July 15, 1981 |
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Education||Lancaster Mennonite School|
|Alma mater||West Virginia University|
|Home town||Neffsville, Pennsylvania, U.S.|
Taylor Kinney (born July 15, 1981) is an American actor and model.
Early life and education
Taylor Kinney was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He has Irish ancestry. Kinney and his three brothers, Adam, Ryan, and Trent, were raised in Neffsville, Pennsylvania, by their single mother, Pamela (Heisler) Kinney. Pamela worked as a dental hygienist. In 2000, he graduated from Lancaster Mennonite School. He attended West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia.
In 2011, Kinney was featured in Lady Gaga's music video for the song "You and I". In 2012, he guest starred on Shameless as Craig, the former high school crush of the lead character Fiona (played by Emmy Rossum).
Kinney's brother Ryan died prior to September 7, 2008. Since July 2011, he has been dating Lady Gaga. They first met while working on the music video for her song "You and I" and began dating soon afterwards.
|2007||Furnace (film)||Bill Jamison|
|2010||Scorpio Men on Prozac||May's Lover|
|2011||A Mann's World||France||Television film|
|2011||Prodigal||Brad Searcy||Short film|
|2012||Least Among Saints||Jesse|
|2012||Stars in Shorts||Brad Searcy|
|2012||Zero Dark Thirty||Jared|
|2014||The Other Woman||Phil|
|2006||Fashion House||Luke Gianni||Main Cast; 35 episodes|
|2007||What About Brian||Jared||"What About Secret Lovers..."|
|2008||Bones||Jimmy Fields||"Player Under Pressure"|
|2009–2010||Trauma||Glenn Morrison||Main Cast; 19 episodes|
|2010–2011||Vampire Diaries, TheThe Vampire Diaries||Mason Lockwood||Recurring (Seasons 2–3); 9 episodes|
|2011||Yoü and I||Lady Gaga's Love Interest||Music Video|
|2011||CSI: NY||Jason Locke||"Identity Crisis"|
|2011||Rizzoli & Isles||Jesse Wade||"Don't Hate the Player"|
|2012||Dating Rules from My Future Self||Dave||Main Cast|
|2012||Shameless||Craig Heisner||"I'll Light a Candle for You Every Day"
"A Beautiful Mess"
|2012||Castle||Darren Thomas||"Once Upon a Crime"|
|2012||Breakout Kings||Perry||"SEALd Fate"|
|2012–present||Chicago Fire||Lieutenant Kelly Severide||Main Role|
|2014||Chicago PD||Lieutenant Kelly Severide||Recurring Role|
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- "Actor Taylor Kinney heats up 'Chicago Fire'". USA Today. Gannett Company. October 10, 2012. Retrieved March 29, 2014.
- Keck, William (July 10, 2010). "Keck's Exclusives! Vampire Diaries Casts Mason Lockwood". TV Guide. Retrieved July 12, 2010.
- "Lady Gaga goes public with romance". The Belfast Telegraph. December 29, 2011. Retrieved January 6, 2012.
- Bentley, Jean (January 6, 2012). "'Shameless': Emmy Rossum on romancing James Wolk, Taylor Kinney & buying a bra in Season 2". Zap 2 It. Retrieved January 17, 2012.
- "Lady Gaga fell for Taylor Kinney on video shoot". November 25, 2013.