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

Guest TV Roles

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  • Her classmates at the Drama Department of Northwestern University included 'Paul Lynde' (qv), 'Charlotte Rae' (qv), 'Martha Hyer' (qv), 'Patricia Neal' (qv) and 'Agnes Nixon' (qv).
  • Attended Roosevelt High School in Des Moines, Iowa
  • Has won 9 Emmy awards (including one Daytime Emmy award), more than any actor or actress.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Mother of actors 'Adam Englund' (qv), 'Bryan Englund' (qv), 'George Englund Jr.' (qv), 'Morgan Englund' (qv) and actress 'Dinah Englund' (qv).
  • 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").

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