February 11, 1992
29 years old
5 ft 10 in | 178 cm
76 kg | 168 pounds
45 in | 114 cm
11.5 US | 45 EU
33 in | 84 cm
Taylor Daniel Lautner was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States, on February 11, 1992, is an American actor.
Young Taylor Lautner first started his career as a martial artist.
He began studying martial arts at Fabiano's Karate School, at the age of six.
He trained with seven-time world karate champion Michael Chaturantabut, for several years.
He became the three time Junior World Champion, at the age of twelve.
He began his acting career in small television and movie roles and in commercials.
He made his big screen debut in science fiction film Shadow Fury (2001) in role as Kismet.
He got his television debut in Fox sitcom The Bernie Mac Show (2003-2004) in role as Aaron.
He landed his first big break with a role as Sharkboy in action adventure film The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D (2006), for which he was nominated for the Young Artist Awards for Best Performance in a Feature Film by a Leading Actor.
Taylor's breakthrough performance came as Jacob Black in romantic fantasy film Twilight (2008), opposite Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson.
Run the Tide (2016) drama in role as Reymund Hightower, opposite Constance Zimmer, Kenny Johnson and Johanna Braddy
He portrayed Jacob Black in The Twilight Saga film series:
The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009)
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010)
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (2011)
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (2012)
He played Elliot Murtaugh in family comedy film Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005) opposite Steve Martin.
Valentine's Day (2010) romantic comedy directed by Garry Marshall
Tracers (2015) action drama in role as Cam
Abduction (2011) action thriller opposite Lily Collins, Alfred Molina and Sigourney Weaver
Grown Ups 2 (2013) comedy with Adam Sandler, Salma Hayek and Chris Rock
The Ridiculous 6 (2015) Western action comedy with Adam Sandler and Luke Wilson
Danny Phantom (2005-2007) superhero animated television series in voice role as Youngblood
Duck Dodgers (2005) animated series in voice role as Terrible Obnoxious Boy / Reggie Wasserstein
What's New, Scooby-Doo? (2005) animated mystery comedy television series in voice role as Ned / Dennis
He voiced Joe Agate in NBC animated TV special He's a Bully, Charlie Brown (2006).
He hosted Saturday Night Live in 2009.
My Own Worst Enemy (2008) NBC drama series in role as Jack Spivey
Cuckoo (2014-2018) British sitcom in role as Dale Ashbrick Jr.
He played Dr. Cassidy Cascad in FOX black comedy series Scream Queens (2016).
Attended Valencia High School in California.
Has Austrian, Dutch, English, French, German, Irish and Swiss ancestry.
Has one younger sister, Makena.
His favorite sports are football, karate and baseball.
He was ranked fourth on People's "Most Amazing Bodies" list in 2010.
He does not drink alcohol.
Fan of the Detroit Red Wings hockey team and Michigan Wolverines.
Has a fear of reptiles and sharks.
Fan of band Kings of Leon.
Lives in Valencia, California, U.S.
He dated Sarah Hicks (2006-2007), Selena Gomez (2009), Taylor Swift (2009), Lily Collins (2010-2011), Marie Avgeropoulos (2013-2014), Maika Monroe (2013), Billie Catherine Lourd (2016-2017) and Liliana Mumy (2015-2016).
He started dating Tay Dome in 2018.