Trivia / Mannequin

  • Money, Dear Boy: Meshach Taylor has stated that he played Hollywood Montrose both because he needed to pay his rent and because he was sure no one would see a movie about a man and his love for a doll. He therefore had no problem playing it completely over the top. He is now recognized for this role as much as Anthony in Designing Women.
  • Star-Making Role: As stated above, Meshach Taylor. Although Designing Women started a year earlier, he only had a recurring role in the series until 1988, after this film made him a name.