Jack Taylor

Jack Taylor (born George Brown Randall) is an American actor best known for starring in many European low-budget exploitation films of the 1970s, in particular several directed by Spanish cult filmmaker Jesús Franco. Born in the Portland, Oregon suburb of Oregon City, Taylor began acting onstage as a child. In the 1950s, he began appearing in small roles on Los Angeles-based television series before moving to Mexico and starring in several films directed by Federico Curiel. Taylor had several minor roles in films in the early 1960s, including Cleopatra (1963) and Custer of the West (1966) before having a lead role in Jesús Franco's Succubus (1968). Taylor subsequently relocated to Madrid, and appeared in numerous exploitation and horror films there, including Count Dracula (1970), Eugenie… The Story of Her Journey into Perversion (also 1970), Female Vampire (1973), and Pieces (1982). Taylor's later roles include 1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992), Roman Polanski's The Ninth Gate (1999),A2Z by Daryush Shokof, (2004) and Miloš Forman's Goya's Ghosts (2006).