Jeremy Ray Taylor

Jeremy Ray Taylor

Date Of BirthJune 2, 2003
Age21 years 1 months 16 days
Day of BirthMonday
Place Of BirthBluff City, Tennessee, United States
Zodiac SignGemini
Profession Actor
Birth Name Raymond Taylor
Full Name Jeremy Raymond Taylor
Other Name Jeremy Taylor
Stage Name JRay the Great (Magic)

Personal Information
Residence Bluff City, Tennessee, United States
Religion Christianity
Language English
Nationality American
EthnicityWhite
Complexion White
Trademarks Chubby cheeks , Cute face
Body Features & Measurements
Height165 (2019) CM
5 Feet 5 Inches
157 (2018) CM
5 Feet 2 Inches
Eye color Brown
Hair colorlight brown
Weight60 (2018) KG
132 lbs
Shoe Size6
Figure TypeOval
Family Information
Brothers Chris Kiser (older)
Zachary Alan Kiser (oldest)
Benjamin Taylor (older)
Sister Logan Day
Grandfather William Pete Grubbs (Maternal)
Grandmothers Diana Grubbs (Maternal)
Carol Taylor
Aunt Angie Grubbs (Maternal)
Sisters In-Law Brandi Kiser
Kelsey Kiser
Body Build Large
Career Information
Debut (Movie) 42 (2013)
Years Active 2011–
Debut (TV) Reed Between the Lines (A family sitcom; 'The C is Silent'; S02E05)
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
HobbiesReading
Trampoline
Favorite Actor Chris Pratt
Favorite Foods Barbeque
Turkey
Doritos
Taquitos
Sushi
Provolone sticks
French fries
Favorite MoviesHoles (2003)
Avatar (2009)
Favorite Singer Taylor swift
Favorite SportFootball (American)
Favorite Destination Paris
Favorite Song Sound Of Silence (Sad Song)
Favorite TV show The Ellen Show
LikesMagic Tricks
swimming
Comedy
Camping
Jokes
MArtin Luther King Jr.
Dancing
Shoes
Football
Black Panther (movie)
DislikesCold butter at restaurants
Favorite Sports Team Philadelphia Eagles
Favorite superhero Black Panther
Favorite Snack Cheese Fries
Favorite Pet Goat (From his farm)
Favorite Social Media Twitter
Social Networks, Web links
Facebook ProfileJeremy Ray Taylor Facebook Profile
Twitter ProfileJeremy Ray Taylor Twitter Profile
Instagram ProfileJeremy Ray Taylor Instagram Profile
YouTube ChannelJeremy Ray Taylor YouTube Channel
Contact
Contact (Email)management@jeremyraytaylor.com
Contact(Phone)+1 310-288-8000
Talent Agents The Avenue Agency (Nashville)
Paradigm Talent Agency (Beverly Hills)
Fan Mail Jeremy Ray Taylor, PO Box 3056 Bristol, TN 37625
More Information
Role Model Jack Black
Net worth$150,000

Biography

Jeremy Ray Taylor is an American actor known for playing Ben Hanscom in supernatural horror film IT(2017) and the sequel It: Chapter Two(2019), Sonny Quinn in Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween(2018).

He has made a promising start in movie direction. She has won an award at the TMIF awards for his directorial project- Unarmed Divide.

He has also appeared as Neil Chudd in Senior Year(2022), appeared in 5 episodes of James Corden's Next James Corden(2018), and made brief appearances in TV series Reed Between the Lines, Good Behavior, Schooled among others.

Childhood- Family

Jeremy Raymond Taylor was born on 2nd June 2003 in Bluff City, Tennessee, United States to Michael Taylor(Father) & Tracy Taylor (Mother)- a manager of a Nashville based band. Jeremy is the last of the six children of his mother. He grew up in the family farm in East Tennessee.

Jeremy Ray Taylor with mother Tracy Taylor

Image: Jeremy Ray Taylor with mother Tracy Taylor

Jeremy Ray Taylor Family- Mom & Dad

Image: Jeremy Ray Taylor Family- Mom & Dad, brother Benjamin

Ethnicity:  Jeremy is mostly of European ancestry, with a mix of English, German/ Swiss, Irish, Welsh and some Cherokee Native American.

 

Relationship- Marriage

Kaylie Faith

Jeremy Ray Taylor- Kaylie Faith wedding

[Jeremy Ray Taylor- Kaylie Faith wedding]

Jeremy and Kaylie started dating around December 2017. the two got engaged on September 28, 2023. 

They got married on 4th February 2024.

 

Career

Jeremy started his acting career at the age of 8, He was on a business trip with his mom when he accidentally got a chance to act. "Reed Between the Lines" was his first ever professional acting gig. He signed with a talent manager right after and thus started his career.

