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Mya Jeanette Taylor is an American actor/singer. She is a rising transgender woman in the entertainment business well known for her leading role in Sean Baker's film Tangerine (2015). Her career began its rise when the film became one of the biggest films at the 2015 Sundance Festival. It will be released by Magnolia Pictures on July 10th, 2015. See full bio »

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Tangerine Alexandra
Stage Mother Cherry
Myra Joy


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 2020 Stage Mother
 2019 Myra
 2018 Dietland (TV Series)
- Red Fatties (2018) ... Barbara
- Y Not (2018) ... Barbara
- Tender Belly (2018) ... Barbara
 2017 Happy Birthday, Marsha! (Short)
Marsha P. Johnson
 2017 Viva Diva (Short)
 2016 Diane from the Moon (Short)
 2015 Take Flight - The New York Times (Short)
 2015 Tangerine
 2010 Hollywood Wasteland (TV Series)
- Hollywood Wasteland: Part 1 (2010) ... Zombie
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 2020 Stage Mother (performer: "He Ain't Mr. Right")
 2015 Tangerine (performer: "Toyland")
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 2019 Myra (associate producer)
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 2020 Disclosure (Documentary) (the producers wish to acknowledge)
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 2018 Vice Guide to Film (TV Series)
- New Trans Cinema (2018) ... Self
 2017 Watching, Waiting (Documentary short)
 2016 Birthday Stories with Lynn Hirschberg (TV Series short)
- Mya Taylor's Favorite Birthday (2016) ... Self
 2016 31st Film Independent Spirit Awards (TV Special)
Self - Winner
 2015 Absolutely Jason Stuart (TV Series)
- Mya Taylor (2015) ... Self
 2015 Film 2018 (TV Series)
Self - Interviewee
- Episode #44.9 (2015) ... Self - Interviewee
 2015 Made in Hollywood (TV Series)

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First transgender person to win a major acting award. Received an Independent Spirit Award in the category of Best Supporting Female for Tangerine (2015).

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