Cloris Leachman

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Cloris Leachman

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Cloris Leachman

Date of Birth

Birthday: April 30
Birthplace: Des Moines, Iowa

Cloris Leachman is an American actress. In a career spanning over seven decades she has won eight Primetime Emmy Awards, one Daytime Emmy Award and one Academy Award for her role in The Last Picture Show.

Leachman's longest-running role was the nosy, cunning, self-centered, and manipulative landlady Phyllis Lindstrom on the CBS sitcom The Mary Tyler Moore Show, and its subsequent spin-off series, Phyllis, in the 1970s.

Cloris Leachman was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 2011.

Cloris Leachman is an American actress. In a career spanning over seven decades she has won eight Primetime Emmy Awards, one Daytime Emmy Award and one Academy Award for her role in The Last Picture Show.

Leachman's longest-running role was the nosy, cunning, self-centered, and manipulative landlady Phyllis Lindstrom on the CBS sitcom The Mary Tyler Moore Show, and its subsequent spin-off series, Phyllis, in the 1970s.

Cloris Leachman was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 2011.

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Awards & Nominations

22 Nominations | 8 Emmys | 1 Honor
Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series - 2011
  • Nominee
  • Cloris Leachman, as Maw Maw
  • Raising Hope
  • FOX
  • Twentieth Century Fox Television
Hall of Fame - 2011
  • Winner
  • Cloris Leachman, as Honoree
Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie - 2006
  • Nominee
  • Cloris Leachman, as Tarnower's Sister
  • Mrs. Harris
  • HBO
Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series - 2005
Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series - 1998
The cast of The Mary Tyler Moore Show
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Jane Lynch, Cloris Leachman
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Charlie Sheen and Cloris Leachman attend the FOX Winter TCA All-Star Party
Cloris Leachman attends the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 2011 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards Governors Ball
Cloris Leachman - 20th Hall Of Fame Induction Gala
Cloris Leachman - 20th Hall Of Fame Induction Gala
Diahann Carroll
Valerie Harper and Cloris Leachman at the 20th Hall of Fame Induction Gala
Cloris Leachman - 20th Hall Of Fame Induction Gala
Cloris Leachman - 20th Hall Of Fame Induction Gala
Cloris Leachman - 20th Hall Of Fame Induction Gala
Cloris Leachman - 20th Hall Of Fame Induction Gala
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Charlie Sheen and Cloris Leachman attend the FOX Winter TCA All-Star Party
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Diahann Carroll
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