November 6, 1978
42 years old
5 ft 2 in | 157 cm
34-25-33 in | 86-63.5-84 cm
53 kg | 117 pounds
6 US | 36.5 EU
Taryn Manning was born in Falls Church, Virginia, United States, on November 6, 1978, is an American actress.
Young Taryn Manning first started performing as a dancer, at the age of 12.
She made her big screen debut in crime drama film Speedway Junky (1999) in uncredited role as Girl in Car.
She got her television debut in ABC legal drama series The Practice (1999) in episode "Of Human Bondage", in role as Jenny Rains.
Her breakthrough performance came as Nola in drama film Hustle & Flow (2005).
She released her solo debut album "Freedom City" in 2012 and her first song "So Talented" in 2009.
Sanctioning Evil (2021) action in role as Dani, opposite Zach McGowan and Tobias Truvillion
Last Call (2021) comedy in role as Ali, with Jeremy Piven and Zach McGowan
She was nominated for the Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Breakthrough Performance and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for her role as Nola in drama film Hustle & Flow (2005).
Crazy/Beautiful (2001) teen romantic drama opposite Kirsten Dunst and Jay Hernandez
Crossroads (2002) teen drama road with Britney Spears, Zoe Saldana and Dan Aykroyd
The Breed (2006) horror opposite Michelle Rodriguez, Oliver Hudson and Eric Lively
Weirdsville (2007) comedy horror with Scott Speedman, Wes Bentley and Matt Frewer
After S*x (2007) romantic comedy drama opposite Mila Kunis, Jane Seymour and Emmanuelle Chriqui
Dandelion (2004) romantic drama with Vincent Kartheiser, Arliss Howard and Mare Winningham
The Devil's Tomb (2009) horror thriller opposite Cuba Gooding Jr., Ray Winstone and Ron Perlman
Zombie Apocalypse (2011) zombie horror with Ving Rhames, Gary Weeks and Lesley-Ann Brandt
The Perfect Age of Rock 'n' Roll (2009) drama music opposite Lukas Haas, Kevin Zegers and Jason Ritter
Jack and Jill vs. The World (2008) romantic drama comedy with Freddie Prinze Jr., Peter Stebbings and Ingrid Doucet
The Job (2009) comedy drama opposite Patrick John Flueger, Ron Perlman and Joe Pantoliano
The Vault (2017) horror thriller with Francesca Eastwood, Scott Haze and James Franco
The Brawler (2018) drama crime opposite Zach McGowan and Amy Smart
The Murder of Nicole Brown Simpson (2019) thriller with Mena Suvari and Nick Stahl
She won three Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series for her role as Tiffany "Pennsatucky" Doggett in Netflix comedy drama television series Orange Is the New Black (2013-2019).
Get Real (1999-2000) Fox comedy drama series in role as Rebecca Peabody
Drive (2007) action drama series in role as Ivy Chitty / Ellie Laird
She had recurring role as Rita ("Cherry") in FX action crime drama television series Sons of Anarchy (2008-2010).
She had recurring role as Mary Ann McGarrett in CBS action police procedural television series Hawaii Five-0 (2010-2019).
Attended the Orange County School of the Arts in Santa Ana, California.
Has one brother, Kellin.
Formed band "Boomkat" with her brother Kellin in 2003, their debut album "Boomkatalog.One" was released in 2003 and second studio album "A Million Trillion Stars" in 2009.
She started dancing when she was 12, also karate and acting classes.
She is co-owner of clothing brand "Born Uniqorn".
Featured in music videos for:
Oleander "Are You There?" (2001)
Nickelback "Rockstar" (2007)
Butch Walker "The Weight of Her" (2008)
will.i.am "Yes We Can" (2008)
Dreamers "The Dreamers" (2009)
Killola "She's a Bitch" (2011)
Train "50 Ways to Say Goodbye" (2012)
Zedd "Spectrum" (2012)
Passion Pit "Constant Conversations" (2012)
Razihel "Seeking of the Truth" (2013)
Chris Pierce "Trouble Man" (2018)
Lives in Palm Springs, California.
She dated Jeanine Heller (2013-2014) and Clifton Collins Jr. (2002-2011).