Cloris Leachman

Cloris Leachman

Apr. 30th, 1926
Born in
Des Moines, Iowa, USA
5' 5 1/2"

Cloris Leachman's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Raising Hope TV Show
Raising Hope
American Gods TV Show
American Gods
The Facts of Life TV Show
The Facts of Life
The Ellen Show TV Show
The Ellen Show
Phyllis TV Show
Mr. Novak TV Show
Mr. Novak
Hold It Please TV Show
Hold It Please
Nash Airflyte Theatre TV Show
Nash Airflyte Theatre
Sunday Dinner TV Show
Sunday Dinner
The Nutt House TV Show
The Nutt House

Main Movie Roles

2015 - Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse
2015 - The Wedding Ringer
2014 - Adult World
2013 - Gambit
2012 - The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure
2012 - The Croods
2010 - You Again
2010 - Expecting Mary
2008 - The Women
2006 - Beerfest
2006 - Scary Movie 4
2005 - The Longest Yard
2005 - Sky High
2004 - Spanglish
2003 - Bad Santa
2003 - Alex & Emma
2000 - Hanging Up
1999 - The Iron Giant
1999 - Music of the Heart
1996 - Beavis and Butt-Head Do America
1995 - Now and Then
1994 - A Troll in Central Park
1993 - The Beverly Hillbillies
1993 - My Boyfriend's Back
1989 - Prancer
1987 - Hansel and Gretel
1986 - My Little Pony: The Movie
1981 - History of the World: Part I
1980 - Herbie Goes Bananas
1979 - Scavenger Hunt
1979 - The Muppet Movie
1977 - The Mouse and His Child
1977 - High Anxiety
1974 - Daisy Miller
1974 - Young Frankenstein
1973 - Dillinger
1971 - The Last Picture Show
1970 - Lovers and Other Strangers
1969 - Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
1955 - Kiss Me Deadly

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Phyllis Lindstrom
Ruth Martin
Herself - Contestant
Grammy Winthrop
Rhoda Kirsh
Eliza M. Feyersied (Voiced)
Connie Wingate
[Complete List]


  • Tossed the coin flip for the 95th Rose Bowl game between the Penn State Nittany Lions and the University of Southern California Trojans on January 1, 2009.
  • On Christmas Eve of 1962, she appeared in three prime-time television series as a guest star: 1. _"Stoney Burke" (1962) {Cousin Eunice (#1.13)}_ (qv) 2. _"Saints and Sinners" (1962) {A Night of Horns and Bells (#1.12)}_ (qv) 3. _"The New Loretta Young Show" (1962)_ (qv) (episode "Anything for a Laugh").
  • Only actress who has won five Emmys in five separate categories.
  • Posed "au naturel" on the cover of "Alternative Medicine Digest" (issue 15, 1997) body painted with images of fruit adorning her nakedness. This was a parody, or imitation, of the famous 'Demi Moore' (qv) body painted nude Vanity Fair photo.
  • Close friend of 'Phyllis Love (I)' (qv). They attended Roosevelt High School, together, in Des Moines, Iowa.
  • One son, 'Bryan Englund' (qv), died of an overdose of ulcer medication in 1986.
  • Attended Northwestern University (Evanston, IL).
  • Has won 9 Emmy awards (including one Daytime Emmy award), more than any actor or actress.

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