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Holland Taylor

 
Birth Place:
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Bio:
Holland Taylor began her career in the theatre, although the is well-known for her roles in film and television. Recent theatre appearances include: The Front Page (Broadway, 2016); Ann (Broadway, 2013); and Ripcord (Off-Broadway, 2015). Taylor has also starred in The Vagina Monologues (1999) and ... (read complete bio)
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Date of Birth: January 14, 1943 (79)

Birth Place: Philadelphia, PA, USA

Bio:
Holland Taylor began her career in the theatre, although the is well-known for her roles in film and television. Recent theatre appearances include: The Front Page (Broadway, 2016); Ann (Broadway, 2013); and Ripcord (Off-Broadway, 2015). Taylor has also starred in The Vagina Monologues (1999) and ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2016
Mrs. Grant
  [Off-Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Off-Broadway Production, 2015
Abby Binder
  [Broadway]
2013
Ann Richards
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1999
Performer [Replacement]
Performer [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Melissa Gardner [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
1988
Nina
  [Broadway]
1983
Hedda Holloway
  [Broadway]
1977
Cynthia Morse
  [Broadway]
1975
Angela Forrester (Standby)
  [Broadway]
1975
Amanda Williams
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1972
Anne Butley
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1970
Daniele/Polaire/Ida/Amalia/Marguerite/Reporter
  [Off-Broadway]
1970
Daniele/ Polaire/ Ida/ Amalia/ Marguerite/ Reporter
  [Off-Broadway]
1969
Bathsheba (David Show)
  [Off-Broadway]
1968
Bathseba
  [Off-Broadway]
1967
Irene
  [Broadway]
1965
Ensemble
Sister Louise (Understudy)

Writing

Playwright

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2016
Mrs. Grant

  [Off-Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Off-Broadway Production, 2015
Abby Binder

  [Broadway]
2013
Ann Richards

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1999
Performer [Replacement]

Performer [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Melissa Gardner [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
1988
Nina

  [Broadway]
1983
Hedda Holloway

  [Broadway]
1977
Cynthia Morse

  [Broadway]
1975
Angela Forrester (Standby)

  [Broadway]
1975
Amanda Williams

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1972
Anne Butley

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1970
Daniele/Polaire/Ida/Amalia/Marguerite/Reporter

  [Off-Broadway]
1970
Daniele/ Polaire/ Ida/ Amalia/ Marguerite/ Reporter

  [Off-Broadway]
1969
Bathsheba (David Show)

  [Off-Broadway]
1968
Bathseba

  [Off-Broadway]
1967
Irene

  [Broadway]
1965
Ensemble

Sister Louise (Understudy)

Writing
Playwright

Holland Taylor Biography

Holland Taylor began her career in the theatre, although the is well-known for her roles in film and television. Recent theatre appearances include: The Front Page (Broadway, 2016); Ann (Broadway, 2013); and Ripcord (Off-Broadway, 2015). Taylor has also starred in The Vagina Monologues (1999) and the original Broadway production of Moose Murders (1983).

She won the 1999 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Judge Roberta Kittleson on the ABC drama The Practice (1998‚Äď2003). She is also well-known for her role as Evelyn Harper on the sitcom Two and a Half Men (2003‚Äď2015).

Taylor's other major television roles include the sitcoms Bosom Buddies (1980‚Äď1982) and The Powers That Be (1992‚Äď1993). Film appearances include One Fine Day (1996), George of the Jungle (1997), The Truman Show (1998), and Legally Blonde (2001).

Holland Taylor Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Solo Performance
Holland Taylor, Ann
 
Drama League Awards - 2013 - Distinguished Performance Award
Holland Taylor, Ann
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Solo Performance
Holland Taylor, Ann
 
Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Holland Taylor, Ann
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1990 - Outstanding Supporting Performer, Non-Resident Production
Holland TaylorThe Cocktail Hour
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1988 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Play
Holland Taylor, The Cocktail Hour

Holland Taylor News

School Spotlight: Bennington College Photo School Spotlight: Bennington College
by Carian Lynée Parker - Jun 29, 2022

Ranked by the Princeton Review in the top five for 'Best College Theater,' Bennington College offers students a thorough grounding in virtually every dimension of theater-making: acting, directing, playwriting, devising, theatre history, dramatic literature, dramaturgy, stage management, and design (set, costume, lights, projection, and sound).

