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Taylor Dayne

Actress | Soundtrack | Composer
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KNOWN FOR 
Fried Green Tomatoes (1991) | Beautiful Loser (2008) | Rude Awakening (2000)
BORN 
Mar 7, 1962 (age 55)
HEIGHT 
5' 2" (1.57m)
VANITY URL *
https://www.imdb.me/taylordayne
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Past Film & Video (34 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (17 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for RuPaul's Drag Race All StarsRuPaul's Drag Race All Stars (TV Series) Performer ("Tell It to My Heart") ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for Scream QueensScream Queens (TV Series) Performer ("Tell It to My Heart") ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
    • Haunted House (Oct 6, 2015) Performer ("Tell It to My Heart") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Cold CaseCold Case (TV Series) Performer ("I'll Always Love You") ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
    • Lonely Hearts (Nov 19, 2006) Performer ("I'll Always Love You")  Less
  • Primary photo for Rescue MeRescue Me (TV Series) Shirley ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for Remaking Taylor DayneRemaking Taylor Dayne (TV Movie) Taylor Dayne  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for IdolIdol (TV Series) Writer ("Whatever You Want") ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
    • Episode #1.3 (Jan 7, 2004) Writer ("Whatever You Want")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Disco BallThe Disco Ball (TV Special) Herself, Performer ("I Love The Night Life (Disco 'Round)", "Last Dance")  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Strangers with CandyStrangers with Candy (TV Series) Performer ("Tell It to My Heart") ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000 1
    • Ask Jerri (Sep 11, 2000) Performer ("Tell It to My Heart") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Rude AwakeningRude Awakening (TV Series) Maureen ( 7 episodes, 2000 )  Less 2000 7
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  • Primary photo for Martial LawMartial Law (TV Series) Elena Finn ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for Jackie's Back!Jackie's Back! (TV Movie) Taylor Dayne  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for NightManNightMan (TV Movie) Carla Day  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Night ManNight Man (TV Series) Carla Day ( 2 episodes, 1997 )  Less 1997 2
  • Primary photo for The NannyThe Nanny (TV Series) Performer ("Can't Get Enough of Your Love, Babe") ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993 1
    • My Fair Nanny (Nov 17, 1993) Performer ("Can't Get Enough of Your Love, Babe")  Less
  • Primary photo for Doogie Howser, M.D.Doogie Howser, M.D. (TV Series) Performer ("With Every Beat of My Heart") ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1990 1
    • Breaking Up Is Hard to Doogie (Apr 4, 1990) Performer ("With Every Beat of My Heart") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for DisneylandDisneyland (TV Series) Performer ("Tell It To My Heart") ( 1 episode, 1989 )  Less 1989 1
  • Primary photo for Night TracksNight Tracks (TV Series) Guest Host ( 1 episode, 1988 )  Less 1988 1
Self (42 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Flashback TonightFlashback Tonight (TV Series) Herself - Guest (2016)  Less 2016–  $20K
  • Primary photo for Hollywood Today LiveHollywood Today Live (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for On Your Marc!On Your Marc! (TV Series) Herself - Guest ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The 83rd Annual Hollywood Christmas ParadeThe 83rd Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade (TV Movie) Herself  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Thalians 56th Anniversary GalaThalians 56th Anniversary Gala (Video) Herself - Musical Performer  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Click on ThisClick on This (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Cupcake WarsCupcake Wars (TV Series) Herself - Judge / Singer ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Awakening WorldAwakening World Herself  Less 2012 $110K
  • Primary photo for This American Life Live!This American Life Live! (TV Movie) Herself - Singer  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-OffRachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off (TV Series) Herself - Team Rachael / Herself ( 6 episodes, 2012 )  Less 2012
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  • Primary photo for Thalians 55th Anniversary GalaThalians 55th Anniversary Gala (Video) Herself  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day TelethonJerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for RuPaul's Drag URuPaul's Drag U (TV Series) Herself - Judge ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Die ultimative ChartshowDie ultimative Chartshow (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Gone CountryGone Country (TV Series) Herself ( 7 episodes, 2009 )  Less 2009
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  • Primary photo for The Florence Henderson ShowThe Florence Henderson Show (TV Series) Herself - Guest ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for I Love the New MillenniumI Love the New Millennium (TV Mini-series) Herself ( 4 episodes, 2008 )  Less 2008
    • 2007 (Jun 26, 2008) Herself  Less
    • 2006 (Jun 26, 2008) Herself  Less
    • 2001 (Jun 23, 2008) Herself  Less
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  • Primary photo for Up Close with Carrie KeaganUp Close with Carrie Keagan (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Jimmy Kimmel Live!Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Down & DirtyDown & Dirty (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Chelsea LatelyChelsea Lately (TV Series) Herself - Guest ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Film Independent's 2007 Spirit AwardsFilm Independent's 2007 Spirit Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 2007 $1MM
  • Primary photo for Celebrity DuetsCelebrity Duets (TV Series) Herself - Musical Guest ( 2 episodes, 2006 )  Less 2006
    • Episode #1.5 (Sep 15, 2006) Herself - Musical Guest  Less
    • Episode #1.4 (Sep 14, 2006) Herself - Musical Guest  Less
  • Primary photo for The ViewThe View (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for MTV20: Everybody Talk About Pop Music!MTV20: Everybody Talk About Pop Music! (TV Movie) Herself  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for VH-1 Where Are They Now?VH-1 Where Are They Now? (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Searching for Jimi HendrixSearching for Jimi Hendrix (TV Movie) Herself  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for The Gift of SongThe Gift of Song (TV Movie) Herself  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Herself ( 2 episodes, 1993–1994 )  Less 1993–1994
  • Primary photo for RuPaul's Christmas BallRuPaul's Christmas Ball (TV Special) Herself  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for A '70s Celebration: The Beat Is BackA '70s Celebration: The Beat Is Back (TV Special) Herself  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for John & Leeza from HollywoodJohn & Leeza from Hollywood (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Top of the PopsTop of the Pops (TV Series) Herself ( 3 episodes, 1988–1993 )  Less 1988–1993
  • Primary photo for The 32nd Annual Grammy AwardsThe 32nd Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Taylor Dayne: Twists of FateTaylor Dayne: Twists of Fate (Video) Herself  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The 17th Annual American Music AwardsThe 17th Annual American Music Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for That's What Friends Are for: Arista's 15th Anniversary ConcertThat's What Friends Are for: Arista's 15th Anniversary Concert (TV Movie) Herself  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The 31st Annual Grammy AwardsThe 31st Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Sunday NightSunday Night (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1989 )  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The Arsenio Hall ShowThe Arsenio Hall Show (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1989 )  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for BandstandBandstand (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987
Other (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Grand Theft Auto VGrand Theft Auto V (Video Game) Performer ("Tell It To My Heart")  Less 2013 $265MM

