Dendrie Taylor is an accomplished actor who has worked with some of the most accomplished directors in the world, including Steven Spielberg, Sam Mendes, Oliver Stone, Carl Franklin, Wes Craven, Alan Coulter, Roger Donaldson and Ivan Reitman and David O. Russell. She starred opposite Amy Adams, Melissa Leo, Mark Wahlberg and Christian Bale in the Academy Award nominated film The Fighter. Her most recent television credits include the critically acclaimed FX series Sons of Anarchy and the hit HBO series True Blood. Additional motion picture credits include World Trade Center, Hollywoodland, Jarhead, War of the Worlds, High Crimes, Species, Start Trek-Generations, Golden Gate, Dave, Twins, Two Mothers, Madhouse, Shocker and The Vanishing. She has appeared on Prison Break, N.C.I.S., Criminal Minds, Lincoln Heights, Without a Trace, ER, Veronica Mars, Judging Amy, JAG, Joan of Arcadia, NYPD Blue, The Bold and the Beautiful, among others. She began her professional acting career in New York, Regional and Los Angeles theatre. She originated roles in Howard Korder's Search and Destroy, John Bishop's Borderline and Marlane Meyer's The Geography of Luck, The Chemistry of Change and Etta Jenx. Among her many other theater credits, she also played Juliet in Romeo and Juliet and starred in the critically acclaimed Pyretown by the late John Belluso. Growing up in Los Angeles with a tv-director /father and a dancer/ mother, Dendrie dreamed early on of becoming an actress. She moved to NYC at age 17 to study ballet and theater, and earned her BFA in Drama at NYU's TISCH School of The Arts. She lives in Los Angels with her husband, actor/ writer Adam Lazarre-White and their daughter, Aiyana Grace.