Jim Taylor worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. In 1995, he wrote and directed the short film "Memory Lane." Taylor worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "About Schmidt" (2002) starring Jack Nicholson. In the early 2000s, Taylor also worked on "Sideways" (2004). In the 2010s, Taylor lent his talents to projects like "Cedar Rapids" with Ed Helms (2011). Taylor most recently produced the Rinko Kikuchi adventure "Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter" (2015). Taylor was married to Tamara Jenkins.