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Taron Egerton Biography

Birth Place:
Birkenhead, Merseyside, England
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • His first name is a misspelling of Taran, which is Welsh for thunder
  • Moved from England to Wales at age 12; considers himself Welsh and speaks the language
  • Won the Audience Prize for the Most Entertaining Scene at the RADA Prize Fights in 2010
  • Listened to rapper Plan B to perfect his character Eggsy's London accent in Kingsman: The Secret Service, as he did not have a dialect coach
  • Was named one of GQ's 50 best-dressed British men in 2016

Awards

  • 2020Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: winner
  • 2020BAFTA Film Awards-Best Leading Actor: nominated
  • 2019People's Choice Awards-Favorite Dramatic Movie Actor: nominated
  • 2019Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role: nominated

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