Tate Taylor is an American actor. He’s also a filmmaker. He made his acting debut in the 1997 film Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion. He later appeared in an episode of Charmed. In the 2000s, he appeared in the films Planet of the Apes, I Spy, and Breakin’ All the Rules. He also had one-time roles in Six Feet Under, The Drew Carey Show, and A.U.S.A. As a filmmaker, he started his career with the 2003 film Chicken Party. He later directed the movie Pretty Ugly People. He also appeared as Richie Miller in some episodes of Sordid Lives: The Series. In the 2010s, he had performances in the films Winter’s Bone and Ma. Taylor has also directed the films The Help, Get On Up, The Girl on the Train, Ma, and Ava.