Playboy’s Playmate of the Month for March 1996 is Priscilla Taylor. Born in Miami, she lived in several places growing up including Aspen and San Francisco.
After high school Priscilla studied interior design. She quit her job after only a couple of months because she didn’t feel it was the right fit for her. She said, “I think I’m too creative for most budgets.” That doesn’t mean she doesn’t still use her design skills around her house. She owns several prints from famous artists including Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol.
As a teenager Priscilla participated in several beauty pageants. During one competition she was asked, “If you could be anyone in the world, who would you be?” And she responded, “Cleopatra. I just want to rule!” Perhaps her ambitious nature cost her that pageant, but she later went on to become Miss Orange Blossom in Florida.
Priscilla started modeling at age 12. She worked primarily in South Florida, appearing in a number of different ads. After becoming a Playmate she worked on a number of Playboy productions. She appeared in several magazines after her centerfold spread including Cosmopolitan, FHM, Sports Illustrated, and Glamour.
Her centerfold pictorial led to a number of acting jobs. Priscilla guest-starred on Baywatch Nights and Ellen. She eventually landed a recurring role on the comedy series Malibu, CA. In the second season of the show she was promoted to the main cast. On the show she played Traycee Banks, a stereotypical dumb-blonde actress. At the end of the series her character ends up going to medical school.
After Malibu Priscilla began acting in movies. She played small roles in a couple big movies including 6 Days 7 Nights and Austin Powers. She later earned starring roles in smaller, independent productions such as Gothic Assassins and The Dalhia Knights.
Priscilla has also hosted and appeared on several reality programs. She’s worked for MTV, E!, and ESPN. During the 2002 Super Bowl Halftime show she participated in NBC’s special Fear Factor episode, which featured Playboy Playmates. Miss February 2001 Lauren Hill ultimately won the episode.
In 2008 Priscilla started her own clothing company called Dutchess Couture. It produces high-end designs intended for children. With her background as a child model, she understands what fashions are appropriate for her younger audience.