Noah Taylor Biography
Noah Taylor (Noah George Taylor) was born in 1969 in Brighton, East Sussex, England, U.K. He is an English-Australian actor popularly known for his role as David Helfgott in Shine and Locke in HBO series Game of Thrones.
Noah Taylor parents are Australian ,Maggie, a journalist and book editor, and Paul Taylor, a copywriter and journalist. 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.
Noah Taylor Career
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 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 is also a musician who has sung and played guitar in several of his own bands, including Honky Tonk Angels, Cardboard Box Man, Flipper & Humphrey, Access Axis, and The Thirteens, a country-western rock band described by Taylor as, “three manic depressives playing sad angst and western music for sad people”. He names Johnny Cash and Lou Reed as two of the artists he admires.
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 and TV Shows
- 1987: The Year My Voice Broke as Danny Embling
- 1989: The Prisoner of St. Petersburg as Jack
- 1989: Lover Boy as Mick
- 1991: Flirting as Danny Embling
- 1991: Dead to the World as Skip
- 1992: Road to Alice as Jimmy
- 1992: Secrets as Randolf
- 1993: The Nostradamus Kid as Ken Elkin
- 1995: Dad and Dave: On Our Selection as Joe Rudd
- 1996: Shine as David Helfgott – Adolescent
- 1997: True Love and Chaos as Dean
- 1997: Down Rusty Down as Rusty
- 1998: Life in the Fast Lane as Jeff
- 1999: Simon Magus as Simon Magus
- 1999: The Escort as Gem
- 2000: Almost Famous as Dick Roswell
- 2001: Lara Croft: Tomb Raider as Bryce
- 2001: He Died with a Felafel in His Hand as Daniel Kirkhope
- 2001; Vanilla Sky as Edmund Ventura
- 2002: Max as Adolf Hitler
- 2003: The Sleeping Dictionary as Neville Shiperly
- 2003: Lara Croft: Tomb Raider – The Cradle of Life as Bryce
- 2004: The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou as Vladimir Wolodarsky
- 2005: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory as Mr. Bucket
- 2005: The Proposition as Brian O’Leary
- 2005: The New World as Selway
- 2008: Lecture 21 as Peters
- 2009: The New Daughter as Prof. Evan White
- 2010: Red, White & Blue as Nate
- 2010: Submarine as Lloyd Tate
- 2011: Red Dog as ack Collins
- 2012: Lawless as Gummy Walsh
- 2013: The Double as Harris
- 2013: Mindscape as Peter Lundgren
- 2014: Predestination as Mr. Robertson
- 2014: Edge of Tomorrow as Dr. Carter
- 2014: Lost in Karastan as Xan Butler
- 2014: Maya the Bee Movie as Crawley
- 2016: The Windmill Massacre as Nicholas Cooper
- 2016: Free Fire as Gordon
- 2016: The Menkoff Method as Max Menkoff
- 2017: Paddington 2 as Phipps
- 2018: Skyscraper
- 2018: Maya The Bee 2: The Honey Games as Crawley
- 1988: Dadah Is Death as Andrew Barlow
- 1989: Bangkok Hilton as Billy Engels
- 1990: A Country Practice as Tony Waterson
- 1990: The Last Crop as Craig Sweeney
- 1991: Boys from the Bush as Vince
- 1991: Inspector Morse as Dave Harding
- 1993: G.P. as Dr. Martin Lloyd
- 1993: Joh’s Jury as Brad
- 1997: Water Rats as Ronny Jefferson
- 1997: Frontier as George Anderson
- 2010: Rake as Stanley Shrimpton
- 2012: The Borgias as Mortician
- 2012: Hatfields & McCoys as Lark Varney
- 2013–2014: Game of Thrones as Locke
- 2014: Peaky Blinders as Derby Sabini
- 2015: Powers as Johnny Royalle
- 2015: And Then There Were None as Thomas Rogers
- 2016: Deep Water as Nick Manning
- 2017: Preacher as Adolf Hitler
Noah Taylor Wife
- He is married to Dionne Harris, an Australian fashion designer.
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