Taylor Misiak

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Taylor Misiak
Born (1992-02-17) February 17, 1992 (age 32)
San Francisco, California, U.S
EducationBachelor of Fine Arts
Alma materIthaca College
OccupationTelevision actress
Years active2010-present
Height5 ft 4 in (163 cm)
TelevisionNBC, The CW, Netflix, Verizon
Partner(s)Tony Yacenda
  • Dave Misiak (father)
  • Trina Misiak (mother)
RelativesDarren Misiak

Taylor Misiak [1] (born on February 17, 1992) is an American actress. She began her acting career starring in short films and having minor roles in television series. She is best known for her co-leading role in the Pillow Talking music video, by Lil Dicky.[2][3] She is a series regular in the FX series, Dave (TV series).[4]

Early life

Misiak was born in San Francisco, to Dave and Trina Misiak. She got into acting at a young age, as she would star in theatre productions and in high school, she was named a Minnesota Scholar of Distinction in Theatre Arts. Misiak would grow up between San Jose, California and Apple Valley, Minnesota, before relocating to Los Angeles to pursue her dream of acting. She would work as a waitress to support her acting career. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Ithaca College based in New York. She also attended foundation and improvisation courses, and is a member of SAG-AFTRA (Screen Actors Guild Union).[5][6]


Misiak started her career by performing in theatres at various festivals. She would also begin to get roles in short films and television series on various television networks like NBC, The CW, Netflix and Verizon. She would star as the co-lead role in the 49th most expensive music video ever made, "Pillow Talking" by Lil Dicky.[7] In 2019, Misiak was casted as a series regular, Dave (TV series), as Ally Warner, the girlfriend of Dave / Lil Dicky. Dave premiered on March 4, 2020.[8][9]

Other media

In November 2019, Misiak started her own podcast with television writer, Alyssa Litman, on Apple Podcast, called "Table Flipping with Alyssa and Taylor".[10]

Personal life

Misiak has a brother, Darren Misiak. [11] She currently dating director and writer, Tony Yacenda.



Year Title Role Notes
2011 "Eye Contact With Strangers" [12] Girl Short film
2013 "The Playground" [13] The Spotter Short film
2014 "Five Hours" [14] Savannah
2017 "Pause" [15] Vanessa Short film
2018 "Heavily Meditated"[16] Renee


Year Title Role Notes
2013 "Social Media Misfits" [17] Taylor 1 episode
2015' "Laura" [18] Hannah 1 episode
About a Boy" [19] Co-ed 1 episode
"Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" [20] Best Friend 1 episode
2018 "We Are CVNT5" [21] Zoe 8 episodes
"American Vandal" [22] Abby Samuels 2 episodes
"I Feel Bad" [23] Mackenzie 2 episodes
2020 Dave" [24][25] Ally series regular

In the media



  1. Misiak, Taylor (November 17, 2013). "Taylor Misiak "Amy" Sides". Retrieved March 17, 2019.
  2. "Taylor Misiak Lead actor". www.promonews.tv. Retrieved March 17, 2020.
  3. "Lil Dicky - Pillow Talking feat. Brain (Official Music Video)". YouTube. Retrieved March 17, 2020.
  4. "Dave' Review: Lil Dicky's Uneven FXX Comedy Is More Endearing Than You Might Expect". IndieWire. Retrieved March 17, 2020.
  5. "TAYLOR MISIAK ACTRESS WIKI, AGE, BIO, MARRIED, NET WORTH, HEIGHT". www.marathi.tv. Retrieved March 17, 2020.
  6. "sag-aftra - Memberships & Benefits". SAG-AFTRA. Retrieved March 17, 2020.
  7. "LIL DICKY'S NEW VIDEO STARS JOHN C. REILLY AND A CGI BRAIN". Inverse (website). Retrieved March 17, 2020.
  8. "Taylor Misiak on what it's been like working with Lil Dicky over the years". YouTube. Retrieved March 17, 2020.
  9. "What's on TV Wednesday, March 4: 'Stumptown' on ABC". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved March 17, 2020.
  10. "Tables Flipped with Alyssa and Taylor - podcast on Apple". www.podcast.apple.com/us/podcast. Retrieved March 17, 2020.
  11. "Who Is Taylor Misiak? Bio and Wiki". www.allstarbio.com. Retrieved March 17, 2020.
  12. "Eye Contact with Strangers (2011)". IMDb. Retrieved March 17, 2020.
  13. "The Playground (I) (2013)". IMDb. Retrieved March 17, 2020.
  14. "Five Hours (2014)". IMDb. Retrieved March 17, 2020.
  15. "Pause (III) (2017)". IMDb. Retrieved March 17, 2020.
  16. "Heavily Meditated (The Series)". IMDb. Retrieved March 17, 2020.
  17. "Social Media Misfits (2013– )". IMDb. Retrieved March 17, 2020.
  18. "Laura (2015– )". IMDb. Retrieved March 17, 2020.
  19. "About a Boy (2014–2015)". IMDb. Retrieved March 17, 2020.
  20. "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (2015–2019)". IMDb. Retrieved March 17, 2020.
  21. "We Are CVNT5 (2018– )". IMDb. Retrieved March 17, 2020.
  22. "American Vandal (2017–2018)". IMDb. Retrieved March 17, 2020.
  23. "I Feel Bad (2018– )". IMDb. Retrieved March 17, 2020.
  24. "Dave (2020– )". IMDb. Retrieved March 17, 2020.
  25. "'Dave': Here Is the Cast Of New FXX Comedy Series Starring Lil Dicky From 'The League' Creator & Kevin Hart". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 17, 2020.

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