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Encyclopedia > Cloris Leachman
Cloris Leachman

Born April 30, 1926 (1926-04-30) (age 81)
Des Moines, Iowa
Spouse(s) George Englund (1953-1979)

Cloris Leachman (born April 30, 1926) is an Academy Award-, nine-time Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning American actress of stage, film and television. She has won eight primetime Emmy Awards—more than any other female performer—and one Daytime Emmy Award. Image File history File linksMetadata Clorisleachman. ... is the 120th day of the year (121st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... “Des Moines” redirects here. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... The Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role is one of the awards given to actresses working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... The Last Picture Show is a 1971 film directed by Peter Bogdanovich, adapted from a 1966 novel by Larry McMurtry. ... BAFTA Award The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), is a British organisation that hosts annual awards shows for film, television, childrens film and television, and interactive media. ... Winners of the BAFTA Award Best Actress in a Supporting Role presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. ... The Last Picture Show is a 1971 film directed by Peter Bogdanovich, adapted from a 1966 novel by Larry McMurtry. ... An Emmy Award. ... This is a list of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie winners: 1974: Mildred Natwick - The Swoop Sisters 1975: Jessica Walter - Amy Prentiss 1976: Rosemary Harris - Notorious Woman 1977: Patty Duke - Captains and Kings 1978: Meryl Streep - Holocaust 1979: Bette Davis - Strangers... This is a list of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series winners: 1974: Cloris Leachman, The Mary Tyler Moore Show 1975: Betty White, The Mary Tyler Moore Show 1976: Betty White, The Mary Tyler Moore Show 1977: Mary Kay Place, Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman... This article is about the actress. ... This article is about Cher, the entertainer. ... This is a list of the Primetime Emmy Award for Individual Performance In A Variety Or Music Program winners: This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. ... 1974 - Zohra Lampert, Kojak 1975 - no award 1976 - Fionnula Flanagan, Rich Man, Poor Man 1977 - Beulah Bondi, The Waltons 1978 - Rita Moreno, The Rockford Files 1979 - no award 1987 - Alfre Woodard, LA Law 1988 - Shirley Knight, thirtysomething 1989 - Kay Lenz, Midnight Caller 1990 - Viveca Lindfors, Life Goes On 1991 - Peggy... Promised Land was a television series which ran on CBS from 1996 to 1999. ... Winners of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series: Outstanding Guest Actor, Comedy Series 1989: Colleen Dewhurst, Murphy Brown 1990: Swoosie Kurtz, Carol and Company 1991: Colleen Dewhurst, Murphy Brown 1992: no information 1993: Tracey Ullman, Love and War 1994: Eileen Heckart, Love and War... Malcolm in the Middle is a seven-time Emmy-winning,[1] one-time Grammy-winning[1] and seven-time Golden Globe-nominated[1] American sitcom created by Linwood Boomer for the Fox Network. ... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... Phyllis was a sitcom which aired on CBS from 1975 to 1977. ... is the 120th day of the year (121st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... An Emmy Award. ... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article is about motion pictures. ... PrimeTime is a television newsmagazine from ABC News. ...

Contents

Biography

Early life

Leachman, the eldest of three sisters, was born in Des Moines, Iowa, the daughter of Cloris and Buck Leachman, who owned a lumber company.[1] She graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1947. She later majored in drama at Northwestern University, where she was a member of Gamma Phi Beta and a classmate of future comic actor Paul Lynde. Leachman began appearing on television and in films shortly after competing in Miss America as Miss Chicago 1946. “Des Moines” redirects here. ... Timber in storage for later processing at a sawmill Lumber or Timber is a term used to describe wood, either standing or that has been processed for use—from the time trees are felled, to its end product as a material suitable for industrial use—as structural material for construction... Northwestern University (NU) is a selective private, nonsectarian, coeducational research university with campuses located in Evanston, Illinois and downtown Chicago, Illinois. ... The tone or style of this article or section may not be appropriate for Wikipedia. ... Paul Edward Lynde (June 13, 1926 — January 11, 1982) was an American comedian and actor. ... For the patriotically-themed comic book superheroines, see Miss America (comics). ...


