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Aaron Taylor-Johnson (born Aaron Perry Johnson on 13 June 1990) is an English actor.

Taylor-Johnson is perhaps best known for playing ComicBook/{{Quicksilver}} in the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse films ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheWinterSoldier'' and ''Film/AvengersAgeOfUltron'', as well as Dave "Kick-Ass" Lizewski in the {{superhero}} comedy series ''Film/KickAss''.

Some of his other film credits include Lt. Ford Brody in the 2014 ''Film/{{Godzilla|2014}}'' film, and Ray Marcus in ''Film/NocturnalAnimals'', for which he won a Golden Globe in the Best Supporting Actor category.

He's married to director Creator/SamTaylorJohnson, whom he met while filming ''Movie/NowhereBoy'', and they have two children. He is also stepfather to her daughters from a previous marriage.

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!! Selected filmography:
* ''Series/TheBill'' (2003) as Zack Clough [[note]]episode: "162"[[/note]]
* ''Film/ShanghaiKnights'' (2003) as Creator/CharlieChaplin
* ''Film/TheIllusionist'' (2006) as young Eisenheim
* ''[[Literature/ConfessionsOfGeorgiaNicolson Angus, Thongs And Perfect Snogging]]'' (2008) as Robbie
* ''Movie/NowhereBoy'' (2010) as Music/JohnLennon
* ''Film/KickAss'' (2010) as Dave "Kick-Ass" Lizewski
** ''Film/KickAss2'' (2013)
* ''Film/{{Savages}}'' (2012) as Ben
* ''Literature/AnnaKarenina'' (2012) as Count Alexei Kirillovich Vronsky
* Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse (2014 -- 2015) as [[ComicBook/{{Quicksilver}} Pietro Maximoff / Quicksilver]]:
** ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheWinterSoldier'' (2014)
** ''Film/AvengersAgeOfUltron'' (2015)
* ''Film/{{Godzilla|2014}}'' (2014) as Lieutenant Ford Brody
* ''Film/NocturnalAnimals'' (2016) as Ray Marcus [[note]]Golden Globe win for Best Supporting Actor[[/note]]
* ''Film/TheWall2017'' as Sergeant Allen Issac

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!! Aaron Taylor-Johnson provides examples of the following:
* LikesOlderWomen: Music/SamTaylorWood is 23 years older than he is, and they're the parents of two children!
* MayDecemberRomance: With Sam Taylor-Wood, see above.
* MrFanservice: He's a male model, very notable in ''Film/KickAss2''.
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