Lili Taylor is an American actress best known for her role as Lisa Kimmel Fisher on the television series Six Feet Under, from 2002-2005.
She also had a starring role as Captain Sandra Maldonado in the science fiction police procedural television series Almost Human, from 2013-2014.
Other TV roles include Arley in two episodes of Mad About You and Marty Glenn in The X-Files' 'Mind's Eye'.
Film roles include The Other Side (2007), The Secret (2006), The Factotum (2005), Gaudi Afternoon (2001), Ransom (1996) and Pret-a-Porter (1994).
Taylor was born in Glencoe, Illinois in the US, on the same day and year as Kurt Cobain, and studied acting at the Piven Theatre Workshop in Evanston, Illinois with the likes of John Cusack.
Her brother-in-law is famed New York casting director Daniel Swee. She was engaged to actor Michael Imperioli and has dated Matthew Broderick.
Actor Michael Rapaport pleaded guilty to the aggravated harassment of her in 1998. He was ordered to stay away from her and undergo counseling for one year.
"You know what's weird about dead people? How they look so perfect... When I die , I want to be one big mess. That's what life is, messy."
"I guess the characters I play may be at the more destructive edge of the spectrum..."