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Taryn Manning

Taryn Manning was born in Falls Church, Virginia, to Bill Manning, a musician, and his wife Sharyn. At two months old, Manning's parents separated, and she moved with her mother and brother to Tucson, Arizona, where she was raised. Manning was active in dance, karate, and acting as a child. At age twelve, her family moved to California. She landed ... See full bio »

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8 Mile
8 Mile Janeane
Hustle & Flow
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 2017 The Vault (post-production)
Vee Dillon
 2016 American Brawler (post-production)
Phyllis Wepner
 2016 Swing State (completed)
Adrienne Lockhart
 2016 Happy Yummy Chicken (completed)
Laura Splinterschloss
 2015 #Horror
 2015 Experimenter
Mrs. Lowe
 2014 Low Down
 2013 Five Thirteen
 2010 Groupie
Riley Simms
 2010 Love Ranch
 2009/I The Job
 2009 The Perfect Age of Rock 'n' Roll
Rose Atropos
 2009 Kill Theory
 2008/I Your Name Here
 2007 After Sex
 2007 Cult
 2006 The Breed
 2005 Lucky 13
 2002 8 Mile
 2002/I Crossroads
 2000 The Specials
Autograph Hound
 1999 Speedway Junky
Girl in Car (uncredited)
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Music video: Appeared in Zedd's video "Spectrum". See more »

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1 Interview | 6 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Sometimes I do Buddhist chanting. I'll go to the center and chant. That's always nice. When I'm chanting and I lock into the vibrations it clears my mind. I don't stress. I feel lighter and elated and free. And then after chanting a tozo, I feel empowered by the wisdom not to worry so much about the things we can't control. I deal with uncertainty better. See more »


She used to work at a Baskin-Robbins 31 Flavors ice cream parlor, and would often sample the goods. "I would never have full cups--just little spoons of it. My favorite was mint chocolate chip.". See more »


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