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Taylor Momsen

Biography

Received a Artist Honor nomination for Best Efficiency on her behalf breakthrough role as student Jenny Humphrey on Gossip Girl. She also became the business lead vocalist and songwriter from the music group The Pretty Reckless and she takes on the President’s girl in the 2002 film Spy Children 2: Isle of Shed Dreams. She started acting appropriately at age group three after becoming cast inside a industrial for Tremble n’ Bake. She was nominated to get a Blockbuster Entertainment Honor for Favorite Feminine Newcomer on her behalf part as Cindy Lou Who in the 2000 film Dr. Seuss’ The way the Grinch Stole Xmas. Her parents are Michael and Collette, and her young sister is known as Sloane. She starred in Gossip Woman with Blake Lively.

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Full Name Taylor Momsen
Date Of Birth July 26, 1993
Place Of Birth St. Louis, MO
Height 1.73 m
Profession TV Actress
Education Professional Performing Arts School, Herbert Hoover Middle School
Nationality American
Parents Michael Momsen, Colette Momsen
Siblings Sloane Momsen, Joshua Momsen
Awards Kerrang! Hottest Female Award
Music Groups The Pretty Reckless
Nominations Teen Choice Award for Choice TV: Breakout Star Female
Movies Spy School, Underdog, Paranoid Park, Saving Shiloh, Hansel and Gretel, Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams, We Were Soldiers, Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas, The Prophet's Game
TV Shows Gossip Girl, Misconceptions
Star Sign Leo

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#Fact
1Her mother is of entirely German descent. Her family were ethnic Germans who lived in the then-Russian Empire (including Odessa).
2Ranked #91 on Maxim's "Hot 100" of 2014 list.
3Told Teen Vogue she would like to major in Language Arts.
4Is good friends with former Gossip Girl (2007) co-star Connor Paolo. Both officially quit the show in its 5th season run. Taylor wanted to focus on her music, and Connor got a role in the ABC drama Revenge (2011). Connor has also made a cameo in her band's music video 'My Medicine'.
5Robert Plant, John Lennon and Kurt Cobain are her idols.
6Her favorite bands are The Beatles, Oasis, Led Zeppelin, Audioslave, Soundgarden and Nirvana.
7She has a band named The Pretty Reckless and signed with Interscope Records.
8Signed to IMG Models in 2008 at the age of 14.
9Parents: Michael and Colette.
10Her younger sister, Sloane Momsen (b.1996), is a former actress.
11Began her career at the age of three, appearing in a "Shake N' Bake" commercial.
12Before she auditioned for How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), she had never read the book or seen the cartoon.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gossip Girl2007-2012TV SeriesJenny Humphrey
Spy School2008Madison Kramer
Underdog2007Molly
Paranoid Park2007Jennifer
Saving Shiloh2006Samantha Wallace
Misconceptions2006TV SeriesHopper Watson
Hansel & Gretel2002Gretel
Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams2002President's Daughter
We Were Soldiers2002Daughter Julie Moore
How the Grinch Stole Christmas2000Cindy Lou Who
The Prophet's Game2000Honey Bee Swan
Early Edition1998TV SeriesAllie
Cosby1997TV Series

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gossip Girl2010-2012TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Late Show with David Letterman2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
Kick-Ass2010"Make Me Wanna Die"
How the Grinch Stole Christmas2000performer: "Welcome Christmas", "Christmas, Why Can't I Find You?"

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Pretty Reckless: My Medicine2012Video short producer - uncredited
The Pretty Reckless: You2012Video short producer

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Pretty Reckless: My Medicine2012Video short uncredited

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Pretty Reckless: Make Me Wanna Die2010Video short

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Le grand journal de Canal+2010-2014TV Series documentaryHerself
The Pretty Reckless: Going to Hell2013Video shortHerself
Big Morning Buzz Live2012TV SeriesHerself
Golden Gods Awards2012TV SpecialHerself
The Pretty Reckless: My Medicine2012Video shortHerself (uncredited)
The Pretty Reckless: You2012Video shortHerself (uncredited)
Chelsea Lately2011TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Nickelodeon's Kids Choice Awards 20112011TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
BRAVO: Best of 20102010TV MovieHerself
The Pretty Reckless: Just Tonight2010Video shortHerself (uncredited)
The Pretty Reckless: Make Me Wanna Die2010Video shortHerself (uncredited)
Breakfast2010TV SeriesHerself
The 2009 Whitney Museum Gala2009TV MovieHerself
Fifth Avenue Meets Gossip Girl2009Video shortHerself
Gossip Girl: Faces Behind the Design2009Video shortHerself
Stylish Confessions: The Fashion of 'Gossip Girl'2009Video shortHerself
New Now Next Awards2009TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
The Heyman Hustle2009TV SeriesHerself
Gossip Girl Couture2008Video shortHerself
The Beginning, XOXO2008Video shortHerself
Gossip Girl Revealed2008TV MovieHerself
Entertainment Tonight2007TV SeriesHerself
Best Ever Christmas Films2005TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show2000TV SeriesHerself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2000TV SeriesHerself
2000 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards2000TV Special documentaryHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gossip Girl: XO XO2012TV Movie documentaryJenny Humphrey

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2009Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Leading Young ActressGossip Girl (2007)
2008Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice TV Breakout Star FemaleGossip Girl (2007)
2008Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance in a Feature Film - Supporting Young ActressUnderdog (2007)
2001Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Performance by a Younger ActorHow the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
2001Blockbuster Entertainment AwardBlockbuster Entertainment AwardsFavorite Female - NewcomerHow the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
2001Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance in a Feature Film - Young Actress Age Ten or UnderHow the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
2000Stinker AwardThe Stinkers Bad Movie AwardsWorst Supporting ActressHow the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)


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