Taylor Black (formerly Gildersleeve) began her career when she originated the series regular role of ‘Sydney Harris’ on ABC’s All My Children. She was Miss New York Teen USA, and recently graduated suma cum laude from Columbia University with a degree in Film Studies. Taylor is co-owner of Black Tandem production company.
Taylor’s television acting credits include roles on FOX’s Lucifer, NBC’s: & Midnight Texas, Law & Order & 30 Rock, CBS’: Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders, Blue Bloods, NYC 22, Person of Interest, & Unforgettable, ABC’s: All My Children & One Life to Live, CW’s: Gossip Girl & Cheerleader Death Squad (pilot), MTV’s: Hey Girl & One Bad Choice, AMC’s: Feed the Beast, Hulu’s: Deadbeat, & etc.
Taylor was recently cast in the role of Dana by Woody Allen for his upcoming 2018 Film Project, “A Rainy Day in New York”. Her film credits are highlighted by lead roles in LIFETIME Network’s Movie of the Week, Sugar Daddies (starring opposite Emmy Award Winner, Peter Strauss) & Ascent to Hell, as well as supporting roles in ADDicted, Affluenza, Douglas Brown, Sleeping with the Fishes, Wingman, & The Tale of Timmy Two Chins.
Taylor has also starred in Lorne Michael’s digital production venture Above Average, appearing in Cool Kids’ Table, Jimmy Fallon’s Sugar Boy (Once Upon a Love), Congressional Hearings, & Pop Sugar’s Seriously Distracted.