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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 20 November 1998San Diego, California, USA
Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Born in San Diego, CA, Taylor Hay began acting at the age of four when she was cast in the first commercial she ever auditioned for. She was introduced to the industry by her mother, actress Debbie Britt-Hay, but was the driving force to making this profession her life's work. She worked steadily, building her body of work, until she was diagnosed with cancer at the age of nine. With that news, everything came to a halt. Once she regained her health, Taylor plunged back into her career, excited to be working again.

In a short time, Taylor booked her first voiceover role, Yes, Virginia, in addition to several web and television projects, as well as several feature films. She adding singing to her dancing background and is working hard on incorporating those skills into her acting portfolio.

Aside from acting, Taylor is a nationally titled equestrian, winning titles in multiple disciplines in the Arabian breed. In 2011, she added six national Top Tens to her existing titles, all before the age of thirteen.

Because of her illness, Taylor is an avid advocate of many non-profits including the Make A Wish Foundation, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Rady Children's Hospital, The Shoe Crew, A Place Called Home, and Hats Off For Cancer. She's vowed to help give back whenever she can to ensure these organizations can continue to help children stricken with cancer.

Taylor is also the founder and host for Star for a Night, an event to celebrate the lives of youth facing life-threatening illnesses. The bi-annual event is a charity fundraiser, supporting a variety of charities dedicated to helping children in need. 2016 will mark the 3rd anniversary of the event. To date, nearly $10K has been raised for charity through Star for a Night. She is hoping each year will be bigger and better than the previous.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Nicole Bentley

Trivia (4)

Is the daughter of actress Debbie Britt-Hay. Booked her first film at age four.
Is a cancer survivor, advocate, and public speaker for the Make A Wish Foundation and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Taylor is the recipient of back to back CARE awards given by BizParentz in years 2010 and 2011 for acting, academic, and philanthropic excellence.
Was in the hospital 11 times over 2 years battling cancer and lost her hair twice from the chemotherapy treatments.

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