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Holland Taylor Net Worth

Holland Taylor Net Worth 2018: Wiki, Married, Family, Wedding, Salary, Siblings

Holland Virginia Taylor net worth is
$15 Million

Holland Virginia Taylor Wiki/Biography

Holland Virginia Taylor was born on 14 January 1943, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA, to mother Virginia, a painter, and father C. Tracy Taylor, an attorney. She is an actress and playwright, probably best known for her roles as Judge Roberta Kittleson in the television series “The Practice” and as Evelyn Harper in the sitcom “Two and a Half Men”.

A famous actress, how rich is Holland Taylor now? Sources state that Taylor has acquired a net worth of over $15 million, as of mid-2016. She has established her wealth during her long acting career spanning over 50 years since 1965.

Holland Taylor Net Worth $15 Million

Taylor is the youngest of three siblings. She attended Westtown School in West Chester, Pennsylvania and later enrolled in Bennington College in Vermont, graduating with a BA in drama in 1964. She then moved to New York City to pursue a career in acting, however, in 2005 she became a student again, earning her MA in Spiritual Psychology from the University of Santa Monica.

Beginning in theater, Taylor appeared in a number of plays during the 60s, 70s and 80s, both o and off-Broadway. She had starring roles in “Butley”, “The Cocktail Hour”, “Moose Murders” and “Breakfast with Less and Bess”. As a student of the legendary acting teacher Stella Adler, Taylor also took several minor film and television roles. Her first significant television role was in the long-running soap opera “The Edge of Night”, in which she played the evil Denise Cavanaugh. All contributed to her growing net worth.

In 1982 Taylor was cast in the comedy sitcom “Bosom Buddies” starring Tom Hanks, as his demanding boss Ruth Danbar; this was her breakthrough role. Although the series lasted only for two seasons, it paved Taylor’s way to many other series and films too. Her film roles of the time were small parts in projects like “Romancing the Stone”, “Key Exchange”, “Perry Mason Returns”, “The Jewel of the Nile” and “She’s Having a Baby”. All added to her net worth.

In early 90s the actress moved to California, and became part of the TV series “The Powers That Be”, playing the senator’s wife Margaret Powers, the role which brought her EW’s Cool Actress award. She also had a recurring role in the series “The Naked Truth” as a tabloid editor Camilla Dane. In the meantime, she appeared in numerous films, including “Betrayal of Trust”, The Favor”, “To Die For”, “Steal Big Steal Little”, “George of the Jungle”, “My Last Love”, “The Truman Show” and many others.

In 1998 Taylor was cast as Judge Roberta Kittleson in the legal drama “The Practice”, which focused on Boston’s law company and its partners and associates. The role brought her additional fame as well as the Emmy for Best Supporting Actress, and significantly improved her wealth. She also made a cross-over appearance in the same role in the popular “Ally McBeal” series.

As the 2000s came, Taylor tackled a mix of television and film work, appearing in films such as “Happy Accidents”, “The Day Reagan Was Shot”, Legally Blonde, “Home Room”, “Spy Kids 2″ and Spy Kids 3”. In 2003 she was cast in the CBS hit television sitcom “Two and a Half Men”, as Evelyn Harper, Charlie Sheen and Jon Cryer’s entertainingly awful mother. The series, which lasted until 2015, enjoyed an astonishing popularity with audiences and achieved huge audience success, and considerably adding to Taylor’s net worth.

Meanwhile, she appeared in other series such as “The L World”, “Monk” and “Electric City”, and in the films “Intent”, “D.E.B.S.”, “The Wedding Date”, “Baby Mama” and “The Chosen One”. In 2009 Taylor wrote and starred in a solo play called “Ann”, based on the life of the late Texas Governor Ann Richards, which brought her a nomination for the Tony Award for Best Lead Actress in a Play.

During her long career, Taylor has performed in numerous stage productions, while also establishing herself as a true star in both big and small screen projects, which enabled her to amass a considerable personal fortune.

Speaking about her personal life, Taylor has never been married. She once stated that most of her relationships have actually been with women. She is currently dating actress Sarah Paulson, who is 32 years her junior.

