Holland Taylor is an American actress and playwright. Taylor was awarded a Primetime Emmy Award for her performance as Judge Roberta Kittleson on the long running legal show The Practice. Taylor received multiple nominations for her role on the comedy Two and a Half Men, where she starred alongside Charlie Sheen.
As of 2023, Holland Taylor's net worth is estimated to be $10 million.
|Holland Virginia Taylor
|Source(s) of Fame
|Date of Birth
|January 14, 1943
|Place of Birth
|Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
|Partner, Sarah Paulson,
Taylor began her acting career in the theater. Starting in the 1960s, Taylor performed in Broadway shows and Off-Broadway, starring in productions such as Butley and The Cocktail Hour. Her 1983 performance in Breakfast With Les and Bess earned her critical acclaim by publications such as The New York Times.
Her TV career took off with her portrayal of Denise Kavanaugh on the soap opera The Edge of Night, and her performance as an attractive boss on the 1980s sitcom Bossom Buddies. In the later show she starred opposite Tom Hanks.
Taylor has received praise for her ability to play comedic and dramatic roles with ease. In 1985, Taylor was cast in a detective TV series called Me andMom on ABC alongside Lisa Eilbacher. Two years later, she starred in a sitcom called Harry with Alan Arkin.
In 1998, Taylor was offered the role of Judge Roberta Kittleson in what was meant to be a one-time appearance on The Practice. Taylor became a series regular and played the role between 1998 and 2003. For her role in the show, Taylor was awarded an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.
Taylor was cast in a recurring role on the AMC show The Lot, for which she received a nomination for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series. She received four Emmy nominations for playing Evelyn Harper in Two and a Half Men. In the show she plays a snobbish, overbearing mother to Charlie Sheen and Jon Cryer’s characters.
Taylor has appeared as a guest actor in shows such as Alley McBeal, ER, Monk, and The L Word.
Taylor was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to C. Tracy Taylor, an attorney, and Virginia Taylor, a painter. She has two older sisters, Patricia and Pamela.
Taylor received her high school diploma from Westtown School in West Chester, where she graduated in 1960. She joined Bennington College to study theater and graduated in 1964, moving to New York City shortly after.
In 2015, Taylor revealed in a radio interview on New York’s WNYC that she was romantically involved with a younger woman, and that the majority of her past relationships have been with women. Later it was revealed that she was dating the actress Sarah Paulson, who is 32 years younger than Taylor.
In August 2002, Taylor states that she identifies with the LGBTQ community. Taylor is a supporter of the Los Angeles charity Aid for AIDS and has served on their honorary board.
Holland Taylor is quite active on her social media account with over 198,000 followers on Instagram and over 140,000 followers on her Twitter account.
Holland Taylor is an American TV and film actress with a net worth of $10 million. Taylor started her acting career in Broadway productions in the 1960s and 70s before switching to television and films. She has been nominated multiple times for the Emmys for her performance on shows such as Two and a Half Men, The Practice, and The Lot.
Holland Taylor has sometimes been associated with other Actors such as Richard Long, Donny Boaz, Emun Elliott, Jack DeLeon, Christopher Weeks, Mary Beth Rubens, Pat Conway, John Moulder-Brown, August Ames, and Mark Lee.