Lili Anne Taylor (born February 20, 1967) is an American theater, film and television actress.Taylor, the fifth of six children, was born in Glencoe, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Marie, a professional babysitter, and Park Taylor, a folk artist and hardware store operator. She grew up in a "warm family environment" and has described herself as being a "tomboy" and "a bit of a searcher" during her childhood. Taylor graduated from New Trier High School in Winnetka, Illinois, 1985. Thereafter, she attended the Theatre School of Drama at DePaul University and the Piven Theatre Workshop. Taylor has been dating author Nick Flynn since 2004. The couple have a daughter.