The actress is a supporter of the non-profit organization Aid For AIDS, being a member of its Honorary Board. She has also joined the organization’s annual fundraiser called Best In Drag Show.


Full NameHolland Taylor
Net Worth$15 Million
Date Of BirthJanuary 14, 1943
Place Of BirthPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Height5 ft 3 in (1.62 m)
ProfessionActor, Voice Actor, Playwright
EducationWesttown School in West Chester, Pennsylvania, Bennington College in Vermont, University of Santa Monica
NationalityAmerican
ParentsVirginia Taylor, C. Tracy Taylor
SiblingsPamela Taylor, Patricia Taylor
PartnerSarah Paulson (2015–present)
NicknamesPenny Taylor , Holland Virginia Taylor
Twitterhttp://www.twitter.com/hollandtaylor
IMDBhttp://www.imdb.com/name/nm0852466
AwardsPrimetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (1999)
NominationsTony Award for Best Lead Actress in a Play (2013)
Movies"The Edge of Night", "Bosom Buddies" (1982), "George of the Jungle", "My Last Love", "The Truman Show" (1998), "The Practice" (1998), "Two and a Half Men" (2003-2015), "Intent", "D.E.B.S.", "The Wedding Date"
TV Shows"Butley", "The Cocktail Hour", "Ally McBeal", "Moose Murders", "Breakfast with Less and Bess","The L World", "Monk" and "Electric City"
#Trademark
1Often plays classy or ritzy characters
#Quote
1"There's a very big age difference between us which I'm sure shocks a lot of people, and it startles me. But as they say, 'If she dies, she dies.'" [Taylor in a November 2015 radio interview with WNYC, joking about her relationship with Sarah Paulson--who is 32 years her junior]
2"I'm just cutting a swath of bitchiness through the world!." (on her propensity for playing cantankerous women)
#Fact
1She was awarded the 1990 Drama-Logue Award for Performance for "The Cocktail Hour" in the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson at the James A. Doolittle Theatre (University of California) in Los Angeles, California.
2Despite having had no children of her own in real life, onscreen she has played the mother of Jim Carrey, Michelle Pfeiffer, Tina Fey, Nicole Kidman, Leslie Mann, Charlie Sheen, Jon Cryer, Debra Messing, Kevin Bacon, Carla Gugino and Hope Davis.
3Is in a relationship with Sarah Paulson since early 2015.
4She is of English, and some German, Dutch, Welsh, and French, ancestry.
5Often mistaken for Susan Sullivan.
6Despite playing her mother in One Fine Day (1996), Taylor is just 15 years older than Michelle Pfeiffer.
7Appearing with Buck Henry in off-Broadway play, "Mother". [July 2009]
8Wrote and starred in her own one-woman show about the late Texas Governor Ann Richards, "Ann" and performed it on Broadway in 2013.
9August 2005 - Received her Master degree in Spiritual Psychology from the University of Santa Monica.
10She has at least five nieces and nephews and a great niece or nephew. Among her friends are playwright A.R. Gurney, and former co-star Téa Leoni.
11Aunt of Brad Anderson, who is the son of her sister Pamela.
12Has never married or had children. Youngest of 3 daughters born to Virginia (Davis) and C. Tracy Taylor. Sisters are Patricia and Pamela. Attended Bennington College in Vermont. She has English, German, and smaller amounts of Welsh, Dutch, and French, ancestry.
13Has studied Jazz and Tap dancing and also ballet at the Joffrey (beginning level as of 1978). She has said she is a "once and always student" of acting coach Stella Adler.
14Loves France and has taken French classes to learn the language. She has also taken lessons in classical French cooking.

