Douglas Taurel Poster


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Overview (2)

Born in Los Angeles, California, USA
Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Douglas Taurel has appeared in numerous television shows including "Mr. Robot", "The Americans", "Blue Bloods", "Person of Interest," "The Following," "Damages," "NYC 22," "Believe," and "Nurse Jackie." His film credits include The Cobbler directed by Tom McCarthy and starring Adam Sandler and Dustin Hoffman and the upcoming The Kindergarten Teacher directed by Sara Conlangelo starring Maggie Gyllenhall.

In the indie world, Taurel has appeared in many films including Into the Valley (release date in 2018), Delivery at the HBO Latin Films Festival, Help Wanted (Cinequest Online Viewers Choice), La Vida Blanca (L.A Film Festival Winner), and Hagondes (CUNU Festival Winner) to name a few. He also produced and starred in the short film Siesta, co-starring Zoe Mavroudi, performed it in both English and Spanish. It was officially selected and was screened at The Big Apple Film Festival, The Atlanta Short Fest, AADA New York and AADA Los Angeles Film Festival's and the Hamilton Film Festival.

He wrote "The American Soldier", a solo show he has been touring across the country for the past two years. The play is based on real events and actual letters written by veterans and their family members from the American Revolution all the way through current day Afghanistan. The American Soldier has been nominated for the Amnesty International Award for theatre excellence, received 4 stars internationally, been featured in The Huffington Post, The Washington Post and Time Out to name a few and was performed at The Kennedy Center during inauguration weekend. He will close the year out with a performance in Washington, D.C. for the Library of Congress on Veterans Day, November 11th and a special performance for members of the U.S Congress in December. The play has also inspired a TV web series which is being funded by Thomas Edison State Military University, slated to start production in 2018.

Douglas grew up in Houston, Texas and is the son of Latin American parents. His mother is from Colombia and his father was from Argentina. He played football in high school, boxed in college, ran with the bulls in Spain on his honeymoon and has climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro. He's lives in Hoboken, New Jersey and is an Ole Miss alumni.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Deborah Mellman Public Relations

Trivia (6)

Fight night champion at Ole Miss in the 175lb boxing weight class.
Go into acting late in college to impress his first love in high school.
He was awarded excellence in acting at the Souther Eastern Theatre Conference for his role of David in "God's Favorite" by Neil Simon.
Played Linebacker at his Texas high School, J.Frank Dobie.
He has four sisters.
He is fluent in Spanish. His father is from Buenos Aires, Argentina and his mother is from Bogota, Colombia.

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