Lily Tomlin

Lily Tomlin

Age
78
Birthday
Sep. 1st, 1939
Born in
Detroit, Michigan, USA
Height
5' 8

Lily Tomlin's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
The Magic School Bus TV Show
The Magic School Bus
Malibu Country TV Show
Malibu Country
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

Guest TV Roles

[none found]



BIOGRAPHY:

Mary Jean "Lily" Tomlin (born September 1, 1939) is an American actress, comedienne writer and producer. She has been a major force in American comedy since the late 1960s, when she began a career as a stand-up comedienne and became a featured performer on television's Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In.

Tomlin's career has spanned television, comedy recordings, Broadway and motion pictures. She has starred in such films as Nashville, 9 to 5, All of Me, The Beverly Hillbillies, Orange County and I Heart Huckabees. Her notable television roles include Laugh-In as a cast member from 1970–73, Ms. Frizzle on The Magic School Bus, Kay Carter-Shepley on Murphy Brown, Deborah Fiderer on The West Wing, Lillie Mae MacKenzie on Malibu Country and Frankie Bergstein on Grace and Frankie.



TRIVIA:
  • Listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1977" in John Willis' Screen World, Vol. 29.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Won a Grammy Award for the comedy album "This is a Recording" in 1971 and won Tony Awards in 1977 and 1986.
  • Measurements: 34C-25-35 (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine)
  • With 'Meryl Streep' (qv) presented 'Robert Altman (I)' (qv) with his honorary Oscar on March 5th, 2006 at the 78th Academy Awards ceremony.
  • Won the Kennedy Center's prestigious Mark Twain Prize for Humor in 2003.


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