Actress Taryn Manning attends Mercedes Benz Fashion Week held at Smashbox Studios on March 20, 2007 in Culver City, California. (Getty Images)more pics » TARYN MANNING FACTS
- Born November 6, 1978 in Virginia
- Her first major movie was 2001's crazy/beautiful with Kirsten Dunst
- She received critical acclaim for 2005's Hustle & Flow
- Her band BoomKat was signed to Dreamworks Records
has been the subject of many an Internet search today, after photogs snapped pictures of the actress in a truly teeny bikini. According to TMZ.com
, the 32-year-old has been vacationing in Turks and Caicos, where she's sunning on the beaches of Providenciales.
Manning was spotted in a purple, sparkly string bikini, looking completely relaxed. Her hair was pulled back in a headband, and she donned some trendy white plastic-framed sunglasses to block out the rays. Check out the picture below (via TMZ): Taryn Manning at Coachella (Photo Agency)
Manning is known for her roles in the films Crossroads
(with Britney Spears
), 8 Mile
and Hustle & Flow
. But lately she's been concentrating more on her music career than her acting one. The star formed the band Boomkat with her brother back in 2003, and last fall she announced she was working on a solo album.
Her first single "So Talented" was featured in an episode of Melrose Place
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