July 18, 1994
27 years old
5 ft 4½ in | 164 cm tall
32-25-34 in | 83-63.5-86.5 cm
52 kg | 115 lbs
7.5 US | 38 EU
Taylor Russell McKenzie was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on July 18, 1994, is a Canadian actress.
Young Taylor Russell began her professional acting career in 2012.
She made her big screen debut in sport drama film If I Had Wings (2013) in role as Julie.
She got her television debut in The CW medical drama series Emily Owens, M.D. (2012) in episode "Emily and... the Outbreak", in role as Mean Girl #1.
Her breakthrough performance came as Judy Robinson in Netflix science fiction television series Lost in Space (2018- ).
She was nominated for two Black Reel Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress, Motion Picture and Outstanding Breakthrough Performance, Female and the Film Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female for her role as Emily Williams in drama film Waves (2019), also won the African-American Film Critics Association We See You Award, a Hollywood Critics Association Star on the Rise Award and a Gotham Independent Film Award for Breakthrough Actor.
Down a Dark Hall (2018) supernatural horror opposite AnnaSophia Robb, Uma Thurman and Isabelle Fuhrman
Escape Room (2019) psychological horror with Logan Miller, Deborah Ann Woll and Tyler Labine
Words on Bathroom Walls (2020) romantic drama opposite Charlie Plummer, Andy García and AnnaSophia Robb
Escape Room: Tournament of Champions (2021) psychological horror in role as Zoey Davis, with Logan Miller and Deborah Ann WollDr.
Dr. Bird's Advice for Sad Poets (2021) comedy drama in role as Sophie, opposite Lucas Jade Zumann, David Arquette and Jason Isaacs
She was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress in Streaming Presentation for her role as Judy Robinson in Netflix science fiction television series Lost in Space (2018- ).
She had recurring role as Cassie in CBC Television drama series Strange Empire (2015).
She had recurring role as Evelyn in post-apocalyptic science fiction television series Falling Skies (2015).
She was raised in Vancouver and then Toronto.
Her father is black and her mother is white.
Has two siblings.
She launched her Twitter account in 2012.
She co-wrote and co-directed, with Savanah Leaf short documentary The Heart Still Hums (2020), for which she won the Blackstar Film Festival Jury Prize, a Nashville Film Festival Grand Jury Prize and was nominated for the Atlanta Film Festival Jury Award for Best Documentary Short.
She dated actor Lucas Hedges.