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Additional Credits (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FilmCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • I Am Bad (2012) * – Beth Directed by David Rackoff
  • Telling of the Shoes (2011) * – Brook Directed by Amanda Goodwin (in Post Production)
  • Beautiful Loser (2005) * – Sharon Dolan
  • Jesus The Driver (2004) *
  • Joshua Tree (2002) * – Catherine Cooley
  • Stag (1997) * – Serena
  • Fool's Paradise (1997) * – Samantha
  • Love Affair (1994) * – Marissa
TelevisionCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Millionaire Matchmaker (2015) * – Herself Bravo
  • This American Life Live! (2012) * – Herself (incl. comedy skit with Tig Notara) Directed by David Stern.
  • Celebrity Cook Off w/Guy and Rachel (2011) * – Herself (Winning Team & Runner-Up) Food Network
  • Gone Country (2009) * – Herself CMT
  • Rescue Me (2006) * – Shirley F/X
  • Remaking: Taylor Dayne (2005) * – Herself VH-1
  • Rude Awakening (2000) * – Maureen (6 episodes)
  • Searching For Jimi Hendrix (1999) * – Herself Directed by D.A. Pennebaker
  • Martial Law (1999) * – Elena Finn
  • Jackie's Back (1999) * – Herself Directed by Robert Townsend
  • Night Man (1997) * – Carla Day
  • A '70s Celebration: The Beat is Back (1993) * – Herself
TheaterCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Dee Snider's Rock 'n' Roll Christmas Tale (2015) * – Herself Elgin and Winter Garden Theater, Toronto, ON
  • CATS - Merry Go Round Theatre, Auburn, NY (2013) * – Grizabella (Winner, Best Actress of 2013 Season) Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival
MusicCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • The Help (2011) * – Singer: "Change The World" [trailer] Winner, Hollywood Music in Media Award
  • Win A Date With Tad Hamilton (2004) * – Singer: "Get Up"
  • The Lizzie McGuire Movie (2003) * – Singer: "Supermodel [You Better Work]"
  • Circuit (2001) * – Singer: "How Many", "I'm Not Featuring You"
  • Flawless (1999) * – Singer: "Planet Love"
  • The Shadow (1994) * – Singer: "Original Sin"
  • Class Action (1991) * – Performer "Can't Fight Fate"
  • Fried Green Tomatoes (1991) * – Performer: "Danger Heartbreak Dead Ahead"

