Authors

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Taya Kyle

Taya Renae Kyle (née Studebaker, born September 4, 1974) is an American author, political commentator, and military veteran's family activist. Known as the widow of US Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, she was portrayed by Sienna Miller in the 2014 film American Sniper about her husband's life. Kyle is the co-author of American Wife: A Memoir of Love, Service, Faith, and Renewal, a book about life with her husband.

Type: author,autobiographerNationality: United States of America

Tayari Jones

Tayari Jones (born November 30, 1970 in Atlanta, Georgia) is the author of four novels, most recently An American Marriage, which was a 2018 Oprah's Book Club Selection. She is a graduate of Spelman College, the University of Iowa, and Arizona State University. She is currently a member of the English faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences at Emory University, and recently returned to her hometown after a decade in New York City.

Type: writer,novelistNationality: United States of America

Taye Diggs

Scott Leo Taye Diggs is an American theatre, film and television actor. He is perhaps best known for his roles in the Broadway musical Rent, the motion picture How Stella Got Her Groove Back, and the television series Private Practice. His nickname, Taye, comes from the playful pronunciation of Scotty as Scottay.

Type: Actor, singer, producer, choreographerNationality: American

Taylor Branch

Taylor Branch (born January 14, 1947) is an American author and historian best known for his trilogy of books chronicling the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. and much of the history of the American Civil Rights Movement. The third and final volume of the 2,912-page trilogy—collectively called America in the King Years—was released in January 2006, and a selected summary of the trilogy, The King Years: Historic Moments in the Civil Rights Movement, was released in 2013.

Type: writer,historian,authorNationality: United States of America

Taylor Caldwell

Janet Miriam Holland Taylor Caldwell was an Anglo-American novelist and prolific author of popular fiction, also known by the pen names Marcus Holland and Max Reiner, and by her married name of J. Miriam Reback.

Type: Author, novelistNationality: American

Taylor Cole

Taylor Quinn Cole (born April 29, 1984) is an American actress and former fashion model.

Type: actor,model,television actor,film actorNationality: United States of America

Taylor Dayne

Taylor Dayne is the stage name of Leslie Wunderman, an American pop singer-songwriter and actress. In late 1987, she scored her first major hit when her debut single Tell It to My Heart reached #7 on the Hot 100. She then went on to have a string of hits in the late 1980s and early 1990s, including the #1 Billboard hit Love Will Lead You Back.

Type: Musician, actressNationality: British

Taylor Hackford

Taylor Edwin Hackford is an American film director, and the current president of the Directors Guild of America.

Type: DirectorNationality: American

Taylor Handley

Taylor Laurence Handley (born June 1, 1984) is an American actor.

Type: television actor,film actorNationality: United States of America

Taylor Hanson

Taylor Hanson born March 14, 1983) is an American musician best known as a member of the pop rock band Hanson. He sings both lead and back-up vocals, and plays keyboard, percussion, guitar, harmonica, and piano. He is also the lead singer of supergroup Tinted Windows.

Type: MusicianNationality: American

Taylor Hawkins

Oliver Taylor Hawkins (born February 17, 1972) is an American musician, best known as the drummer of the rock band Foo Fighters.

Type: drummer,musicianNationality: United States of America

Taylor Hicks

Taylor Reuben Hicks (born October 7, 1976) is an American singer who won the fifth season of American Idol. Hicks got his start as a professional musician in his late teens and performed around the Southeastern United States for well over the span of a decade, during which he also released two independent albums. Upon winning Idol, he was signed to Arista Records, under which his self-titled major label debut was released on December 12, 2006.

Type: singer,singer-songwriter,musicianNationality: United States of America

Taylor Kinney

Taylor Jacks Kinney (born July 15, 1981) is an American actor and model. He is known for playing Mason Lockwood in The Vampire Diaries, Jared in Zero Dark Thirty, Phil in The Other Woman, and Lieutenant Kelly Severide in Chicago Fire, Chicago P.D. and Chicago Med.

Type: art model,stage actor,model,television actor,film actorNationality: United States of America

Taylor Kitsch

Taylor Kitsch is a Canadian actor and model. He is best known for his role as Tim Riggins in the NBC television series Friday Night Lights and for his role as Gambit in X-Men Origins: Wolverine. He also starred in the films John Carter, Battleship, and Savages.

Type: Actor, modelNationality: Canadian

Taylor Lautner

Taylor Daniel Lautner is an American actor, voice actor, model, and martial artist. As a child, Lautner took up martial arts in Holland, Michigan and was ranked number one in his category by the American Sports Karate Association.

Type: Actor, modelNationality: American

Taylor Mali

Taylor McDowell Mali (born March 28, 1965) is an American slam poet, humorist, teacher, and voiceover artist.

Type: teacher,voice actorNationality: United States of America

Taylor Momsen

Taylor Michel Momsen (born July 26, 1993) is an American musician, singer, model, and former actress. She is known for portraying the character of Jenny Humphrey on The CW's teen drama series Gossip Girl (2007–2012) and Cindy Lou Who in the film How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000).

Type: actor,composer,singer,pianist,musician,guitarist,modelNationality: United States of America