Holland Taylor

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Holland Taylor

Holland Taylor

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Holland Taylor

Date of Birth

Birthday: January 14
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Holland Taylor is an American actress and playwright.

She won the 1999 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Judge Roberta Kittleson on ABC's The Practice (1998–2003). For her portrayal of Evelyn Harper on the CBS comedy Two and a Half Men (2003–15), she received a total of four Primetime Emmy Award nominations.

Holland Taylor is an American actress and playwright.

She won the 1999 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Judge Roberta Kittleson on ABC's The Practice (1998–2003). For her portrayal of Evelyn Harper on the CBS comedy Two and a Half Men (2003–15), she received a total of four Primetime Emmy Award nominations.

Taylor's other notable television credits include starring roles on the sitcoms Bosom Buddies (1980–82), The Powers That Be (1992–93) and The Naked Truth (1995–98). She also appeared as Jill Ollinger on the soap opera All My Children (1981–83), as Peggy Peabody on The L Word (2004–08), and as Ida Silver on Mr. Mercedes (2017–19). In 2020, she received critical praise and her eighth Primetime Emmy Award nomination for portraying Ellen Kincaid in the Netflix miniseries Hollywood.

Taylor's feature film credits include Romancing the Stone (1984) and its sequel, The Jewel of the Nile (1985), Alice (1990), To Die For (1995), One Fine Day (1996), George of the Jungle (1997), The Truman Show (1998), Happy Accidents (2000), Keeping the Faith (2000), Legally Blonde (2001), The Wedding Date (2005), Baby Mama (2008), Gloria Bell (2018), Bill & Ted Face the Music (2020), and The Stand In (2020).

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Awards & Nominations

8 Nominations | 1 Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Limited Series Or Movie - 2020
  • Nominee
  • Holland Taylor, as Miss Kincaid
  • Hollywood
  • Netflix
  • Netflix
Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series - 2010
  • Nominee
  • Holland Taylor, as Evelyn Harper
  • Two And A Half Men
  • CBS
  • Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc., The Tannenbaum Company in association with Warner Bros. Television
Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series - 2008
  • Nominee
  • Holland Taylor, as Evelyn Harper
  • Two And A Half Men
  • CBS
  • Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc., The Tannenbaum Company in association with Warner Bros. Television
Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series - 2007
  • Nominee
  • Holland Taylor, as Evelyn Harper
  • Two And A Half Men
  • CBS
  • Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc., The Tannenbaum Company in association with Warner Bros. Television
Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series - 2005
  • Nominee
  • Holland Taylor, as Evelyn Harper
  • Two And A Half Men
  • CBS
  • Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc., The Tannenbaum Company in association with Warner Bros. Television
Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series - 2000
  • Nominee
  • Holland Taylor, as Letitia DeVine
  • The Lot
  • AMC
Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series - 2000
  • Nominee
  • Holland Taylor, as Judge Roberta Kittleson
  • The Practice
  • ABC
Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series - 1999
  • Winner
  • Holland Taylor, as Judge Roberta Kittleson
  • The Practice
  • ABC

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Holland Taylor greets honoree Chuck Lorre at the 21st Annual Hall of Fame Gala
Holland Taylor arrives at the 21st Annual Hall of Fame Gala
Holland Taylor, Mary Kay Place and Julia Ormond at the Performers Nominee Reception
Holland Taylor at the Performers Nominee Reception
Holland Taylor at the Performers Nominee Reception
Holland Taylor as Evelyn Harper in Two and a Half Men — CBS
Holland Taylor as Evelyn Harper in Two and a Half Men — CBS
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Holland Taylor as Evelyn Harper in Two and a Half Men — CBS
Holland Taylor as Evelyn Harper in Two and a Half Men — CBS
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