Holland Taylor

Actress, Soundtrack

Actress, Soundtrack


Holland Taylor was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the third-born (and last) daughter of her mother, Virginia (Davis), a painter, and the only child of her father, C. Tracy Taylor, an attorney. She spent her teen years in nearby Allentown, PA, where Holland got the nickname, "Penny Taylor" because of her coppery hair color. Holland attended ...
Birth date
1943-01-14
Awards
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 7 nominations.
Height
5' 4" (1.63 m)

Known For


Legally Blonde
Legally Blonde
Professor Stromwell (2001)
The Wedding Date
The Wedding Date
Bunny (2005)
The Practice
The Practice
Judge Roberta Kittleson (1998-2003)
Two and a Half Men
Two and a Half Men
Evelyn Harper (2003-2015)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ActressThe Chair
(TV Series) (pre-production) - Episode #1.6 - Episode #1.5 - Episode #1.4 - Episode #1.3 - Episode #1.2 Show all 6 episodes
ActressThe Stand In
Barbara Cox
2020
ActressBill & Ted Face the Music
The Great Leader
2020
ActressGreat Performances
(TV Series) Ann Richards / Ernestine King - Ann (2020) ... Ann Richards - Tales from the Hollywood Hills: Natica Jackson (1987) ... Ernestine King
1987-2020
ActressHollywood
(TV Mini-Series) Ellen Kincaid - Meg (2020) ... Ellen Kincaid - Jump (2020) ... Ellen Kincaid - (Screen) Tests (2020) ... Ellen Kincaid - Outlaws (2020) ... Ellen Kincaid - Hooray for Hollywood: Part 2 (2020) ... Ellen Kincaid Show all 7 episodes
2020
ActressTo All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You
Stormy
2020
ActressBombshell
Faye (uncredited)
2019/I
ActressMr. Mercedes
(TV Series) Ida Silver - Burning Man (2019) ... Ida Silver - Crunch Time (2019) ... Ida Silver - Mommy Deadest (2019) ... Ida Silver - The End of the Beginning (2019) ... Ida Silver - Bad to Worse (2019) ... Ida Silver Show all 29 episodes
2017-2019
ActressBetter Things
(TV Series) Holland Taylor - The Unknown (2019) ... Holland Taylor
2019
ActressSpirit Riding Free
(TV Series) Madame Gummery - Lucky and the New Frontier: Part 1 (2019) ... Madame Gummery (voice)
2019
ActressGuess Who Died
(TV Movie) Patricia
2018
ActressGloria Bell
Hillary
2018
ActressHollywood Mom
(TV Series) Mary Lou Lively - Pilot (2018) ... Mary Lou Lively
2018
ActressGood Behavior
(TV Series) Alice - Letty Raines, in the Mansion, with the Gun (2017) ... Alice - It's No Fun If It's Easy (2017) ... Alice
2017
ActressSpeechless
(TV Series) Andrea - B-R-I-- BRITISH I-N-V-- INVASION (2017) ... Andrea
2017
ActressThe Orville
(TV Series) Jeannie Mercer - Command Performance (2017) ... Jeannie Mercer
2017
ActressDivorce: The Greatest Hits
(Short) Karin's Mom (voice)
2016
ActressKepler's Dream
Violet von Stern
2016
ActressTwo and a Half Men
(TV Series) Evelyn Harper - Of Course He's Dead: Part 1 & 2 (2015) ... Evelyn Harper - Family, Bublé, Deep-Fried Turkey (2014) ... Evelyn Harper - A Chic Bar in Ibiza (2014) ... Evelyn Harper - Oh WALD-E, Good Times Ahead (2014) ... Evelyn Harper - Bite Me, Supreme Court (2014) ... Evelyn Harper Show all 101 episodes
2003-2015
ActressTwinkle Toes
(Video) Principal Garfield (voice)
2012
ActressElectric City
(TV Series short) Ruth Orwell - People Like a Good Show (2012) ... Ruth Orwell (voice) - No One Is Untraceable (2012) ... Ruth Orwell (voice) - Illumination Night (2012) ... Ruth Orwell (voice) - The Outside (2012) ... Ruth Orwell (voice) - Such Beauty from a Box (2012) ... Ruth Orwell (voice) Show all 20 episodes
2012
ActressThe Chosen One
Ruth
2010
ActressStreetcar
(Short) Olivia Van Hoffig
2009
ActressThe L Word
(TV Series) Peggy Peabody - Last Word (2009) ... Peggy Peabody - Loyal and True (2008) ... Peggy Peabody - Lady of the Lake (2008) ... Peggy Peabody - Left Hand of the Goddess (2006) ... Peggy Peabody - Losing the Light (2006) ... Peggy Peabody Show all 9 episodes
2004-2009
ActressBaby Mama
Rose
2008
ActressAmerican Dad!