Photos: The Hollywood Museum Honors Fran Drescher, Michael Feinstein & Geri Jewell At Photo Photos: The Hollywood Museum Honors Fran Drescher, Michael Feinstein & Geri Jewell At The Launch Of The 2022 REAL TO REEL Exhibit
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 20, 2022

The Hollywood Museum has announced its 2022 salute to the LGBTQ+ community's contributions to the entertainment industry, it will once again present its ninth (due to the pandemic) annual 'Real to Reel: Portrayals and Perceptions of LGBTQ+ in Hollywood‚ÄĚ exhibit in partnership with Los Angeles City Councilmember Mitch O'Farrell (CD-13).

JEREMY JORDAN, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, Trading Places & More Lead Atlanta's May Theater Photo JEREMY JORDAN, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, Trading Places & More Lead Atlanta's May Theater Top 10
by BWW Staff - May 2, 2022

Atlanta is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month.

LOVE ALL, a New Play About Billie Jean King by Anna Deavere Smith, is in Development Photo LOVE ALL, a New Play About Billie Jean King by Anna Deavere Smith, is in Development
by Stephi Wild - Apr 20, 2022

LOVE ALL, a new play by Anna Deavere Smith and directed by Marc Bruni will explore the life and career of the legendary Billie Jean King. 

VIDEO: First Look at the West Coast Premiere of ANN at Pasadena Playhouse Photo VIDEO: First Look at the West Coast Premiere of ANN at Pasadena Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 4, 2022

Pasadena Playhouse presents the West Coast premiere of Ann - written by and starring Holland Taylor and directed by Benjamin Endsley Klein through April 24.

HADESTOWN, ANN, WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF & More Lead Los Angeles' April Theater Photo HADESTOWN, ANN, WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF & More Lead Los Angeles' April Theater Top 10
by BWW Staff - Apr 4, 2022

Los Angeles is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month. Coming up in April, we've got a Tony Award winning greek epic musical tragedy, a smash Broadway musical comedy, a deeply rich dramatic work from and starring Los Angeles favorite Holland Taylor, and more. 

Pasadena Playhouse to Present 'In Conversation: Cecile Richards & Holland Taylor' Photo Pasadena Playhouse to Present 'In Conversation: Cecile Richards & Holland Taylor'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 21, 2022

Pasadena Playhouse begins performances of the West Coast premiere of¬†Ann¬†‚Äď written by and starring Holland Taylor and directed by Benjamin Endsley Klein March 22, with performances continuing through April 24.¬†

BWW Interview: The Legendary Holland Taylor Talks West Coast Premiere of ANN Photo BWW Interview: The Legendary Holland Taylor Talks West Coast Premiere of ANN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 21, 2022

Written by and starring Holland Taylor, Ann is an inspiring and hilarious look at the life of celebrated Texas Governor, Ann Richards. Taylor is now set to present the West Coast premiere of Ann at the Pasadena Playhouse. Ann, directed by Benjamin Endsley Klein, runs from March 22 through April 24.

YENTL, HAIRSPRAY LIVE! & More is Coming to BroadwayHD for Women's History Month Photo YENTL, HAIRSPRAY LIVE! & More is Coming to BroadwayHD for Women's History Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 28, 2022

 In honor of Women’s History Month, BroadwayHD is celebrating some of Broadway’s iconic female characters with new titles coming to the platform including Yentl from Yentl, Mrs. Lovett from Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, and Tracy from Hairspray Live!.

ANN Makes its West Coast Premiere at Pasadena Playhouse in March Photo ANN Makes its West Coast Premiere at Pasadena Playhouse in March
by Stephi Wild - Feb 24, 2022

Pasadena Playhouse presents the West Coast premiere of¬†Ann¬†‚Äď written by and starring Holland Taylor and directed by Benjamin Endsley Klein from March 22 through April 24; the press opening is Saturday, March 26.¬†

Holland Taylor Videos

VIDEO: Holland Taylor Invites Audiences To West Coast Premiere Of ANN VideoVIDEO: Holland Taylor Invites Audiences To West Coast Premiere Of ANN
by Stage Tube - Feb 16, 2022

Pasadena Playhouse has announced that tickets are now on sale for the West Coast premiere of Ann - written by and starring Holland Taylor and directed by Benjamin Endsley Klein from March 22 through April 24. Watch as Taylor invites audiences to the production in a new video.

VIDEO: Watch the New Trailer for Season Two of THE MORNING SHOW! VideoVIDEO: Watch the New Trailer for Season Two of THE MORNING SHOW!
by Stage Tube - Aug 23, 2021

Picking up after the explosive events of season one, season two finds “The Morning Show' team emerging from the wreckage of Alex (Aniston) and Bradley’s (Witherspoon) actions.

