Monday, June 30, 2014

Meshach Taylor

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Very sad news over the weekend...

Meshach Taylor, who played a lovable ex-convict surrounded by boisterous Southern belles on the sitcom Designing Women and appeared in numerous other TV and film roles, died of cancer at age 67. 

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Taylor got an Emmy nod for his portrayal of Anthony Bouvier on Designing Women from 1986 to 1993. Then he costarred for four seasons on another successful comedy, Dave's World, as the best friend of a newspaper humor columnist played by the series' star, Harry Anderson.

I loved Designing Women and his character's relationship with Suzanne on the show was one of the best parts.

He will definitely be missed.

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