[10], On November 30, 2015, while answering a question about marriage, in a radio interview with WNYC, Taylor revealed that she was in a relationship with a younger woman and that most of her relationships have been with women. Before Taylor, Paulson was in a seven-year relationship with actress Cherry Jones, who is 18 years older than she is. as Francine's biological mother. [20], Taylor has been a supporter of Aid For AIDS in Los Angeles, serving on their Honorary Board and as an ongoing participant in their largest annual fundraiser, Best In Drag Show, among other fundraising efforts. Other Works In 1990, Taylor reunited with former Bosom Buddies executive producers Thomas L. Miller and Robert L. Boyett for a role on their ABC sitcom Going Places, playing grand dame television producer Dawn St. Claire for the show's first 13 episodes. |  Holland Taylor 75, is unmarried as prefers women over men. In 1992 Holland was still living in Greenwich Village, New York and traveling back and forth between a rented apartment in Hollywood and New York in order to work on both coasts. Holland Taylor was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the third-born (and last) daughter of her mother, Virginia (Davis), a painter, and the only child of her father, C. Tracy Taylor, an attorney. [21], Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series, "Obituaries: C. 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[6], Taylor began in the theater. She spent her teen years in nearby Allentown, PA, where Holland got the nickname, "Penny Taylor" because of her coppery hair color. Holland and Cherry remained in the relationship for five years until 2009. Holland Taylor, Actress: Legally Blonde. At the age of 22 Holland moved to New York with the desire to become a "great big Broadway star." senator. She has English, German, and smaller amounts of Welsh, Dutch, and French, ancestry. Travel back in time to check out the early roles of some of Hollywood's heavy hitters. Background. Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist. This odd, meandering new play wastes the talents of its venerable performers Buck Henry and Holland Taylor. In 2020, she received attention and critical praise for portraying Ellen Kincaid in the miniseries Hollywood, for which she was nominated for her eighth Primetime Emmy Award. Holland attended ... 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[6] The two-act play, originally titled Money, Marbles, and Chalk, starring Taylor as Richards, was first workshopped in May 2010 at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston, Texas. After fifteen years of "disappointments and near misses" in New York and California, Holland was cast as Ruth Dunbar in the sitcom Bosom Buddies (1980) with Tom Hanks. Over the next few years, Holland moved to California full-time. She has also taken lessons in classical French cooking. In 1983, Taylor appeared in Breakfast with Les and Bess, which prompted the New York magazine theatre critic John Simon to sing, "...Miss Taylor is one of the few utterly graceful, attractive, elegant and technically accomplished actresses in our theatre...seeing her may turn you, like me, into a Taylor freak..."[7], Taylor took the role of Denise Cavanaugh on the soap opera The Edge of Night, who killed herself just to frame her husband. Taylor began researching, writing, and producing a one-woman play about the late Texas Governor Ann Richards in 2009. She spent her teen years in nearby Allentown, PA, where Holland got the nickname, "Penny Taylor… [9], In early 1994, she joined the cast of Saved by the Bell: The College Years as Dean Susan McMann, just episodes before its cancellation. Holland has said her first love was the theater but the work for her in TV and films was better. Holland Taylor was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the third-born (and last) daughter of her mother, Virginia (Davis), a painter, and the only child of her father, C. Tracy Taylor, an attorney. It was Holland's "breakout" role and it led to many other TV and film offers including the movie Romancing the Stone (1984) as Kathleen Turner's book publisher and friend. She has said she is a "once and always student" of acting coach.