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Meshach Taylor

Dead at 67

After Battle With Cancer

6/29/2014 5:01 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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meshach-taylor-01"Designing Women" star Meshach Taylor died Saturday night ... after a long battle with cancer.

Taylor's family says he passed away at his home in California while surrounded by loved ones.

Meshach is best known for the role of Anthony Bouvier on the popular late 80's show ... and he was nominated for an Emmy in 1989.



Taylor also famously portrayed Hollywood Montrose in the '87 cult classic flick "Mannequin" -- and had a TON of roles on hit T.V. shows ... like "Hannah Montana", "The Drew Carey Show" and "Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide."

R.I.P.



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Na.na.na.na Booboo.....stick ya head in doodoo    

Rip...every man has his turn

25 days ago
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Truth    

MEHHH... CELEBS DIE IN 3'S. WHO'S #2 AND #3?? JUSTINE BIEBER??? IF THE GODS WERE PAYING ATTENTION. #TRUTH!!

25 days ago
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rhode    

RIP. It is so sad to watch someone die from cancer. Almost 1 year ago I saw it happen to my mom because of an aggressive for of thyroid cancer. I'm still not over it. Prayers for his family.

25 days ago
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Diamond    

R.I.P

25 days ago
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sassybrattybrit    

So sad to hear of his passing. He made a lot of people laugh here on earth and I bet he will continue to make people laugh in heaven. RIP

25 days ago
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Celeb Gossip Addict    

Sad news. R.I.P. Meagan.

25 days ago
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belle    

He will b missed. Let's pray for his family.

25 days ago
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Buxtehude    

Still remember priceless moments between him and Delta Burke on Designing Women. Rest in Peace and say hello to Dixie when you see her!

25 days ago
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krazyinvt    

So sad.....RIP We will miss you!!

25 days ago
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bernice clifton    

Cancer or AIDS?

24 days ago
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Yurra Knutz    

R.I.P.

24 days ago
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Bridget    

F*** cancer!!!!

RIP

24 days ago
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AmyBee    

Watching that 10 minute "all Hollywood" clip of Mannequin made my morning. He was the greatest. RIP.

24 days ago
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PokeFangirl    

OMG I was just watching Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide like 30 minutes ago. R.I.P.

24 days ago
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Areukiddingme?    

So sad to hear of his passing. What a talented and funny actor. My thoughts and prayers go out to his friends and family.

24 days ago
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