is an award-winning screenwriter known for his work on the American television drama Six Feet Under
. He wrote, directed and starred in the film Showboy
which won Best Directorial Debut at the "British Independent Film Awards" and "Best Picture at the Milan International Film Festival". His other credits include the television dramas Miracles
The short film "The Lady in Waiting" that Taylor wrote and directed as his thesis film from New York University
won the Gold Medal at the Student Academy Awards and then went on to be nominated for the Best Live Action Short Oscar.
His script on the second season of Six Feet Under
was nominated for Best Drama by the Writers Guild and his work as a writer-producer was recognized with a Golden Globe and an Emmy nomination.
Taylor worked as a freelance writer on the first season of the ABC drama Lost
in the 2004–05 television season. Taylor and the writing staff won the Writers Guild of America Award
for Best Dramatic Series at the February 2006 ceremony
for their work on the first and second seasons.
Taylor co-created the television show New Amsterdam
with Allan Loeb. The show was directed by Lasse Hallstrom, and, although critically embraced, was short lived on the FOX.
Taylor has written a theatrical musical based around the music catalogue of the world's top selling pop duo Hall & Oates
. He has written a three episode arc for... Read More