Tom Taylor (actor)

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Tom Taylor
Born (2001-07-16) 16 July 2001 (age 17)
Surrey, England
Years active2006–present
RelativesHarry Taylor (brother) Erika Taylor (Twin sister)

Tom Taylor (born 16 July 2001) is an English actor, known for his performance as Jake Chambers in The Dark Tower and Tom Foster in the BBC One hit drama Doctor Foster.

Life and career[edit]

Taylor was born in 2001. He is from Surrey.[1] He stopped attending drama school in 2013 until his former teacher, Rachel Bell of The Secret Stage School in Camberley, told him an agent was coming to the school for interviews. Taylor went to audition, was signed with his first agent and went on to star in The Last Kingdom and Doctor Foster for the BBC.[1]

Taylor won the role of Jake Chambers in March 2016, after a worldwide casting.[2] He is set to reprise the role in a TV series based on the fourth volume of The Dark Tower book series.[2]


Year Title Role Notes
2014 Casualty Tristan Miles Episode "Born Lucky"[3]
2015–present Doctor Foster Tom Foster
2015 The Last Kingdom Young Uhtred Episode 1
Legends Young Martin S2, Eps 1 & 2
2017 Taboo Delaney's son Episode 5
The Dark Tower Jake Chambers [4]
2019 The Kid Who Would Be King Lance


  1. ^ a b Sandwell, Ian (October 3, 2016). "Tom Taylor, Stars of Tomorrow 2016". Retrieved August 4, 2017.
  2. ^ a b Kroll, Justin (March 10, 2016). "Dark Tower' Taps Newcomer Tom Taylor for Jake Chambers Role (EXCLUSIVE)". Retrieved August 4, 2017.
  3. ^ Casualty - Born Lucky Cast Retrieved 20/8/2017
  4. ^ IMDb Profile Retrieved 20/8/2017

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