Who is Taylor Sheridan?
Taylor Sheridan is an eminent American filmmaker and actor. He first reached prominence for portraying David Hale in the FX television series Sons of Anarchy and Danny Boyd in Veronica Mars (2005 to 2007). He has written several films including the screenplay for Sicario (2015) for which he was nominated for the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay. In 2016, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for Hell or High Water which was nominated for three other Oscars including Best Picture.
Also, he wrote and directed the 2017 neo-Western crime film Wind River and wrote the 2018 sequel to Sicario. Moreover, he is a co-creator of the Paramount Network television series Yellowstone and creator of its prequels 1883 (2021) and 1923 (2022) and co-created the crime thriller Mayr of Kingstown. Also, he created the crime drama Tulsa King, which he co-writes and shows with Terence Winter. In 2021, he was inducted into the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame.
How Old Is Taylor Sheridan?
He is 52 years old as of December 2022, having been born on May 21, 1970, in Cranfills Gap, Texas, U.S. Taylor shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Notorious B.I.G. (1972-1997), Kevin Quinn, Areana Lopez, Jack Payne, Josh Allen, and many more.
Taylor Sheridan Family
Who are Taylor Sheridan’s Parents?
He was born to Colin (Father) and Marilyn Smith (Mother).
Does Taylor Sheridan have Siblings?
He has a younger brother by the name of John Gibler (born in 1973) an American journalist.
Taylor Sheridan Education
He received his high school education at R.L. Paschal High School. After high school, he attended Texas State University but dropped out and moved to Austin.
Taylor Sheridan’s Marital Status
He is married to the love of his life Nicole Muirbrook (born on March 19, 1983) an American model and actress. They married in 2013.
Taylor Sheridan Kids
He and his wife Nicole have one kid. A son. However, his son’s name is not mentioned on the internet.
Taylor Sheridan Career
He began his acting career appearing in small films and in recurring roles in television series like Veronica Mars, Walker, Texas Ranger, and most notably as David Hale in Sons of Anarchy. After he turned 40, he made the transition into screenwriting. Thus his first film as a screenwriter was Sicario, directed by Denis Villeneuve. The film revolves around Kate Macer (Emily Blunt), an FBI agent who is enlisted in a government task force to bring down the leader of a powerful and brutal Mexican drug cartel. Also, it starred Josh Brolin and Benicio del Toro. The film went on and received critical acclaim with a 94% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes and received a number of nominations.
This included a Writers Guild of America Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay for Sheridan. He went on and wrote Comancheria after Sicario. Comancheria sold first but was stuck in development for quite a few years, appearing on the Black List in 2012. Later, it was retitled Hell or High Water and was released in August 2016, starring Jeff Bridges, Chris Pine, and Ben Foster, and again received critical acclaim. Because of his screenplay, he received a large amount of awards attention, earning BAFTA, Golden Globe Award, and Academy Award nominations. The low-budget horror film Vile is credited as Taylor’s first film but does not consider the film his directorial debut. His second feature as director, but third as a screenwriter, Wind River starring Jeremy Renner and Elizabeth Olsen premiered in January 2017 at Sundance Film Festival.
The film follows an FBI agent (Olsen) and a veteran game tracker (Renner), investigating a murder that occurred on a Native American reservation. The Weinstein Company had acquired the distribution rights during the 2016 Cannes Film Festival but dropped the film prior to the Sundance premiere. On August 18, 2017, Wind River was widely released in the United States, following a brief limited release. Following Sicario and Hell or High Water, Wind River is the third installment of Sheridan’s trilogy of “the modern-day American frontier”. Deadline reported on September 15, 2016, that Sheridan had been set by Sony Pictures and Escape Artists. To script the American remake of the Matthias Schoenaerts drama-thriller film Disorder, a 2015 French film directed by Alice Winocour.
The following year, he created the television series Yellowstone starring Kevin Costner. That has aired on the Paramount Network for five seasons running beginning June 20, 2018. He also wrote the sequel to Sicario, titled Sicario: Day of the Soldado which was directed by Stefano Sollima and released in 2018. More recently, his overall deal with ViacomCBS was renewed. It was announced in May 2019, by Warner Bros. Pictures and New Line Cinema acquired distribution rights to the film Those Who Wish Me Dead with Sheridan as director. The film had a theatrical debut internationally on May 5, 2021, in South Korea. On May 14, 2021, it was released in the United States.
Taylor Sheridan Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 5ft 10½ inches (1.79m) and his exact weight is not mentioned on the internet.
Taylor Sheridan’s Salary and Net Worth
He has a salary of $250,000 per episode and a net worth of $15 million.