Vampire Diaries hunk Taylor Kinney, is a hard drinking bad boy, with a criminal record to prove it. Before appearing in television and films, Kinney began his career in the theatre where his credits include “Fallout” and “A Streetcar Named Desire.” Kinney got his big break as a series regular on the American series “Fashion House” alongside Bo Derek and Morgan Fairchild. He has also had guest-starring roles on “Bones” and “What About Brian.”
Kinney’s film credits include “Furnace”, “White Air” and “Diary of a Champion,” a powerful drama that takes a look inside the lives of eight athletes selected for the 2004 Olympic Track & Field team. Kinney, an experienced surfer, currently resides in Los Angeles.
In 2009, Kinney starred as a rookie EMT and aspiring novelist, Glenn Morris, in NBC’s ensemble medical drama series, “Trauma.”