November 1, 1961 |
The Bronx, New York
Lauren-Marie Taylor (born November 1, 1961) is an American film and television actress. She is perhaps best known for her role as Vicki in the 1981 horror movie Friday the 13th Part 2. She is also known for starring in the soap opera Loving as Stacey Donovan Forbes Alden from 1983 to 1995. Her role was notable as she was an original cast member and the only one to stay with the show for its entire run.
Taylor also had a comic turn as John Belushi's daughter in Neighbors. Prior to Loving, Lauren starred in Ryan's Hope as Eleanor Skofield from 1980 to 1981. After Loving, she hosted her own daily crafts series, Handmade by Design, for several years on the Lifetime channel. She has done numerous TV commercials.
Taylor is married to actor and singer John Didrichsen, whom she met when they were both filming Girls Nite Out. They have three children, Katherine, Wesley and Olivia. Formerly dated Hero NYPD Sgt. James Murphy.
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