Aaron Taylor-Johnson, born 13 June 1990, is an English actor. He is best known for his portrayal of the title character in Kick-Ass (2010) and its 2013 sequel, and the Marvel Comics character Pietro Maximoff in Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015). Taylor-Johnson began performing at age six and has appeared in such films as Shanghai Knights (2003), The Illusionist (2006), The Thief Lord (2006), and Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008).
For his performance as psychopathic drifter Ray Marcus in Tom Ford’s thriller Nocturnal Animals (2016), he won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor and was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. Taylor-Johnson later starred as military commander Ives in Christopher Nolan’s spy action epic Tenet (2020). He will portray another Marvel character, Kraven the Hunter, in a 2023 standalone film as part of the Sony’s Spider-Man Universe.