Jul. 11th, 1984
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Taylor was born in Launceston, Tasmania, the daughter of Christine and Nigel Taylor. She attended Riverside High School. Taylor had wanted to be an actress since she was a child, performing in many school plays.
Taylor modelled for Skye-Jilly International and competed successfully in the State finals of Miss Teen Tasmania. She has appeared in a number of American productions – such as television movies about Natalie Wood and the making of Dynasty (where she played Catherine Oxenberg), and the horror movies Man-thing and See No Evil.
Taylor played Sasha Forbes on the short-lived Australian drama series HeadLand. On April 3,2006, she was nominated for a Logie Award for Most Popular New Female Talent for her role on HeadLand.
Her most prominent role to date was as "Maggie", a signals analyst, in the 2007 Transformers, where she appeared alongside 'Megan Fox' and 'Shia LaBeouf'. Taylor confirmed that she would not be returning for the Transformers sequel.
In 2009, she completed the Australian feature Cedar Boys and starred in the comedy Splinterheads.
She has also signed to the HBO comedy series Washingtonienne and Melt, an Australian production. Taylor began a recurring role on Grey's Anatomy as Dr. Lucy Fields, an obstetrician and maternal-fetal fellow.
In 2011, Taylor joined the cast of the short-lived remake of the television series Charlie's Angels. Also in 2011, she had a major role in the film Red Dog and starred in the Russian science-fiction thriller film The Darkest Hour, directed by filmmaker Chris Gorak.
Taylor had key supporting role in the 2012 Australian comedy Any Questions for Ben?, created by Working Dog Productions.
Taylor is starring in the new drama 666 Park Avenue.