Taylor Russell

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Taylor Russell
Taylor Russell by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Taylor Russell at WonderCon 2018
Born (1994-07-18) July 18, 1994 (age 25)
Other namesTaylor Russell McKenzie
Taylor McKenzie
Years active2012–present

Taylor Russell (born July 18, 1994) is a Canadian actress. She starred in the film “Waves,” written and directed by Trey Edward Shults and starring Kelvin Harrison Jr., Alexa Demie, Lucas Hedges, Renee Elise Goldsberry, and Sterling K. Brown. The film was released by A24 Films on November 15, 2019. Taylor will be honored with the Virtuoso Award at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival in January 2020 on behalf her performance in the film.

Taylor recently appeared in the psychological horror film “Escape Room.” She will soon begin production on the second installment. She also stars as Judy Robinson in Lost in Space, the Netflix remake of the original 1965 TV series.[1] The second season will be released on Netflix on December 24, 2019.



Year Title Role Notes
2013 If I Had Wings Julie as Taylor Russell McKenzie
2015 Suspension Carrie
2017 Before I Fall Ashley
2018 Down a Dark Hall Ashley
2018 Hot Air Tess
2019 Escape Room Zoey Davis
2019 Waves Emily Williams
2020 Escape Room 2 Zoey Davis Filming
TBA Words on Bathroom Walls TBA Post-production
TBA Dr. Bird's Advice for Sad Poets Sophie Post-production


Year Title Role Notes
2012 Emily Owens, M.D. Mean Girl #1 Episode: "Emily and... the Outbreak"; as Taylor McKenzie
2013 Blink Jessica Unsold television pilot[2][3]
2014 The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story Lark Voorhies Television film; as Taylor Russell McKenzie
2014 Pants on Fire Jennifer Television film
2015 Strange Empire Cassie Recurring role; 2 episodes
2015 Falling Skies Evelyn Recurring role; 5 episodes
2016 Dead of Summer Laura Episode: "How to Stay Alive in the Woods"
2017 Sea Change CeCe Television film
2018 Lost in Space Judy Robinson Main role
Nominated - Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress in Streaming Presentation (2019)


  1. ^ Carnegie, David; Taylor, Gary, eds. (2012-09-06). "The Quest for Cardenio". doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641819.001.0001. ISBN 9780199641819. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  2. ^ https://www.cinemablend.com/television/Tomorrow-People-Reboot-Blink-Get-Pilot-Orders-CW-51917.html
  3. ^ http://www.thefutoncritic.com/news/2013/05/10/development-update-friday-may-10-odds-and-ends-330315/10368/

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