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Facts


• Attended the Jackie Palmer Stage School in High Wycombe between 1996 and 2008, where he was tutored in drama, tap, jazz, acrobatics and singing.

• His elder sister Gemma Johnson appeared as an extra in Tom & Thomas (2002).

• Announced his engagement to Sam Taylor-Johnson, having been in a relationship with her since May 2009 after meeting on the set of Nowhere Boy (2009) (31 October 2009).

• Confirmed that fiancée Sam Taylor-Johnson is pregnant with their first child together (7 January 2010).

• His father is a civil engineer and his mother is a housewife.

• Was in consideration for the role of Peter Parker/Spider-Man in The Amazing Spider-Man (2012), but Andrew Garfield was cast instead.

• His favourite actor is Daniel Day-Lewis.

• Was in consideration for the role of Jack in Jack the Giant Slayer (2013), but Nicholas Hoult was cast instead.

• Became a father for the 1st time at age 20 when his fiancée [now wife] Sam Taylor-Johnson gave birth to their daughter Wylda Rae Johnson on 7 July 2010.

• He named his five favorite films as Pulp Fiction (1994), Fight Club (1999), Apocalypse Now (1979), Boogie Nights (1997) and The Big Lebowski (1998).

• Became a father for the 2nd time at age 21 when his fiancée [now wife] Sam Taylor-Johnson gave birth to their daughter Romy Hero Johnson on 18 January 2012.

• Good friends with Imogen Poots.

• Second husband of Sam Taylor-Johnson.

• Brother-in-law of Kristian Taylor-Wood.

• Stepfather of Angelica Jopling and Jessie Jopling.

• He is of English-Russian Jewish descent.

• Worked with Elizabeth Olsen on three different films in two years – Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), Godzilla (2014), and Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015).

• Shares the role of Quicksilver with his Kick-Ass (2010) co-star Evan Peters.

• Was offered the role of Gary “Eggsy” Unwin in the Matthew Vaughn-directed movie Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014), but turned it down. Taron Egerton was cast in the role instead, in his first ever feature film.