|Taylor Russell Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 3¾ in|
|Date of Birth||July 18, 1994|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Taylor Russell is a Canadian actress who shot to prominence with her breakout roles such as Judy Robinson in the science fiction series, Lost in Space (2018-2021) and Maren Yearly in the film, Bones and All (2022). Additionally, she has also starred in films such as Before I Fall (2017), Down a Dark Hall (2018), Hot Air (2018), Escape Room (2019), Waves (2019), Words on Bathroom Walls (2020), Dr. Bird’s Advice for Sad Poets (2021), Escape Room: Tournament of Champions (2021), Bones and All (2022), etc.
Taylor Russell McKenzie
Russ, Tmac, Tay
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
New York City, New York, United States
- Siblings – She has 1 older brother and 1 younger brother.
Taylor Russell has been represented by the United Talent Agency in California.
5 ft 3¾ in or 162 cm
58 kg or 128 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Taylor Russell has dated –
Race / Ethnicity
Multiracial (Black and White)
She has African-Canadian ancestry on her father’s side and is of European descent on her mother’s side.
- Dimpled smile
- Lightning bolt on her inner wrist (in honor of Patti Smith, who has the same tattoo on her knee)
Taylor Russell has endorsed or promoted brands such as –
- Alexander McQueen
- Aralda Vintage
Taylor Russell Favorite Things
- Actress – Sissy Spacek
- Book – Just Kids (2010) by Patti Smith
- Ingestible Beauty Products – Pearl Powder, Sea Moss Gel, Moon Juice’s Collagen Protect
- Japanese Directors – Mamoru Hosoda, Makoto Shinkai
Taylor Russell Facts
- She is a dear friend of her Waves (2019) co-star Alexa Demie, who is best known for her role as Maddy Perez in the critically-acclaimed drama series, Euphoria.
- She grew up in Vancouver and being of mixed race, Taylor struggled to feel included in Vancouver’s majority-white community.
- Among the filmmakers she admires are Jonathan Glazer, Claire Denis, Sofia Coppola, and Paul Thomas Anderson.
- Before making her foray into acting, Taylor dreamt of becoming a ballet dancer or painter.
- She is a massive admirer of Japanese animation.
- Taylor shares her birth date with numerous Hollywood celebrities such as Vin Diesel, Kristen Bell, Richard Branson, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, James Brolin, Elizabeth McGovern, Chace Crawford, Elsa Pataky, James Norton, and many others.
- For her stellar performance as the cannibal Maren Yearly in Luca Guadagnino‘s Bones and All (2022), she won the Marcello Mastroianni Award at the Venice Film Festival. Additionally, she was nominated for ‘Outstanding Lead Performance’ and ‘Best Lead Performance’ at the Gotham Independent Film Awards and the Independent Spirit Awards respectively.
- Taylor learned to play the harp during the lockdown period in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Featured Image by Taylor Russell / Instagram