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Favorite movies are State of Grace (1990), Hurlyburly (1998), and Dead Man Walking (1995).

In January 2008, participated in Luc Robitaille's "Celebrity Shoot Out", a celebrity hockey game that raised money and awareness for the children's charity, "Echoes of Hope".

Played ice hockey in the Canadian BCHL for the Langley Hornets before a career-ending knee injury in 2002.

In September 2007, took part in the Nautica Malibu Triathlon, which benefits the Children's Hospital, Los Angeles. Taylor supports fitness activities for kids.

In 2008, took a trip to Africa with Friday Night Lights (2006) co-star Connie Britton. They toured Uganda and Kenya and became more aware of a charity called the African Children's Choir.

In August 2006, appeared on the cover page of the magazine named Dish Entertainment Magazine.

Favorite book is "The Idiot" by Fyodor Dostoevsky.

Learned acting from the renowned acting coach Sheila Grey.

At age 25, became the youngest ever cover boy for Men's Health magazine.

Did all his own stunts in the movie The Covenant (2006).

He joined the men of the Friday Night Lights (2006) cast in Esquire's October 2006 spread "There's No I in Coat.".

He lives in Vancouver when he isn't filming Friday Night Lights (2006) in Austin. Texas.

Fumbled his first reading for the part of "Gambit" in X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) because he was too tired. Got his managers to get him another audition because he felt very confident about the role.

Attended University of Lethbridge in Alberta, where he studied Nutritional Training.

Close friends with his Friday Night Lights (2006) co-stars Kyle Chandler, Connie Britton, and Zach Gilford.

Favorite actor is Sean Penn.

One of Rolling Stone's Hot 100 List 2009.

One of Variety Magazine's 10 Actors to Watch 2011.

On asked what was the most romantic thing he's done for someone, he went to Europe to surprise his girlfriend at the time.

In 2014 Chase Crawford, who co-starred with him in The Covenant (2006), challenged Taylor to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Taylor accepted. In return, he challenged Connie Britton, who starred in the "Friday Night Lights" movie while he was in the TV-show version.

At the end of Battleship (2012), Taylor Kitsch's character is challenged by a Navy SEAL to come down to Coronado and enter training to become a SEAL himself. In 2013, Taylor Kitsch played Navy SEAL Lt. Michael Murphy in Lone Survivor (2013).

His ancestry includes German/Austria, English, and Scottish.