Designing Women Actor Meshach Taylor Dead at 67

Meshach Taylor, the actor best known for playing the only recurring male character on the popular television show “Designing Women,” died on Saturday at his home outside Los Angeles after a long battle with colorectal cancer . He was 67.

Taylor played Anthony Bouvier, an ex-convict who became a partner at a design firm in Atlanta with four women on the CBS sitcom that ran from 1986 to 1993. He was nominated for an Emmy Award in 1989 for his role on the show.

Taylor also famously portrayed Hollywood Montrose in the ’87 cult classic flick “Mannequin” — and had a TON of roles on hit T.V. shows … like “Hannah Montana”, “The Drew Carey Show” and “Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide.”

Funeral info has not been released yet. R.I.P.

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