Jennifer Taylor (actress)

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Jennifer Taylor
Born Jennifer Bini
(1972-04-19) April 19, 1972 (age 43)
Hoboken, New Jersey, United States
Occupation Actress, model
Years active 1998–present
Spouse(s) Paul Taylor (m. 1997)
Children 2

Jennifer Taylor (née Bini; born April 19, 1972) is an American actress, best known for her role as Chelsea Melini on CBS sitcom Two and a Half Men, and earlier, for three other female roles on the show. She appeared in the 1998 erotic thriller Wild Things. One of her earliest roles as a female lead was in a television series in the role of the character Laura in the short-lived television drama Miami Sands.

Early life[edit]

She was born in Hoboken, New Jersey and grew up in Coral Springs, Florida. She was first runner-up in the Miss Florida USA pageants in 1995 and 1996.[1][2]

Personal life[edit]

She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and their two children. She has a BA in social sciences and according to an interview, she grows much of her family's food in her own garden.[3]


Year Title Role Notes
1998 Wild Things Barbara Baxter
1998 Maximum Bob Gail Tyrone TV, 1 episode, "Once Bitten"
1998 Holy Man Hot Tub Girl
1998 The Waterboy Rita
2000 Pacific Blue Patti Wolfson TV, 1 episode, "Disrobed"
2000 Diagnosis Murder Charmaine Dufour TV, 1 episode, "Two Birds with One Sloan"
2000 The Disciples Kilmo
2000 Arli$$ Roberta Takega TV, 1 episode, "Where There's a Will"
2000 Yes, Dear Rebecca TV, 1 episode, "The Good Couple"
2001 Nathan's Choice Julia
2001 Miami Sands Laura
2003, 2004, 2007, 2008–2015 Two and a Half Men Suzanne/Tina/Nina/Chelsea[note 1] TV, Season 1, episode 1, "Pilot"/Season 2, episode 11, "Last Chance to See Those Tattoos as Tina"/Season 5, episode 7, "Our Leather Gear is in the Guest Room"/recurring in season 6, starring in season 7, guest in season 9
2005 Charmed Eve TV, 1 episode, "Run, Piper, Run"
2005 Rumor Has It... Jocelyn Richelieu
2006 Las Vegas Judy McKee TV 1 episode, "Fidelity, Security, Delivery"
2008 Ghost Whisperer Jill Benjamin TV, 1 episode, "Slam"
2008 Unhitched Sasha TV, 1 episode, "Woman Marries Horse"
2011 Carnal Innocence Susie TV Movie
2012 Burn Notice Elsa TV, 2 episodes
2013 Ashley Stacy Collins
2013 Zombie Night Karin TV Movie
2016 Arlo: The Burping Pig Ilana Post-production


  1. ^ Prior to appearing as the main character Chelsea Melini from season 6 onwards, Taylor had appeared briefly in four previous episodes as three different minor characters: as Suzanne in the series' pilot (season 1), as Tina in "Last Chance to See Those Tattoos" (season 2), and as Nina in "Our Leather Gear Is in the Guest Room" (season 5).


  1. ^ Marr, M. Miami Herald "Local Actress Lends Feminine Touch to 'Two and a Half Men'" September 2009; accessed November 10, 2009
  2. ^ "Miss Florida USA Faces & Places"; accessed October 17, 2009
  3. ^ C. Richmond, Natural Health magazine, "Natural Woman: Jennifer Taylor Is Anything But a Typical TV Star" October 2009; accessed November 10, 2009

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