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Meshach Taylor

Actor

Born - 11 April 1947, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Died - 28 June 2014

Genial, versatile, long-headed African-American actor, whose film career was probably topped by his portrayal of the flamboyant window-dresser Hollywood in the two Mannequin comedies. On TV from the mid 1970s, Taylor made his film debut in Damien: Omen II (1978). Other credits include The Howling (1981), Explorers (1985), Mannequin (1987), House of Games (1987), Class Act (1992), Jacks or Better (2000). Friends and Family (2001), Club Fiji (2008), Hyenas (2011) and the short Silencio (2013), his last. Married with four children, he died from cancer.