Taylor Gildersleeve

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Taylor Gildersleeve
Born Taylor Rene Gildersleeve
(1991-09-13) September 13, 1991 (age 25)
Mattituck, New York
Other names Taylor Black
Years active 2005-present
Website http://taylorblackofficial.com/

Taylor Gildersleeve (born September 13, 1991[1]) is an American actress. She is known for her role as teenager Sydney Harris on the daytime soap opera All My Children. She is also known professionally as Taylor Black.


Gildersleeve originated the role of Sydney Harris on ABC's "All My Children" on August 1, 2006. She last appeared on the show on November 28, 2006, but remained with the show until May 2007. She acted in 38 episodes.

Gildersleeve won the pageantry title of Miss New York Teen USA 2009 on November 30, 2008. She competed in the Miss Teen USA 2009 pageant. She also won the title of Miss Teen Connecticut-World 2010 and competed for the title of Miss Teen United-States World 2010.[citation needed]

On March 15, 2010, Gildersleeve joined the cast of ABC's One Life to Live as Leah Valeria, one of Kim's dancer friends. In 2010, she appeared in a Blue Bloods. She has appeared on NBC's Law and Order in the role of Lauren Claiborne and on NBC's 30 Rock in the role of actress Archeria in the episode "Black Light Attack!".

Gildersleeve appeared in the 2014 Lifetime film Sugar Daddies as Kara, a pre-law college student who gets enmeshed in being a sugar baby for a wealthy older man.


  1. ^ http://taylorgildersleeve.blogspot.com/ state her birth date as September 13

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