Taylor Kinney, born July 15, 1981, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA, is an American actor and model. Kinney is best known for his role as Luke Gianni on the TV series Fashion House on MyNetworkTV, and his regular role on Trauma on NBC.
In 2010, Kinney portrayed Mason Lockwood in the The Vampire Diaries TV series, which airs on The CW, for 7 episodes. In 2011, Kinney was featured in Lady Gaga’s music video for the song “You and I”. After the shooting wrapped up, the two became a couple, also In 2012, Kinney starred as Lieutenant Kelly Severide from Squad 3, in the TV series Chicago Fire.