Taryn Manning was born on November 6, 1978 in Falls Church, Virginia. Manning eventually opted to pursue acting and by the early 2000s had made appearances on a variety of TV shows, including The Practice, NYPD Blue,Boston Public and Get Real, on which she had a recurring role as Rebecca Peabody.Movies became part of Manning’s resume as well. After a noted part in 2001’sCrazy/Beautiful, with Kirsten Dunst, 2002 saw her featured in three major projects. Manning co-starred with Britney Spears and Zoe Saldana in the road trip/coming-of-age drama Crossroads. She was next seen in White Oleander, starring Michelle Pfeiffer and Alison Lohman, before appearing as the ex-girlfriend of Eminem’s character Jimmy in 8 Mile.
After starring in a recurring role on Hawaii Five-O, Manning hit it big with her next TV series, playing Tiffany “Pennsatucky” Doggett in the popular Netflix dramedy Orange Is the New Black, which debuted in 2013 and portrays life in a women’s prison.
In 2012 Manning made headlines when she had an altercation with her personal assistant (the fight resulted in charges leveled at Manning which were ultimately dismissed). Two years later, she was arrested after making criminal threats to a former friend, whom she said was allegedly stalking her.
Height: 5 ft 2 in or 157 cm
Weight: 53 kg or 117 pounds
Shoe size: 6
Dress size: 6
Bra size: 32B
Measurements: 34-25-33 in or 86-63.5-84 cm
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Green
Name: Taryn Manning
Date of Birth: November 06, 1978
Place of Birth: Falls Church, Virginia, U.S.
Place of Residence: New York, USA
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Education: Orange County School of the Arts
- Clifton Collins Jr. (2002-2011)
- Jeanine Heller (2013-2014)
Awards and Honors:
- 2005 Nominated WAFCA Award Best Breakthrough Performance
- 2014 Nominated Gold Derby TV Award Comedy Guest Actress
- 2016 Won Actor Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
Hobbies and Interests: Music, bike
Favorite Color: White
Favorite Food: Pizza
Favorite Music: Nirvana
Favorite Perfume: Clean Sweet Layer
Favorite Book: Club Mafia
Favorite Sports: Baseball
Favorite TV Show: Sex in the City
- Auditioned for the role of Pixel in Happy Campers (2001).
- Tried out to be a popstar on Popstars (2001) (US version) in the second L.A. auditions. Air date Friday February 16th, 2001 on The WB.
- She used to work at a Baskin-Robbins 31 Flavors ice cream parlor, and would often sample the goods. “I would never have full cups–just little spoons of it. My favorite was mint chocolate chip.”.
- Kickboxes and does Tae Bo. She’s also a champion dancer, rollerskater, and has a 3rd degree green belt in karate.
- She started dancing when she was 12.
- Was the December 2007 entry in Stuff magazine’s 2006-2007 pin up calendar.
- Ranked #60 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2008 list.
- Was once the Arizona state karate champion.
- Made a guest appearance on the critically acclaimed TV-series Boston Public (2000) in a role that was specifically written for her.
- Sings and writes with her brother/band mate, Kellin Manning, in a band called Boomkat. The band’s first album is expected in Sept 2002.
- Decided to get more serious about her music when she was fired from a movie.
- Kate Moss Height and Weight Stats
- Laura Linney Height and Weight Stats
- Rachelle Lefevre Height and Weight Stats