Jon Harrison Taylor is a Los Angeles-based writer/actor/musician by way of Dallas, Texas. He is the youngest son of Stax icon Johnnie Taylor.  Jon's acting career began as a little nine-year-old boy with a big Afro eating a giant hamburger for a supermarket commercial. As an adolescent, he appeared in the musicals such as The Wiz, Damn Yankees, and Little Shop of Horrors. At 15, Jon started singing lead vocals and playing guitar in rock bands and continued to lead groups throughout college. After moving to Los Angeles, Jon spent much of his time recording and traveling the world as a professional lead guitarist with major label artists. He has played shows across the US and Europe and has appeared on The Carson Daly Show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Soul Train, Top of the Pops, and more. In 2017, he created, wrote (music and screenplay), produced, directed, and starred in the rock n’ roll comedy web series Sweet: The Show, which was recently nominated for the prestigious 2018 Hollyweb Awards in Hollywood.

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Film & Television appearances
Stage

Jon has appeared on several TV shows  on NBC,  MTV, ABC, as well as several regional and national commercials.

Baltimore Center Stage| Soul... The Stax Musical | 2018

Wilson Pickett/Johnnie Taylor

Warplay

The Wiz

Damn Yankees

Little Shop Of Horrors

Digital Series
Training &
Workshops
Special Skills

Hey Pete Productions| Sweet The Show | 2018

Nico Sweet

Hey Pete Productions| Uncle B. On...| 2016

Uncle B.

HalfBro | My Half Brother| 2015

Party Dude

Hey Pete Productions |The Love Echo| 2014

Speiser Sturgess Acting Studio 

Killian's Commercial Workshop 

Janne Halleren - Scene Study and Technique

Los Angeles Film School

Improvisation, Guitar, Singing, drums, Dancing, Volleyball, Billiards, Yoga, Voice Over, Accents (Southern, British)

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