Taylor Cole was recently seen starring in the Hallmark Channel Original Movie “Falling for You,” as well as in “One Winter Weekend” and “Christmas Festival of Ice.” She was a series regular on The CW series “The Originals,” and is featured in multiple episodes in the current season of the CBS suspense drama “Salvation.” She co-stars with Val Kilmer and Tom Berenger in the feature film 1st Born, which was released this year. Taylor has starred in a number of Hallmark Channel original movies, including “The Art of Us,” “Christmas in Homestead,” “My Summer Prince” opposite her “One Winter Weekend” co-star Jack Turner, and “Appetite for Love.”
Cole was a recurring guest star in TV Land’s “Impastor,” The CW’s “Supernatural,” A&E’s “The Glades” and CBS’ “CSI Miami.” She was also a series regular on NBC’s hit show “The Event.” She starred in the Lifetime movie “Bad Blood” and can also be seen in the films WEAPONiZED, 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.
Cole made her television debut on The WB series “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 her work. She 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. In addition, she 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, Cole 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).”