Taylor Dior

9y/o SAG Actress and Competitive Gymnast

Taylor Dior is an 9y/o actress and proud member of SAG-AFTRA.  Some of her credits include playing Raynell in 2013-2014 regional tour of FENCES directed by Phylicia Rashad. Recurring role of Cuba Gooding Jr's daughter Zoe in FOX pilot "GUILTY".  Chanise in Marvel's 2015 series JESSICA JONES. Commercials for Chase Bank, Ebay, Canon, Apple iPhone, Sonosite, Gateway, United Federation of Teachers, QVC, Nick Mom, and Captain D's restaurant.  Voiceovercommercials for Band-Aid and FORD Motors.   Children's shows Nickelodeon's Team Umizoomi and Amazon Prime's Creative Galaxy.  She is repped by Abrams (legit), Buchwald (commercial), ZOOM Talent (mgr).

             

Taylor made her professional theatre debut at the age of 6 under the direction of Emmy nominated and Tony award winner, Phylicia Rashad! Taylor performed in 8 shows per week and resided in company housing with the rest of the cast in CT and NJ. She played the role of the daughter, Raynell. The show ran as a regional tour Oct-Feb in New Haven CT and Princeton NJ! The REVIEWS Taylor received were phenomenal!

Taylor and Phylicia Rashad having one of their many heart to heart talks


Cast of Fences with Director Phylicia Rashad and Artistic Director of McCarter Theatre Emily Mann 

So comfortable and happy in her beautiful dressing room

Taylor Dior and Phylicia Rashad

Photo from BroadwayWorld.com of Taylor and her stage brother Chris Myers

Getting priceless direction from Phylicia Rashad

Taylor and Phylicia Rashad during a speech Phylicia gave to Young Scholars in Princeton.

Taylor with her director Phylicia Rashad and her manager Kim Pedell

Taylor Dior working with Oscar winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr and Sharon Leal on set of TV pilot"Guilty" for FOX. Taylor played their daughter in a recurring role for this pilot.

 

SAG short film "A Life For A Life". Taylor working alongside actors ATO ESSANDOH (Django Unchained, Blood Diamond, Hitch, and Nights in Rodanthe) and NATALIE KNEPP (Rocksteady, Going the Distance, Blue Bloods, Gossip Girl, and The Good Wife)! Taylor played the role of "Cathy" in the film.

Taylor is in front of her trailer on set of SAG commercial for seafood restaurant "CAPTAIN D's"!!! She was flown to NASHVILLE, TN for 3 days to film this commercial!!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wbEtcI-whRc&feature=youtu.be

Way to go Taylor! Taylor made it three rounds all the way to a chemistry read to play Rosario Dawson's daughter in a major feature film! Taylor was the youngest girl (by a couple years) up for the role.

Taylor with some of the cast of the film "ROOTZ"! Taylor plays the daughter of ACADEMY AWARD WINNER, MARA KASSIN (pictured left), granddaughter of Denise Hungerford, and great granddaughter of Sharon Olanick (pictured right). The film is directed by Dan Pearson (featured center).  

Documentary Feature Film "Decisions" - directed by Academy Award winning director, FISHER STEVENS. Taylor had supporting role of child volunteer.

Nickelodeon's Team Umizoomi. Taking a picture with producer of the show, Soo Kim!  Taylor was hired for live action speaking roles in 3 episodes in season 4 of the popular show!

New animated series for Amazon "Creative Galaxy"! Taylor has a live action role in this animated series.

National commercial for QVC. Airing during 2013 holiday. http://www.ispot.tv/ad/71zV/qvc-holiday-shopping

SAG national commercial for SONOSITE medical devices. Taylor plays the patient. She is seen with her screen mom and also under the sheet on the operating table in the commercial: http://www.ispot.tv/ad/7YfX/sonosite-zero-room-for-error

Taylor shot a SAG national commercial for Chase bank! This is her with her commercial dad. The commercial should start airing Jan 2014.

 

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