Taylor Handley Biography

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Born: June 01, 1984


Date of Birth: June 1, 1984

Born in Santa Barbara, California, Taylor Handley began acting at the age of eight in summer stock productions. At 13, he made his motion picture debut in Jack Frost (1998) starring Michael Keaton.

From then on he worked steadily, playing guest appearances on shows such as Sons of Thunder, Odd Man Out, Frasier, NYPD Blue, Touched by an Angel and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. He also was a regular on the NBC sitcom Go Fish. For his starring role in the TV movie Phantom of the Megaplex (2000), Handley received a Young Artist Award nomination.

On Dawson's Creek, he played the recurring role of Patrick, following by a recurring role on the hit Fox series The O.C., as the emotionally disturbed Oliver Trask. In the Hallmark Hall of Fame TV movie In From the Night, he starred as Marcia Gay Harden's emotionally traumatized nephew.

On the big screen, Handley played a starring role in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006) and a supporting role opposite Jon Voight and Terence Stamp in September Dawn (2006). He returns to the small screen with a starring role as Johnny in the new CW Network drama series Hidden Palms.

In his spare time, Handley enjoys extreme sports such as surfing, snowboarding, and skateboarding. He also sings in a band with friends.


September Dawn (2006)
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006)
The Standard (2006)
Zerophilia (2005)
Jack Frost (1998)

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