Apr. 30th, 1926
Des Moines, Iowa, USA
5' 5 1/2"
Cloris Leachman's Main 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.
- Close friend of 'Phyllis Love (I)' (qv). They attended Roosevelt High School, together, in Des Moines, Iowa.
- Attended Northwestern University (Evanston, IL).
- Miss Chicago of 1946 - Miss America contest.
- Has 5 grandchildren (including granddaughter Skye Englund).
- She is a member of the Gamma Phi Beta sorority.