Falls Church, Virginia, U.S.
Taryn attended Orange County School of the Arts in Santa Ana, California.
Singer-songwriter, actress, fashion designer
- Father – Bill Manning (Musician)
- Mother – Sharyn Manning
- Siblings – Kellin Manning (Brother) (Musician)
She is signed with these agencies –
- Radius Entertainment (Talent Agency / Manager)
- LA Talent (Booking Agency)
- PMK*BNC (Marketing Agency)
Pop, alternative rock
Dreamworks Records, Little Vanilla
5 ft 2 in or 157 cm
53 kg or 117 pounds
Boyfriend / Girlfriend / Spouse
Taryn Manning dated –
- Clifton Collins Jr. (2002-2011) – From April 2002 to January 2011, actors Clifton Collins Jr. and Taryn were romantically linked to each other.
- Jeanine Heller (2013-2014) – From 2013 to 2014, actresses Jeanine Heller and Taryn were RUMORed to be an item. In November 2014, for doing criminal threats on Jeanine, Taryn was also arrested.
Race / Ethnicity
She generally keeps her hair “Blonde.”
In 2013, to play Tiffany “Pennsatucky” Doggett in the Orange Is the New Black, Taryn dyed her reverse Ombré strands “Platinum.”
- Often plays the roles of troublemakers
- Husky voice
- Several tattoos on her body – unicorn on left arm, owl on right shoulder, and rainbow on right wrist.
34-25-33 in or 86-63.5-84 cm
6 (US) or 36 (EU)
In 2002, she appeared in television commercials for Gap Stretch Jeans.
She does not believe in one religion. But, is a very spiritual person.
In her own words (as per her Esquire interview) –
“I lean more towards Buddhist practices. I’m not a part of any organized practices, but I believe heavily on love and the universe and what you give is what you get.”
Best Known For
Playing Tiffany “Pennsatucky” Doggett in the comedy-drama series Orange Is the New Black.
As a solo artist, she released her debut album Freedom City in 2015. Though, she kept releasing singles before that too.
Taryn’s first song named “So Talented” came in 2009.
In 1999, she appeared in a film titled Speedway Junky for her minor role as a girl in the car. Her role wasn’t even credited.
Her first credited role came when she appeared in The Specials in 2009.
First TV Show
In 1999, Taryn guest appeared in legal comedy-drama series The Practice for her role as Jenny Rains in an episode entitled “Of Human Bondage.”
Taryn chants and meditates two times a day.
She loves pizza, and burritos a lot. Taryn has listed her day to day diet plan on Grub Street.
Taryn Manning Favorite Things
- Food – Pizza
- Baskin Robbins Ice-Cream Flavor – Mint Chocolate Chip
Source – IMDb, Grub Street
Taryn Manning Facts
- Taryn commenced dancing when she was 12.
- Taryn was just two months old when her parents divorced.
- Along with her brother Kellin, she was primarily raised by her single mother in Tucson, Arizona.
- Her upbringing was rather on a very strict income as her single mom was the only earner at that time. But, whenever Taryn asked for money from her mom, she got the full money (without any deductions).
- Manning started attending karate and acting classes in her childhood despite having a money problem.
- Her dad died when Taryn was 14 due to suicide.
- While young, to support her family financially, she worked as a waitress and barista in a coffeehouse.
- She has performed in the Boomkat band with her brother Kellin Manning which was formed in 2003 by the brother-sister duo.
- She is not related to Manning brothers (Peyton, Eli, and Cooper Manning).
- Visit her official website @ www.tarynmanning.com.
- Hear more from Taryn on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, SoundCloud, MySpace, YouTube, and iTunes.