Lili Taylor

Biography: Lily Taylor is a recognized American actress specially for her work in Independent movies for which she has been repeatedly awarded. The awards she has won over the years include Best Actress in the Copenhagen International Film Festival, Best Supporting Female in the Independent Spirit Awards, Best Ensemble Cast in the Venice Film Festival, 2 Emmy nominations and many others. She is known to the great public for her work in the critic acclaimed TV show Six Feet Under.

She was born in Glencoe Illinois and grew up there together with her 2 brothers and 3 sisters. She graduated from New Trier High School and attended Goodman Theatre School of DePaul University, Chicago. She left the school after a year because they would not allow their students to take paying acting jobs while in school.

After leaving college she was a member of Naked Angels in New York City and then formed her own theater company, Machine Full. The first of a very long list of movies she has been on is
Mystic Pizza. She is known for chosing carefully her roles and paying special attention to the director in the movies she has been involved. She has worked for instance with Emir Kusturica, Robert Altman, Nancy Savoca, John Waters, Isabel Coixet and Bent Hamer. Expand

Lili Taylor's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 61
Highest Metascore: 86 Say Anything...
Lowest Metascore: 33 About Cherry
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 21
  2. Negative: 1 out of 21
21 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
46 Blood Ties Mar 21, 2014 Cast / Marie / Marie 5.7
66 The Cold Lands Mar 14, 2014 Nicole tbd
68 The Conjuring Jul 19, 2013 Cast / Principal Cast / Carolyn Perron 7.7
67 Future Weather Feb 22, 2013 Ms. Markovi 6.7
33 About Cherry Sep 21, 2012 Phyllis / Phyllis 4.9
53 Being Flynn Mar 2, 2012 Joy / Joy 6.0
43 Brooklyn's Finest Mar 5, 2010 Angela 5.4
78 Starting Out in the Evening Nov 23, 2007 Ariel Schiller 7.9
71 Factotum Aug 18, 2006 Jan 6.2
64 The Notorious Bettie Page Apr 14, 2006 Paula Klaw 7.3
44 A Slipping-Down Life May 14, 2004 Evie Decker 8.0
44 Gaudi Afternoon Mar 21, 2003 Ben 8.3
79 High Fidelity Mar 31, 2000 Sarah Kendrew 8.3
66 Pecker Sep 25, 1998 Rorey Wheeler 7.3
60 Ransom Nov 8, 1996 Maris Conner 7.0
75 I Shot Andy Warhol May 1, 1996 Valerie Jean Solanas 9.0
48 Ready to Wear (Prêt-à-Porter) Dec 25, 1994 Fiona Ulrich 4.0
66 Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle Nov 23, 1994 Edna Ferber 6.0
79 Short Cuts Oct 3, 1993 Honey Bush 7.7
86 Say Anything... Apr 4, 1989 Corey Flood 8.7
60 Mystic Pizza Oct 14, 1988 Jojo 7.4