Autumn Alicia Reeser (born September 21, 1980) is an American actress. She is perhaps best known for playing Taylor Townsend on the Fox series The O.C..Reeser's character Taylor Townsend first appeared during the show's third season, and joined the cast as a regular as of the fourth season. Her quirky character reinvigorated the show, and she quickly became a fan favorite. After The O.C. concluded, she joined The CW pilot The World According to Barnes's cast as "[the lead character]'s down-to-earth girlfriend, a paralegal and the daughter of an FBI agent."In addition to The O.C., Reeser appeared in recurring roles on the WB's Maybe It's Me, ABC's Complete Savages, Grounded for Life, My Life DisOriented, FX Network's It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, and is a spokesperson for Clean & Clear. She has also appeared in a number of other television programs, as well as the films The Girl Next Door and the small-town indie "Our Very Own". Maxim ranked Reeser as the 57th most beautiful woman in the world in 2006. She also appeared on the cover of the December 2006 issue of Stuff magazine (U.S. version)Reeser most recently appeared in ABC Family's October film Nature of the Beast, and an episode of CBS's Ghost Whisperer. Autumn recently finished production on the dark comedy Possessions, due for release in 2009. She will next star in the 2008 sequel of a 1980s classic, Lost Boys: The Tribe playing Nicole, a girl who inadvertently falls in love with a vampire, and as the heiress villain Madison in a movie musical by the Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior producers, called "The American Mall." She has also appeared in four YouTube trailers for the novel Celebutantes as the book's narrator Lola Santisi.