(TV Series) Mrs. Dawson - Big Trouble in Little Langley (2007) ... Mrs. Dawson (voice)
2007
ActressCinderella 3: A Twist in Time
(Video) Prudence (voice)
2007
ActressMonk
(TV Series) Peggy Davenport - Mr. Monk Is at Your Service (2007) ... Peggy Davenport - Mr. Monk Goes to a Wedding (2005) ... Peggy Davenport
2005-2007
ActressThe Wedding Date
Bunny
2005
ActressD.E.B.S.
Ms. Petrie
2004
ActressBaby Bob
(TV Series) Madeline Collins - Let's Go to the Videotape (2003) ... Madeline Collins - Boys Will Be Girls (2003) ... Madeline Collins - Footloose, Infancy Free (2003) ... Madeline Collins - You Don't Know Jack (2003) ... Madeline Collins - 'Vegas, Baby!' (2003) ... Madeline Collins Show all 14 episodes
2002-2003
ActressIntent
(Short) Judge Cavallo
2003
ActressThe Practice
(TV Series) Judge Roberta Kittleson - Rape Shield (2003) ... Judge Roberta Kittleson - Baby Love (2003) ... Judge Roberta Kittleson - Heroes and Villains (2003) ... Judge Roberta Kittleson - Choirboys (2003) ... Judge Roberta Kittleson - Neighboring Species (2002) ... Judge Roberta Kittleson Show all 29 episodes
1998-2003
ActressSpy Kids 3-D: Game Over
Grandmother
2003
ActressFits and Starts2002
ActressFillmore!
(TV Series) Mrs. Cornwall - A Cold Day at X (2002) ... Mrs. Cornwall (voice)
2002
ActressSpy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams
Grandmother
2002
ActressHome Room
Dr. Hollander
2002
ActressThe Day Reagan Was Shot
(TV Movie) Nancy Reagan
2001
ActressStrange Frequency
(TV Series) Marge Crowley - Room Service (2001) ... Marge Crowley
2001
ActressLegally Blonde
Professor Stromwell
2001
ActressThe Fighting Fitzgeralds
(TV Series) Rose - The Cook, the Fitz, His Sister and Her Luggage (2001) ... Rose
2001
ActressTown & Country
Mistress of Ceremonies
2001
ActressCinderella 2: Dreams Come True
(Video) Prudence (voice)
2001
ActressStrange Frequency
(TV Movie) Marge Crowley (segment "Room Service")
2001
ActressDAG
(TV Series) Kathering Twigg - The Return of Kathering Twigg (2000) ... Kathering Twigg
2000
ActressThe Deadly Look of Love
(TV Movie) Evelyn McGinnis
2000
ActressStrong Medicine
(TV Series) Lillian Pynchon - Drug Interactions (2000) ... Lillian Pynchon
2000
ActressAlly McBeal
(TV Series) Judge Roberta Kittleson / 2nd Woman in Face Bra Infomercial - Do You Wanna Dance? (2000) ... Judge Roberta Kittleson - Only the Lonely (1999) ... 2nd Woman in Face Bra Infomercial (uncredited)
1999-2000
ActressKeeping the Faith
Bonnie Rose
2000
ActressStummer Schrei - Und keiner kann dir helfen
(TV Movie) Emma
2000
ActressThe Wonderful World of Disney
(TV Series) Katherine Horner - E-Mail ans Weiße Haus (2000) ... Katherine Horner
2000
ActressHappy Accidents
Therapist
2000
ActressCold Feet
(TV Series) Whitaker - The Strange Loves of Shelley Bumstead (1999) ... Whitaker
1999
ActressThe Lot
(TV Series) Letitia DeVine
1999
ActressThe Sex Monster
Muriel
1999
ActressER
(TV Series) Phyllis Farr - Power (1999) ... Phyllis Farr
1999
ActressMy Last Love
(TV Movie) Marnie Morton
1999
ActressBuddy Faro
