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"Life is more important than 'what film I do next.'"

Aaron Taylor-Johnson (born Aaron Perry Johnson on 13 June 1990 in High Wycombe, England) is an English actor.

Taylor-Johnson is perhaps best known for playing Dave "Kick-Ass" Lizewski in the superhero comedy series Kick-Ass and for playing Quicksilver in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Avengers: Age of Ultron.

Some of his other film credits include Lt. Ford Brody in 2014's Godzilla, and Ray Marcus in Nocturnal Animals, for which he won a Golden Globe in the Best Supporting Actor category.

Early in his career he was credited as "Aaron Johnson". Since his marriage to director Sam Taylor-Johnson in 2012, he has been credited as "Aaron Taylor-Johnson". They met while filming Nowhere Boy, and they have two children. He is also the stepfather to her daughters from a previous marriage.

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Alternative Title(s): Aaron Johnson