Best photos ( Holland Taylor )

by: hollandtaylor @ 7 months ago -
33.4K
Likes

Birth information

14 January 1943 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Given Name

Holland Virginia Taylor

Nickname

Penny Taylor

How tall is Holland Taylor?

1.63 m

Life Story of Holland Taylor

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 Quaker schools, then majored in drama at Bennington College. At the age of 22 Holland moved to New York with the desire to become a "great big Broadway star." After fifteen years of "disappointments and near misses" in New York and California, Holland was cast as Ruth Dunbar in the sitcom Bosom Buddies (1980) with Tom Hanks. It was Hollands "breakout" role and it lead to many other TV and film offers including the movie Romancing the Stone (1984) as Kathleen Turner's book publisher and friend. Holland had hesitated to accept the role but her acting coach and mentor Stella Adler encouraged her not to be so "stage minded." In 1992 Holland was still living in Greenwhich Village, New York and traveling back and forth between a rented apartment in Hollywood and New York in order to work on both coasts. Holland has said her first love was the...

Significant features of Holland Taylor

Often plays classy or ritzy characters

What movies did Holland Taylor play or participate?

Actors Filmography
Hollywood (2020) Ellen Kincaid, The Stand-In (2020) , Bill & Ted Face the Music (2020) The Great Leader, To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You (2020) Stormy, Bombshell (2019) Faye, Mr. Mercedes (2019) Ida Silver, Better Things (2019) Holland Taylor, Spirit Riding Free (2019) Madame Gummery, Guess Who Died (2018) Patricia, Gloria Bell (2018) Hillary, Hollywood Mom (2018) Mary Lou Lively, Good Behavior (2017) Alice, Speechless (2017) Andrea, The Orville (2017) Jeannie Mercer, Divorce: The Greatest Hits (2016) Karin's Mom, Kepler's Dream (2016) Violet von...

Birth information

14 January 1943 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Given Name

Holland Virginia Taylor

Nickname

Penny Taylor

How tall is Holland Taylor?

1.63 m

Life Story of Holland Taylor

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 Quaker schools, then majored in drama at Bennington College. At the age of 22 Holland moved to New York with the desire to become a "great big Broadway star." After fifteen years of "disappointments and near misses" in New York and California, Holland was cast as Ruth Dunbar in the sitcom Bosom Buddies (1980) with Tom Hanks. It was Hollands "breakout" role and it lead to many other TV and film offers including the movie Romancing the Stone (1984) as Kathleen Turner's book publisher and friend. Holland had hesitated to accept the role but her acting coach and mentor Stella Adler encouraged her not to be so "stage minded." In 1992 Holland was still living in Greenwhich Village, New York and traveling back and forth between a rented apartment in Hollywood and New York in order to work on both coasts. Holland has said her first love was the...

Significant features of Holland Taylor

Often plays classy or ritzy characters

What movies did Holland Taylor play or participate?

Actors Filmography
Hollywood (2020) Ellen Kincaid, The Stand-In (2020) , Bill & Ted Face the Music (2020) The Great Leader, To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You (2020) Stormy, Bombshell (2019) Faye, Mr. Mercedes (2019) Ida Silver, Better Things (2019) Holland Taylor, Spirit Riding Free (2019) Madame Gummery, Guess Who Died (2018) Patricia, Gloria Bell (2018) Hillary, Hollywood Mom (2018) Mary Lou Lively, Good Behavior (2017) Alice, Speechless (2017) Andrea, The Orville (2017) Jeannie Mercer, Divorce: The Greatest Hits (2016) Karin's Mom, Kepler's Dream (2016) Violet von...

35 th
Holland Taylor in The Powers That Be (1992)

Loves France and has taken French classes to learn the language. She has also taken lessons in classical French cooking.

hollandtaylor @ 7 months ago

hollandtaylor hollandtaylor7 months ago
Last Comments
34 th
Robin Bartlett, Elizabeth Berridge, John Forsythe, etc.

Has 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.

hollandtaylor @ 7 months ago

hollandtaylor hollandtaylor7 months ago
Last Comments
33 th
Robin Bartlett and Holland Taylor in The Powers That Be (1992)

Has 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.

hollandtaylor @ 7 months ago

hollandtaylor hollandtaylor7 months ago
Last Comments
32 th
David Hyde Pierce and Holland Taylor in The Powers That Be (1992)

Aunt of Brad Anderson, who is the son of her sister Pamela.

hollandtaylor @ 7 months ago

hollandtaylor hollandtaylor7 months ago
Last Comments
31 th
John Forsythe, David Hyde Pierce, Valerie Mahaffey, etc.

She 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.

hollandtaylor @ 7 months ago

hollandtaylor hollandtaylor7 months ago
Last Comments
30 th
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Valerie Mahaffey, and Holland Taylor in The Powers That Be (1992)

August 2005 - Received her Master degree in Spiritual Psychology from the University of Santa Monica.

hollandtaylor @ 7 months ago

hollandtaylor hollandtaylor7 months ago
Last Comments
29 th
Patrick Cronin, Valerie Mahaffey, and Holland Taylor in The Powers That Be (1992)

Wrote and starred in her own one-woman show about the late Texas Governor Ann Richards, "Ann" and performed it on Broadway in 2013.

hollandtaylor @ 7 months ago

hollandtaylor hollandtaylor7 months ago
Last Comments
28 th
David Hyde Pierce, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Valerie Mahaffey, etc.

