Kitsch portrayed for five seasons the role of Tim Riggins, a high school student who is the fullback/running back of the Dillon Panthers.

He played Pogue Parry in "The Covenant" alongside Steven Strait, Sebastian Stan, Laura Ramsey, Toby Hemingway, Jessica Lucas and Chace Crawford. In February 2008, he signed on to play Gambit in the X-Men franchise spinoff "X-Men Origins: Wolverine," released in May 2009.

In 2010, Kitsch starred in Steven Silver's "The Bang Bang Club," a historical drama set in South Africa which documents the final bloody days of the apartheid. He had to lose 35 pounds in two months to play the role of photojournalist Kevin Carter, alongside Ryan Phillippe and Malin Åkerman. In November 2010, The Hollywood Reporter named Kitsch as one of the young male actors who are "pushing – or being pushed" into taking over Hollywood as the new "A-List."

In the Disney film adaptation of "John Carter" based on Edgar Rice Burroughs's novel "A Princess of Mars," he played the title character and a confederate soldier who gets transported to Mars. In May 2012, Kitsch starred in Peter Berg's "Battleship," that is based on Hasbro's toy game, as Lieutenant Alex Hopper.

In July 2012, he starred in Oliver Stone's "Savages" with Blake Lively, Salma Hayek and Aaron Taylor-Johnson. In 2013, Kitsch starred in "The Grand Seduction," remake of Jean-François Pouliot's French-Canadian La Grande Séduction directed by Don McKellar, and another Peter Berg film, "Lone Survivor," based on Marcus Luttrell's book. He plays alongside Jim Parsons, Julia Roberts and Mark Ruffalo in Ryan Murphy's "The Normal Heart," which was released in 2014.

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Taylor Kitsch

Canadian Actor and Model Known for "Friday Night Lights; Leading Role in HBO's "True Detective"

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Taylor Kitsch Biography

Taylor Kitsch is a Canadian actor and model. He is known for his role as Tim Riggins in the NBC television series "Friday Night Lights," Gambit in "X-Men Origins: Wolverine," Lieutenant Alex Hopper in "Battleship," the eponymous character in "John Carter," Chon in "Savages," Dr. Lewis in "The Grand Seduction" and Michael Murphy in "Lone Survivor."

Kitsch moved to New York in 2002 after receiving an opportunity to pursue modeling with IMG and studied acting there as well, there he became a nutritionist and a personal trainer. For a time in New York he was homeless and took to sleeping on subway trains in the middle of the night. In 2004, he relocated to Los Angeles where he modeled for Diesel and Abercrombie & Fitch. He also appears in the limited edition coffee table book "About Face" by celebrity photographer John Russo.

In 2006, Kitsch was cast in his breakout role on the NBC sports teen drama television series "Friday Night Lights" based on Peter Berg's 2004 film of the same name and is set in the fictional town of Dillon, Texas. Kitsch portrayed for five seasons the role of Tim Riggins, a high school student who is the fullback/running back of the Dillon Panthers.

He played Pogue Parry in "The Covenant" alongside Steven Strait, Sebastian Stan, Laura Ramsey, Toby Hemingway, Jessica Lucas and Chace Crawford. In February 2008, he signed on to play Gambit in the X-Men franchise spinoff "X-Men Origins: Wolverine," released in May 2009.

In 2010, Kitsch starred in Steven Silver's "The Bang Bang Club," a historical drama set in South Africa which documents the final bloody days of the apartheid. He had to lose 35 pounds in two months to play the role of photojournalist Kevin Carter, alongside Ryan Phillippe and Malin Åkerman. In November 2010, The Hollywood Reporter named Kitsch as one of the young male actors who are "pushing – or being pushed" into taking over Hollywood as the new "A-List."

In the Disney film adaptation of "John Carter" based on Edgar Rice Burroughs's novel "A Princess of Mars," he played the title character and a confederate soldier who gets transported to Mars. In May 2012, Kitsch starred in Peter Berg's "Battleship," that is based on Hasbro's toy game, as Lieutenant Alex Hopper.

In July 2012, he starred in Oliver Stone's "Savages" with Blake Lively, Salma Hayek and Aaron Taylor-Johnson. In 2013, Kitsch starred in "The Grand Seduction," remake of Jean-François Pouliot's French-Canadian La Grande Séduction directed by Don McKellar, and another Peter Berg film, "Lone Survivor," based on Marcus Luttrell's book. He plays alongside Jim Parsons, Julia Roberts and Mark Ruffalo in Ryan Murphy's "The Normal Heart," which was released in 2014.

Taylor Kitsch Videos

  • Taylor Kitsch interview (August 7th) on Vimeo
  • Taylor Kitsch on his special bond with Peter Berg in 'Lone Survivor ...
  • Taylor Kitsch On Strombo: Full Interview - YouTube

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  • How to book Taylor Kitsch?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Taylor Kitsch for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Taylor Kitsch, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Taylor Kitsch or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Taylor Kitsch?

    Booking fees for Taylor Kitsch, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Taylor Kitsch, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Taylor Kitsch?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Taylor Kitsch for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Taylor Kitsch for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Taylor Kitsch or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Taylor Kitsch or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Taylor Kitsch is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Taylor Kitsch for your event is $50,000 - $100,000. Taylor Kitsch generally travels from TX, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Taylor Kinney, Alexander Skarsgard, Channing Tatum, Tyler Posey and Wes Bentley. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Taylor Kitsch for an upcoming event.

Taylor Kitsch Speaker Videos

  • Taylor Kitsch interview (August 7th) on Vimeo
    Taylor Kitsch on his special bond with Peter Berg in 'Lone Survivor ...
  • Taylor Kitsch On Strombo: Full Interview - YouTube

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

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