Taylor Schilling stars asPiper Chapman, a young woman whose seemingly perfect life is turned upside down when she must serve time in a federal penitentiary.
Schilling is known for her role as Veronica Flanagan Callahan on NBCs Mercy and made her debut on the big screen in 2007 inDark Matter, which co-starred Meryl Streep.
Schilling was most recently seen in the Wiebke von Carolsfeld filmStayopposite Aidan Quinn. In 2013, Schilling was seen in the Academy Award winning filmArgo. She starred opposite Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston and John Goodman. Earlier in 2012, Schilling starred opposite Zac Efron in Scott Hicks highly anticipated Warner Brothers filmThe Lucky One.
Taylor grew up in Massachusetts and graduated in 2006 from Fordham University with a Bachelor of Arts in Acting. She entered New York University's Graduate Acting Program and left after her second year to pursue her acting career, landing Mercy within four months. She currently resides in New York City.