The Longstanding Career of Holland Taylor
Holland Virginia Taylor, also known as Penny Taylor because of her coppery hair color, is an award-winning American actress and playwright. She is best known for her role in the legal drama, The Practice (1998–2003), where she was awarded Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.
Holland grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Because of her love for acting, she studied drama at Bennington College and graduated in 1964. Soon, she moved to New York to find acting jobs.
Holland started her acting career performing in broadway and off-broadway productions. She starred in several theater productions including The Cocktail Hour (1998), where she received a Drama Desk award nomination. She also amazed John Simon, a theatre expert from New York magazine, with her great performance in Breakfast with Les and Bess (1983).
Later, Holland appeared on screen. In the 1980s, her name became famous for her portrayal of Ruth Dunbar, the sexy boss in the sitcom, Bosom Buddies, co-starring Tom Hanks. Soon, she appeared in numerous television shows such as Me and Mom (1985), Perfect Strangers (1987), and Two and a Half Men (2003-2014), where she got four nominations for Best Supporting Actress.
Holland also starred in several films including How to Make an American Quilt (1995), The Truman Show (1998), and Legally Blonde (2001). As a playwright, she also authored and starred in the solo play, ANN, where she received the 2013 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play nomination.
When she isn’t in front of the camera, Holland is a committed supporter of Aid for AIDS, and is always a keen participant in their annual Drag Show fundraiser.
How old is Holland Taylor?
79 year old Holland Taylor was born on January 14, 1943.
Holland Taylor as a baby held by her mother
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What is Holland Taylor’s weight and height?
Holland Taylor is 5ft4 or 163cm tall, and weighs about 128lbs or 58 kgs.
What is the estimated net worth of Holland Taylor?
Holland Taylor has a net worth of $18 million, working as an actress and playwright.
Is Holland Taylor married?
Holland Taylor has never married but she has revealed that most of her relationships have been with women. She has been dating Sarah Paulson since 2015.
Does Holland Taylor have any children?
Holland Taylor doesn’t have any children.