Michael "Mike" Taylor is a fictional character from London based drama series City Girls created by Hannah. Mike was represented by actor Dax Griffin.
Dax Griffin is known for his roles as Shane McGrath in The Bold & The Beautiful and Tim Truman in Sunset Beach. Dax has also had guest roles in primetime shows such as Charmed, Army Wives, One Tree Hill and CSI NY.
Michael "Mike" Taylor
|Portrayed by Dax Griffin|
|Duration: 1.1 - 1.10, 2.1 - 2.3|
|Age: 30 (At time of death)|
Mother and Father deceased
Izzie Roberts - Became close until the truth about the rape was revealed
Season OneEditIn the second episode of the drama series, it was revealed that Izzie was raped after a night out, but she at first kept her ordeal a secret from her friends. Izzie fell into her old habits of drinking and self-harm as she tried to come to terms with her attack, eventually Izzie confided the truth in her work colleague Mike Taylor. However, as Izzie and Mike got closer, Izzie found memories of her rape return. Izzie realised that Mike was her rapist and in a special two-hander episode, the extent of Mike's past was revealed. Mike was a severely damaged individual who had witnessed the rape of his mother by his own father who later killed himself. The episode ended with a cliff hanger as Izzie struggled to prevent Mike from shooting himself. The Season One finale revealed that Mike had escaped from his secure unit.
As Season Two began, Izzie was tied up somewhere with Mike, who determined that if he couldn't have her, no one else would either. Holly and Max teamed up together to find Izzie and when they talked to a former colleague of Mike's, they were able to track Izzie down to a garage where Mike had been keeping Izzie. In an intense car chase, Mike forced his car off the road and down a cliff. Max was forced to hold Izzie back as Mike perished in a car explosion.