Apr. 30th, 1926
Des Moines, Iowa, USA
5' 5 1/2"
Cloris Leachman's Main TV Roles
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- Only actress who has won five Emmys in five separate categories.
- She is a member of the Gamma Phi Beta sorority.
- She was awarded the 1978 Joseph Jefferson Award for Guest Artist for her performance in the play, "Twigs," at the Marriott Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.
- Served as Grand Marshal of the 120th Rose Parade on January 1, 2009.
- One son, 'Bryan Englund' (qv), died of an overdose of ulcer medication in 1986.
- 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.
- Has 5 grandchildren (including granddaughter Skye Englund).
- Along with 'Bill Mumy' (qv), she is one of only two actors to appear in both _"The Twilight Zone" (1959)_ (qv) and its second television revival, _"The Twilight Zone" (2002)_ (qv).