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Strange Frequency2001TV MovieMarge Crowley (segment "Room Service")
DAG2000TV SeriesKathering Twigg
The Deadly Look of Love2000TV MovieEvelyn McGinnis
Strong Medicine2000TV SeriesLillian Pynchon
Ally McBeal1999-2000TV SeriesJudge Roberta Kittleson / 2nd Woman in Face Bra Infomercial
Keeping the Faith2000Bonnie Rose
The Spiral Staircase2000TV MovieEmma
The Wonderful World of Disney2000TV SeriesKatherine Horner
Happy Accidents2000Therapist
The Lot1999TV SeriesLetitia DeVine
The Sex Monster1999Muriel
ER1999TV SeriesPhyllis Farr
My Last Love1999TV MovieMarnie Morton
Buddy Faro1998TV SeriesOlivia Vandermeer
The Unknown Cyclist1998Celia (uncredited)
Hercules1998TV SeriesQueen Myrrha
The Naked Truth1995-1998TV SeriesCamilla Dane
The Truman Show1998Truman's Mother
Veronica's Closet1998TV SeriesMillicent
Next Stop Wonderland1998Piper Castleton
Betty1997Crystal Ball
George of the Jungle1997Beatrice Stanhope
Just Write1997Emma Jeffreys
One Fine Day1996Rita
Something So Right1996TV SeriesAbigail
How to Make an American Quilt1995Mrs. Rubens
The Twisted Tales of Felix the Cat1995TV SeriesVoices
Last Summer in the Hamptons1995Davis Mora Axelrod
Steal Big Steal Little1995Mona Rowland-Downey
To Die For1995Carol Stone
A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Jealous Jokester1995TV MovieJanice
Awake to Danger1995TV MovieDr. Joyce Lindley
Diagnosis Murder1994-1995TV SeriesAgent Gretchen McCord
A Walton Wedding1995TV MovieAunt Flo
The Favor1994Maggie Sand
The Counterfeit Contessa1994TV MovieWallace Everett
Saved by the Bell: The College Years1994TV SeriesDean Susan McMann
In the Best of Families: Marriage, Pride & Madness1994TV MovieFlorence Newsom
Betrayal of Trust1994TV MovieMary Shelton
With Hostile Intent1993TV MovieLois Baxter
Cop & ½1993Captain Rubio
The Powers That Be1992-1993TV SeriesMargaret Powers
The Rape of Doctor Willis1991TV MovieDr. Greenway
Big Deals1991TV MovieMrs. Bluett
Going Places1990-1991TV SeriesDawn St. Claire
Alice1990Helen
People Like Us1990TV MovieDolly
Wiseguy1990TV SeriesAllison Royce / Priscilla Prim
Murder, She Wrote1989TV SeriesWinifred Thayer
CBS Summer Playhouse1987-1989TV SeriesMayor Brown / Fran Grogan
She's Having a Baby1988Sarah Briggs
Great Performances1987TV SeriesErnestine King
Perfect Strangers1987TV SeriesOlivia Crawford
Harry1987TV SeriesIna Duckett, R. N.
The Jewel of the Nile1985Gloria
Perry Mason Returns1985TV MoviePaula Gordon
Key Exchange1985Mrs. Fanshaw
Me and Mom1985TV SeriesZena Hunnicutt
Kate & Allie1984TV SeriesLinda Cabot
American Playhouse1984TV SeriesMrs. Marbury
Romancing the Stone1984Gloria
Reuben, Reuben1983uncredited
The Love Boat1983TV SeriesKathy Brighton
I Was a Mail Order Bride1982TV MovieDottie Birmington
The Royal Romance of Charles and Diana1982TV MovieFrances Shand Kydd
Bosom Buddies1980-1982TV SeriesRuth Dunbar
ABC Afterschool Specials1981TV SeriesFelicia Martin
Fame1980Claudia van Doren (uncredited)
The Edge of Night1980TV SeriesDenise Cavanaugh
3 by Cheever1979TV Mini-SeriesBeverly Trencher
Kojak1977TV SeriesElizabeth
The Next Man1976TV Interviewer
Beacon Hill1975TV SeriesMarilyn Gardiner
Somerset1970TV SeriesSgt. Ruth Winter (1973)
All My Children1970TV SeriesJill Ollinger (1981-1982)
J.T.1969TV MovieMrs. Arnold
Love Is a Many Splendored Thing1967TV SeriesTrish Wanamaker (1971)
Mr. Mercedes2018TV Series pre-productionIda Silver
Divorce: The Greatest Hits2016Short completedKarin's Mom (voice)
Kepler's Dream2016Violet von Stern
Hollywood Mom2015TV SeriesMary Lou Lively
Two and a Half Men2003-2015TV SeriesEvelyn Harper
Twinkle Toes2012VideoPrincipal Garfield (voice)
Electric City2012TV Series shortRuth Orwell
Unscripted2011TV Series
The Chosen One2010Ruth
Streetcar2009ShortOlivia Van Hoffig
The L Word2004-2009TV SeriesPeggy Peabody
Baby Mama2008Rose
American Dad!2007TV SeriesMrs. Dawson
Cinderella III: A Twist in Time2007VideoPrudence (voice)
Monk2005-2007TV SeriesPeggy Davenport
The Wedding Date2005Bunny
D.E.B.S.2004Ms. Petrie
Intent2003ShortJudge Cavallo
The Practice1998-2003TV SeriesJudge Roberta Kittleson
Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over2003Grandmother
Baby Bob2002-2003TV SeriesMadeline Collins
Fits and Starts2002
Fillmore!2002TV SeriesMrs. Cornwall
Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams2002Grandmother
Home Room2002Dr. Hollander
Cinderella II: Dreams Come True2002VideoPrudence (voice)
The Day Reagan Was Shot2001TV MovieNancy Reagan
Strange Frequency2001TV SeriesMarge Crowley
Legally Blonde2001Professor Stromwell
The Fighting Fitzgeralds2001TV SeriesRose
Town & Country2001Mistress of Ceremonies

