Holland Taylor

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Name: Holland Virginia Taylor
  • Birth Place: Philadelphia, PA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 01/14/1943, Capricorn
  • Profession: Actor
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Holland Taylor Fast Facts:
  • Studied acting with acclaimed teacher Stella Adler.
  • Has appeared in five plays by A.R. Gurney: The David Show (1968), Children (1976), The Perfect Party (1986), The Cocktail Hour (1988) and Love Letters (1988), in which she starred opposite Gurney.
  • Is the aunt of filmmaker Brad Anderson and appeared in his movies Next Stop Wonderland (1998) and Happy Accidents (2000).
  • Won a Supporting Actress Emmy for her role as randy Judge Roberta Kittleson in The Practice, and played the same character in a 2000 episode of Ally McBeal.
  • In 2011, wrote and starred in the one-woman play Ann, about former Texas governor Ann Richards.
  • Holland Taylor Relationships:
  • C. Tracy Taylor - Father
  • Pamela Bisbee-Simonds - Sister
  • Brad Anderson - Nephew
  • Patricia Sweet - Sister
  • Virginia Taylor - Mother
  • Holland Taylor Awards:
  • 2005 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1999 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 2000 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2000 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2007 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2010 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2013 Tony: Actress (Play) - Nominee
  • 2008 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • Bennington College, Bennington, VT (BA in Drama, 1964); University of Santa Monica, Santa Monica, CA (MA in Spiritual Psychology, 2005)

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