Taylor Schilling is an American actress. She was born in 1984 in Boston, Massachusetts, to an MIT administrator and a former prosecutor. She attended Fordham University at the Lincoln Center campus, allowing her to take part in stage productions. She then entered New York...Read more University's prestigious graduate program but left after her second year to pursue acting. She landed a supporting role in "Dark Matter" (2007) starring Meryl Streep. She then starred in the 2009 medical drama "Mercy" as Nurse Veronica Callahan. Her film credits include "Atlas Shrugged" (2011), the Nicholas Sparks adapted romance "The Lucky One" opposite Zac Efron, and Ben Affleck's lauded "Argo" (2012).