Taylor Kitsch (born April 8, 1981) is a Canadian actor and model.
Kitsch was born in Kelowna, British Columbia. He has two older brothers and two younger half sisters. He moved to New York in 2002 after receiving an opportunity to pursue modeling with IMG and studied acting there as well. After two years, he signed with production company, Untitled Entertainment. While staying in New York, Kitsch also became certified as a nutritionist and personal trainer.
Kitsch has modeled for Diesel and Abercrombie & Fitch. He was in The Covenant alongside Steven Strait, Chace Crawford, Sebastian Stan, Toby Hemingway, Jessica Lucas and Laura Ramsey. He played Pogue Parry.
Kitsch is currently appearing in the new NBC series Friday Night Lights as football player Tim Riggins.
In February 2008, he signed on to play Gambit in the X-Men franchise spinoff X-Men Origins: Wolverine.
Taylor is now back in Austin, TX working on season 3 of FNL.