JULIET TAYLOR (Casting Director) has worked with some of the leading directors of our time, including Mike Nichols, Steven Spielberg, Woody Allen, Louis Malle, Martin Scorsese, Alan Parker, James L. Brooks, John Schlesinger, Stephen Frears, Nora Ephron, Neil Jordan and Sydney Pollack. She has cast more than 100 films, with more than 40 of them for Woody Allen. Among her credits are: The Exorcist (1973), Taxi Driver (1976), Network (1976), Pretty Baby (1976), Julia (1977), Terms of Endearment (1983), The Killing Fields (1984), Dangerous Liaisons (1988), Big (1988), Mississippi Burning (1988), WORKING GIRL (1988), The Grifters (1990), Schindler’s List (1993) and SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE (1993). She won an Emmy Award for casting on the HBO Miniseries “Angels in America.” Her work with Woody Allen dates back to Love and Death in 1975 and most recently includes Match Point (2005), Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008), Midnight in Paris (2011) and Blue Jasmine (2013).
Taylor graduated from Smith College in 1967 and joined the staff of David Merrick, remaining there until the spring of 1968. At that time, she went to work as a secretary to Marion Dougherty who was opening a motion picture casting office in New York. In 1973, when Dougherty left casting to produce films, Taylor ran Marion Dougherty Associates until 1977, when she became Director of East Coast Casting for Paramount Pictures. She left that position in 1978 to cast motion pictures independently.