Al Harrington

Actress-writer Renée Taylor seeks $8.6 million for Beverly Hills home with exotic gardens

Actress-writer Renée Taylor seeks $8.6 million for Beverly Hills home with exotic gardens

The longtime Beverly Hills home of actress-writer Renée Taylor and her late husband, actor-playwright Joseph Bologna, is for sale at $8.6 million.

Set on a third of an acre, the 1926 Tudor Revival was once occupied by Shirley Temple’s mother-in-law and often visited by Temple and her first husband, John Agar.

Taylor was attracted to the home’s garden when she and Bologna bought the property in 1975. She later spent two years renovating the property to replicate parts of celebrity homes and places that she admired.

The inspired design details include an exact replica of actress Greer Garson’s bathroom from her former Bel-Air home...

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