|Born||in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia|
|Birth Name||Rachael May Taylor|
|Height||5' 7¾" (1.72 m)|
Mini Bio (2)
Rachael Taylor grew up in Tasmania, Australia, with her parents Nigel and Christine Taylor. She began modelling during her teens, working for the Skye-Jilly International agency. She competed for Miss Teen Tasmania, as well as the Miss Universe/Miss World state finals. She moved to Sydney to further her modeling career as well as to pursue acting. She also began studying for a degree in History and Politics at the University of Sydney.
In 2004, she landed her first acting role in the television movie The Mystery of Natalie Wood (2004). After performing several roles, she left her studies to play a regular role on the Australian drama Headland (2005). She won a Logie Award for her performance as Most Popular New Female Talent. Her breakthrough role came in Transformers (2007) when she played Maggie Madsen.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Kad
Continuing to emerge as one of Hollywood's most sought after and engaging talents, Australian actress Rachael Taylor stars in the Netflix hit series Marvel's JESSICA JONES (2016-) as the scene stealing 'Trish Walker,' which recently wrapped filming its second season. She also appears in the Marvel series THE DEFENDERS (2017) in the same role.
In features, Rachael can most recently be seen in Stephen Gaghan's GOLD (2016), starring opposite Matthew McConaughey. She just wrapped filming the lead role in Bruce Beresford's LADIES IN BLACK (2018) opposite Angourie Rice, Julia Ormond and Vincent Perez. She can also be seen in Mark Steven Johnson's upcoming independent FINDING STEVE MCQUEEN (2017) opposite Travis Fimmel, William Fichtner, and Forest Whitaker. Last year, she played the lead role in the Netflix original sci-fi thriller, ARQ (2016), alongside Robbie Amell.
Rachael is also a writer and producer, who co-created the web series PILLOW TALK (2017-), starring SUITS' Patrick J. Adams, with Mike Piscitelli. She currently has a series in development with Sharon Horgan at Hello Merman.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: ch