Taylor Sheridan is an American filmmaker and actor. Sheridan portrayed David Hale in the FX television series Sons of Anarchy and Danny Boyd in Veronica Mars (2005–2007).
Sheridan has written several films, including the screenplay for Sicario (2015), for which he was nominated for the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for Hell or High Water (2016), which was nominated for three other Oscars, including Best Picture. Sheridan also wrote and directed the 2017 neo-Western crime film Wind River and wrote the 2018 sequel to Sicario. He is a co-creator of the Paramount Network television series Yellowstone and creator of its prequels 1883 (2021) and 1923 (2022), and he co-created the crime thriller Mayor of Kingstown. He also created the crime drama Tulsa King, which he co-writes and showruns with Terence Winter.
In 2021, Sheridan was inducted into the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame.