Emmy® Award winner Holland Taylor, who plays Evelyn Harper in TWO AND A HALF MEN is a veteran of film, television and theatre. She recently was seen in the feature Baby Mama and will be seen in the upcoming film Chosen One. Her other film credits include Legally Blonde, Wedding Date, Keeping the Faith, D.E.B.S., Spy Kids 2 and 3, The Truman Show, George of the Jungle, One Fine Day, To Die For, How to Make an American Quilt, Alice, She's Having a Baby, Jewel of the Nile and Romancing the Stone.
In 2005, 2007 and 2008 Taylor received Emmy® Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Evelyn Harper. Taylor's additional television credits include the series The Practice, for which she won an Emmy® Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, The Naked Truth, Norman Lear's The Powers That Be and Bosom Buddies, and the movies Counterfeit Contessa, Concealed Enemies and People Like Us as well as A Walton Wedding, and Bitter Blood, both on CBS. She has also guest-starred in Ally McBeal, ER, and The L Word.
Taylor's Broadway credits include The Devils, Butley, Breakfast with Les and Bess, Moose Murders, Murder Among Friends, Something Old, Something New and We Interrupt This Program. She also performed in the world premieres of Cocktail Hour, Drinks Before Dinner, Children, Fashion, Colette, Love Letters and The Vagina Monologues. She spent her summer 2009 hiatus in New York appearing in the off-Broadway premiere of Lisa Ebersole's Mother. Taylor is also researching and working on a play about former Texas governor Ann Richards and expects to have it at a regional theater in 2010.
Taylor was born in Philadelphia and lives in Los Angeles. Her birth date is January 14.