Taylor Lautner

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  • Birth Name: Taylor Daniel Lautner
  • Birth Place: Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Martial artist
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Fast Facts

  • Began studying karate at age 6, and won three first-place titles at 7; subsequently won numerous national titles.
  • Made his acting debut in the 2001 direct-to-video movie Shadow Fury.
  • Big-screen breakthrough came when he was cast as Sharkboy in Robert Rodriguez's The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl (2005); parts in Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005) and Twilight (2008) followed.
  • Has lent his voice to a number of cartoons, including What's New, Scooby Doo?, Duck Dodgers and Danny Phantom.
  • Landed his first series-regular role in 2008, playing the son of Christian Slater's character on NBC spy thriller My Own Worst Enemy.

Awards

  • 2010, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Breakout Movie Actor: Winner
  • 2010, People's Choice Awards — Favorite On-Screen Team: Winner
  • 2011, People's Choice Awards — Favorite On-Screen Team: Winner

Relationships

  • Deb Lautner — Mother
  • Marie Avgeropoulos — Ex-significant Other
  • Makena Lautner — Sister
  • Dan Lautner — Father

Details

  • Birth Name: Taylor Daniel Lautner
  • Birth Place: Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Martial artist

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