“All my friends are Welsh, I speak Welsh, and I feel very Welsh.” – Taron Egerton
Famous Taron Egerton Quotes
- “I don’t want to look back at my career and see a string of incredibly commercial projects that don’t have much heart. I’m looking for things that have soul.”
2. “Obviously, you always hope you’re going to get on with people you work with.”
3. “I have absolutely no interest in playing the young male lead around which a story happens.”
4. “I didn’t go to drama school to be a musical theatre performer. I enjoyed it, but I didn’t go to do that; I went to be an actor.”
5. “I think the idea of participation trophies has gotta be a really, really great thing. Kids are under enough pressure as it is without encouraging them to be the best too early.”
6. “I think a British icon is someone who conducts themself with real dignity: someone who is truly talented and modest. These are things that I would aspire to in my career.”
7. “I can afford to get Tesco’s finest sandwiches rather than the basic ones.”
Taron Egerton Quotes About Life
8. “I meet an enormous number of incredible people all the time, people I find very inspiring, and I’m very busy.”
9. “I didn’t go to drama school to be a musical theatre performer. I enjoyed it, but I didn’t go to do that; I went to be an actor.”
10. “People always say ‘humbling,’ but I actually think it’s quite inflating being nominated for an award. It’s wonderful; it’s a great feeling.”
11. “Of course, everyone would like to play a superhero, but this is by no means me saying I would like to go play Cyclops.”
12. “I’ve never considered myself to be a fashionista type of guy.”
13. “All my friends are Welsh, I speak Welsh, and I feel very Welsh.”
14. “I don’t think I’m going to become Brad Pitt overnight, but I presume if walk down Oxford Street, there is a chance someone might clock me.”
15. “This is going to sound a bit weird because she’s a lot older than I am, but I’ve got a thing for Meryl Streep.”
Taron Egerton Quotes About Acting and Movies
16. “If there’s one thing I’ve learnt, it’s that I don’t think a man ever looks better than when he’s in a suit. So I’m wearing them increasingly, not in my personal life, but in my professional life, and I’m really enjoying it.”
17. “It’s been an ambition of mine, before I even wanted to act, to be involved in animation.”
18. “I would have to have some tragedy and romance in my life, but I’ve actually had a very cushioned, caring upbringing. I’m desperately seeking some edge. Maybe I’ll find it one day.”
19. “I can say I’m not doing ‘X-Men.’ I love the franchise, and I love the people who make them on and off screen.”
20. “If something appeals, something appeals. I don’t think I’m particularly calculated about it. I know I have an alarm bell that goes off in my head where something feels like it has no creative integrity to it at all, and it’s just about making money.”
21. “For an actor to have the chance to go and play something that’s far away from yourself, physically and also in terms of personality, character, is so much fun.”
22. “I get cast as a lot of sympathetic characters. I’d like to play someone really unpleasant.”
23. “I think for some actors, the fame is an unfortunate by-product of the work. I don’t feel quite like that. Don’t get me wrong: I’m very, very steadfast about wanting to keep my personal life personal and making sure that I have plenty of time with my family and friends. But it’s quite exciting to think you’ve achieved some level of success.”
Taron Egerton is a British actor and singer, is best known for his parts in the action comedy Kingsman: The Secret Service, the upcoming film Rocketman, and the television series The Smoke.
Additionally, he voiced Johnny in the 2016 animated musical film Sing and reprised his role as Edward Brittain in the 2017 Kingsman sequel, The Golden Circle. He also played Edward Brittain in the 2014 drama Testament of Youth and appeared in the 2015 crime thriller Legend. He also starred as Eddie “The Eagle” Edwards in the 2016 biographical film Eddie the Eagle.
Taron David Egerton was born on 10 November 1989 in Birkenhead, Merseyside, to parents from nearby Liverpool. His grandmother is Welsh.
His first name is a variation of “taran,” which means “thunder” in the Welsh language. His father and family ran a bed-and-breakfast and his mother works in social services.
He spent some of his early childhood on the Wirral Peninsula, and moved with his family to Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, on the Welsh island of Anglesey, where he went to primary school.