Des Moines, Iowa
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Mary Tyler Moore, Phyllis, The Facts of Life
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Cloris Leachman (born April 30, 1926) is an American actress of stage, film and television. She has won eight Primetime Emmy Awards—more than any other female performer—and one Daytime Emmy Award. She won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in the 1971 film The Last Picture Show. She is best known for playing the nosy, self-centered and manipulative landlady Phyllis Lindstrom on the 1970s TV series Mary Tyler Moore, and later on the spinoff series, Phyllis. She also appeared in three Mel Brooks films, including Young Frankenstein. In recent years, she became very popular for her recurring role as Lois`s ruthless mother on Malcolm in the Middle.
Leachman was a contestant on Season 7 (2008) of Dancing With The Stars, paired with Corky Ballas. At the age of 82, she is the oldest contestant to dance on the series. She was voted off in the sixth round on October 28. Leachman was the grand marshal for the 2009 New Year`s Day Tournament of Roses Parade and Rose Bowl Game in Pasadena, California. She presided over the 120th parade, the theme being "Hats Off to Entertainment", and the 95th Rose Bowl game. Leachman, is set to co-star with Tara Reid in the upcoming thriller called The Fields which is to be released in 2011.
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Roosevelt High School. Des Moines, IA (attended)
Northwestern University (dropped out)
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Cloris Wallace Leachman
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Cloris Leachman (born April 30, 1926) is an American actress of stage, film, and television. She has won eight Primetime Emmy Awards (more than any other performer) and one Daytime Emmy Award. She co-starred in the 1971 film The Last Picture Show for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
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Cloris Leachman is currently single. Her last relationship was when Gene Hackman started dating Cloris Leachman in 1973.
Cloris Leachman was previously married to George Englund (1953 - 1979).
She has also been in relationships with Gene Hackman (1973).
Cloris Leachman is a 90 year old American Actress. Born Cloris Wallace Leachman on 30th April, 1926 in Des Moines, Iowa and educated at Roosevelt High School. Des Moines, IA (attended), she is famous for Mary Tyler Moore, Phyllis, The Facts of Life in a career that spans 1942–present. Her zodiac sign is Taurus.
Cloris Leachman has been in 5 on-screen matchups, notably with Dick Van Patten in The Facts of Life (1979), John Larch in The Twilight Zone (1959), Orson Bean in The Facts of Life (1979), Tony Randall in Foolin' Around (1980) and Timothy Bottoms in The Last Picture Show (1971).
Cloris Leachman is a member of the following lists:
People from Topanga, California,
Northwestern University School of Communication alumni and
Actresses from Des Moines, Iowa.
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