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Taron Egerton is a Welsh, British actor & singer. He is popular for playing roles- Gary Unwin in Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014), Eggsy in Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017), Eddie Edwards in Eddie the Eagle(2016), Johnny in Sing(2016), Robin Hood in Robin Hood(2018), Mad Teddy Smith in legend(2015), Edward Britain in Testament of Youth(2014), Dennis Severs in The Smoke.
Taron Egerton was born on 10th November 1989 in Birkenhead, Merseyside, United Kingdom. He lives in London. He grew up in Wirral Peninsula, Llanfairpwllgwyngyll(Anglesey) & Aberystwyth(Ceredigion). His mother worked in social services.
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Video: Taron Egerton Singing
Taron Egerton: Facts & Trivia
Ancestry: His parents are from around Liverpool, he is Welsh from his grandmother's side
He liked James Body movies as a kid.
"Taron": His name derives from the Welsh word "taran", it means "thunder". Taron was a spelling mistake by his mother.
He often does his own stunts. We can see him do stunts himself.
Family: He has a father who is an occasional singer, mother who is in social services and Sister(s).
Family business: His parents ran a private family lodging & breakfast.
He often uses Google, Youtube to prepare for the roles. He watched old videos for his role in Eddie the Eagle.
A Midsummer's Night Dream: Taron played a Mechanic in the drama from his college times
Accent: He is proficient in Welsh language as well, He speaks English with a light Welsh accent.
Welshoff: He had a Welsh speaking competition with fellow actor Luke Evans on Jonathan Ross's show
Ysgol Penglais School: He went to Ysgol Penglais School an English medium school situated in Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, West Wales as a kid.
Aberystwyth Arts Centre: He trained at the art centre before going to RADA.
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art: He graduated from the London drama school which trains students for Movies, TV & Stage. He graduated with a B.A (Hons) in Acting. Some of the notable students of the institution include- Anthony Hopkins, Michael Sheen, Peter O'Toole.
Breakthrough movies: Taron has appeared in Two Kingsman movies- The Secret Service(2014) & The Golden Circle, both incredible successes. The movies also helped him get a contract with 20th Century Films for 3 movies.
Kingsman: When he was sort of half selected for the role in Kingsman, the directed listed Caveats on which he might get the roles. He underwent 3 months of fitness training. He also had to go through language program to lose some Welsh accent and learn Urban London accent. He watched Harry Brown (2009), Ill Manors, Top Boy as a part of preparation. He studied Adam Deacon, Ed Skrein, Noel Clarke, Riz Ahmed for his role.
Singing: He is a great singing talent, He has sung for sountrdracks in his movies like- Sing(2016) & Eddie the Eagle(2016). His clip of singing "Can he be more perfect" uploaded by a fan crossed Million views. His singing of "The Way I Feel Inside", "I'm Still Standing" are quite popular as well.
His favorite quote: Manners maketh the Man.
Specialization: He specializes in Music, Dance and Stage Combat formats
50 best dressed British: He was listed by GQ Magazine as one of the well dressed British in both 2015 & 2016
He has appeared in stage plays like- Last of the Haussmans, No Quarter.
London Film Festival
Teen Choice Awards
Empire Awards- Best Performer of the year.
Popular Works include:
Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)
Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)
Robin Hood (2018)
Billionaire Boys Club (2018)
Testament of Youth (2014)
Eddie the Eagle (2016)
Voice actor: He has voiced characters in movies like- Sing(2016), Love at First Sight(2017)
Some of his favorite Movies are:
Four Weddings and a Funeral(1994)
Kramer Vs Kramer(1979)
Taxi Driver (1976)
The Breach(2015): He has appeared in the music video by Lazy Habits
He loves 80s music. "How can you not?" he asks.
Bambi: First movie he ever saw at the theatres is -Bambi (1942).
Student Performer of the Year: Taron won the award in 2011 given by Stephen Sondheim Society
National Youth Theatre: He is a member of the group.
Music Lover: He loves Funk, Motown & Soul
Class clown: He was a class clown, he would make jokes and make everyone laugh, his friends feel his energy and talent are being used in the right way
Michael Caine Impression: The director had asked him to do Michael Caine impression for the credits, Taron feels lucky it didn't make the cut
Taron Egerton Naked Shower Scene: Tagon appeared bare bottom on "The Smoke" episode 2 of season 1 for a brief 5 seconds. We have no idea if that is him or his butt double.
He is not a blood relative of Tamsin Egerton
He is a Cat lover and scared of Dogs.
He bought his mother a house in London in 2016.
Music Band: He sometimes appears in the music videos of "Lazy Habits". Taron's father sometimes sings with the band Data Slaves.
His advice to youngsters: Don't let anyone tell you, you can't.
Best advice he has recieved: Do not worry, things are not as tough as they appear
He signed against privatization of healthcare in UK
Instagram: He doesn't have an Instagram account as of 2018.