November 1, 1961 |
The Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S.
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 also done numerous TV commercials and off-Broadway plays .
|1980-81||Ryan's Hope||Eleanor Skofield||Guest role (3 episodes)|
|1981||Friday the 13th Part 2||Vickie|
|1982||Girls Nite Out||Sheila Robinson|
|1983–1995||Loving||Stacey Donovan||TV series|
|1985||Cracker Brothers, TheThe Cracker Brothers||Cracker Girl||TV film|
|1987||Pound Puppies||Various (voice)||Guest role (5 episodes)|
|1996||Handmade by Design||Host||TV series|
|2006||My First Time||Self||"Soap Opera Starts"|
|2009||His Name Was Jason: 30 Years of Friday the 13th||Self||TV documentary|
|2013||Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th||Self / Vickie||Video documentary|
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