(TV Series) Olivia Vandermeer - Ain't That a Kick in the Head (1998) ... Olivia Vandermeer
1998
ActressThe Unknown Cyclist
Celia (uncredited)
1998
ActressHercules
(TV Series) Queen Myrrha - Hercules and the Parents' Weekend (1998) ... Queen Myrrha (voice)
1998
ActressThe Naked Truth
(TV Series) Camilla Dane - Up, Up, and Away (1998) ... Camilla Dane - Jake or Fake? (1998) ... Camilla Dane - Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, Except with Different Names (1998) ... Camilla Dane - The Seer and the Sucker (1998) ... Camilla Dane - Muddy for Nothing (1998) ... Camilla Dane Show all 55 episodes
1995-1998
ActressThe Truman Show
Truman's Mother
1998
ActressVeronica's Closet
(TV Series) Millicent - Veronica's Silent Partner (1998) ... Millicent - Veronica's Mole (1998) ... Millicent
1998
ActressBetty
Crystal Ball
1998
ActressNext Stop Wonderland
Piper Castleton
1998
ActressGeorge of the Jungle
Beatrice Stanhope
1997
ActressJust Write
Emma Jeffreys
1997
ActressOne Fine Day
Rita
1996
ActressSomething So Right
(TV Series) Abigail - Something About Seared Ahi (1996) ... Abigail
1996
ActressHow to Make an American Quilt
Mrs. Rubens
1995
ActressThe Twisted Tales of Felix the Cat
(TV Series short) Voices - Guardian Idiot/Space Time Twister/Don't String Me Along (1995) ... Voices (voice, uncredited)
1995
ActressLast Summer in the Hamptons
Davis Mora Axelrod
1995
ActressSteal Big Steal Little
Mona Rowland-Downey
1995
ActressTo Die For
Carol Stone
1995
ActressA Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Jealous Jokester
(TV Movie) Janice
1995
ActressAwake to Danger
(TV Movie) Dr. Joyce Lindley
1995
ActressDiagnosis Murder
(TV Series) Agent Gretchen McCord - Sea No Evil (1995) ... Agent Gretchen McCord - Many Happy Returns (1994) ... Agent Gretchen McCord
1994-1995
ActressA Walton Wedding
(TV Movie) Aunt Flo
1995
ActressThe Favor
Maggie Sand
1994
ActressThe Counterfeit Contessa
(TV Movie) Wallace Everett
1994
ActressSaved by the Bell: The College Years
(TV Series) Dean Susan McMann - Wedding Plans (1994) ... Dean Susan McMann - Marry Me (1994) ... Dean Susan McMann - Love and Death (1994) ... Dean Susan McMann - Bedside Manner (1994) ... Dean Susan McMann - The Rave (1994) ... Dean Susan McMann
1994
ActressIn the Best of Families: Marriage, Pride & Madness
(TV Movie) Florence Newsom
1994
ActressBetrayal of Trust
(TV Movie) Mary Shelton
1994
ActressWith Hostile Intent
(TV Movie) Lois Baxter
1993
ActressCop & ½
Captain Rubio
1993
ActressThe Powers That Be
(TV Series) Margaret Powers - Grammargate: Part 1 (1993) ... Margaret Powers - Having a Ball (1993) ... Margaret Powers - Grandma's Big Decision (1993) ... Margaret Powers - Grammargate: Part 2 (1993) ... Margaret Powers - Bradley Gets Fired (1993) ... Margaret Powers Show all 21 episodes
1992-1993
ActressThe Rape of Doctor Willis
(TV Movie) Dr. Greenway
1991
ActressBig Deals
(TV Movie) Mrs. Bluett
1991
ActressGoing Places
(TV Series) Dawn St. Claire - The New Job (1991) ... Dawn St. Claire - Feud Poisoning (1991) ... Dawn St. Claire - Curse of the Video (1990) ... Dawn St. Claire - Who's the Boss? (1990) ... Dawn St. Claire - I Was a Teenage Bride (1990) ... Dawn St. Claire Show all 13 episodes
