Taylor was most recently seen on CW series “The Originals” and starring in the Hallmark Channel original movie “Appetite for Love.” She was a recurring guest star in TV Land’s ‘Impastor,” CW’s “Supernatural,” A&E’s “The Glades,” and CBS’s “CSI Miami.” She was also a series regular on NBC’s hit show “The Event.” She starred in the Lifetime feature “Bad Blood,” and can also be seen in the films “The Violent Kind,” which premiered at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, “The Surrogates” and “Twelve Rounds,” as well as the MTV movie “All You’ve Got,” among other film credits.
Taylor made her television debut on the WB show “Summerland” as Erika, a role originally intended to be a guest star, and promoted to series regular once Aaron Spelling and the other producers saw Taylor’s work.
Taylor has had recurring roles in “Heroes” and “Secret Girlfriend,” and guest starred on “Ballers,” “Castle,” “Two and a Half Men,” “Entourage,” “NCIS,” and “Melrose Place,” to name a few.
Taylor stars in the music video for Mayer Hawthorne, Ryan Cabrera’s hit song “True,” as well as the video for Papa Roach’s cross-over hit “Scars.”
Born and raised in Arlington, Texas, Taylor played on her high school’s volleyball team and traveled the country competitively with the junior Olympic squad. She also has traveled the world as a professional model to such countries as Italy, France, Germany and Australia.
An avid sports enthusiast, Cole continues to play volleyball, golf, practice tae kwon do, and surf (a sport she learned for “Summerland”).