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Cloris Leachman

  • Born on
    • April 30th, 1926
  • Died on
    • January 26th, 2021
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Cloris Leachman (April 30, 1926 – January 26, 2021) was an American actress and comedian, whose career spanned over seven decades. She won various accolades, including eight Primetime Emmy Awards from 22 nominations, making her the most nominated and, along with Julia Louis-Dreyfus, most awarded actress in Emmy history. In addition, she won an Academy Award, a British Academy Film Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Daytime Emmy Award. Leachman's breakthrough role was the nosy and cunning landlady Phyllis Lindstrom in the landmark CBS sitcom The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970–75), for which she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series in 1974 and 1975; its spin-off, Phyllis (1975–77), earned her the Golden Globe Award for Best TV Actress – Musical or Comedy.

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Acting (68 Credits)

2020The Croods: A New Age as Gran Crood (voice)
2018I Can Only Imagine as Memaw
2018Lez Bomb as Josephine
2016Is That a Gun in Your Pocket? as Maxine
2016The Comedian as May Conner
2016The Bronx Bull as Lilian Forrester
2015Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse as Miss Fielder
2015Baby, Baby, Baby as Actress
2015The Wedding Ringer as Grandma Palmer
2013The Croods as Gran Crood (voice)
2013Adult World as Mary Ann
2012The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure as Dotty Rounder
2012Gambit as Grandma Merle
2011The Fields as Gladys
2011Foodfight! as Brand X Lunch Lady
2010You Again as Helen
2010Raising Hope as Maw Maw
2009Love Takes Wing as Hattie Clarence
2008The Women as Maggie
2008New York, I Love You as Mitzie (segment "Joshua Marston")
2006Beerfest as Great Gam Gam
2006Scary Movie 4 as Mrs. Norris
2005Mrs. Harris as Pearl 'Billie' Schwartz
2005Sky High as Nurse Spex
2005The Longest Yard as Lynette
2004Spanglish as Evelyn Wright
2003Bad Santa as Grandma (uncredited)
2003Alex & Emma as Grandmother
2000Hanging Up as Pat Mozell
1999Music of the Heart as Assunta Guaspari
1999The Iron Giant as Mrs. Lynley Tensedge (voice)
1998Gen¹³ as Helga (voice)
1997Annabelle's Wish as Aunt Agnes (voice)
1996Beavis and Butt-Head Do America as Old Woman (voice)
1995Now and Then as Grandma Albertson
1994A Troll in Central Park as Queen Gnorga (voice)
1993Double, Double Toil and Trouble as Aunt Agatha / Aunt Sofia
1993The Beverly Hillbillies as Granny
1993My Boyfriend's Back as Maggie The Zombie Expert
1991In Broad Daylight as Ruth Westerman
1990Texasville as Ruth Popper
1989Prancer as Mrs. McFarland
1987Walk Like a Man as Margaret Shand
1987Hansel and Gretel as Griselda The Witch
1986My Little Pony: The Movie as Hydia (voice)
1981History of the World: Part I as Madame Defarge
1980Herbie Goes Bananas as Louise Trends
1979S.O.S. Titanic as Molly Brown
1979The North Avenue Irregulars as Claire
1979Scavenger Hunt as Mildred Carruthers
1979The Muppet Movie as Miss Tracy
1979The Facts of Life as Beverly Ann Stickle
1977High Anxiety as Nurse Charlotte Diesel
1977It Happened One Christmas as Clara Oddbody
1975Crazy Mama as Melba
1974Daisy Miller as Mrs. Ezra Miller
1974Young Frankenstein as Frau Blücher
1973Dillinger as Anna Sage
1971The Last Picture Show as Ruth Popper
1970WUSA as Philomene
1970Lovers and Other Strangers as Bernice Henderson
1970The Mary Tyler Moore Show as Phyllis Lindstrom
1969Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid as Agnes
1962The Chapman Report as Miss Selby
1956The Rack as Caroline
1955Kiss Me Deadly as Christina Bailey
Lake Placid 2 as SadieWatch Free
The Ellen Show as Dot RichmondWatch Free

Herself (2 Credits)

2008Comedy Central Roast of Bob Saget as Herself
Unity as Herself - Narrator (voice)Watch Free


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