Date of Birth : Feb 21st 1989
American actress and singer, who goes professionally by the name Scout Taylor-Compton. She has appeared in numerous small television roles and in feature films that range from dramas to those in the horror genre. Recently, Taylor-Compton has gained notoriety in the horror genre, which has garnered her the title of “scream queen”.
Taylor-Compton began her career with small film roles and recurring television roles in Gilmore Girls, Ally McBeal, Charmed and Unfabulous. She had her first large Hollywood role in Sleepover (2004), a comedy aimed at teenage audiences. The cast of the film was nominated for “Best Performance in a Feature Film – Young Ensemble Cast” at the Young Artists Award. In 2006, Taylor-Compton starred in the films Tomorrow is Today, a drama film, and Wicked Little Things, a horror film. Tomorrow is Today won over 6 awards at various festivals and Taylor-Compton was awarded “Best Actress” at the Method Fest Independent Film Festival for her performance in the film. 2007 saw Taylor-Compton with her most prominent role to date, Rob Zombie’s Halloween, a remake of the 1978 horror film of the same name. She portrayed Laurie Strode, a role originally made famous by Jamie Lee Curtis. She also had a role in the horror film April Fool’s Day, a remake of the 1986 film of the same name. This premiered on DVD on March 25th 2008.