Meshach Taylor - Famous Actor

Meshach Taylor Net Worth


Meshach Taylor had a net worth of $500 thousand at the time of his death in 2014. Famous for his portrayal of Anthony Bouvier in ‘Designing Women’ and Shel Baylor in ‘Dave’s World’, he appeared in over 70 films and television shows, earned an Emmy Award nomination and won a Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Principal Role in a Play in Chicago.

Key facts:

  • Meshach Taylor was an American actor who performed in more than 70 acting projects, including films, television series, and Broadway plays.
  • Taylor is best known for his role as Anthony Bouvier on the CBS series 'Designing Women' which earned him a Primetime Emmy nomination.
  • He won a Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Principal Role in a Play for 'Sizwe Banzi Is Dead,' and he earned nominations in other categories.
  • Meshach Taylor made his professional debut in a national tour of the musical 'Hair' and later moved to Los Angeles to work on several television series and films.
  • He died of colorectal cancer in June 2014 at the age of 67.

Basic Information About Meshach Taylor

CategoryCelebrities β€Ί Actors
Net worth$500,000
Date of birth1947-04-11
Place of birthBoston
Date of death2014-06-28 (aged 67)
NationalityUnited States of America
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Meshach Taylor roles

Movie / Series Role
ExplorersGordon Miller
The HowlingShantz (as Mesach Taylor)
The AllnighterHotel Detective Philip
Damien: Omen IIDr. Kane
Mannequin: On the MoveHollywood Montrose / Doorman
Class ActDuncan's Dad
Criminal MindsHarrison Scott 2 episodes, 2012-2014
Barney MillerMelvin Jackson 1 episode, 1982
JessieGrimm Haloran 1 episode, 2012
Hannah MontanaDahliano 1 episode, 2008
The Golden GirlsThe Cop 1 episode, 1985
Ned's Declassified School Survival GuideMr. Wright 23 episodes, 2004-2007
What's Happening Now!Buddy 2 episodes, 1985-1987
The White ShadowChipper 1 episode, 1980
The Incredible HulkM.P. 1 episode, 1979
In the Heat of the NightTyler Corbin 1 episode, 1992
M*A*S*HOrderly 1 episode, 1981
Dave's WorldShel Baylor 98 episodes, 1993-1997
Designing WomenAnthony Bouvier 152 episodes, 1986-1993
Burke's LawOzzie Banks 1 episode, 1994
Cagney & LaceyStereo Salesman 1 episode, 1982
ALFAddison 1 episode, 1986
Days of Our LivesPalm Springs Policeman 1 episode, 1986
The Drew Carey ShowOswald's Double 1 episode, 2001
Static ShockDr. Harris 1 episode, 2000
Barnaby JonesParking Lot Attendant 1 episode, 1978
Aaahh!!! Real MonstersBarber Monster 1 episode, 1995
The Angry BeaversBus Driver / ... 1 episode, 1998
Buffalo BillTony 26 episodes, 1983-1984

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Interesting Facts about Meshach Taylor

  1. Received his Bachelor's degree in Theatre from Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Florida (1993).
  2. He was awarded the 1977 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Principal Role in a Play for his performance in "Sizwe Banzi is Dead", at the Goodman Stage II Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.
  3. He was nominated for a 1979 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Principal Role in a Play for "Native Son", at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.
  4. Attended and graduated from Crispus Attucks High School in Indianapolis, Indiana in 1964.
  5. He was the only actor to appear in both Mannequin (1987) and Mannequin: On the Move (1991).
  6. Survived by his wife, Bianca Taylor; daughters Tamar, Esme and Yasmine; son Tariq; and four grandchildren.
  7. Following his death, he was interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Los Angeles, California.
  8. Close friends with Joe Mantegna. The pair were friends for over 40 years.

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