Filmography: Lili Taylor

Lili Taylor next stars opposite James Franco in Stephen Elliott’s Cherry; and with Mickey Rourke and Jeffrey Dean Morgan in Hany Abu-Assad’s The Courier.

Her many other features include Andrew Wagner’s Starting Out in the Evening, opposite Frank Langella; Michael Mann’s Public Enemies; two Robert Altman films, Prêt-à-Porter (Ready to Wear) and Short Cuts, sharing a Golden Globe Award as well as a Venice International Film Festival honor with the ensemble cast of the latter; John SaylesCasa de los Babys; Emir Kusturica’s Arizona Dream, opposite Johnny Depp; Stephen Frears’ High Fidelity; John Waters’ Pecker; Oliver Stone’s Born on the Fourth of July; Cameron Crowe’s Say Anything…; Abel Ferrara’s The Addiction; Jan de Bont’s The Haunting; Ron Howard’s Ransom, for which she won a Blockbuster Award for Best Supporting Actress; David Anspaugh’s Rudy; Alan Rudolph’s Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle; Mary Harron’s The Notorious Bettie Page and I Shot Andy Warhol, for which she was accorded a Special Recognition prize at the Sundance Film Festival; Stanley Tucci’s The Impostors; Toni Kalem’s A Slipping-Down Life; Bent Hamer’s Factotum, for which she was named Best Actress at the Copenhagen Film Festival; and Donald Petrie’s Mystic Pizza, in which she made her indelible film debut.

Ms. Taylor received an Independent Spirit Award for her performance in Nancy Savoca’s Household Saints, and also starred for the filmmaker in Dogfight. At the 1996 Seattle International Film Festival, she was cited as Best Actress for her performances in I Shot Andy Warhol, Jim McKay’s Girls Town, and Friðrik Þór Friðriksson’s Cold Fever.

On television, her guest appearances on The X-Files and Six Feet Under earned her Emmy Award nominations; she shared a Screen Actors Guild Award with her fellow actors from the latter series. Her other memorable guest roles include Mad About You. She recently starred in her own television series, State of Mind. Her telefilms and miniseries include Mick Jackson’s Live from Baghdad and Robert Dornhelm’s miniseries Anne Frank: The Whole Story, in which she portrayed reallife heroine Miep Gies.

Ms. Taylor made her Broadway debut in Scott Elliott’s staging of Anton Chekhov’s Three Sisters. She made her directorial debut with Steven Dietz’s Halcyon Days, for her own theatre company, Machine Full. Her other stage credits include The Dead Eye Boy, for which she was a Drama Desk Award nominee; Landscape of the Body; Aven’ U Boys; and the New Group’s 2004 revival of Aunt Dan & Lemon, for which she won both an Obie Award and a Drama League Award.

Biography/Filmography courtesy of Focus Features. Being Flynn opens March 2nd, 2012

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