- August 03, 1991 (age 30)
Taron Egerton (born August 3, 1991) is a British actor, known for his co-starring role in in TV roles starred as Dennis "Asbo" Severs in the British television series The Smoke and Liam Jay in the 7th series of Inspector Lewis "THE RAMBLIN' BOY" that aired in January-February 2011 and film roles in Kingsman: The Secret Service as Gary "Eggsy" Unwin that will be released in October 2014 and will be a part of the upcoming British drama film, "Testament of Youth" as Edward Brittain.
Early life and Eduction
Egerton is a RADA trained English actor that graduated with a BA(Hons) Acting in 2012. He is a strong tenor through music and dance, specializing in stage combat and his interests include literature and travel. He is 5'10" and acquires green eye colour and light/brown hair color. As a native Welsh-West and English speaker, Egerton can also speak a number of accents/dialects: American-New York, American-Standard, Cardiff, Glasgow, Liverpool, London, Northern, and RP.
From previous experiences in RADA, he was the winner of the Stephen Sondheim Society ‘Student Performer of the Year' 2011 when he was 21 years old and a renowned Member of the National Youth Theatre; Egerton started out in Aberystwyth Arts Centre before moving onto RADA.
Egerton made his acting debut in 2013 with a small role in two episodes of Inspector Lewis as Liam Jay. Later, he was added to the cast of the Sky1 series The Smoke.
On July 25, 2013, Variety reported that director Matthew Vaughn cast Egerton as Eggsy, a nephew of Colin Firth's character in the upcoming film Kingsman: The Secret Service.
On February 13, 2014, Egerton joined the cast of the film Testament of Youth based on the life of Vera Brittain, which stars Alicia Vikander and Kit Harington as the leads.