As an actor and author, Taylor has captivated audiences with her unique blend of talent, humor, authenticity and inspiring personal story of survival and resilience. Everything in Taylor’s life grinded to a halt during the birth of her daughter. Moments after her delivery, Taylor triggered an extremely violent chronic rare disease leaving her near death with multiple organ failure. 

While on dialysis, Taylor began writing Rare Disease Girl - which chronicles her personal journey of living with a rare medical condition. She has a unique voice, weaving the harsh reality of her situation with the light, laughter, and hope of her survival. Through her story, Taylor not only raises awareness about rare disease but also offers a message of strength and resilience to others.

Taylor’s message of patient empowerment is gaining momentum. She penned an article in the Huffington Post I Spent Weeks Near Death In The ICU. Asking My Doctors To Do This 1 Thing May Have Saved My Life where she shared how her medical catastrophes changed how she approaches her own healthcare. The article topped Apple News as the #1 story, garnering nearly 1 million impressions in 48 hours. 

Before her rare disease diagnosis, Taylor's acting career on stage and screen has been marked by versatility and depth. A storyteller with disarming humor, Taylor has a particularly extensive background in comedy, having worked on Jimmy Kimmel Live, studying at Upright Citizens Brigade, traveling with musical comedy shows to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival as well as recurring on season 2 of HBO's Silicon Valley directed by Mike Judge, appearing on both seasons of Life in Pieces on CBS, and multiple episodes of Rachel Dratch’s Late Night Snack on TruTV. She also appeared in Feud: Bette and Joan directed by Ryan Murphy. 

Additionally, Taylor has over a decade of experience in creative project management in media, including as former operations lead for LAist Studios, an award-winning podcast production studio.

Drawing on her personal story, Taylor Coffman has defied the odds and made a significant impact sharing her story already with the FDA, the American Society of Hematologists, and The Moth among others. Her talent, resilience, and dedication serve as an inspiration. She reminds us that even amidst the most dire of challenges - growth, strength, laughter and joy are accessible to us all - leading us to greater purpose and fulfillment.