Early career

After winning a scholarship in the beauty pageant, Leachman studied acting in New York City at the Actors Studio with Elia Kazan. She appeared in the Broadway production of William Inge's Come Back, Little Sheba.[2] New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... The Actors Studio is a membership organization for professional actors, theatre directors and playwrights located in the Old Labor Stage at 432 West 44th Street in the Hells Kitchen neighborhood of Manhattan in New York City. ... Elia Kazan, (Greek: Ηλίας Καζάν, IPA: ), (September 7, 1909 – September 28, 2003) was a Greek-American film and theatre director, film and theatrical producer, screenwriter, novelist and cofounder of the influential Actors Studio in New York in 1947. ... For other uses of Broadway, see Broadway. ... William Motter Inge (May 3, 1913 – June 10, 1973) was an American playwright and novelist, whose works feature solitary protagonists encumbered with strained sexual relations. ... Come Back, Little Sheba can refer to two things: Come Back, Little Sheba is a play written by American playwright William Inge. ...


She appeared in many live television broadcasts in the 1950s, including such programs as Suspense and Studio One. She was also one of the Raisonette Girls in the 1960s. She made her feature film debut in Robert Aldrich's film noir classic Kiss Me Deadly, released in 1955. Leachman was several months pregnant during the filming, and appears in one scene running down a darkened highway barefoot and wearing only a trenchcoat. A year later she appeared opposite Paul Newman and Lee Marvin in The Rack (1956). She later appeared with Newman again in a brief role as a prostitute in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969). Robert Aldrich (August 9, 1918 – December 5, 1983) was a United States film director, writer and producer notable for a number of films including What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, Hush, Hush, Sweet Charlotte, and The Dirty Dozen. ... This still from The Big Combo (1955) demonstrates the visual style of film noir at its most extreme. ... This article is about the 1955 film. ... This article is about the American actor and race team owner. ... Lee Marvin (February 19, 1924 – August 29, 1987) was an Academy Award-winning American film actor. ... Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid is a 1969 Western film that tells the story of bank robber Butch Cassidy (played by Paul Newman) and his partner The Sundance Kid (played by Robert Redford). ...

Leachman as Ruth Martin in "Transition", her debut episode (1957) on Lassie. Jon Shepodd as Paul Martin. The Martins have just learned Timmy has run away.

Nonetheless, she continued to mainly work on television, her appearances including the classic It's a Good Life episode of The Twilight Zone, in which she played Billy Mumy's mother, Rawhide, and Alfred Hitchcock Presents. Leachman appeared as Ruth Martin, Timmy's adoptive mom in the last half of season four (1957) of Lassie. She was replaced in the role in 1958 by June Lockhart. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Ruth Martin is a fictional dramatic character on the long running television program Lassie which was broadcast Sunday evenings at 7:00 p. ... Transition is a 1957 Lassie television episode broadcast Sunday, December 1, 1957 at 7:00 p. ... Lassie was a American television series which originally aired from 1954 to 1974. ... Its a Good Life is a short story by Jerome Bixby, written in 1953. ... The Twilight Zone title. ... Charles William Mumy Jr. ... Rawhide was a television western series about cattle drives that aired on CBS from 1959-1966, which starred Eric Fleming and launched the career of Clint Eastwood, who played Rowdy Yates. ... Alfred Hitchcock Presents was an anthology television series hosted by Alfred Hitchcock. ... Ruth Martin is a fictional dramatic character on the long running television program Lassie which was broadcast Sunday evenings at 7:00 p. ... Lassie was a American television series which originally aired from 1954 to 1974. ... June Lockhart (born 25 June 1925 in New York City, USA) is an American television and film actress best known for her roles as the mothers on Lassie and Lost in Space. ...


