Taj Cross’ biography: age, height, birthday, parents, movies

Taj Cross’ biography: age, height, birthday, parents, movies

Taj Cross is a young up-and-coming actor from the United States. His fame skyrocketed in 2021 when he was cast as Sam in Hulu's comedy series PEN15. He also appeared in a podcast series, In a Creative Company (2020).

Taj Cross
Taj Cross attends the screening of Pen15 at NeueHouse Hollywood in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Amy Sussman (modified by author)
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Taj Cross developed a passion for acting at a tender age. He made his professional acting debut in 2019 at the age of 15 years. The rising actor has two acting credits to his name.

Profile summary

Full nameTaj Cross
Date of birth11 February 2004
Age19 years old (as of 2023)
Zodiac signAquarius
Place of birthVenice, California, United States
Current residenceVenice, California, United States
Height5'4" (163 cm)
Weight117 lbs (53 kgs)
Hair colourDark brown
Eye colourBrown
FatherJake Cross
MotherChristena Karras
Relationship statusSingle
SchoolRuskin Group Theatre Company, DC Dance Centre
ProfessionActor, dancer

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Taj Cross' biography

The up-and-coming actor was born on 11 February 2004 in Venice, California, United States. Taj Cross' parents are Christena Karras and Jake Cross. He was raised alongside his older sister named, Camille.

Taji's mother is the founder of an interior design studio called Studio Karris, located in Venice, California, United States. In addition, she works as a stage performer. His parents divorced when he was young, and his mother married CJ Bonura.

In June 2019, Taj completed his high school education. He honed his acting and dancing abilities through coursework at Grey Studios, Second City, Margie Haber Studio, Ruskin Group Theatre Company, and DC Dance Centre.

Where does Taj Cross live?

Taj lives in Venice, California, United States. He lives in his stepfather's house with his mother and sister.

How old is Taj Cross?

As of 2023, Taj Cross' age is 19 years old. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

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Taj is a rising actor and dancer. He initially worked as a skilled painter before fame. During his dance training, he participated in theatre productions, like Beauty and the Beast and The Little Mermaid.

Taj Cross rose to prominence when he portrayed the character Sam in Hulu's comedy series PEN15. In this show, Taj Cross shared the screen with notable actors like Maya Erskine, Anna Konkle, and Molera Walters.

How old was Taj Cross in PEN15?

Taj was 14 years old when he was starring in the television series. The actor appeared in two seasons of PEN15, which premiered on 8 February 2019 and concluded on 3 December 2021. The series was initially planned to air for three seasons.

What are Taj Cross' movies and TV shows?

According to his IMDb profile, the actor has three acting credits. They are:

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YearFilm/TV seriesRole
2023Big BoysWill
2021Young Rock Gabe

How tall is Taj Cross?

Taj Cross' height is 5 feet 4 inches (163 centimetres). He weighs approximately 117 pounds (53 kilograms). Taj has black hair and brown eyes.

Fast facts about Taj Cross

  • Taj has a dog named Mocha.
  • He has European ancestry.
  • Taj’s character in PEN15 is based on the life of Sam Zablowski, one of the show’s writers.

Taj Cross is a young rising actor and dancer from the United States. His popularity has gradually grown since he first appeared in Hulu's comedy series PEN15.

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