11:47 AM EDT 08/24/2014
Originally posted 06/09/2013 06:55PM
Having memorably played a tough but warm-hearted Harvard Law professor in Legally Blonde and sassy mom Evelyn Harper on Two and a Half Men, veteran actress Holland Taylor is now up for a Tony Award for Broadway's Ann, her one-woman show in which she plays the late, feisty Texas Gov. Ann Richards.
Doubly remarkable is not only that Taylor stars in the show, but she wrote it herself. (The Tonys air live on CBS Sunday at 8 p.m.)
And while the Emmy winner has enjoyed career success, life has not been entirely glamorous for the 70-year-old, who opens up about her own personal challenges – including a long struggle with depression – in this weekend's Parade.
Originally posted 09/20/2008 11:00AM
Holland Taylor may only play Charlie Sheen's mother on Two and a Half Men, but she sounds awfully maternal when it comes to his real-life situation – Sheen and wife Brooke are expecting a baby.
"I'm very proud of him," the actress – who, like her costars Sheen and Jon Cryer, is up for an Emmy for her role on the CBS sitcom – told PEOPLE at Friday's Academy of Television & Sciences party for the nominees.
"I think he's really enjoying fatherhood," says Taylor, "and it's really deepened his life and his commitment to life."
Originally posted 10/02/2007 08:20AM
Although Charlie Sheen and fiancée Brooke Mueller try to stay optimistic, his custody battle with ex-wife Denise Richards is taking its toll, Sheen's costar Holland Taylor told PEOPLE.
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