This "Gossip Girl" star was born on July 26, 1993 in St. Louis, Missouri. Taylor started performing at a young age, appearing in commercials and acting in small roles on both the big and small screens. Taylor caught the eye of audiences playing the cute and adorable Cindy Lou Who in Jim Carey's film, How the Grinch Who Stole Christmas. She continued to act and was in such movies as Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams and Underdog.

Taylor really hit it big when she won the role of fashionista Jenny Humphrey on the CW's smash hit, "Gossip Girl". Playing Jenny has made Taylor a star. She has appeared on numerous magazine covers and red carpets. She is known for both her acting skills and her great fashion sense. Taylor is not just an actress but she is also an aspiring model and rock star. She signed with a top modeling agency, IMG Models, in 2008. She also sings and plays guitar for her band, The Pretty Reckless. With so much going on, Taylor is on the road to superstardom and that's why we featured her in our Verge to Emerge. We are excited to see what this hot young star will do next!



She auditioned for the part of Hannah Montana.

She was in a Shake 'N Bake commercial at the age of 3.

Her favorite show is "Law & Order: SVU"




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