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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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Known For

8 Mile
8 Mile Janeane
(2002)
Hustle & Flow
(2005)
Orange Is the New Black
Orange Is the New Black Tiffany 'Pennsatucky' Doggett
(2013-2017)
A Lot Like Love
A Lot Like Love Ellen Martin
(2005)

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 2018 American Brawler (post-production)
Phyllis Wepner
 2017 The Vault
Vee Dillon
 2017/I Blackmail
Molly
 2017 Swing State
Adrienne Lockhart
 2016 Happy Yummy Chicken
Laura Splinterschloss
 2015 #Horror
Gloria
 2015 Experimenter
Mrs. Lowe
 2014 Low Down
Colleen
 2013 Five Thirteen
Lisa
 2010 Groupie
Riley Simms
 2010 Love Ranch
Mallory
 2009/I The Job
Joy
 2009 The Perfect Age of Rock 'n' Roll
Rose Atropos
 2009 Kill Theory
Alex
 2008/I Your Name Here
Nikki
 2007 After Sex
Alanna
 2007 Cult
Cassandra
 2006 The Breed
Sara
 2005 Lucky 13
Sam
 2002 8 Mile
Janeane
 2002/I Crossroads
Mimi
 2000 The Specials
Autograph Hound
 1999 Speedway Junky
Girl in Car (uncredited)
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TV commercial: The Gap Stretch Jeans. See more »

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


Alternate Names:

Boomkat

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm not one of the New Yorkers who walks around with my ear buds in. I don't feel quite comfortable enough or confident enough. Crossing the street is still scary, because I feel the taxis will run me over. I always think I was run over in a past life, because it's like a phobia. So I don't really listen to music as I go from one location to another. But music is always a part of my day, because ... See more »

Trivia:

According to other sources, she was born in Falls Church, Virginia, but was moved to Tucson, Arizona (along with her brother Kellin Manning) by her mother a couple of months later to escape her alcoholic, philandering father. She was raised mainly in Tucson, but went back to Virginia to visit with her father on occasion. She and her mother moved to San Diego when she was 12. From there it was up ... See more »

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Often plays a troubled young woman or troublemaker See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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