Taylor is a recent graduate from Toi Whakaari NZ Drama School. Taylor was born and bred in Invercargill Southland. His recent acting credits include Bennett Francis in the Fortune Theatre's award-winning show Punk Rock,for which he was nominated for the 2015 Best Male Performance Award, Jordan in Officer 27, William and Duke Fredrick in As You Like It, Simon the Zealot in The Last days of Judas Iscariot and Lee Harvey Oswald in Assassins. In 2010 he was part of the NZ Young Shakespeare Company that performed Macbeth; he played the title role at the Globe Theatre in London, England. Taylor is making his Auckland Theatre Company debut as Kerrisk Redinton in Polo.