Cloris Leachman

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Birth Place: Des Moines, Iowa, USA
Birth Date: April 30, 1926
Occupation: Actress, Soundtrack

Cloris Leachman Biography

The record-breaking actress set a record when at the age of 82, she appeared on "Dancing with the Stars" (2005/I).She was born on April 30, 1926 in Des Moines, Iowa to Berkeley Claiborne "Buck" Leachman and the former Cloris Wallace. Her father's family owned a lumber company. After graduating from high school, she attended Illinois State University and Northwestern University, where she majored in drama. After winning the title of Miss Chicago 1946 (as part of the Miss America pageant), she acted with the Des Moines Playhouse before moving to New York.Leachman made her credited debut in 1948 in an episode of "The Ford Theatre Hour" (1948) and appeared in many TV anthologies and series before becoming a regular on "Bob and Ray" (1951) in 1952. Her movie debut was memorable, playing the doomed blonde femme fatale Christina Bailey in Robert Aldrich's classic noir Kiss Me Deadly (1955).Other than a role in Rod Serling's movie The Rack (1956) in support of Paul Newman, Leachman remained a TV actress throughout the 1950s and the 1960s, appearing in only two movies during the latter decade, The Chapman Report (1962) and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969). Though she would win an Oscar for Peter Bogdanovich's adaptation of Larry McMurtry's The Last Picture Show (1971) and appear in three Mel Brooks movies, it was in television that her career remained and her famed was assured in the 1970s and into the second decade of the new millennium.Leachman was nominated five times for an Emmy playing Phyllis Lindstrom, Mary Tyler Moore's landlady and self-described best friend on the _Mary Tyler Moore and on the spin-off series "Phyllis" (1975). She won twice as Best Supporting actress in a comedy for her "Mary Tyler Moore" gig and won a Golden Globe as a leading performer in comedy for "Phyllis", but her first Emmy came in the category Outstanding Single Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in 1973 for the TV movie A Brand New Life (1973) (TV). (She also won two Emmies as a supporting player for "Malcolm in the Middle" (2000).)She was married to director-producer George Englund from 1953 to 1979. They had five children together.

Cloris Leachman Movies / TV-Shows

I Can Only Imagine (2018)
American Gods (2017)
Gilbert (2017)
The Bronx Bull (2016)
Is That a Gun in Your Pocket? (2016)
The Comedian (2016)
Justice League Action (2016)
To Tell the Truth (2016)
So B. It (2016)
Elena of Avalor (2016)
Teachers (2016)
The Wedding Ringer (2015)
Unity (2015)
Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (2015)
Mary Tyler Moore: A Celebration (2015)
Baby, Baby, Baby (2015)
Girl Meets World (2014)
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (2014)
The Croods (2013)
Adult World (2013)
Betty White's 2nd Annual 90th Birthday (2013)
Creative Galaxy (2013)
The Queen Latifah Show (2013)
The Millers (2013)
Clarence (2013)
The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure (2012)
Gambit (2012)
Celebrity Wife Swap (2012)
Foodfight! (2012)
The Fields (2011)
Bob's Burgers (2011)
Franklin & Bash (2011)
Raising Hope (2010)
You Again (2010)
A Very Mary Christmas (2010)
Adventure Time (2010)
The Talk (2010)
Hawaii Five-0 (2010)
Blue Mountain State (2010)
Hot in Cleveland (2010)
American Cowslip (2009)
Love Takes Wing (2009)
Watch What Happens: Live (2009)
Hawthorne (2009)
RuPaul's Drag Race (2009)
Royal Pains (2009)
New York, I Love You (2008)
The Women (2008)
Ponyo (2008)
The Wendy Williams Show (2008)
Comedy Central Roast of Bob Saget (2008)
Pioneers of Television (2008)
Top Gear USA (2008)
Lake Placid 2 (2007)
Phineas and Ferb (2007)
Chelsea Lately (2007)
Scary Movie 4 (2006)
Beerfest (2006)
The Longest Yard (2005)
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005)
Sky High (2005)
Dancing with the Stars (2005)
Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List (2005)
Mrs. Harris (2005)
The Office (2005)
Spanglish (2004)
Bad Santa (2003)
Alex & Emma (2003)
Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003)
The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003)
Joan of Arcadia (2003)
Two and a Half Men (2003)
The Twilight Zone (2002)
The Animal (2001)
Gen¹³ (2000)
Hanging Up (2000)
Malcolm in the Middle (2000)
The Iron Giant (1999)
Music of the Heart (1999)
Family Guy (1999)
Norm (1999)
Annabelle's Wish (1997)
Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996)
Now and Then (1995)
Touched by an Angel (1994)
A Troll in Central Park (1994)
The Beverly Hillbillies (1993)
My Boyfriend's Back (1993)
Double, Double Toil and Trouble (1993)
Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993)
Without a Kiss Goodbye (1993)
Diagnosis Murder (1993)
The Nanny (1993)
In Broad Daylight (1991)
A Little Piece of Heaven (1991)
Maury (1991)
Texasville (1990)
Fine Things (1990)
Prancer (1989)
The Simpsons (1989)
Going to the Chapel (1988)
Hansel and Gretel (1987)
Walk Like a Man (1987)
The Facts of Life Down Under (1987)
The Little Troll Prince (1987)
Biography (1987)
Castle in the Sky (1986)
My Little Pony: The Movie (1986)
Love Is Never Silent (1985)
American Masters (1985)
Deadly Intentions (1985)
The Demon Murder Case (1983)
Live with Kelly and Ryan (1983)
History of the World: Part I (1981)
Yesterday (1981)
Herbie Goes Bananas (1980)
Foolin' Around (1980)
The North Avenue Irregulars (1979)
The Muppet Movie (1979)
Scavenger Hunt (1979)
The Facts of Life (1979)
S.O.S. Titanic (1979)
CBS News Sunday Morning (1979)
Long Journey Back (1978)
The Mouse and His Child (1977)
High Anxiety (1977)
It Happened One Christmas (1977)
The Love Boat (1977)
The Muppet Show (1976)
A Girl Named Sooner (1975)
Death Scream (1975)
Wonder Woman (1975)
Young Frankenstein (1974)
Thursday's Game (1974)
Rhoda (1974)
Death Sentence (1974)
Charley and the Angel (1973)
Dillinger (1973)
Dying Room Only (1973)
Happy Mother's Day, Love George (1973)
Haunts of the Very Rich (1972)
ABC Afterschool Specials (1972)
The Last Picture Show (1971)
WUSA (1970)
Lovers and Other Strangers (1970)
The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970)
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
Night Gallery (1969)
Marcus Welby, M.D. (1969)
Adam-12 (1968)
Ironside (1967)
Mannix (1967)
That Girl (1966)
The Big Valley (1965)
The Chapman Report (1962)
The Virginian (1962)
Route 66 (1960)
Thriller (1960)
The Untouchables (1959)
One Step Beyond (1959)
The Twilight Zone (1959)
Rawhide (1959)
The Donna Reed Show (1958)
Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958)
77 Sunset Strip (1958)
Perry Mason (1957)
Wagon Train (1957)
The Rack (1956)
Zane Grey Theater (1956)
Kiss Me Deadly (1955)
Gunsmoke (1955)
Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955)
Climax! (1954)
The Magical World of Disney (1954)
Tales of Tomorrow (1951)
Studio One in Hollywood (1948)

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