About Vaughn

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Vaughn Taylor

Vaughn was a 2004 Telly Award winner for ‘Writing’ and ‘Acting’ in the independent feature film The Long Ride Home distributed by Lionsgate Films.   She began her career at fifteen as a dancer in San Antonio, Texas, performing everything from Spanish flamenco to classical ballet.   She has toured in such musicals as Funny Girl and Camelot, while also performing in and producing plays by Shakespeare, Ibsen, and Kafka.

She has appeared in over 150 national and regional commercials and met Paul, her husband, in New York while they were both series regulars on NBC’s long running Another World.   Vaughn was one of the stars of ABC’s Family/Focus on the Family Series, McGee & Me.   She has appeared on Days of our Lives and Young and the Restless, as well as in numerous cable projects.

As her career led her to California, she began to focus more upon her love for writing.  She wrote the film script for The Long Ride Home after seeing several of her theatrical projects produced in the Los Angeles area.

The Long Ride Home, starring Randy Travis, Eric Roberts and Ernest Borgnine was released by Lionsgate Films, and received its broadcast premier on the Encore Western Channel.  After the Cable Premiere this romantic adventure mystery received a major home video release throughout North America and   international distribution through Porchlight Entertainment.

Vaughn was also a founding member of The Actor’s Co-Op theater company in Hollywood and was instrumental in creating Inter-Mission, a fellowship of Christian professionals in the Entertainment industry.

Vaughn wrote and directed Last Words based on the life and times of the legendary western hero Bat Masterson. This “Scrooge meets Tombstone” feature film is in post-production and is the first of a series of 8 films to be developed and produced by SouthCoast Theatre and Film. Among the 8 films in development by SouthCoast are adaptations of two live theatrical plays created and written by Vaughn, Whispers and The Answer.  The other productions include many different genres ranging from psychological thrillers and action-adventure to inspirational allegories and fantasy series for children.