Lauren-Marie Taylor

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Lauren-Marie Taylor
Born (1961-11-01) November 1, 1961 (age 55)
The Bronx, New York
Occupation Actor
Years active 1980–2013

Lauren-Marie Taylor (born November 1, 1961) is an American film and television actress. She is perhaps best known for her role as Vickie 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 character's daughter in Neighbors (1981). 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.



Year Title Role Notes
1981 Friday the 13th Part 2 Vickie
Neighbors Elaine Keese
1982 Girls Nite Out Sheila Robinson
2009 His Name Was Jason: 30 Years of Friday the 13th Herself Documentary
2013 Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th Herself Documentary


Year Title Role Notes
1980-81 Ryan's Hope Eleanor Skofield 3 Episodes: #1.1417, #1.1440, #1.1441
1983-95 Loving Stacey Donovan 2 Episodes: Pilot, 4 May 1995
1985 The Cracker Brothers Sketch Performer TV Movie
1987 Pound Puppies Carolyn / Girl 1 / Girl Orphan 5 Episodes
1996 Handmade by Design Host
2006 My First Time Herself 1 Episode: Soap Opera Starts



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