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Noah Taylor Biography, Background, Family, Movies and TV Shows

Noah Taylor

Noah Taylor, known as Noah George Taylor was born in 1969. He is an English-Australian actor. He is best known for his roles as David Helfgott in Shine, Locke in HBO series Game of Thrones, Mr. Bucket in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Danny in the Australian cult film.

Taylor, born in London, England is the the son of Australian parents, Maggie, his mother was a journalist and a book editor while his father, Paul Taylor, was a copywriter and journalist born. His parents returned to Australia when he was five and he grew up in Clifton Hill and St Kilda, suburbs of Melbourne. His parents divorced when he was 14 and his father remarried–to theater publicist, Suzie Howie. Noah Taylor left both school and home at 16 with no intention of becoming an actor; a friend, however, suggested that he try the theatre as “something to do at the weekends” and Taylor found the experience so enjoyable that he opted to make it his career.

After performing in plays at St. Martin’s Youth Theatre in South Yarra for a year, Taylor gained the attention of director John Duigan, who cast him in the 1987 film The Year My Voice Broke, the first part of a planned trilogy. Noah Taylor also appeared in its sequel, Flirting in 1991, alongside Thandie Newton with Nicole Kidman and Naomi Watts in early supporting roles.

Noah Taylor

Noah Taylor

Taylor’s resume includes action movies (Lara Croft: Tomb Raider), comedies (The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou), psychological thrillers (Vanilla Sky and Predestination) and historical dramas (Max, in which he played the young Adolf Hitler). In 2011, Noah Taylor released his first EP Live Free or Die!!! with his band Noah Taylor and the Sloppy Boys on Z-Man Records.

Noah Taylor appeared in both the third and fourth seasons of HBO’s epic fantasy series Game of Thrones in 2013, based on the A Song of Ice and Fire book series by George R. R. Martin. In the adaptation, Taylor plays the character of Locke, an original character of the television series, who serves as a condensed version of several characters of the books, most notably the ruthless and sadistic mercenary leader Vargo Hoat.

Noah Taylor Family

Noah Taylor was born Noah George Taylor, in London, England. He married Dionne Taylor in 2012 and he has a daughter named Martha who was born September 2007.

Noah Taylor Movies

  1. The Year My Voice Broke
  2. The Prisoner of St. Petersburg
  3. Lover Boy
  4. Flirting
  5. Dead to the World
  6. Road to Alice
  7. Secrets Randolf
  8. The Nostradamus Kid
  9. Dad and Dave: On Our Selection
  10. Shine
  11. True Love and Chaos
  12. Down Rusty Down Rusty
  13. Life in the Fast Lane
  14. Simon Magus
  15. The Escort
  16. Almost Famous
  17. Lara Croft: Tomb Raider Bryce
  18. He Died with a Felafel in His Hand
  19. Vanilla Sky
  20. Max
  21. The Sleeping Dictionary Neville Shiperly
  22. Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life
  23. The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
  24. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  25. The Proposition Brian O’Leary
  26. The New World
  27. Lecture 21
  28. The New Daughter
  29. Red, White & Blue
  30. Submarine
  31. Red Dog Jack Collins
  32. Lawless Gummy Walsh
  33. The Double
  34. Mindscape
  35. Predestination
  36. Edge of Tomorrow
  37. Lost in Karastan
  38. Maya the Bee Movie
  39. The Windmill
  40. Free Fire

Noah Taylor TV Shows

  1. Dadah Is Death
  2. Bangkok Hilton
  3. A Country Practice
  4. The Last Crop
  5. Boys from the Bush
  6. Inspector
  7. G.P.
  8. Joh’s Jury
  9. Water Rats
  10. Frontier
  11. Rake
  12. The Borgias
  13. Hatfields & McCoys
  14. Game of Thrones
  15. Peaky Blinders
  16. Powers
  17. And Then There Were None
  18. Deep Water
  19. Preacher

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