Additional Resume Info (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

Bio
  • * Taylor Dayne stands out as one of music's most dynamic artists of all time. Her unique vocal style has earned her numerous best-selling gold andplatinum albums, which produced seventeen Top 20 singles, among them number 1 hits such as "Tell It To My Heart", "Love Will Lead You Back" & "Prove Your Love To Me".

    During the course of her career, Taylor has sold more than 75 million albums and singles worldwide, garnered three GRAMMY nominations and appeared in many film, television, and Broadway stage roles such as Elton John's, Aida. Taylor is also considered a great songwriter having co-penned, Tina Turners hit, "Whatever You Want."

    In 2008, Taylor released her latest album,"Satisfied", co-penning the songs with major platinum selling writers Mike Mangini (Baha Men, Digable Planets, O-Town, Bruce Hornsby etc.), Peter Wade (Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna, Natasha Bedingfield etc.), the New Radical's Gregg Alexander and Rick Nowels (Stevie Nicks, Madonna, Nelly Furtado, Santana etc.). "Satisfied" enjoyed great success in the USA, immediately positioning its single "Beautiful" at Billboard's # 1 slot.

    In 2009 Taylor contributed songs to the Sex And The City 2 hit movie and in 2010 she delivered a breathtaking spectacular in Cologne when she performed "Facing A Miracle", the official anthem of the "Gay Games VIII. Cologne," during the opening ceremony which ended in a five-minute standing ovation.

    A favorite with the fans, Rolling Stone Magazine readers voted Taylor Dayne as the number one choice to replace Paula Abdul on American Idol.

    Most recently in 2011, Taylor released her latest single, "Floor on Fire", which garnered her 18th top ten Billboard hit. "Floor on Fire" currently sits at #8 on the Billboard Dance Charts. Taylor also won an HMMA award for "Change The World" which was featured on the trailer for the hit film, The Help. Taylor just wrapped a national and international tour throughout the US and Australia.

    In January 2012, Taylor was featured in the highly-anticipated Celebrity Cook-off show for The Food Network with Rachel Ray and Guy Fieri. She not only stayed til finales showing fierce competition, her team Rachel won.

    Aug 2012 Taylor was the recipient of the Legends of Pop/ Dance award given by Promo Only during the prestigious International DJ convention held in Atlantic City.

    Aug 2012 marks her 25th yr anniversary of the release of "Tell It To my Heart", which launched her career and was her first top ten single.

    Oct 18 2012 Taylor will be inducted into the LI Musicans Hall of Fame, alongside other Long Island luminaries -- Billy Joel, Pat Benatar, Brian Setzer, Stray Cats, Lou Reed, Blue Oyster Cult.
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