Recognition and acclaim

Leachman has won numerous awards during her lengthy career. She won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in The Last Picture Show (1971), based on the bestselling book by Larry McMurtry. She played the high school gym teacher's wife, with whom Timothy Bottoms' character has an affair. Director Peter Bogdanovich had predicted to Leachman during production that she would win an Academy Award for her performance. The part was originally offered to Ellen Burstyn, who wanted another role in the film.[3] Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... Best Supporting Actor or Best Supporting Actress is an accolade given by a group of film or theatre professionals in recognition of the work of supporting and character actors. ... The Last Picture Show is a 1971 film directed by Peter Bogdanovich, adapted from a 1966 novel by Larry McMurtry. ... Larry McMurtry (born June 3, 1936 in Wichita Falls, Texas) is a novelist, screenwriter, and essayist. ... Timothy Bottoms (born August 30, 1951) is an American actor. ... Peter Bogdanovich Serbian Cyrillic Петар Богдановић (born July 30, 1939) is a Serbian-American film director, writer and actor. ... Ellen Burstyn (born December 7, 1932 as Edna Rae Gillooly in Detroit, Michigan) is an Academy Award-winning American actress. ...


Leachman has also won a record-setting eight primetime and one daytime Emmy Awards and been nominated over 20 times for her work in television over the years, most notably as the character of neighbor/landlady/nosy friend Phyllis Lindstrom on The Mary Tyler Moore Show. The character was a fixture on the program for five years and was subsequently featured in a spinoff series, Phyllis (1975-1977), for which Leachman garnered a Golden Globe award. In 1978 she won the Sarah Siddons Award for her work in Chicago theatre. During the mid and late 1970s she was the adult leading child dancers and singers in Schoolhouse Rock.[4] An Emmy Award. ... Phyllis was a sitcom which aired on CBS from 1975 to 1977. ... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... The Sarah Siddons Society is an American non-profit organization founded in 1952 by prominent Chicago theatre patrons with the goal of promoting excellence in the theatre. ... This article is about the landmark theater. ... Schoolhouse Rock! is a series of 46 educational shorts featuring rock songs about schoolroom topics, including grammar, science, economics and American history and politics. ...


In 1986, Leachman returned to television, replacing Charlotte Rae's character Edna Garrett as the den mother on The Facts of Life. Leachman's role, as Edna's sister, Beverly Ann Stickle, could not save the long-running series, and it was canceled two years later. Charlotte Rae (born April 22, 1926) is an American actress and singer known for her portrayal of Edna Garrett in the sitcoms Diffrent Strokes and The Facts of Life, in which she appeared from 1979 until 1986. ... The Facts of Life was an American sitcom which ran on the NBC network from August 24, 1979 to May 7, 1988. ... Beverly Ann Stickle was a fictional character on the sitcom The Facts of Life. ...

Leachman (second from left) appearing in Herbie Goes Bananas (1980).
Leachman (second from left) appearing in Herbie Goes Bananas (1980).

She has voice acted in numerous animated films, including My Little Pony: The Movie, The Iron Giant, and most notably as the voice of the cantankerous sky pirate Dola in Hayao Miyazaki's 1986 feature Castle in the Sky. Dubbed by Disney in 1998, Leachman's performance in this film received nearly unanimous priase. Leachman played embittered, greedy, Slavic “Grandma Ida” on the Fox sitcom Malcolm in the Middle, for which she won two Emmy Awards, both for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series (once in 2002, then again in 2006). She was nominated for the same role in that category six consecutive years. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Herbie Goes Bananas (1980) was the fourth of a series of films made by Walt Disney Productions starring Herbie – the white Volkswagen racing Beetle with a mind of its own. ... The Iron Giant is a 1999 animated science fiction film, directed by Brad Bird, produced by Warner Bros. ... Hayao Miyazaki ) (born January 5, 1941 in Tokyo, Japan) is the prominent director of many popular animated feature films. ... Laputa: Castle in the Sky ) (re-titled Castle in the Sky for release in the United States) (in English, literally translated as The Skys Castle: Laputa) is a film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki, released in 1986. ... Distribution of Slavic people by language The Slavic peoples are a linguistic and ethnic branch of Indo-European peoples, living mainly in Europe, where they constitute roughly a third of the population. ... FOX redirects here. ... Malcolm in the Middle is a seven-time Emmy-winning,[1] one-time Grammy-winning[1] and seven-time Golden Globe-nominated[1] American sitcom created by Linwood Boomer for the Fox Network. ...


Later television credits include the successful Lifetime Television miniseries Beach Girls with Rob Lowe and Julia Ormond. Leachman was nominated for a SAG Award for her role as the wine-soaked, former jazz singer and grandmother Evelyn in the Sony feature Spanglish opposite Adam Sandler and Tea Leoni. She had replaced an ailing Anne Bancroft in the role. The film reunited her with her Mary Tyler Moore Show writer-producer-director James L. Brooks. That same year she appeared with Sandler again, in the remake of The Longest Yard. She also appeared in Kurt Russell comedy Sky High. This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... A miniseries (sometimes mini-series), in a serial storytelling medium, is a production which tells a story in a limited number of episodes. ... For other persons named Robert Lowe, see Robert Lowe (disambiguation). ... Julia Ormond (born on 4 January 1965 in Epsom, Surrey, England) is a British actress with many stage and screen credits to her name. ... Look up Sag in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Sony Corporation ) is a Japanese multinational corporation and one of the worlds largest media conglomerates with revenue of $66. ... Spanglish is a 2004 American film written and directed by James L. Brooks, and starring Adam Sandler, Téa Leoni, Paz Vega, and Cloris Leachman. ... Adam Richard Sandler (born September 9, 1966) is an American comedian, actor, musician, screenwriter, and film producer. ... Téa Leoni in The Counterfeit Contessa (1994) Téa Leoni (born Elizabeth Téa Pantaleoni, February 25, 1966) is an American television and film actress. ... Anne Bancroft (September 17, 1931 – June 6, 2005) was an iconic Academy, Tony, and Emmy Award-winning American actress. ... James L. Brooks (born May 9, 1940) is a three-time Academy Award, nineteen-time Emmy and Golden Globe-winning American producer, writer, and film director. ... Kurt Vogel Russell (born March 17, 1951) is an American actor. ... Sky High is a 1922 film which tells the story of a government agent investigating the smuggling of Chinese aliens across the border in the Southwest United States. ...


In 2006, Leachman's performance alongside Sir Ben Kingsley and Annette Bening in the HBO special Mrs. Harris earned her an Emmy nomination for outstanding supporting actress in a miniseries or TV movie as well as a SAG Award nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries. Sir Ben Kingsley, CBE, (born December 31, 1943) is a British actor. ... Annette Bening (born May 29, 1958) is an American Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe-winning actress. ... Mrs Harris is a 2006 TV film, starring Annette Bening and Ben Kingsley, directed by Phyllis Nagy. ... An Emmy Award. ...


On May 14, 2006, she was awarded an honorary Doctorate in Fine Arts from Drake University. May 14 is the 134th day of the year (135th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... An honorary degree (Latin: honoris causa ad gradum, not to be confused with an honors degree) is an academic degree awarded to an individual as a decoration, rather than as the result of matriculating and studying for several years. ... Drake University is a private, co-educational university located in the city of Des Moines, Iowa. ...


Mel Brooks films

Leachman has appeared in three Mel Brooks films. She played Frau Blücher in Young Frankenstein (1974), in which the mere mention of her character's name frightens all horses within earshot (merely a silly joke: Blücher is rumored to be German for "glue," although the actual word for glue is Klebstoff). She also appeared in High Anxiety, as demented psychiatric nurse Charlotte Diesel, and as Madame Defarge in the segment of History of the World: Part I which parodied Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities. In 2006 rumors have surfaced that she would have been reviving her role from Young Frankenstein in the upcoming Broadway production opposite Megan Mullally (replacing formerly cast Kristin Chenoweth) and Roger Bart. Leachman showed her interest in reprising her role, but in July 2007 it was announced that Leachman won't. Instead the role went to Andrea Martin in favor of having an entirely new cast for the stage musical. Mel Brooks (born June 28, 1926) is an Academy Award-winning American director, writer, comedian, actor and producer best known as a creator of broad film farces and comedy parodies. ... For the musical, see Young Frankenstein (musical). ... High Anxiety is a 1977 comedy film directed by and starring Mel Brooks. ... Madame Defarge is the wife of Ernest Defarge and a tireless worker for the French Revolution in the book A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens. ... The DVD cover artwork for the movie depicts many of the eras parodied in the film History of the World, Part I is a 1981 film directed by Mel Brooks. ... Dickens redirects here. ... For other uses, see A Tale of Two Cities (disambiguation). ... Megan Mullally (born November 12, 1958 in Los Angeles, California, USA) is a three-time SAG and two-time Emmy Award-winning Irish-American actress, talk show host, singer and comedian, best known for her role as Karen Walker on Will & Grace. ... Kristi Dawn Chenoweth (born July 24, 1968) is an American singer and Tony Award-winning American musical theatre, film, and television actress. ... Roger Bart is Tony Award, Drama Desk Award and SAG Award-winning television, stage and film actor and singer. ... Andrea Martin (born January 15, 1947) is a Tony Award-winning American actor and comedienne. ...


