Lexton, Taron

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aron Lexton may only be 21 years old but he is an award winning director and cinematographer and his most recent product, the 30 human rights public service announcements for Youth for Human Rights International are blockbusters.

Taron Lexton (born 29 June 1984 in Johannesburg, South Africa) is a South African-born film director.

In 2004, Taron took off with his mother, Mary Shuttleworth, on a worldwide tour. The pair visited thirteen different countries and traveled a total of 45,000 miles. The purpose of the trip was to disseminate the concept of human rights and the existence of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights to schoolchildren in countries where such ideas were little known. Mrs. Shuttleworth, who is the head ofYouth For Human Rights International, delivered lectures and seminars whenever possible. Taron brought along his video camera so that he could tape the trip every step of the way. And in addition to documenting the voyage, he set up special shots for his upcoming music videoUnited.

Lexton, a Scientologist,[1] has been married to American actress Marisol Nicholssince April 13, 2008. Their child, Rain India Lexton, was born September 30, 2008.[2]

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Phone: (310) 288-8000

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