Taylor Schilling’s BiographyTaylor Schilling is an American actress, famous for her role as Piper Chapman in the Netflix comedy-drama series Orange is the New Black (2013–present). She also plays a leading role in the horror movie The Prodigy (2019).
Early YearsTaylor Schilling was born on July 27, 1984, in Boston, Massachusetts. The actress’ mother - Patricia Miller - is an administrator at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, her father - Robert J. Schilling - is a former prosecutor. Taylor’s parents got divorced when she was still small; the actress maintained a good relationship with both her mother and her father.
In middle school, Taylor Schilling started attending drama classes. One of her first stage performances was in the musical production Fiddler on the Roof. Winning the Emerson College Playwright's Festival Outstanding Performance Award became an important milestone in her life. All this determined which career the quiet Taylor would choose in the future. She enrolled at Fordham University after graduating from school and continued taking part in stage productions.
Acting CareerTaylor Schilling made her screen debut in 2007: the actress played a supporting role in the independent film Dark Matter (directed by Chen Shi-Zheng), starring the unmatched actress Meryl Streep.
In 2015, Taylor appeared in the comedy The Overnight with Adam Scott, Jason Schwartzman, and Judith Godrèche.
Taylor Schilling’s Personal LifeI’ve had very serious relationships with lots of people, and I’m a very expansive human. There’s no part of me that can be put under a label... I’ve had a lot of love. - Schilling states.
However, little is known about her love life. In 2015, she dated the actress and singer Carrie Brownstein, although the ladies prefer not to comment on this information.
In 2020, Taylor Schilling spoke about her new relationship. The beloved actress was the artist Emily Ritz.