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Aaron Taylor-Johnson Biography

Birth Name:
Aaron Perry Johnson
Birth Place:
Holmer Green, Buckinghamshire, England

Fast Facts

  • Began acting on stage at age 6; appeared in Macbeth in 1999 and in Arthur Miller's All My Sons a year later
  • Made TV debut in 2001 in the BBC/A&E movie Armadillo and was a regular on the six-part BBC teen drama Feather Boy
  • Made theatrical-film debut in the title roles of the 2002 family drama Tom & Thomas; other major film credits include The Illusionist (2006) and the coming-of-age comedy-drama Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008)
  • Stars as John Lennon in the 2009 film Nowhere Boy, which focuses on the early life of the rock icon; began a relationship with the film's director, Sam Taylor-Wood, who is 23 years his senior


  • 2017BAFTA Film Awards-Best Supporting Actor: nominated


  • Romy Hero -- Daughter
  • Wylda Rae -- Daughter
  • Gemma Johnson -- Sister
  • Angelica -- Stepdaughter
  • Jessie -- Stepdaughter