About Holland Taylor

Holland Virginia Taylor is well known as one of the talented, attractive, and gorgeous American actress and the playwright who was actively working from 1965 to now.

Quick Info
Full NameHolland Virginia Taylor
Date of BirthJanuary 14, 1943
Birth PlacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Parent(s)C. Tracy Taylor and Virginia Taylor
OccupationActress, Playwright
Spouse(s)Sarah Paulson (2015–present)
Net worthUS $18 million

 Personal Life and Relationship

Holland Virginia Taylor was born on January 14, 1943, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States as a daughter of father C. Tracy Taylor and mother, Virginia Taylor. 

Holland Taylor stated that she was in a relationship with a younger woman. Her relationship was generally with the women where later she confirmed that she was dating Sarah Paulson from early 2015; she is an actress and 31 years younger than her, which was exposed in March 2016. After that, in an LGBTQA podcast, she revealed her identity to being gay in 2020. 

Holland Taylor

Nationality and Physical Stats

Holland Taylor holds an American nationality, where she was born in the United States, and she belongs from White Ethnicity. She is currently 77 years old, where her height is of feet 3 inches (1.63m) with a weight of 58kg. Her body measurements are of 36-25-34. He had got light brown hair with a green eye. As she was born on January 14, her zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Early Life and Education

Holland Taylor’s father was a painter, and her mother was an attorney. She had two sisters who were Patricia and Pamela, and Holland Taylor was the youngest one among their sisters. From the relation of her sister Pamela, she is the aunt of director Brad Anderson. Taylor joined the “Westtown School” for her high school study and a “Quaker” boarding school. After that, she attended Bennington College by taking major subjects as drama.  After that, she graduated in 1964, and after that, she went to Los Angeles to become an actress.


Holland Taylor started her career playing her role in the theater in the 1960s, ‘70s, and ’80, where she played several roles in movies like “Butley,” “The Cocktail Hour,” and more where she was able to nominate for a Drama Desk Award. Later, she played the roles in “Breakfast with Les and Bess,” which was a play in 1983. Later, she was known as a very attractive, talented, and graceful member of the theatre, John Simon.

Later, she was cast in the television mystery crime drama series and soap opera as a Denise Cavanaugh, where she had killed her husband only for framing her husband. After that, she was seen in the sitcom “Bosom Buddies” in 1980, where she had chosen her role as a sexy, demanding boss; she was encouraged by her acting coach, whose name is Stella Adler.

Holland Taylor

Holland Taylor was a talented and accomplished actress in both comedy and drama, and later, she was seen appearing in the series “Me and Mon,” which was aired on ABC detective. After that, she was seen playing in the short-lived sitcom “Harry,” where she played the opposite of Alan Arkin. Later, she again worked with Thomas L. Miller and Robert L. Boyett, who were producers of “Bosom Buddies,” Again, she was seen in their sitcom “Going Place,” which was aired on ABC from September 21, 1990, to March 8, 1991.

Besides, she appeared in the Norman Lear’s sitcom “The Powers That Be” as a wife of Forsythe’s, aired on NBC from 1992 to 1993. Further, she was seen in an American sitcom “Saved by the Bell: The College Years” in 1994, played as a Dean Susan McMann. She played a role in the sitcom “The Naked Truth,” which was aired on ABC/ NBC. After that, she was seen in the drama “The Practice,” playing Judge Roberta Kittleson’s part. She made her career so bright after winning the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in the year 1999.

When Holland Taylor won the award, she gave her speech by accepting the award where she stated that she was thankful to David E. Kelly, The Practice‘s producer/writer and also a creator, who gave her opportunities so that she became able to hold the award that time which made her career successful. She was again nominated for her same role in the same category that year.

After that, she was nominated for her recurring role on AMC’s “The Lot,” which is a drama series for “Prime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series.” Since 2003, she had been nominated four times for “Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series” for her outstanding role in the series “Two and a Half Men” and also five times for the “Emmys Award.” Besides, she was also nominated for her role as Ellen Kincaid in the miniseries “Hollywood” for “Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie.” After that, she was seen in several series like “ER,” “Veronica’s Closet,” “Ally McBeal, “Monk,” and “The L Word.” 

Later, Holland Taylor had been seen in several movie roles where she was seen as Reese Witherspoon’s Harvard law professor in the movie “Legally Blonde” in 2001. After that played in lots of film like “Baby Mama,” “The Truman Show,” “Happy Accidents,” “Next Stop Wonderland,” “George of the Jungle, “The Wedding Date,” “How to Make an American Quilt,” “Romancing the Stone,” “D.E.B.S.,” “Cop and a Half” and One Fine Day.”

Holland Taylor

She had also played in animated videos like “Cinderella II” and “Cinderella III: A Twist inTime,” as well as in seen in the animated show “American Dad!”

Later, Holland Taylor started to do research, and she wrote and produced the one-woman play about Ann Richard, a late Texas Governor in 2009. In May 2020, she was seen in a two-act play titled Money, Marbles, and Chalk, which was done at Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston, Texas but later, they retitled as “Ann: An Affectionate Portrait of Ann Richards.” After that, she was nominated for the Tony Award for “Best Lead Actress in a Play” for her next Broadway at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre. Later, in 2020, it was titled as only “Ann.”


Net Worth

Holland Taylor is a famous actress where her estimated net worth is $18 million.