Taylor Kinney (born July 15, 1981) is an American actor and model.
Taylor Kinney was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He has Irish ancestry. Kinney and his three brothers, Adam, Ryan, and Trent, were raised in Neffsville, Pennsylvania, by their single mother, Pamela (Heisler) Kinney. Pamela worked as a dental hygienist. In 2000, he graduated from Lancaster Mennonite School. He attended West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia.
Kinney played Luke Gianni on the TV series Fashion House on MyNetworkTV, and also played Glenn Morrison on Trauma on NBC.
In 2011, Kinney was featured in Lady Gaga's music video for the song "You and I". In 2012, he guest starred on Shameless as Craig, the former high school crush of the lead character Fiona (played by Emmy Rossum).
He stars in the TV series Chicago Fire as Lieutenant Kelly Severide on Rescue Squad 3 opposite former House star Jesse Spencer.
Kinney's brother Ryan died prior to September 7, 2008. Since July 2011, he has been dating Lady Gaga. They first met while working on the music video for her song "You and I" and began dating soon afterwards.
|2010||Scorpio Men on Prozac||May's Lover|
|2011||A Mann's World||France||Television film|
|2011||Prodigal||Brad Searcy||Short film|
|2012||Least Among Saints||Jesse|
|2012||Stars in Shorts||Brad Searcy|
|2012||Zero Dark Thirty||Jared|
|2014||The Other Woman||Phil|
|2006||Fashion House||Luke Gianni||Main Cast; 35 episodes|
|2007||What About Brian||Jared||"What About Secret Lovers..."|
|2008||Bones||Jimmy Fields||"Player Under Pressure"|
|2009–2010||Trauma||Glenn Morrison||Main Cast; 19 episodes|
|2010–2011||The Vampire Diaries||Mason Lockwood||Recurring (Seasons 2–3); 9 episodes|
|2011||Yoü and I||Lady Gaga's Love Interest||Music Video|
|2011||CSI: NY||Jason Locke||"Identity Crisis"|
|2011||Rizzoli & Isles||Jesse Wade||"Don't Hate the Player"|
|2012||Dating Rules from My Future Self||Dave||Main Cast|
|2012||Shameless||Craig Heisner||"I'll Light a Candle for You Every Day"|
"A Beautiful Mess"
|2012||Castle||Darren Thomas||"Once Upon a Crime"|
|2012||Breakout Kings||Perry||"SEALd Fate"|
|2012–present||Chicago Fire||Lieutenant Kelly Severide||Main Role|
|2014||Chicago PD||Lieutenant Kelly Severide||Recurring Role|