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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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Lisa    

Oh RIP Designing Women is one of my fav shows. Remember him so we'll.

83 days ago
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LB    

It took a while for me to realize how good that show was.

83 days ago
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beautiful76    

R.I.P

83 days ago
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me    

have always liked his work----he cracked me the F up-----RIP

83 days ago
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The Maharincess of Franistan    

So sad. Loved him with Bernice on Designing Women. Hilarious! RIP Meshach.

83 days ago
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UPYOURS    

RIP, he was the best part of that show

83 days ago
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zombie    

He was great on Designing Women.

83 days ago
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bernergirl    

He was so funny. So sad that he is gone RIP.

83 days ago
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Just_Me    

Such a funny guy. I loved him on that show. God bless you buddy.

83 days ago
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CathyJ    

Rest in Peace Sir.....thoughts to your family.

83 days ago
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HumanNature    

RIP MESHACH TAYLOR

83 days ago
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Usagi-chan    

Nooooo. He was so good. Glad he went peacefully.

83 days ago
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Melanie    

How sad. Very talented actor. RIP

83 days ago
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rcytrcy01@yahoo.com    

Oh my goodness! I loved him on Designing Women! I still watch the reruns today. God bless his family!

83 days ago
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NeaJ    

RIP!

83 days ago
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