VIDEO: Micah Stock Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now! VideoVIDEO: Micah Stock Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Mar 27, 2021

Watch as Richard chats with Tony Award-nominated stage and screen actor Micah Stock, who currently stars on Netflix's cult favorite, Bonding and Disney+/Nat Geo's The Right Stuff, in which he plays real-life NASA astronaut Deke Slayton.

VIDEO: Holland Taylor Says Her Play 'Ann' is Her Greatest Achievement on LATE NIGHT W VideoVIDEO: Holland Taylor Says Her Play 'Ann' is Her Greatest Achievement on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS
by Stage Tube - Dec 17, 2020

Holland Taylor shares her and her girlfriend Sarah Paulson's love for Seth's dog Frisbee, talks about why her play Ann is the greatest achievement of her life and reveals why she still gets approached because of her role in Legally Blonde.

VIDEO: The Cast of LEGALLY BLONDE Reunites on Reese Witherspoon's YouTube Channel Tom VideoVIDEO: The Cast of LEGALLY BLONDE Reunites on Reese Witherspoon's YouTube Channel Tomorrow
by Stage Tube - Oct 19, 2020

Tomorrow, Academy and Emmy Award-winning actress and producer Reese Witherspoon will premiere a surprise Legally Blonde reunion exclusively on her Hello Sunshine YouTube Channel at 6:15pm ET / 3:15pm PT.

VIDEO: Watch a New Clip from BILL & TED FACE THE MUSIC VideoVIDEO: Watch a New Clip from BILL & TED FACE THE MUSIC
by Stage Tube - Aug 26, 2020

Orion Pictures has released a most excellent new clip from BILL & TED FACE THE MUSIC! Watch Bill (Alex Winter) and Ted (Keanu Reeves) reunite with their old friend and bandmate Death (William Sadler). Only, despite their good intentions, Death isn't so happy to see the Wyld Stallyns this time.

VIDEO: See Jordan Fisher & Holland Taylor in the New Trailer for TO ALL THE BOYS: P.S VideoVIDEO: See Jordan Fisher & Holland Taylor in the New Trailer for TO ALL THE BOYS: P.S. I STILL LOVE YOU
by Stage Tube - Jan 23, 2020

Netflix has released the final trailer for its highly-anticipated sequel TO ALL THE BOYS: P.S. I STILL LOVE YOU, releasing globally on Netflix February 12, 2020.

VIDEO: Watch the New Trailer for TO ALL THE BOYS 2! VideoVIDEO: Watch the New Trailer for TO ALL THE BOYS 2!
by Stage Tube - Jan 22, 2020

It's a new year and Lara Jean (Lana Condor) and Peter (Noah Centineo) are no longer pretending to be a couple. They ARE a couple. And, as Lara Jean navigates a trove of official firsts with Peter ‚ÄĒ her first real kiss, her first real date, her first Valentine's Day ‚ÄĒ she finds herself leaning more on Kitty and Margot (Anna Cathcart and Janel Parrish), Chris (Madeleine Arthur), and an unexpected new confidant, Stormy (Holland Taylor), to help her manage the complex emotions that come with this new chapter of balancing a relationship and figuring out her authentic self. But when John Ambrose (Jordan Fisher), another recipient of one of Lara Jean's old love letters, enters her life again she must rely on herself more than ever as she's confronted with her first real dilemma: Can a girl be in love with two boys at once?

VIDEO: See Jordan Fisher in the Trailer for TO ALL THE BOYS: P.S. I STILL LOVE YOU VideoVIDEO: See Jordan Fisher in the Trailer for TO ALL THE BOYS: P.S. I STILL LOVE YOU
by Stage Tube - Dec 19, 2019

Netflix has released the first trailer for its highly-anticipated sequel TO ALL THE BOYS: P.S. I STILL LOVE YOU, releasing globally on Netflix February 12, 2020.

VIDEO: MR. MERCEDES to Return to AT&T Audience Network This September VideoVIDEO: MR. MERCEDES to Return to AT&T Audience Network This September
by Stage Tube - Jun 4, 2019

AT&T AUDIENCE Network's critically-acclaimed series, Mr. Mercedes will return on Tuesday, September 10 at 10:00pm ET/PT for season three with 10 one-hour episodes.


Holland Taylor Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Holland Taylor been in?
Holland Taylor has appeared on Broadway in 8 shows.

How many West End shows has Holland Taylor been in?
Holland Taylor has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Holland Taylor been nominated for?
Outstanding Solo Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Ann , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Ann , Outstanding Solo Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Ann , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Ann Outstanding Supporting Performer, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for The Cocktail Hour and Outstanding Featured Actress - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Cocktail Hour .

How many shows has Holland Taylor written?
Holland Taylor has written 1 shows including Ann (Playwright).