Nathaniel Taylor was an American actor.
Taylor was best known for playing Rollo Lawson, the best friend of Lamont Sanford on the 1970s sitcom Sanford and Son. He briefly reprised the role in the spinoffs Grady, and Sanford.
He worked with Redd Foxx again (playing a different role) on the short-lived 1986 sitcom The Redd Foxx Show.
Taylor’s other television work includes appearances on episodes of The Bill Cosby Show, Adam-12, Harry O, Police Story, What's Happening!!, and 227.
He later opening a performing arts studio and taught acting.
Taylor died February 27, 2019, in Los Angeles, California. He was 80.