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James Taylor was born on March 12, 1948 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as James Vernon Taylor. He is known for his work on Cars (2006), Two-Lane Blacktop (1971) and Funny People (2009). He has been married to Caroline "Kim" Smedvig since February 18, 2001. They have two children. He was previously married to Kathryn Walker and Carly Simon. See full bio »

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Known For

Cars Soundtrack
Two-Lane Blacktop The Driver
Funny People James Taylor


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 2015 James Taylor: Angels of Fenway (Music Video)
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 2011 Mr. Sunshine (TV Series)
- Lingerie Football (2011) ... Billy
 2010 Disney Sing It: Family Hits (Video Game)
 2009 Funny People
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 2004 The West Wing (TV Series)
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- A Change Is Gonna Come (2004) ... James Taylor
 2004 The Rutles 2: Can't Buy Me Lunch (TV Movie)
James Taylor - Interviewee
 1994 The Simpsons (TV Series)
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- Deep Space Homer (1994) ... James Taylor (voice)
 1988 James Taylor: Never Die Young (Video short)
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 1982 American Playhouse (TV Series)
- Working (1982) ... Trucker
 1971 Two-Lane Blacktop
The Driver
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He composed the Millwork song for Studs Terkel's musical, "Working," at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with David Patrick Kelly, Rex Everhart, Jay Flash Riley, Joe Ponazzeck, Jo Henderson, and Jay Footlik in the cast. Stephen Schwartz was director and adapter. Micki Grant composed music and lyrics. Craig Carnelia ... See more »

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2 Interviews | 5 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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6' 3" (1.91 m)


Caroline "Kim" Smedvig  (2 children) | See more »

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I sometimes wonder how many of these lifetime achievement awards you can accept before you have to do the decent thing and die. See more »


Was once signed by The Beatles' Apple label in the late 1960s. See more »


Smooth and distinctive singing voice See more »


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