Taylor Negron is a veteran and much celebrated versatile performer. He made his film debut in 1982 as a love-struck, pill-popping, dancing intern in “Young Doctors in Love,” and as the forever memorable Mr. Pizza Guy who delivers Sean Penn a pizza in “Fast Times at Ridgemont High.” He has starred in an HBO special and made appearances on the Tonight Show.
Taylor Negron achieved critical acclaim at the Edinburgh Comedy Festival with “The Unbearable Lightness of Being Taylor Negron –.” Directed by opera director David Schweitzer, “Unbearable Lightness,” also ran in the 2009 Best of New York Solo Festival at the SoHo Playhouse and at the Barrow Street Theater. He directed the original New York Stage Musical production of “Who Loves You, Baby” exploring the life of the late, self-proclaimed macho man “Telly” Savalas. The production played to sold out audiences at Huron Club in the SoHo Playhouse and ran for more than 2 years
In Los Angeles Taylor appeared in “ Streeptease” – An evening of Meryl Streep Monologues performed by 8 men. The Los Angeles Time wrote “Things take a surprisingly serious turn with Taylor Negron’s monologue from ‘Sophie’s Choice,’ a quietly delicate performance that does fitting service to Streep’s mastery.
He is a contributor to The Huffington Post and Jane Magazine.
His comedy essays are currently published in the anthology “ Dirty Laundry” (Phoenix Books) and “Love West Hollywood: Reflections of Los Angeles” (Alyson Books).
Taylor is also a Painter and has studied at Art Center, The Academy of Art in San Francisco and The Art Students league in New York City.
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