Regina Taylor

Biography: Regina Taylor was born in Dallas, Texas, but was raised in Oklahoma. After graduating from The Southern Methodist University, she moved to New York to pursue acting on stage, and in movies and television. On Broadway, she became the first African-American to play Juliet in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. She went on to do various other parts on and off Broadway, as well as landing roles on television shows (such as Law and Order) and then on the critically acclaimed show I'll Fly Away (1991). Taylor played the role of Lilly Harper on this short lived show, but quickly became an audience favorite. She has starred in such movies as Lean On Me, Losing Isaiah, Clockers, Courage Under Fire, and The Negotiator. Taylor is also an accomplished playwright. She decided to retire from acting a few years ago, but when the executive producers for the new tv show The Unit asked her to read for the part of Molly Blane, she was swept back into the world of acting. For the numerous awards thatRegina Taylor was born in Dallas, Texas, but was raised in Oklahoma. After graduating from The Southern Methodist University, she moved to New York to pursue acting on stage, and in movies and television. On Broadway, she became the first African-American to play Juliet in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. She went on to do various other parts on and off Broadway, as well as landing roles on television shows (such as Law and Order) and then on the critically acclaimed show I'll Fly Away (1991). Taylor played the role of Lilly Harper on this short lived show, but quickly became an audience favorite. She has starred in such movies as Lean On Me, Losing Isaiah, Clockers, Courage Under Fire, and The Negotiator. Taylor is also an accomplished playwright. She decided to retire from acting a few years ago, but when the executive producers for the new tv show The Unit asked her to read for the part of Molly Blane, she was swept back into the world of acting. For the numerous awards that she has won, check out the Trivia section on Regina Taylor below. Expand

Regina Taylor's Scores

Average career score: 60
Highest Metascore: 72 I'll Fly Away: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 49 Dig: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 3
  2. Negative: 0 out of 3
3 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
49 Dig: Season 1 Mar 5, 2015 Ambassador Ruth Ridell 6.7
tbd The Unit: Season 2 Sep 19, 2006 Molly Blane 9.0
61 The Unit: Season 1 Mar 7, 2006 Molly Blane 7.3
tbd I'll Fly Away: Season 2 Sep 25, 1992 Lilly Harper tbd
72 I'll Fly Away: Season 1 Oct 7, 1991 Lilly Harper tbd
tbd I'll Fly Away: Season 3 Oct 7, 1991 Lilly Harper tbd