Leachman posed "au naturel" on the cover of "Alternative Medicine Digest" (issue 15, 1997) body-painted with images of fruit. This was a parody, or imitation, of the famous Demi Moore body painted nude Vanity Fair photo.


Personal life

Leachman was married for 26 years (1953 to 1979) to the Hollywood impresario George Englund, with whom she had four sons and one daughter, most of whom are in show business. One son is currently a fireman in California. Leachman and Englund divorced in 1979. Englund had a reputation of being a ladies' man and was reportedly unfaithful during the marriage, including having an affair with Joan Collins.[5] Joan Henrietta Collins OBE (born May 23, 1933) is a Golden Globe Award winning English actress and bestselling author. ...


One of her sons, Bryan Englund, died from a drug overdose in 1986. Some reports state that it was an overdose of ulcer medication, while others, such as in the Lifetime television program Intimate Portrait: Cloris Leachman (in which Leachman participated), state that it was from cocaine.[6][7] Lifetime can refer to: Life expectancy, the length of time a person is alive One of the American media ventures owned by Lifetime Entertainment Services Lifetime (TV network), a cable television network Lifetime Movie Network, a cable movie network Lifetime (band), an American melodic hardcore punk band from New Jersey...


Another son, George Englund, Jr., was the second husband of actress Sharon Stone.[8] Leachman's other children include Adam Englund, Dinah Englund and Morgan Englund. She has several grandchildren. Sharon Vonne Stone (born March 10, 1958) is an American actress, producer, and former fashion model. ...


Leachman's former mother-in-law was the character actress Mabel Albertson, best known for playing Samantha's mother-in-law on the ABC sitcom Bewitched. Mabel's brother, the actor Jack Albertson, won his Academy Award three years before Leachman did. Older sister of actor Jack Albertson (qv); best known as Darrin Stephens interfering mother on the TV show Bewitched; she died of Alzheimers disease. ... This article is about the American broadcast network. ... This article is about an American television sitcom. ... Jonathan George Jack Albertson (June 16, 1907 – November 25, 1981) was an Academy Award, Emmy Award and Tony Award-winning American actor (dating back to Vaudeville), comedian, dancer, singer, and musician, and he performed on stage, radio, movies, and television. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ...


Leachman is a longtime resident of Brentwood, California. This article is about the city in Contra Costa County. ...


Leachman was a friend of Marlon Brando, whom she met while studying under Elia Kazan in the 1950s. She introduced him to her husband, who became close to Brando as well, directing him in The Ugly American and writing a memoir about their friendship called Marlon Brando: The Way It's Never Been Done Before (2005).[9] Marlon Brando, Jr. ... Elia Kazan, (Greek: Ηλίας Καζάν, IPA: ), (September 7, 1909 – September 28, 2003) was a Greek-American film and theatre director, film and theatrical producer, screenwriter, novelist and cofounder of the influential Actors Studio in New York in 1947. ... The Ugly American is the title of a 1958 political novel by Eugene Burdick and William Lederer. ...


