Kathryn Taylor Smith is originally from Memphis, TN., and holds a B.S. in Psychology and a M.S. in Clinical Psychology. Kathryn is a former Miss KS USA, a four-time NCAA All American in Track & Field and has been featured as one of KC Magazine’s “Top 30 Under 30.” Kathryn worked as a domestic abuse counselor at a battered women shelter in Kansas City, MO., before moving to LA to pursue her passion for acting. She has successfully worked in LA for more than 10 years as an actress, model, host and voice-over artist. Kathryn has recently been seen on the TV shows Black-ish, Future Man, Famous In Love, Scorpion, Hawaii Five-0 as well as a national print ad for T-Mobile. She has been featured in Black Enterprise and Savoy Magazines. She also writes and produces independent projects such as “Homeless Destiny,” “Kai” and “Mouthpiece.” Kathryn’s upcoming producing projects include the play, “Platinum Club,” web series “TaylorMade” and a short film on Alzheimer’s disease entitled “Forget-Me-Knot.”
Kathryn is a member of Toastmasters International, Mocha Moms, Inc. and enjoys motivational speaking, particularly on issues dealing with female youth empowerment, marriage and family & living your best life. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and is proud to say that she lives her life volunteering and being of service to others. “Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.” – Muhammad Ali
Kathryn has been married to Judge J. Christopher Smith for seven years and they are the proud parents of a super active 3 year old daughter, Jacqueline Taylor Smith. Kathryn is a lifetime member of the prestigious Actors Studio – West, where she has studied for over 11 years.
Kathryn is honored to be premiering her first solo show “A Mile In My Shoes” at the 2018 Hollywood Fringe Festival. www.kathyntaylorsmith.com