Taylor Negron: Reflections on a Life Spent Playing ‘Everyman’

Posted: January 14, 2015 in Uncategorized



Editor’s Note: xoJane was lucky enough to have Taylor Negron write for them at the site from time to time. This was the final piece he wrote for xoJane, and they have decided to run it under circumstances they never wanted to — on the occasion of his untimely passing today. Taylor was 57. Like everything he wrote, this piece is funny and reflective, rare and true. Goodbye, Taylor. There has never been another like you and there never will be again. You will be missed so very much.

After 30 years in show business I’ve given up on the idea that people will know my first and last name together, and I’ve accepted that I will never, ever be actually famous.

Instead, I am fame-ish.

“Are you the dragon salesman on The Wizards of Waverly Place?”

“Are you Nacho Butt from Angels in the…

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