Filmography

This article is about the 1955 film. ... Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid is a 1969 Western film that tells the story of bank robber Butch Cassidy (played by Paul Newman) and his partner The Sundance Kid (played by Robert Redford). ... Lovers and Other Strangers is a 1970 film with Richard Castellano. ... WUSA is a 1970 drama film, directed by Stuart Rosenberg. ... The Last Picture Show is a 1971 film directed by Peter Bogdanovich, adapted from a 1966 novel by Larry McMurtry. ... Dillinger is a 1973 gangster film which shows evidence of being strongly influenced by the films of Sam Peckinpah, as well as borrowing cinematically from the Warren Beatty vehicle, Bonnie and Clyde. ... For the musical, see Young Frankenstein (musical). ... The Mouse and His Child is name of an animated film (1977) based on the Russell Hoban novel (1967) of the same name. ... High Anxiety is a 1977 comedy film directed by and starring Mel Brooks. ... The Muppet Movie is the first of a series of live-action musical feature films starring Jim Hensons Muppets. ... The North Avenue Irregulars is a 1979 Disney film starring Albert Fay Hill and Don Tait. ... A scavenger hunt is a game in which individuals or teams seek to find a number of specific items, or perform tasks, as given in a list. ... Herbie Goes Bananas (1980) was the fourth of a series of films made by Walt Disney Productions starring Herbie – the white Volkswagen racing Beetle with a mind of its own. ... History of the World, Part I is a 1981 film written, produced and directed by Mel Brooks. ... Texasville is an American motion picture. ... The Giant of Thunder Mountain is a 1991 film starring Richard Kiel. ... My Boyfriends Back is a comedy film about a girl whose boyfriend dies, but comes back to life as a zombie because he loved her so much, and the problems this situation causes. ... The Beverly Hillbillies is a 1993 20th Century Fox comedy motion picture starring Jim Varney (of the Ernest movies), Diedrich Bader, Erika Eleniak, Cloris Leachman, Lily Tomlin, Dabney Coleman, Lea Thompson, Rob Schneider, and Penny Fuller. ... Double, Double, Toil and Trouble is a 1993 Halloween childrens TV movie, starring Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen as twin sisters Kelly and Lynn, whose family is in deep debt and may have to sell their house. ... A Troll in Central Park is an animated movie directed by Don Bluth and Gary Goldman. ... Now and Then Movie Poster Now and Then is a 1995 film directed by Lesli Linka Glatter and starring Demi Moore, Melanie Griffith, Rosie ODonnell and Rita Wilson, which tells the story of four friends that have been busy with their lives until an important event takes place and... This article or section contains a plot summary that is overly long or excessively detailed compared to the rest of the article. ... Never Too Late is a 1997 drama/comedy, starring Olmpia Dukakis, Jean Lapointe and Corey Haim. ... This section contains a list of trivia items. ... Gen¹³ is a fictional superhero team and comic book series originally written by Jim Lee and Brandon Choi and illustrated by J. Scott Campbell. ... The Iron Giant is a 1999 animated science fiction film, directed by Brad Bird, produced by Warner Bros. ... Music of the Heart is a 1999 dramatic film. ... Hanging Up is an 2000 American (Comedy/Drama) film about a trio of sisters who bond over their ambivalence toward the approaching death of their curmudgeonly father, to whom none of them was particularly close. ... The Amati Girls is a 2001 movie, written and directed by Anne De Salvo. ... Alex & Emma is a Warner Bros. ... Bad Santa is a 2003 film directed by Terry Zwigoff, produced by Joel and Ethan Coen, and starring Billy Bob Thornton as the title character and Tony Cox as his partner-in-crime. ... Laputa: Castle in the Sky ) (re-titled Castle in the Sky for release in the United States) (in English, literally translated as The Skys Castle: Laputa) is a film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki, released in 1986. ... Spanglish is a 2004 American film written and directed by James L. Brooks, and starring Adam Sandler, Téa Leoni, Paz Vega, and Cloris Leachman. ... The Longest Yard is a remake of the 1974 film of the same name. ... Sky High is a superhero film from Walt Disney Pictures that opened in the United States on July 29, 2005. ... Scary Movie 4 is a fourth film of the Scary Movie franchise and is directed by David Zucker, written by Jim Abrahams, Craig Mazin and Pat Proft, and produced by Craig Mazin and Robert K. Weiss. ... Beerfest is a beer-themed comedy film by the comedy group Broken Lizard released 2006. ... The Women is an upcoming Diane English film scheduled for a 2008 release. ...

