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Holland Taylor

Holland Virginia Taylor (born January 14, 1943) is an American actress of film, stage and television. Her notable television roles include Ruth Dunbar in Bosom Buddies, senator's wife Margaret Powers on Norman Lear's The Powers That Be, Judge Roberta Kittleson on The Practice and Evelyn Harper in Two and a Half Men. Taylor was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1943, the daughter of Virginia, a painter, and C. Tracy Taylor, an attorney. She is the youngest of three girls in the family; her sisters are Patricia and Pamela. Taylor attended high school at Westtown School, a Quaker boarding school in West Chester, Pennsylvania. She then majored in drama at Bennington College graduating in 1964, before moving to New York City to become an actress. Taylor's long career began in the theater. Throughout the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s she appeared in numerous Broadway and Off-Broadway productions, including starring roles in Simon Gray's Butley and A. R. Gurney's The Cocktail Hour; for the latter she was nominated for a Drama Desk award. Taylor also has the dubious distinction of having starred in Broadway's most infamous flop, Moose Murders, where she filled in, with less than a week's

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'Two & a Half Men' Star Holland Taylor -- 'OH PLEASE' ... Show Is NOT Filth

'Two & a Half Men' Star
'OH PLEASE' Show Is NOT Filth

"Two and a Half Men" star Holland Taylor -- who plays Angus T. Jones' grandmother on the show -- says she admires Angus despite his anti-"Men" message ... but thinks his "filth" comment is utter… READ MORE >

'Men' Mom -- Charlie and Ashton 'Are Totally Different'

'Two and Half Men' Mom
Charlie and Ashton 'Are Totally Different'

Holland Taylor has been working with Ashton Kutcher on "Two and a Half Men" for a few weeks now -- and she says there's no comparing him with Charlie Sheen ... they're just too different.When our… READ MORE >

- 1204 days ago
Charlie's Co-Star -- He Knows I Love Him

Charlie's Co-Star -- He Knows I Love Him

Holland Taylor, who plays Charlie Sheen's mother on "Two and a Half Men," says she's eager to get back to work soon and says she's let Charlie know she'll always love him.  READ MORE >

- 1407 days ago

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