Holland Taylor is an active American actress who has spent over 50 years of her life in this entertainment field. To date, she is actively working in many television series and films. Holland is well-known for her roles in ‘Two and a Half Men’ and ‘The Practice’ for which she has received five nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award and has bagged one of them.

Initially, she is from Philadelphia, but she moved to New York and decided to start her career in acting for better opportunities. She first started by playing in the theatre and stage production and eventually stepped into film and series, making her one of the famous actresses during her time and even to date.

Quick Info
Birth NameHolland Virginia
Birth DateJanuary 14, 1943
Birth PlacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
FatherNee Davis
MotherC Tracy Taylor
SiblingsPatricia and Pamela
Age77 years old
Body Measurement26-25-34 inches
Height5 feet and 3 inches (1.63m/163cm)
Weight58 kg (128lbs)
HairLight Brown
GirlfriendSarah Paulson
Net Worth$18 million

Holland Taylor

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Holland Virginia was born on January 14, 1943, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was born to father Nee Davis, an attorney, and to mother C Tracy Taylor, a professional painter. She was one of the youngest daughters who have two elder sisters named Patricia and Pamela. Holland is currently 77 years old with a Capricorn star sign.Likewise, Taylor did her schooling at Westtown School and enrolled at Bennington College, where she studied drama.


Holland Taylor holds an American nationality. She is of White ethnicity. And as per her religious viwes, she does not believes in any religion.

Physical Stats

Besides this, her body measures 26-25-34 inches, respectively, with an hourglass body type. Holland stands 5 feet and 3 inches (1.63m/163cm) tall and weighs around 58 kg (128lbs). Moreover, she has light brown hair color with green colored eyes.

Personal Life

Holland Taylor came out in a podcast stating herself as gay. She is in a relationship with actress Sarah Paulson since 2015 to date who is 31 years younger than her.

Holland Taylor

Social Media

Holland Taylor has active social media accounts. Her Instagram account (@hollandvtaylor) has 86.7 thousand followers, and her Twitter account (@HollandTaylor) has 107.6 thousand followers. She does not have a verified Facebook page.



Before appearing in television, Holland Taylor acted in many Broadway and Off-Broadway plays through which she became famous and received roles in TV series and films. Her first TV debut role was in a television film J.T. She was then seen in other series in years gap like in 1971 series ‘Love Is a Many Splendored Thing,’ 1973 series ‘Somerset,’ 1975 series ‘Beacon Hill’ and 1977 series ‘Kojak’ and ‘The Edge of Night’ which ran till 1980. From 1980 she was regularly seen in TV series and TV films, and some of her notable roles are ‘Bosom Buddies’ in 1980, ‘The Royal Romance of Charles and Diana’ in 1982, ‘Harry’ and ‘CBS Summer Playhouse’ in 1987.

During the 1990’s her she mostly played television films like ‘The Rape of Doctor Wills,’ ‘Awake to Danger,’ and some series like ‘The Naked Truth,’ ‘The Practice,’ and many more. Likewise, in 2001 she appeared as Nancy Reagan in the television film The Day Regan Was Shot. She got a chance to share her screen with Richard Dreyfuss and Richard Crenna. Her leading role and successful parts of her career came in 2003, where she played in ‘Two and a Half Men’ as Evelyn Harper. She played in 101 episodes, which ran till 2015, and her performances were much appreciated that she received four Primetime Emmy nominations.

Similarly, her other notable works from 2005 to 2017 are ‘American Dad,’ ‘Mr. Mercedes, ‘The Orville’ and ‘Good Behavior.’ We can recently see her in the leading role of drama web series ‘Hollywood’ as Ellen Kincaid.


Holland Taylor had her first role in the film in a small part of an interviewer in the film ‘The Next Man’ in 1976. She then appeared in an uncredited role in the films ‘Fame’ in 1980 and in ‘Reuben, Reuben’ in 1983. Likewise, she appeared in other films in small and supporting roles, and her notable ones are ‘Key Exchange’ in 1985, ‘She’s Having a Baby’ in 1988, ‘Cop and a Half’ in 1993, ‘To Die For’ in 1995, ‘Just Write’ in 1997 and ‘The Truman Show’ in 1998.

Holland Taylor

Furthermore, during 2000 she was cast in many films like in 2001 she was seen in ‘Town & Country,’ ‘in 2002 she was seen in a voice role in ‘Cinderella II: Dreams Come True’ and also in ‘Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams’ and its sequel film ‘Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over’ in 2003. From 2005 there was a gap in her movies.

She made one film in 2005 called ‘The Wedding Date’ and did one of her sequel film ‘Cinderella III: A Twist in Time’ in 2007. She then starred in the 2010 film ‘The Chosen One,’ and then she appeared in Kepler’s Dream after seven years. Likewise, in 2018 and 2019, she did ‘Gloria Bell’ and ‘Bombshell’ respectively. Recently, in 2020 we can see her in ‘To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You’ and in ‘Bill & Ted Face the Music.’ She is also working on her upcoming film ‘The Stand-In.’


Holland Taylor has been mostly nominated for Primetime Emmy Award eight times, out of which she won once for The Practice. And her next nomination was for Tony Award in 2013 for her work in ‘Hollywood.’

Net Worth of Holland Taylor

Holland Taylor is one of the oldest and most talented actresses in the Hollywood industry. She has gained immense fame and popularity from her career. Moreover, she has also earned a handsome amount of money. She has an estimated worth is $18 million as of 2021.