1990-1991
ActressAlice
Helen
1990
ActressPeople Like Us
(TV Movie) Dolly
1990
ActressWiseguy
(TV Series) Allison Royce / Priscilla Prim - To Die in Bettendorf (1990) ... Allison Royce / Priscilla Prim
1990
ActressMurder, She Wrote
(TV Series) Winifred Thayer - Town Father (1989) ... Winifred Thayer
1989
ActressCBS Summer Playhouse
(TV Series) Mayor Brown / Fran Grogan - American Nuclear (1989) ... Mayor Brown - The Saint in Manhattan (1987) ... Fran Grogan
1987-1989
ActressShe's Having a Baby
Sarah Briggs
1988
ActressHarry
(TV Series) Ina Duckett, R. N. - Harry's Big Night (1987) ... Ina Duckett, R. N. - Rebel with Sort of a Cause (1987) ... Ina Duckett, R. N. - Mr. Imperfect (1987) ... Ina Duckett, R. N. - The Great Rat Race (1987) ... Ina Duckett, R. N. - This Is the Army, Mr. Porschak (1987) ... Ina Duckett, R. N. Show all 7 episodes
1987
ActressPerfect Strangers
(TV Series) Olivia Crawford - Sexual Harassment in Chicago (1987) ... Olivia Crawford
1987
ActressThe Jewel of the Nile
Gloria
1985
ActressPerry Mason Returns
(TV Movie) Paula Gordon
1985
ActressKey Exchange
Mrs. Fanshaw
1985
ActressMe and Mom
(TV Series) Zena Hunnicutt - Final Cut (1985) ... Zena Hunnicutt - The Murder Game (1985) ... Zena Hunnicutt - Episode #1.4 (1985) ... Zena Hunnicutt - Davie (1985) ... Zena Hunnicutt - A Flawed Affair (1985) ... Zena Hunnicutt Show all 6 episodes
1985
ActressKate & Allie
(TV Series) Linda Cabot - Diner (1984) ... Linda Cabot
1984
ActressAmerican Playhouse
(TV Series) Mrs. Marbury - Concealed Enemies, Part I: Suspicion (1984) ... Mrs. Marbury
1984
ActressRomancing the Stone
Gloria
1984
ActressReuben, Reuben
(uncredited)
1983
ActressThe Love Boat
(TV Series) Kathy Brighton - Doc's Big Case/Senior Sinners/A Booming Romance (1983) ... Kathy Brighton
1983
ActressI Was a Mail Order Bride
(TV Movie) Dottie Birmington
1982
ActressAll My Children
(TV Series) Jill Ollinger - Episode dated 4 October 1982 (1982) ... Jill Ollinger
1982
ActressThe Royal Romance of Charles and Diana
(TV Movie) Frances Shand Kydd
1982
ActressBosom Buddies
(TV Series) Ruth Dunbar - Not the Last Picture Show (1982) ... Ruth Dunbar - Not with My Sister, You Pig (1982) ... Ruth Dunbar - Who's on Thirst? (1982) ... Ruth Dunbar - The Way Kip and Henry Were (1982) ... Ruth Dunbar - Hildy's Dirt Nap (1982) ... Ruth Dunbar Show all 37 episodes
1980-1982
ActressABC Afterschool Specials
(TV Series) Felicia Martin - My Mother Was Never a Kid (1981) ... Felicia Martin
1981
ActressFame
Claudia van Doren (uncredited)
1980
ActressThe Edge of Night
(TV Series) Denise Cavanaugh - Episode #1.6198 (1980) ... Denise Cavanaugh - Episode #1.6197 (1980) ... Denise Cavanaugh (uncredited) - Episode #1.6183 (1980) ... Denise Cavanaugh - Episode #1.6180 (1980) ... Denise Cavanaugh (uncredited) - Episode #1.6179 (1980) ... Denise Cavanaugh (uncredited) Show all 8 episodes
1980
Actress3 by Cheever
