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Taylor Kinney

Taylor Kinney is an American actor and model. On TV, he is best known for his role as Kelly Severide on the hit series, Chicago Fire (2012), and its spin-off Chicago P.D. (2014) on NBC, also as Mason Lockwood on The Vampire Diaries (2009), on The CW; and as Glenn Morrison on Trauma (2009) on NBC. His film work includes The Other Woman (2014), Consumed (2015), and The Forest (2016).

Taylor was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, to Pamela Heisler, a dental hygienist, and Daniel Kinney, a banker. He is of German, Swiss-German, and English ancestry. He and his three brothers were raised in Neffsville, Pennsylvania by their single mother. Kinney studied business management at West Virginia University, before developing an interest in acting.

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Chicago Justice (2017)
Guest starring as Lieutenant Kelly Severide
  • Episode 1x01: Fake (Mar 1, 2017) [Special Guest Star]
Chicago Med (2015)
Guest starring as Lieutenant Kelly Severide (9 episodes)
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014)
Guest starring as Taylor Kinney
Chicago P.D. (2014)
Guest starring as Lieutenant Kelly Severide (11 episodes)
Chicago Fire (2012)
Starring as Lieutenant Kelly Severide (217 episodes)
Breakout Kings (2011)
Guest starring as Perry
Shameless (2011)
Guest starring as Craig Heisner (2 episodes)
Rizzoli & Isles (2010)
Guest starring as Jesse Wade
Trauma (2009)
Starring as Glenn Morrison (17 episodes)
The Vampire Diaries (2009)
Guest starring as Mason Lockwood (10 episodes)
Castle (2009)
Guest starring as Darren Thomas
What About Brian (2006)
Guest starring as Jared
Bones (2005)
Guest starring as Jimmy Fields
CSI: NY (2004)
Guest starring as Jason Locke
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