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Cloris Leachman

  • Birthplace: Des Moines, Iowa
  • Birthday: April 30

Cloris Leachman is an American actress. In a career spanning over seven decades she has won eight Primetime Emmy Awards (record tied with Julia Louis-Dreyfus), 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 (record tied with Julia Louis-Dreyfus), 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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Cloris Leachman

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AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

8 Wins22 Nominations

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series - 2011

  • Nominee
  • Cloris Leachman, as Maw Maw
  • Raising Hope
  • FOX
  • Twentieth Century Fox Television

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

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