English film actor who became known to American audiences as the protagonist in the 2010 action-comedy, Kick-Ass, and its 2013 sequel, Kick-Ass 2. His other well known films include Godzilla, The Illusionist, and Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging, and Savages. He was also cast as Quicksilver in the 2015 blockbuster Avengers: Age of Ultron.
He made a big acting splash in the 2009 British film, Nowhere Boy.
He was cast in Kick-Ass with Nicolas Cage.
He first began acting as a child, landing a role as Macduff's son in Macbeth.
He married director Sam Taylor-Wood in 2012, and the couple had two daughters.