Taron Egerton

British actor and singer (born 1989)

Taron David Egerton (born 10 November 1989) is a Welsh actor. His movie credits include Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014), Testament of Youth (2014), Legend (2015), Eddie the Eagle (2016), Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) and Rocketman (2019). For his role as Elton John in Rocketman, he won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy. He has also appeared in the miniseries Watership Down (2018) and in the Apple TV+ film Tetris (2023).[1]

Taron Egerton
Egerton at the 2019 San Diego Comic-Con
Taron David Egerton

(1989-11-10) 10 November 1989 (age 34)
Years active2011–present

Egerton was born in Birkenhead, Merseyside. At a young age, he moved to Llanfairpwllgwyngyll on the Welsh island of Anglesey. He later lived in Aberystwyth from the age of 12.[2]


  1. Pingitore, Silvia (2023-03-19). "Interview with Tetris creator Alexey Pajitnov". Retrieved 2023-08-04.
  2. "Film star Taron Egerton on Aberystwyth: 'It's my home'". BBC News. 4 December 2019. Retrieved 25 January 2020.

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