Lily Tomlin

Lily Tomlin

Age
74
Birthday
Sep. 1st, 1939
Born in
Detroit, Michigan, USA
Height
5' 8"

Lily Tomlin's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Malibu Country TV Show
Malibu Country
The Magic School Bus TV Show
The Magic School Bus
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In TV Show
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In
Cher TV Show
Cher
12 Miles of Bad Road TV Show
12 Miles of Bad Road
The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour TV Show
The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour
 

Main Movie Roles

2009 - The Pink Panther 2
2007 - The Walker
2006 - The Ant Bully
2006 - A Prairie Home Companion
2004 - I Heart Huckabees
2002 - Orange County
2000 - The Kid
1999 - Tea with Mussolini
1998 - Krippendorf's Tribe
1996 - Flirting with Disaster
1995 - Blue in the Face
1993 - The Beverly Hillbillies
1993 - Short Cuts
1992 - The Player
1991 - The Search for Signs of Inteligent Life in the Universe
1988 - Big Business
1984 - All of Me
1981 - The Incredible Shrinking Woman
1980 - Nine to Five
1977 - The Late Show
1975 - Nashville

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Kay Carter-Shepley
38
Deborah Fiderer
34
Marilyn Tobin
10
Putsy Hodge
9
Roberta Simmons
6
Ruth Clusen
4
Margot
2
Lydia
1
Tammy (Voiced)
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:




TRIVIA:
  • Studied acting under 'Charles Nelson Reilly' (qv), who introduced her to the works of monologist 'Ruth Draper' (qv), a major inspiration for Tomlin's work.
  • Won a Grammy Award for the comedy album "This is a Recording" in 1971 and won Tony Awards in 1977 and 1986.
  • Was to star in a film called Illegitimate around 1980 but the film was never made. [Originally reported in "Playboy" magazine].
  • Was a pre-med student at Wayne State University before choosing acting as a career.
  • One of her first "professional" gigs was as a waitress in Howard Johnson's on Broadway near Times Square. Her comments to customers and staff heard over the eatery's microphone attracted her first big-city audience.
  • During her one-woman show in Las Vegas, Nevada, she appeared as her own opening act: a smarmy male lounge singer billed as Tommy Velour.
  • She gave away genuine locks of her hair as a bonus for buyers of her home video library in 1993.
  • Listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1977" in John Willis' Screen World, Vol. 29.


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