(TV Mini-Series) Beverly Trencher - O Youth and Beauty! (1979) ... Beverly Trencher
1979
ActressKojak
(TV Series) Elizabeth - Sister Maria (1977) ... Elizabeth
1977
ActressThe Next Man
TV Interviewer
1976
ActressBeacon Hill
(TV Series) Marilyn Gardiner - The Pretenders (1975) ... Marilyn Gardiner - The Test (1975) ... Marilyn Gardiner - The Suitors (1975) ... Marilyn Gardiner - The Million Dollar Gate (1975) ... Marilyn Gardiner - The Speakeasy (1975) ... Marilyn Gardiner Show all 11 episodes
1975
ActressSomerset
(TV Series) Sgt. Ruth Winter (1973)
1970
ActressJ.T.
(TV Movie) Mrs. Arnold
1969
ActressLove Is a Many Splendored Thing
(TV Series) Trish Wanamaker (1971)
1967
RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackTwo and a Half Men
(TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes) - Warning, It's Dirty (2009) ... (performer: "Jingle Bell Rock" - uncredited) - Fish in a Drawer (2008) ... (performer: "Unchained Melody") - Did You Check with the Captain of the Flying Monkeys? (2003) ... (performer: "These Boots Are Made For Walkin'", "Love Me Tender" - uncredited)
2003-2009
RoleTitleYear
SelfLate Night with Seth Meyers
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Stacey Abrams/Holland Taylor (2020) ... Self - Guest
2020
SelfThe 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards
(TV Special) Self - Nominee
2020
SelfToday
(TV Series) Self - Guest / Self - Episode dated 25 August 2020 (2020) ... Self - Guest - Episode dated 9 August 2017 (2017) ... Self - Episode dated 29 September 2016 (2016) ... Self - Guest
2016-2020
SelfStars in the House
(TV Series) Self - TV Cast Reunion - HOLLYWOOD (2020) ... Self
2020
SelfVisible: Out on Television
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Self (actor - The L Word) - The New Guard (2020) ... Self (actor - The L Word) - Breakthroughs (2020) ... Self (actor - The L Word) - Television as a Tool (2020) ... Self (actor - The L Word)
2020
SelfThe Oscars
(TV Special) Self - Audience Member (uncredited)
2019
SelfThe 70th Primetime Emmy Awards
(TV Special) Self - Audience Member (uncredited)
2018
SelfLarry King Now
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Holland Taylor on Sarah Paulson, Charlie Sheen, & success (2018) ... Self - Guest - Holland Taylor on Sarah Paulson, Charlie Sheen, & Success (2018) ... Self - Guest
2018
SelfTheater Talk
(TV Series) Self - Guest - "The Front Page" Broadway Revival (2016) ... Self - Guest - George C. Wolfe and Holland Taylor (2013) ... Self - Guest
2013-2016
SelfThe View
(TV Series) Self / Self - Guest - Holland Taylor (2016) ... Self - Episode dated 4 March 2013 (2013) ... Self - Guest
2013-2016
SelfEntertainment Tonight
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 1 December 2015 (2015) ... Self - Episode dated 7 October 2009 (2009) ... Self - Episode dated 20 April 2009 (2009) ... Self - Episode dated 23 August 2007 (2007) ... Self - Episode dated 13 October 2006 (2006) ... Self
2006-2015
SelfThe Nicole Barrett Show
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Silver Spur Awards, Trip to Bountiful (2014) ... Self - Guest
