Cloris Leachman

Cloris Leachman

Birthplace: 
Des Moines, Iowa
Birthday: 
April 30

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Cloris Leachman

Photo credit: 
CBS Television

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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.

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

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

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