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Two and a Half Men2003-2009TV Series performer - 3 episodes

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The View2013-2016TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
Today2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Entertainment Tonight2006-2015TV SeriesHerself
The Nicole Barrett Show2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Simply Red: Backstage at 'Annie' with Lilla Crawford2013TV SeriesHerself
The 67th Annual Tony Awards2013TV Special documentaryHerself - Nominee: Best Leading Actress in a Play
Why We Laugh: Funny Women2013TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Broadway.com Show2013TV SeriesHerself
CBS News Sunday Morning2013TV Series documentaryHerself - Guest
78th McDonald's Thanksgiving Parade2011TV MovieHerself
The 56th Annual Drama Desk Awards2011TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Overheard2011TV SeriesHerself - Interviewee
The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards2010TV SpecialHerself - Nominated: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
The 8th Annual TV Land Awards2010TV SpecialHerself
The Women of Two and a Half Men2009Video documentary shortHerself - 'Evelyn'
Two and a Half Men: Growing Up Harper2009Video documentary shortHerself - 'Evelyn'
The 7th Annual TV Land Awards2009TV SpecialHerself
The 35th Annual People's Choice Awards2009TV SpecialHerself
The 60th Primetime Emmy Awards2008TV SpecialHerself
TV Guide Live at the Emmy Awards2008TV SpecialHerself
So You Want Michael Madsen?2008DocumentaryHerself
The 33rd Annual People's Choice Awards2007TV Special documentaryHerself
The 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards2006TV SpecialHerself
Big Brother2005TV SeriesHerself
Infiltrating D.E.B.S.2005Video shortHerself
Intimate Portrait2002-2004TV Series documentaryHerself
Banzai2003TV SeriesHerself
Inside 'Legally Blonde'2001Video documentaryHerself
The Living Edens2001TV Series documentaryNarrator
The 51st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1999TV SpecialHerself - Winner: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
The Roseanne Show1998TV SeriesHerself

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2009Future Classic AwardTV Land AwardsTwo and a Half Men (2003)
1999Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesThe Practice (1997)
1999OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Guest Actress in a Drama SeriesThe Practice (1997)

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2010Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy SeriesTwo and a Half Men (2003)
2008Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy SeriesTwo and a Half Men (2003)
2007Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy SeriesTwo and a Half Men (2003)
2005Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy SeriesTwo and a Half Men (2003)
2000Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesThe Practice (1997)
2000Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy SeriesThe Lot (1999)

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