Taryn Manning (born November 6, 1978) is an American actress, fashion designer, and singer-songwriter. She is the vocalist for electronic duo Boomkat and co-owner of the clothing brand Born Uniqorn. Manning gained her first major role as an actress in 2001 when she played the role of Maddy in Crazy/Beautiful. She is well known for her film portrayals in Crossroads, 8 Mile, A Lot Like Love, Hustle & Flow, Weirdsville and Jack and Jill vs. the World. She has appeared in film genres ranging from drama and comedy to science fiction.
Taryn Manning was born to Sharyn and Bill Manning , who divorced when she was two months old. Her mother took Taryn and her brother Kellin to Tucson, Arizona. At the age of 12, Manning and her mother moved to California, where she attended school in San Diego Ca Orange County High School of the Arts. She has been the State Champion in Karate in Arizona. When she was 14, her musician father, Bill, committed suicide.
This article uses material from the Wikipedia article Taryn Manning , which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0