Two and a Half Men Season 1 | Holland Taylor

Holland Taylor

Evelyn Harper

Taylor plays Evelyn, Charlie and Alan's conceited and self-centred mother, and Jake's grandmother. Evelyn isn't very fond of her sons, or anyone else for ...

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Taylor plays Evelyn, Charlie and Alan's conceited and self-centred mother, and Jake's grandmother.


Evelyn isn't very fond of her sons, or anyone else for that matter; although the occasional lapse in her icy exterior shows that perhaps, when push comes to shove, she may have some feelings for her family.


One thing is for certain: Charlie cannot stand her and the feeling seems to be mutual; he does, after all, constantly imply that she is Satan.


Born on January 14th in Philadelphia, Emmy Award winner Holland Taylor has appeared in more movies than you can possibly think of, including The Wedding Date, Legally Blonde, Keeping the Faith, Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams, Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over, The Truman Show, She's Having a Baby, Jewel of the Nile and Romancing the Stone.


In addition to her role in Two and a Half Men, Taylor has guest starred on TV shows including Ally McBeal, ER and Veronica's Closet. On stage she trod the boards in Broadway productions of Drinks Before Dinner, Children, Fashion, Colette, Love Letters and The Vagina Monologues.