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Renée Taylor was born in the Bronx, New York to Frieda (née Silverstein) and Charles Wexler. She worked as a comedian in the early 1960s at the New York City nightclub Bon Soir. Her opening act was a then unknown Barbra Streisand. She earned notice for her portrayal of Eva Braun in Mel Brooks's The Producers (1967), and continued to act in several... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Producers
The Producers Eva Braun
Alfie Lu Schnitman
The Nanny
The Nanny Sylvia Fine
Ice Age: The Meltdown


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  Tango Shalom (post-production)
Deborah Yehuda
 2017 Young & Hungry (TV Series)
Mrs. Shapiro
- Young & Couchy (2017) ... Mrs. Shapiro (as Renee Taylor)
 2016 The Do-Over
Mrs. Kessler
 2016 Rock in a Hard Place (TV Series)
 2015 Weird Loners (TV Series)
- Weird Dance (2015) ... Nana
 2014 Zarra's Law
Gabriella Zarra
 2011-2013 Bob's Burgers (TV Series)
- It Snakes a Village (2013) ... Gloria (voice, as Renee Taylor)
- Crawl Space (2011) ... Gloria (voice, as Renee Taylor)
 2011-2012 Happily Divorced (TV Series)
- Follow the Leader (2012) ... Marilyn
- A Star Is Reborn (2012) ... Marilyn
- Newman vs. Newman (2012) ... Marilyn (as Rene'e Taylor)
- The Burial Plotz (2012) ... Marilyn (as Renee Taylor)
- A Kiss Is Just a Kiss (2011) ... Marilyn (as Renee Taylor)
 2010-2012 Shake It Up! (TV Series)
Mrs. Locassio
- Model It Up (2011) ... Mrs. Locassio
- Give It Up (2010) ... Mrs. Locassio
 2012 Rose's Diet (Short)
 2009-2012 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series)
Mrs. Matsen
- The Magician's Code: Part 2 (2012) ... Mrs. Matsen (as Renee Taylor)
- Oh Honey (2011) ... Mrs. Matsen
 2012 Should've Been Romeo
 2012 Driving Me Crazy
Doris Brown
 2011 Allen Gregory (TV Series)
Principal Gottlieb
- Van Moon Rising (2011) ... Principal Gottlieb (voice, as Renee Taylor)
- Gay School Dance (2011) ... Principal Gottlieb (voice, as Renee Taylor)
- 1 Night in Gottlieb (2011) ... Principal Gottlieb (voice, as Renee Taylor)
- Pilot (2011) ... Principal Gottlieb (voice)
 2010 Sonny with a Chance (TV Series)
 2010 Victorious (TV Series)
- The Birthweek Song (2010) ... Mammaw
 2010 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Maude Monaghan
- Bedtime (2010) ... Maude Monaghan (as Renee Taylor)
 2010 Boston Girls
Mrs. Palermo
 2008 The Rainbow Tribe
Ms. Crapple
 2007 Dancin' on the Edge (Short)
'Adult' Eloise Brown
 2007 The Wedding Bells (TV Series)
Gladys Miller
- For Whom the Bells Toll (2007) ... Gladys Miller
 2007 Pandemic (TV Movie)
Kathryn Hadorn (as Renee Taylor)
 2006 A-List
Mrs. Smigley
 2006 Kalamazoo?
 2005 Boynton Beach Club
Woman on Cell Phone
 2005 Everwood (TV Series)
Betty Barrett
- Pieces of Me (2005) ... Betty Barrett (as Renee Taylor)
 2005 Early Bird (TV Movie)
 2004 Alfie
Lu Schnitman (as Renee Taylor)
 2004 Eve (TV Series)
Ms. Berkowitz
- Valentine's Day Reloaded (2004) ... Ms. Berkowitz (as Renee Taylor)
 2002 Returning Mickey Stern
 2001 Dying on the Edge
Lottie Minnow
 2001 Dr. Dolittle 2
Female Tortoise (voice, as Reneé Taylor)
 2001 61* (TV Movie)
Claire Ruth (as Renee Taylor)
 2001 100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd (TV Series)
- Matchmaking Mutt (2001) ... Phyllis (voice)
 1998 The Simple Life (TV Series)
Sylvia Fine
 1997 Superman (TV Series)
- Warrior Queen (1997) ... Lucille (voice, as Rene Taylor)