2014
SelfSAG Foundation Conversations
(TV Series) Self - Holland Taylor (2014) ... Self
2014
SelfSimply Red: Backstage at 'Annie' with Lilla Crawford
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.4 (2013) ... Self
2013
SelfThe 67th Annual Tony Awards
(TV Special documentary) Self - Nominee
2013
SelfWhy We Laugh: Funny Women
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2013
SelfThe Broadway.com Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.5 (2013) ... Self
2013
SelfCBS News Sunday Morning
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Episode dated 3 March 2013 (2013) ... Self - Guest
2013
SelfUnscripted
(TV Series) - Holland Taylor (2011)
2011
Self78th McDonald's Thanksgiving Parade
(TV Special) Self
2011
SelfThe 56th Annual Drama Desk Awards
(TV Special) Self - Presenter
2011
SelfOverheard
(TV Series) Self - Interviewee - Holland Taylor (2011) ... Self - Interviewee
2011
SelfThe 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards
(TV Special) Self - Nominee
2010
SelfThe 8th Annual TV Land Awards
(TV Special) Self
2010
SelfThe Women of Two and a Half Men
(Video documentary short) Self - 'Evelyn'
2009
SelfTwo and a Half Men: Growing Up Harper
(Video documentary short) Self - 'Evelyn'
2009
SelfThe 7th Annual TV Land Awards
(TV Special) Self
2009
SelfThe 35th Annual People's Choice Awards
(TV Special) Self
2009
SelfThe 60th Primetime Emmy Awards
(TV Special documentary) Self
2008
SelfTV Guide Live at the Emmy Awards
(TV Special) Self
2008
SelfSo You Want Michael Madsen?
(Documentary) Self
2008
SelfThe 33rd Annual People's Choice Awards
(TV Special) Self
2007
SelfThe 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards
(TV Special) Self
2006
SelfBig Brother
(TV Series) Self - Episode #6.27 (2005) ... Self
2005
SelfInfiltrating D.E.B.S.
(Video short) Self
2005
SelfIntimate Portrait
(TV Series documentary) Self - Stockard Channing (2004) ... Self - Joely Fisher (2002) ... Self
2002-2004
SelfBanzai
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.2 (2003) ... Self (uncredited)
2003
SelfInside 'Legally Blonde'
(Video documentary short) Self
2001
SelfThe Living Edens
(TV Series documentary) Narrator - Costa Rica: Land of Pure Life (2001) ... Narrator
2001
SelfThe 51st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards
(TV Special) Self - Winner
1999
SelfThe Roseanne Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 14 December 1998 (1998) ... Self
1998
SelfWho Is Henry Jaglom?
(Documentary) Self
1995
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageEntertainment Tonight
(TV Series) Self - ET Weekend Exclusive! (2020) ... Self - Miranda Lambert Exclusive (2020) ... Self
2020
Archive footageExtra with Billy Bush
(TV Series) Self - Episode #23.177 (2017) ... Self
2017
Archive footageThe Dick Cavett Show
(TV Series) Margaret Powers from TV series POWERS THAT BE / Margaret Powers - Episode dated 29 April 1972 (1972) ... Margaret Powers from TV series POWERS THAT BE - Episode dated 24 April 1972 (1972) ... Margaret Powers
1972