Taylor Kinney

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Taylor Kinney
Born(1981-07-15) July 15, 1981 (age 32)
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, U.S.
OccupationActor, model
Years active2006–present
Partner(s)Lady Gaga (2011–present)
Website
taylorkinney.com
 
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Taylor Kinney
Born(1981-07-15) July 15, 1981 (age 32)
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, U.S.
OccupationActor, model
Years active2006–present
Partner(s)Lady Gaga (2011–present)
Website
taylorkinney.com

Taylor Kinney (born July 15, 1981) is an American actor and model.

Early life and education[edit]

Kinney was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He was raised in Neffsville, Pennsylvania with his three brothers by his single mother, Pamela (née Heisler), a dental hygienist.[1][2][3] In 2000, he graduated from Lancaster Mennonite School.[4] He attended West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia.[5]

Career[edit]

Kinney is best known for his role as Luke Gianni on the TV series Fashion House on MyNetworkTV, and his regular role on Trauma on NBC.[6]

In 2011, Kinney was featured in Lady Gaga's music video for the song "You and I".[7] In 2012, he guest starred on Shameless as Craig, the former high school crush of the lead character Fiona (played by Emmy Rossum).[8]

He stars in the TV series Chicago Fire as Lieutenant Kelly Severide on Rescue Squad 3 opposite former House MD star Jesse Spencer.

Personal life[edit]

Kinney has been dating Lady Gaga since July 2011.[9] They met on the set of her music video for the song "You and I".Since then, they have been together, often talking briefly about each other in interviews. Gaga has written a couple songs about Kinney, such as "Dope" and "Gypsy".

Filmography[edit]

Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
2007White AirFrank
2007FurnaceBill Jamison
2010Scorpio Men on ProzacMay's Lover
2011A Mann's WorldFranceTelevision film
2011ProdigalBrad SearcyShort film
2011FiveTommyTelevision film
2012Least Among SaintsJesse
2012Stars in ShortsBrad Searcy
2012Zero Dark ThirtyJared
2014The Other WomanFilming
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
2006Fashion HouseLuke GianniMain Cast; 35 episodes
2007What About BrianJared"What About Secret Lovers..."
2008BonesJimmy Fields"Player Under Pressure"
2009–2010TraumaGlenn MorrisonMain Cast; 19 episodes
2010–2011Vampire Diaries, TheThe Vampire DiariesMason LockwoodRecurring (Seasons 2–3); 9 episodes
2011You and IGaga's Love ManMusic Video
2011CSI: NYJason Locke"Identity Crisis"
2011Rizzoli & IslesJesse Wade"Don't Hate the Player"
2012Dating Rules from My Future SelfDaveMain Cast
2012ShamelessCraig Heisner"I'll Light a Candle for You Every Day"
"A Beautiful Mess"
2012CastleDarren Thomas"Once Upon a Crime"
2012Breakout KingsPerry"SEALd Fate"
2012–presentChicago FireLieutenant Kelly SeverideMain Role
2014Chicago PDLieutenant Kelly SeverideRecurring Role

References[edit]

  1. ^ Taylor Kinney | Taylor Kinney is a 'lucky guy' to be with Lady Gaga. Contactmusic.com. Retrieved on July 24, 2013.
  2. ^ Charles R Heisler (1930–2008) – Find A Grave Memorial. Findagrave.com. Retrieved on July 24, 2013.
  3. ^ Joanne F Fritz Heisler (1929–2011) – Find A Grave Memorial. Findagrave.com. Retrieved on July 24, 2013.
  4. ^ Lady Gaga blends in during visit to Lancaster County – News. LancasterOnline.com (March 28, 2013). Retrieved on 2013-07-24.
  5. ^ http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/2012/10/09/taylor-kinney-chicago-fire/1620559/
  6. ^ Keck, William (July 10, 2010). "Keck's Exclusives! Vampire Diaries Casts Mason Lockwood". TV Guide. Retrieved July 12, 2010. 
  7. ^ "Lady Gaga goes public with romance". The Belfast Telegraph. December 29, 2011. Retrieved January 6, 2012. 
  8. ^ Bentley, Jean (January 6, 2012). "'Shameless': Emmy Rossum on romancing James Wolk, Taylor Kinney & buying a bra in Season 2". Zap 2 It. Retrieved January 17, 2012. 
  9. ^ Lady Gaga to marry Taylor Kinney this summer?. Marie Claire. Retrieved on July 24, 2013.

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