Lily Tomlin

Lily Tomlin

Age
76
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

2015 - Grandma
2013 - Inequality for All
2013 - Admission
2013 - Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic
2010 - Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work
2009 - The Pink Panther 2
2007 - The Walker
2006 - A Prairie Home Companion
2006 - The Ant Bully
2004 - I Heart Huckabees
2002 - Orange County
2000 - The Kid
1999 - Tea with Mussolini
1999 - Get Bruce!
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
1991 - The Search for Signs of Inteligent Life in the Universe
1991 - The Search for Signs of Inteligent Life in the Universe
1991 - The Search for Signs of Inteligent Life in the Universe
1991 - The Search for Signs of Inteligent Life in the Universe
1988 - Big Business
1988 - Big Business
1984 - All of Me
1981 - The Incredible Shrinking Woman
1981 - The Incredible Shrinking Woman
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
45
Deborah Fiderer
34
Putsy Hodge
15
Marilyn Tobin
10
Roberta Simmons
6
Margot
2
[Complete List]



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:
  • Won the Kennedy Center's prestigious Mark Twain Prize for Humor in 2003.
  • Was a pre-med student at Wayne State University before choosing acting as a career.
  • 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.
  • Before a performance of one of her one-woman shows in New York City, she appeared on the sidewalk dressed in a Red Cross nurse's uniform, handing out cups of coffee to those waiting in line to enter the theatre.
  • Studied mime with 'Paul Curtis (II)' (qv).
  • Measurements: 34C-25-35 (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine)
  • 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).
  • Acknowledged that she has been in a romantic relationship with 'Jane Wagner' (qv) since 1971.


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