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Taylor Kitsch

Taylor Kitsch, actor,
Taylor Kitsch as David Koresh in the mini-series, WACO.

B: April 8, 1981 in Kelowna, British Columbia

Taylor Kitsch kicked off his career in 2002 when he moved to New York to work as a model and took acting classes. In 2004 he moved to Los Angeles to continue studying acting. He is best known for playing the role of Tim Riggins in Friday Night Lights. In the English remake of La Grande Séduction, Taylor Kitsch played the central character, Dr. Lewis. Taylor Kitsch played the role of a California Highway Patrol officer in the 2015 season of True Detective that costarred fellow Canadian Rachel McAdams. He plays the lead role of David Koresh, founder of the Branch Davidians in the 6-part mini-series Waco.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

John Tucker Must Die (2006)
Snakes on a Plane (2006)
The Covenant (2006)
Gospel Hill (2007)
X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

The Bang Bang Club (2010)
John Carter (2011)
Battleship (2012)
Savages (2012)
Lone Survivor (2013)
Pieces (2013, short)
The Grand Seduction (2013)
The Normal Heart (TV-2014)
Bling (voice, 2016)
The Dig (2017, short)
American Assassin (2017)
Granite Mountain (aka Only the Brave, 2017)
21 Bridges (2019)

TV Series – Cast:
Friday Night Lights (2006-2011)
True Detective (2015)
Waco (2018, mini-series)
The Defeated (2020)
The Terminal List (2022)
Painkiller (2023, mini-series)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
Godiva’s (2006)
Kyle XY (2006)
30 for 30 (2010)
True Detective (2015)

Lone Survivor, movie poster