 1997 A Match Made in Heaven (TV Movie)
Isobel Slotkin
 1996 Caroline in the City (TV Series)
Mrs. Fox
- Caroline and the Therapist (1996) ... Mrs. Fox
 1996 Love Is All There Is
 1996 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Roweena Johnson
- Oedipus Wrecks (1996) ... Roweena Johnson (as Renee Taylor)
 1993 Forever
 1993 Daddy Dearest (TV Series)
Helen Mitchell
- Minimum Rage (1993) ... Helen Mitchell
- Jaws, Too (1993) ... Helen Mitchell
- Offensive Care (1993) ... Helen Mitchell
- Thanks, But No Thanks (1993) ... Helen Mitchell
- American We (1993) ... Helen Mitchell
 1992 Carol Leifer: Gaudy, Bawdy & Blue (TV Movie)
Mrs. Himmelfarb
 1992 Empty Nest (TV Series)
- The Mismatchmaker (1992) ... Anne (as Renee Taylor)
 1991 All I Want for Christmas
 1991 Delirious
Arlene Sherwood
 1990 Thirtysomething (TV Series)
Electra Rosenbloom
- The Guilty Party (1990) ... Electra Rosenbloom
 1990 White Palace
Edith Baron (as Renee Taylor)
 1990 The End of Innocence
 1989 It Had to Be You
Theda Blau
 1989 Heartbeat (TV Series)
 1986 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series)
Pearl King
- A Serpent's Tooth (1986) ... Pearl King (as Renee Taylor)
 1986 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Monica Douglas
 1984 Bedrooms (TV Movie)
Host / Riva / Wendy (as Renee Taylor)
 1983 Lottery! (TV Series)
Sylvia Berman
- Being a Winner (1983) ... Sylvia Berman
 1983 Matt Houston (TV Series)
Sheila Baer
- The Showgirl Murders (1983) ... Sheila Baer (as Renee Taylor)
 1983 Lovesick
Mrs. Mondragon
 1977 Forever Fernwood (TV Series)
Annabelle Kearns
 1977 Good Penny (TV Movie)
 1976 Woman of the Year (TV Movie)
Tess Harding
 1975 Fay (TV Series)
- Mr. Wonderful (1975) ... Marian
 1974 Paradise (TV Movie)
 1973 Calucci's Department (TV Series)
Mrs. Woods
- Life Is an Anchovy (1973) ... Mrs. Woods
 1972 Last of the Red Hot Lovers
 1971 Made for Each Other
 1971 Jennifer on My Mind
 1968 The Detective
Rachael Schoenstein
 1967 The Producers
Eva Braun (as Renee Taylor)
 1966 A Fine Madness
Myrna - Streetwalker
 1964 The Reporter (TV Series)
- Rope's End (1964) ... Myrna
 1963 The Defenders (TV Series)
Mrs. Thorpe
- Judgment Eve (1963) ... Mrs. Thorpe (as Renee Taylor)
 1961 The Errand Boy
Miss Giles
 1961 A Bowl of Cherries (Short)
Party goer
 1958 The Mugger
Show Show Writer (13 credits)
Show Show Producer (4 credits)
Show Show Director (3 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (33 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

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Other Works:

(8/01) Stage: Appears with husband Joseph Bologna in "If You Ever Leave Me, I'm Coming With You" at the Cort Theater in New York City. NOTE: The play was inspired by their longtime (36 years) show biz marriage. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Rene'e Taylor | Renee Taylor | Rene Taylor | Reneé Taylor


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After marrying in 1965, Taylor and Bologna co-wrote the Broadway hit comedy, "Lovers and Other Strangers", and received Oscar nominations for writing the 1970 film adaptation. They wrote and costarred in the romantic comedy, Made for Each Other (1971), and won Emmys for writing the 1973 TV special, Acts of Love and Other Comedies (1973). They also co-directed and co-starred in the film, It Had to... See more »

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