Appearing with Buck Henry in off-Broadway play, "Mother". [July 2009]

hollandtaylor @ 7 months ago

hollandtaylor hollandtaylor7 months ago
Last Comments
27 th
Robin Bartlett, John Forsythe, David Hyde Pierce, Peter MacNicol, Eve Gordon, etc.

Despite playing her mother in One Fine Day (1996), Taylor is just 15 years older than Michelle Pfeiffer.

hollandtaylor @ 7 months ago

hollandtaylor hollandtaylor7 months ago
Last Comments
26 th
Holland Taylor in The Powers That Be (1992)

Often mistaken for Susan Sullivan.

hollandtaylor @ 7 months ago

hollandtaylor hollandtaylor7 months ago
Last Comments
25 th
John Forsythe and Holland Taylor in The Powers That Be (1992)

She is of English, and some German, Dutch, Welsh, and French, ancestry.

hollandtaylor @ 7 months ago

hollandtaylor hollandtaylor7 months ago
Last Comments
24 th
Robin Bartlett, Elizabeth Berridge, John Forsythe, David Hyde Pierce, Peter MacNicol, etc.

Is in a relationship with Sarah Paulson since early 2015.

hollandtaylor @ 7 months ago

hollandtaylor hollandtaylor7 months ago
Last Comments
23 th
Holland Taylor in The Powers That Be (1992)

Despite 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.

hollandtaylor @ 7 months ago

hollandtaylor hollandtaylor7 months ago
Last Comments
22 th
Holland Taylor in The Powers That Be (1992)

She 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.

hollandtaylor @ 7 months ago

hollandtaylor hollandtaylor7 months ago
Last Comments
21 th
Robin Bartlett, John Forsythe, David Hyde Pierce, Peter MacNicol, Eve Gordon, etc.

hollandtaylor @ 7 months ago

hollandtaylor hollandtaylor7 months ago
Last Comments
20 th
John Forsythe, Valerie Mahaffey, and Holland Taylor in The Powers That Be (1992)

hollandtaylor @ 7 months ago

hollandtaylor hollandtaylor7 months ago
Last Comments
19 th
David Hyde Pierce and Holland Taylor in The Powers That Be (1992)

hollandtaylor @ 7 months ago

hollandtaylor hollandtaylor7 months ago
Last Comments
18 th
John Forsythe and Holland Taylor in The Powers That Be (1992)

hollandtaylor @ 7 months ago

hollandtaylor hollandtaylor7 months ago
Last Comments
17 th
Robin Bartlett, John Forsythe, Peter MacNicol, Eve Gordon, etc.

hollandtaylor @ 7 months ago

hollandtaylor hollandtaylor7 months ago
Last Comments
16 th
Elizabeth Berridge and Holland Taylor in The Powers That Be (1992)

hollandtaylor @ 7 months ago

hollandtaylor hollandtaylor7 months ago
Last Comments
15 th
Valerie Mahaffey and Holland Taylor in The Powers That Be (1992)

hollandtaylor @ 7 months ago

hollandtaylor hollandtaylor7 months ago
Last Comments
14 th
Holland Taylor in The Powers That Be (1992)

hollandtaylor @ 7 months ago

hollandtaylor hollandtaylor7 months ago
Last Comments
13 th
Robin Bartlett, Elizabeth Berridge, John Forsythe, David Hyde Pierce, etc.

hollandtaylor @ 7 months ago

hollandtaylor hollandtaylor7 months ago
Last Comments
12 th
Holland Taylor in The Powers That Be (1992)

hollandtaylor @ 7 months ago

hollandtaylor hollandtaylor7 months ago
Last Comments
11 th
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Valerie Mahaffey, and Holland Taylor in The Powers That Be (1992)

hollandtaylor @ 7 months ago

hollandtaylor hollandtaylor7 months ago
Last Comments
10 th
Elizabeth Berridge and Holland Taylor in The Powers That Be (1992)

hollandtaylor @ 7 months ago

hollandtaylor hollandtaylor7 months ago
Last Comments
9 th
Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Holland Taylor in The Powers That Be (1992)

hollandtaylor @ 7 months ago

hollandtaylor hollandtaylor7 months ago
Last Comments
8 th
Elizabeth Berridge and Holland Taylor in The Powers That Be (1992)

hollandtaylor @ 7 months ago

hollandtaylor hollandtaylor7 months ago
Last Comments
7 th
David Hyde Pierce, Valerie Mahaffey, and Holland Taylor in The Powers That Be (1992)

hollandtaylor @ 7 months ago

hollandtaylor hollandtaylor7 months ago
Last Comments
6 th
Peter MacNicol and Holland Taylor in The Powers That Be (1992)

hollandtaylor @ 7 months ago

hollandtaylor hollandtaylor7 months ago
Last Comments
5 th
John Forsythe, Peter MacNicol, Eve Gordon, Valerie Mahaffey, etc.

hollandtaylor @ 7 months ago

hollandtaylor hollandtaylor7 months ago
Last Comments
4 th
John Mendoza and Holland Taylor in DAG (2000)

hollandtaylor @ 7 months ago

hollandtaylor hollandtaylor7 months ago
Last Comments
3 rd
Holland Taylor in Happy Accidents (2000)

hollandtaylor @ 7 months ago

hollandtaylor hollandtaylor7 months ago
Last Comments
2 nd
Holland Taylor in Happy Accidents (2000)

hollandtaylor @ 7 months ago

hollandtaylor hollandtaylor7 months ago
Last Comments
1 st
Reese Witherspoon and Holland Taylor in Natürlich blond! (2001)

hollandtaylor @ 7 months ago

hollandtaylor hollandtaylor7 months ago
Last Comments