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Lili Taylor is a well-known and successful American actress. She acts in film, TV and stage. She was born in Glencoe, Illinois, to Marie (Lecour) and George Park Taylor, an artist and hardware store operator. Lili graduated from New Trier High School in 1985. Then, she attended the Theatre School at DePaul University and the Piven Theatre Workshop.... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 21 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 The Gettysburg Address (Documentary) (post-production)
Emily Souder (voice)
 2015 American Crime (TV Series)
Nancy Straumberg
- Episode Nine (2015) ... Nancy Straumberg
- Episode Eight (2015) ... Nancy Straumberg
- Episode Six (2015) ... Nancy Straumberg
- Episode Four (2015) ... Nancy Straumberg
- Episode Three (2015) ... Nancy Straumberg
 2015 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Martha Thornhill
- Undercover Mother (2015) ... Martha Thornhill
 2014 Gotham (TV Series)
Patti
- Selina Kyle (2014) ... Patti
 2013/I Blood Ties
Marie
 2013 The Cold Lands
Nicole
 2012 Future Weather
Ms. Markovi
 2012 The Courier
Mrs. Capo
 2012 Being Flynn
Joy
 2012 About Cherry
Phyllis
 2011 Portraits in Dramatic Time
Lili Taylor
 2011/I The Pier
Grace Ross
 2010 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Donna Seabrook
- Poisoned Pill (2010) ... Donna Seabrook
 2009 Tired of Being Funny (Short)
Lee
 2009 Brooklyn's Finest
Angela
 2007 The Secret
Hannah Marris
 2005 Fashion Rocks (TV Movie)
 2005 Factotum
Jan
 2003 Casa de los babys
Leslie
 2003 Penguins Behind Bars (TV Movie)
Doris Fairfeather (voice)
 2002 Live from Baghdad (TV Movie)
Judy Parker
 2001 Anne Frank: The Whole Story (TV Mini-Series)
Miep Gies
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... Miep Gies
- Episode #1.1 (2001) ... Miep Gies
 2001 Gaudi Afternoon
Ben
 2001 Julie Johnson
Julie Johnson
 1998 Pecker
Rorey Wheeler
 1998 Come to (Short)
Angela
 1997-1998 Mad About You (TV Series)
Arley
- Nat & Arley (1998) ... Arley
- The Magic Pants (1997) ... Arley
 1998 O.K. Garage
Rachel
 1998 The X-Files (TV Series)
Marty Glenn
- Mind's Eye (1998) ... Marty Glenn
 1997 SUBWAYStories: Tales from the Underground (TV Movie)
Belinda (segment "The Listeners")
 1997 Kicked in the Head
Happy
 1996 Plain Pleasures (Short)
 1996 Illtown
Micky
 1996 Girls Town
Patti Lucci
 1995 Four Rooms
Raven (segment "The Missing Ingredient")
 1995 Killer: A Journal of Murder
Woman in Speakeasy (uncredited)
 1995 Cold Fever
Jill
 1994 Ready to Wear
Fiona Ulrich
 1994 Touch Base (Short)
Darcy Winningham
 1993 Rudy
Sherry
 1993 Household Saints
Teresa Carmela Santangelo
 1993 Short Cuts
Honey Bush
 1993 Watch It
Brenda
 1991 Dogfight
Rose
 1990 Bright Angel
Lucy
 1990 Family of Spies (TV Movie)
Laura Walker
 1990 Monsters (TV Series)
Woman
- Habitat (1990) ... Woman
 1989 Born on the Fourth of July
Jamie Wilson - Georgia
 1988 She's Having a Baby
Girl at Medical Lab
 1987 Night of Courage (TV Movie)
Marina
 1986 Crime Story (TV Series)
Waitress
- Hide and Go Thief (1986) ... Waitress
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Independent Film Channel (1998) See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 3 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Personal Quote:

I like to play smart, three-dimensional women. I also like to play roles where the women are a little crazy. I just have a feel for crazy people. See more »

Trivia:

Her parents are Marie and Park Taylor, who ran a hardware store. See more »

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Doesn't she look like Janis Joplin? ezequelita-1
Doesn't she look like? alisonfurey93
Do I look like her? jocelyn_foley
Lili joining 'The Good Wife' kc12286
I wish she'd done a few more mainstream roles maskirovka77
GIVE HER MAJOR AWARDS PLEASE - EXCELLENT IN 'THE CONJURING' meyers81
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