Lily Tomlin

Lily Tomlin

Sep. 1st, 1939
Born in
Detroit, Michigan, USA
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
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
Deborah Fiderer
Marilyn Tobin
Putsy Hodge
Roberta Simmons
Ruth Clusen
Tammy (Voiced)
[Complete List]


  • 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.
  • Studied mime with 'Paul Curtis (II)' (qv).
  • Measurements: 34C-25-35 (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine)
  • Acknowledged that she has been in a romantic relationship with 'Jane Wagner' (qv) since 1971.
  • 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.
  • She gave away genuine locks of her hair as a bonus for buyers of her home video library in 1993.
  • Has won two Tony Awards: in 1977, a special Award, and in 1986, the Best Actress (Play) Award for her one-woman show, "The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe," a performance recreated in the film version of the same title, _The Search for Signs of Inteligent Life in the Universe (1991)_ (qv).
  • 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.

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