TAYLOR KINNEY as Kelly Severide
Taylor Kinney stars as Kelly Severide, a brash Lieutenant with an unflappable veneer who is fighting his own demons, in NBC's drama "Chicago Fire."
On television, Kinney has a variety of credits including a series regular role in NBC's "Trauma" and the recurring role of Mason Lockwood on "The Vampire Diaries." He starred in last season's Michael Patrick King pilot, "A Mann's World" opposite Don Johnson, and he has appeared on such shows as "Breakout Kings," "Castle," "Shameless," "Rizzoli & Isles," "Bones" and "CSI: NY." Kinney was featured in the telefilm "Five," a project produced by Jennifer Aniston, Demi Moore and Alicia Keyes and was seen in the web series "Dating Rules From My Future Self."
Upcoming big screen credits include Kathryn Bigelow's "Zero Dark Thirty," the Marty Papazian-directed independent feature "Least Among Saints," and the short film "Prodigal" with Kenneth Branaugh.
Born in Lancaster, Pa., Kinney is an experienced surfer, and he currently resides in Los Angeles.