Orth Homes Ad: He has appeared in a commercial for "Orth Homes" a quality affordable homes in Johnson city. He has also appeared in commercials for Cartoon Network and Disney's Dreamworks.

In the 2013 biographical movie 42, based on the life of Jackie Robinson, Jeremy had a small role.

In Ant-man (2015), he appeared as a bully that bullies a little girl.

In the comedy series "Reed Between the Lines", he played albert in the episode "The C is Silent" (S2E5)

In the "Alvin and the Chipmunks" sequel-> Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip he appeared as one of the kids, he played a scheming guy who is kind of a villain.

In the comedy TV movie The History of Us(2015), he played the young Chris.

In the TV series Good Behavior, he appeared in a small role in the episode "We Pretend We're stuck"

It(2017)

It(2017)

[Jeremy Ray Taylor in 'It']

Jeremy's big break came with the his role in the 2017 horror movie It. 

Jeremy played Ben Hanscom, a shy overweight boy who has crush on Beverly (Sophia Lillis). Ben is bullied at school and he is the one who relays Derry's past to his friends. 

Ben is one of the group of friends-  Bill Denbrough (Jaeden Lieberher), Beverly Marsh(Sophia Lillis), Stanley Uris(Wyatt Oleff), Mike Hanlon(Chosen Jacobs), Eddie Kaspbrak(Jack Dylan Grazer), Henry Bowers(Nicholas Hamilton), Georgie Denbrough(Jackson Robert Scott), attacked by the clown. The group successfully defends itself, fighting their biggest fear.

In the sci-fi thriller Geostorm (2017) he played Emmett.

He made an appearance on the comedy reality show James Corden's Next James Corden in 5 episodes.

Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween

Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween

[Jeremy in Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween]

In the 2018 American horror comedy film directed by Ari Sandel.

Jeremy played Sonny Quinn, brother of Sarah Quinn (Madison Iseman). Sonny Quinn and his friend Sam Carter accidentally open a manuscript in an abandoned house, this causes Slappy, the dummy to come to life. The story revolves around Sarah, Sonny and Sam being troubled by Slappy around Halloween.

Madison Iseman played Sarah Quinn, Caleel Harris appeared as Sam Carter, Wendi McLendon-Covey played Kathy Quinn, Walter played Chris Parnell.

In the series Schooled, he appeared as Reed in as episode.

In the sequel to It(2017), It Chapter Two(2019), the characters are all grown up, he appears as the young Ben in a glashback scene.

In the fantasy series Are You Afraid of the Dark? he appeared in three episodes S1E1-S1E3 as Graham Raimi

He played a small role of Fred Figglehorn in the movie Nightbooks

In the ABC crime thriller series "Big Sky", he appeared as Bridger in season 2. He appears in a atotal of 11 episodes in the season 2. Bridger gets in trouble when he accidentally sees a cop kill thieves. He is later kidnapped and rescued in the series.

In the 2022 teen comedy Senior Year. Jeremy appeared as Neil.

Unarmed Divide

Unarmed Divide

Jeremy directed the 21 minute short movie Unarmed Divide for Sling and Stone Films The story revloves around a marine veteran struggles with a silent enemy after returning home from the military.

It starred Jose Miguel Vasquez as Jessie Reyes, Domo Ddante as Mr. Williams, Ali Thomas as Dani Sampson, Christopher Kiser as Ben Sampson. 

 

Facts & Trivia

Jeremy Ray Taylor building muscles at the gym

[Jeremy Ray Taylor building muscles at the gym]

  • Jeremy & Raymond: Raymond was his grandfather's name, Jeremy was the first name given to him at the birth. Jeremy Raymond is the name he has chosen for stage.
  • Pen pal: Jeremy had a pen pal with who he had a to and fro writing relationship. His friend wrote a poem dedicated to Jeremy.
  • Youtube Channel: Jeremy has an youtube channel named Just being Jeremy. He posts videos related to basketball, magic tricks, trampoline tricks, food reviews..
  • As a child he liked making picket snowman, putting up his own Christmas tree, playing with fake mustache.
  • He has worked with prominent actors such as Bill Skarsgard, Gerard Butler, Harrison Ford, Paul Rudd & others
  • Comic Con Fan: He is a fan of Comic cons, makes a visit once in a while.
  • He likes shoes, from Reeboks to Nike and all.
  • Animal Lover: He likes animals, he sometimes takes care of pups that belong to other family members. Likes visiting zoo as well
  • He acted in Ant-Man, apparently the scene did not make the final cut
  • Lot of his family members are/ were in the service, his 2 grandfathers were in the service and 2 brothers too.
  • His 3 favorite words: Moist, Succulent, Squirt.
  • He had a pet goat named Gilby
  • He couldn't ride a bicycle until he was 12, he only learnt it when he was 12.
  • He has watched the Avatar(2009) a plenty of times .
  • Pumpkin spice is his favorite scent
  • Favorite Karaoke Song: Bohemian Rhapsody
  • Favorite Powerpuff Girl: Pinky (The green one)
  • Bullying: In Ant-Man, his role had a scene where he had to bully a little girl, it was really really hard for him to bully her, she was very cute and very nice to him off camera. [2]
  • Career checklist [2]:
    • Wortk with Kevin James
    • Act in a 'Star Wars’ movie
  • Sling and Stone Films: Jeremy is part of the Sling and Stone Films, a family based production company with his mother Tracy Taylor as the CEO, brother Benjamin as Cinematographer, Jeremy as the director.
  • He likes playing Golf, often posts himself clubbing the balls.
  • Centerstage magazine cover: He was on the cover page of Centerstage magazine of January 2022 episode.
  • He is a MMA enthusiast. He likes boxing as well. He likes to bowl. likes football 
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Philanthropy & Activism

  • #WeAllSpark: (SPARK=Small Personal Acts of Real Kindness)- An initiative Jeremy started to bring out positive change in the world with simple acts of kindness and love. The idea was to show appreciation and love towards family and helping the larger world by helping to keep it clean and help the needy

 

Filmography

Movies

Year Movie Character Notes
  Winna! Toby  
  London Calling Julian  
  This Too Shall Pass    
2022 Senior Yea Neil Chudd  
2021 Unarmed Divide   Short movie; as Director
2021 Nightbooks Fred Figglehorn  
2019 It Chapter Two Young Ben Hanscom  
2018 Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween Sonny  
2017 Geostorm Emmett  
2017 It Ben Hanscom  
2015 The History of Us Young Chris TV Movie
2015 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip Kid  
2015 Ant-Man Bully  
2013 42 Boy  

 

TV Series

Year Series Character Notes
2021–2022 Big Sky Bridger Ryan 11 episodes
2019 Are You Afraid of the Dark? Graham Raimi 3 episodes
2019 Schooled Reed 1 episode
2018 James Corden's Next James Corden Jeremy Ray Taylor 5 episodes
2016  Good Behavior Another Kid 1 episode
2015  Reed Between the Lines Albert 1 episode

 

Quotes

  • I'm a 14 year old boy that lives in a farm, it is weird to be in L.A, they are totally different worlds. It is very surreal
  • SPARK stands for Small Personal Acts of Real Kindness
  • [Humor] Sometimes, you have to count your chickens to make sure they are all there.
  • Why is sleeping considered lazy but going to bed early isn't?
  • Do you ever get the sink water the perfect temperature and then just wanna keep your hands in there forever?
  • Has anyone realized a book is just a different combination of 26 letters?
  • [Favorite thing about acting] Meeting New people, it is the best thing in the world.
  • When I was little I was watching all these movies and I never would have thought that I was gonna be on that screen. [2]
  • I would love to keep doing this It was cool to see myself on the screen. [3]
  • If you can’t beat the fear. do it scared. [4]
  • So many people believe they suck at things because they imagine professionals who have been doing it their whole life as their standard. just because there are people who are outstanding at their job does not mean you can’t be happy about your own progression. [5]
  • 10 Year old you had huge dreams. Don’t you dare let them down. [6]
  • Never be ashamed of what you can and can’t do. you have to start somewhere [7]
  • Never be afraid to ask questions and push your knowledge. it’s how you learn. [8]
  • Forgive yourself. Go in the mirror and forgive yourself. it’s all good. you may not be able to control the whole situation but you can control you. FORGIVE YOURSELF. :) [9]

 

Awards

Year Award Title Notes
2021 

Winner

TMIF Impact Award

Best New Impact Director - Mental Health

Unarmed Divide  
2019

Winner

The BAM Award

Best Cast 

It Chapter Two shared with the whole cast
2019 

Winner

Fright Meter Award

Best Ensemble Cast 

It Chapter Two shared with the whole cast
2018 

Winner

MTV Movie + TV Award

Best On-Screen Team 

It Shared with the cast
2018 

Nominee

Teen Choice Award

Choice Movie: Ship

 It Shared with Sophia Lillis
2017 

Nominee

The BAM Award

Best Cast 

It Shared with the cast
  • MTV Movie + TV Award: Taylor and his cast mates in Goosebumps 2 won the for Best On-Screen Team.
  • Emmy Award: TV series "James Corden’s Next James Corden" which Jeremy was part of won the Emmy for Outstanding Short Comedy/ Drama Series

 

Sources

  1. Jeremy Ray Taylor on wikipedia
  2. Johnson City press interview
  3. Elizabeth Ton Coverage
  4. Jeremy R Taylor on Fear 
  5. Jeremy on Life, work and Success
  6. On Success and Life dreams
  7. Never be ashamed
  8. Never be afraid
  9. Forgive yourself
  10.  

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