The American actor Bex Taylor-Klaus rose to prominence starring as Bullet in the crime drama series “The Killing”, and is also famous for appearing in the comedy show “House of Lies” and the drama series “Arrow.”
Age, Early Life, and Education Background
Bex was born Rebecca Edison Taylor-Klaus in Atlanta, Georgia, under the Leo zodiac sign on 12 August 1994, which makes them 26 years old as of 2022. They were born to the Jewish life coaches David Taylor-Klaus and Elaine Taylor-Klaus and was raised alongside their younger brother Josh Taylor-Klaus and sister Syd Taylor-Klaus. Bex became a child model aged six months old and became the face of Kids II toys when they were nine months old. They also appeared in several plays after they joined third grade and have admitted that their acting interest was inspired by the English playwright, William Shakespeare.
Bex attended the private children’s Paideia School, situated in Druid Hills, Atlanta. They played softball as a freshman in high school, then moved to Los Angeles, California after matriculating in 2012, and were enrolled at Bridges Academy, from where they graduated with a BA degree in 2016.
Interesting Facts and Hobbies
In 2018, Bex revealed that they are non-binary, and added that their preferred gender pronoun is ‘they/them.’
Taylor-Klaus is a fan of physical outdoor activities such as hiking, and water-based sports – they previously kayaked for 19 days along the Colorado River.
Taylor-Klaus is very good in riflery and is trained in Krav Maga, a military fighting and self-defense system developed by Israeli Defense Forces.
“The Killing” star was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as a child, and the medics encouraged them to participate in sports to help them cope with it. They also suffer from celiac disease, dysgraphia and depression.
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They are a big lover of dogs and has named one of their dogs Bullet after their former TV series character. They own two other dogs named Kat and Rocky.
Bex enjoys comedy and their favorite stand-up comedian is the late Robin Williams. They also love watching films – their favorites are “Les Misérables” and “Harry Potter” while their best-loved actresses are Amanda Seyfried, Anne Hathaway and Emma Watson.
Bex made their film debut in the Aaron Daniel Jacob-directed short comedy film, “Mental Intervention” in 2012, and was later seen in the short horror drama “Last Seen” as Becca in 2013. They later appeared in 2014’s fantasy “The Night Is Ours” as Morgan and in “Riley” in 2015. Bex’s first role in a feature film came in 2015 in “The Last Witch Hunter,” appearing with Vin Diesel, Elijah Wood and Rose Leslie. They played the lead role of Taylor in the thriller “Hell Fest” in 2018, and in the same year were seen in the short drama “The Line” and horror “Discarnate.” They recently played Chris in “Blackbird”, and featured in the 2021 film “Triage.”
Taylor-Klaus made their TV debut in 2012 in the show “Hit Me Up!” as themself before they starred as Bullet in nine episodes of “The Killing” in 2013. In the year that followed, they appeared as Lex in Matthew Carnahan’s “House of Lies”, sharing the screen with Ben Schwartz, Kristen Bell and Don Cheadle. The show is about a group of management consultants who trick powerful firms and CEOs into signing big business deals; it was nominated for over 30 awards and won six, including a Golden Globe. 2015 saw Bex cast for the lead role of Audrey in the crime horror, “Scream: The TV Series”, starring with John Karna and Willa Fitzgerald.
Bex next lent their voice to Pidge in the animated action show “Voltron Legendary Defender Motion Comic”, and its sequel “Voltron: Legendary Defender” from 2016 to 2018, starring together with Tyler Labine and Jeremy Shada in the latter. They later played Sin in the acclaimed action crime show “Arrow,” which began airing in 2012 and ended in 2020, and 2019 saw them playing the recurring role of Casey Ford in the mystery drama “13 Reasons Why.” They recently starred as Brianna Bishop in the 2020 action crime “Deputy”, and voiced Blaine in the episode “Wizard City” of the 2021 animated science fantasy series, “Adventure Time: Distant Lands.”
Bex voiced Pidge in the video game “DreamWorks Voltron VR Chronicles”, and Keo Venzee in “Star Wars: Squadrons.” They also produced an episode of the series “Polyester”, and made a guest appearance in several talk shows such as “Made in Hollywood,” “The John Kerwin Show”, and “TinaQ’s Celebrity Interviews.”
Awards and Nominations
Taylor-Klaus has won four awards of the eight they’ve been nominated for. Their role in “The Killing” saw them winning two Joey Awards in the categories of Young Ensemble Cast in Dramatic Television Series (jointly), and International Actress TV Supporting or Lead Role in 2014. They also won a 6th Annual BTVA Award and 7th Annual BTVA Award for their performance in “Voltron: Legendary Defender” in 2017 and 2018. “The Killing” star was nominated for a TV Guide Award for Favorite Ensemble (together with their fellow cast members) for their appearance in “Scream” and 6th and 7th Annual BTVA Awards in 2017 and 2018 for their role in “Voltron: Legendary Defender.”
Taylor-Klaus was secretive about their love life until they came out gay in November 2016 – they confirmed the allegation that had been spreading on the internet before through their Twitter account: ‘hello my name is Bex and yes the rumors are true I am gay’ They shortly afterwards began dating the American actress Alicia Marie Sixtos, who is famous for playing Maya in the drama “East Los High.” The couple announced that they were engaged in August 2019, and they walked the aisle in October 2020 in a private wedding ceremony. Taylor-Klaus hasn’t talked about their previous dating history; they are now married without children.
Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance
Bex is of white ethnicity and has short cropped black hair and blue eyes. The Atlanta native is slimly-built, weighs approximately130lbs (59kgs) and is 5ft 3ins (1.60m) tall, with vital statistics of 36-30-35 and they wear shoe size 5.5 (US). One of their distinctive features is a scar on one of their eyebrows – they previously explained that it’s the result of a skull drilling procedure when they were a child.
Bex has appeared in many high-grossing projects, which has seen them accumulate a decent net worth of approximately $500,000 as of 2022.