Television work

Leachman as Queen Hippolyte on the Wonder Woman series
Leachman as Queen Hippolyte on the Wonder Woman series

Image File history File links TVQueenHippolyte. ... Image File history File links TVQueenHippolyte. ... For the Marvel Comics character, see: Hippolyta (Marvel Comics). ... Wonder Woman is an American television series based on the DC Comics comic book character Wonder Woman (which was co-created by William Moulton Marston and Elizabeth (Sadie) Holloway Marston). ... Bob and Ray Bob Elliott and Ray Goulding were an American comedy duo that began in radio in 1946 with a daily 15-minute show titled Matinee With Bob and Ray. ... Lassie was a American television series which originally aired from 1954 to 1974. ... Mary Tyler Moore is an American television sitcom created by James L. Brooks and Allan Burns that aired on CBS from September 19, 1970 to March 19, 1977. ... Of Thee I Sing is a musical set in the White House, with music and lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin, to a book by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind. ... Pete n Tillie was a film released in 1972. ... Thursdays Game (also known as The Berk) is a television movie comedy written by James L. Brooks and directed by Robert Moore. ... Capital punishment, also referred to as the death penalty, is the judicially ordered execution of a prisoner as a punishment for a serious crime, often called a capital offense or a capital crime. ... Phyllis was a sitcom which aired on CBS from 1975 to 1977. ... Wonder Woman is an American television series based on the DC Comics comic book character Wonder Woman (which was co-created by William Moulton Marston and Elizabeth (Sadie) Holloway Marston). ... The Love Boat was an American television series set on a cruise ship, which aired on the ABC Television Network from 1977 until 1986. ... It Happened One Christmas is a 1977 made-for-television movie starring Marlo Thomas and Wayne Rogers. ... Television miniseries from 1979. ... Willa, from Myspace. ... S.O.S. Titanic (1979) is a television movie that covers the doomed 1912 voyage as it is experienced by two second-class passengers, one played by David Warner, who would go on to play a personal security person to a first-class passenger in the 1997 film Titanic. ... The Woman Who Willed a Miracle (1983), is an ABC television after school special starring Cloris Leachman, M. Emmet Walsh, Leif Green and Rosemary Murphy. ... Deadly Intentions is a 1985 television film. ... Laputa: Castle in the Sky ) (re-titled Castle in the Sky for release in the United States) (in English, literally translated as The Skys Castle: Laputa) is a film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki, released in 1986. ... The Facts of Life was an American sitcom which ran on the NBC network from August 24, 1979 to May 7, 1988. ... The Nutt House was a situation comedy that aired briefly on NBC as part of its 1989 Fall lineup. ... Simpsons redirects here. ... Double, Double, Toil and Trouble is a 1993 Halloween childrens TV movie, starring Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen as twin sisters Kelly and Lynn, whose family is in deep debt and may have to sell their house. ... The Nanny was a 1965 British suspense film starring Bette Davis as a psychotic governess suspected of killing one of her charges. ... Malcolm in the Middle is a seven-time Emmy-winning,[1] one-time Grammy-winning[1] and seven-time Golden Globe-nominated[1] American sitcom created by Linwood Boomer for the Fox Network. ... For the syndicated television talk show, see: The Ellen DeGeneres Show. ... Family Guy is an Emmy Award-winning American animated television series about a dysfunctional family in the fictional town of Quahog, Rhode Island. ... Beach Girls is a Television mini series that airs on the television network Lifetime. ... Two and a Half Men is an Emmy-nominated television sitcom centered around a freewheeling bachelor, Charlie, whose carefree lifestyle is interrupted when his newly separated brother, Alan, moves in, along with Alans son Jake. ... The Wedding Bells is an American television comedy-drama that debuted on FOX on March 7, 2007. ...

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Awards
Preceded by
Helen Hayes
for Airport
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
1971
for The Last Picture Show
Succeeded by
Eileen Heckart
for Butterflies Are Free
Preceded by
Kathryn Joosten
for Desperate Housewives
Emmy Award - Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
for Malcolm in the Middle

2006
Succeeded by
Elaine Stritch
for 30 Rock

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