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Taryn Manning

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. Manning began acting in the late 1990s, appearing in small roles in several film and television productions, including episodes of The Practice, Get Real, Speedway Junky, NYPD Blue and Popular. She also made a guest-appearance on the TV series

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Taryn Manning -- Alleged Stalker Arrested Again for Violating Court Order

Taryn Manning
Alleged Stalker Arrested Again for Violating Court Order

A woman previously busted for stalking "Orange Is the New Black" star Taryn Manning was arrested again Tuesday ... this time for violating an order of protection. Jeanine Heller was arrested… READ MORE >

'Orange Is the New Black' Star Taryn Manning -- Claims Ex-Friend Is Stalking Her ... Throw Her in Litchfield!

Taryn Manning
Claims Ex-Friend Is Stalking Her ... Throw Her in Litchfield!

"Orange Is the New Black" star Taryn Manning claims she has a full-on Lorna Morello on her hands (that's a stalker, for all you non-"OITNB" fans) and she's filed charges to keep a former pal away… READ MORE >

- 76 days ago
Taryn Manning Skates in Makeup Artist Attack Case

Taryn Manning
SKATES In Makeup Artist Attack Case

Actress Taryn Manning just dodged a bullet ... the criminal case against her for allegedly beating down her makeup artist has been dismissed -- with one small string attached.Manning was arrested… READ MORE >

- 673 days ago
Taryn Manning's Victim -- We Made Up ... We Love Each Other

Taryn Manning's Victim
We Made Up We Love Each Other

The woman Taryn Manning allegedly beat to a pulp wants to drop all charges against her ... TMZ has learned.Sources familiar with the situation tell us ... Taryn and Holly Hartman have been… READ MORE >

- 705 days ago
Taryn Manning -- Arrested for Assaulting Makeup Artist

Taryn Manning
Charged With Brutally Beating Make-Up Lady

11:00 AM PT -- According to the criminal complaint, Taryn is accused of punching her makeup artist in the face, kicking her in the face and torso, scratching her, grabbing her by the hair and… READ MORE >

- 705 days ago
Taryn Manning Goes Two-Pieces

Taryn Manning Goes Two-Pieces

With most television and movie stars in Cannes, Taryn Manning had the beaches of Providenciales in Turks and Caicos all to herself. Taryn will be seen this year in a remake of "Bonnie and Clyde."… READ MORE >

- 1584 days ago
Taryn Manning: Living Lohan?

Taryn Manning: Living Lohan?

Here's "Hustle & Flow" star Taryn Manning at an event in Hollywood on Wednesday (left) -- and former film star Lindsay Lohan last year (right).Only one is starring in the ABC Family cable TV… READ MORE >

- 1916 days ago
Taryn Manning Can Be Trashy Off-Screen Too

Taryn Manning
Can Be Trashy Off-Screen Too

She's made a career out of playing low-rent skanks, but it was Boomcat singer Taryn Manning's musical performance at Lily Pond nighclub that made the Hamptons feel more like a West Virginia… READ MORE >

- 2291 days ago
Three Cheers for Mams!

Three Cheers for Mams!

Rapper Mams Taylor was treated like a heavyweight boxing champ as he and girlfriend Taryn Manning entered Katsuya last night. // Who knew knocking Jesse Metcalfe on his ass with one punch would be… READ MORE >

- 2401 days ago
Taryn Manning to Paps -- Go Home to Your Porn!

Taryn Manning to Paps -- Go Home to Your Porn!

Best known for playing a hooker in "Hustle & Flow," Taryn Manning offered unsolicited advice to a few paps outside of Opera last night -- "Rock on, get drunk and f**kin' get laid!"… READ MORE >

- 2595 days ago

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