Cloris Leachman

Apr 30, 1926 - Jan 27, 2021
Actress
Yearbooks: 1941 | 1943 | 1944
Yearbook photos of Cloris Leachman from Roosevelt High School

Cloris Leachman (born April 30, 1926) is an American actress. She graduated with the class of 1944 from Roosevelt High School in Des Moines, Iowa. In high school, she was part of Student Congress and Order of the Oidar. She was thought of as “Class dramatic and music star” and had the nickname “Leach”. Leachman is best known for her role on the hit series Mary Tyler Moore. She has also had roles in films Young Frankenstein and Beverly Hillbillies, and on television shows Malcolm in the Middle, Raising Hope and Dancing with the Stars. She currently holds the title as ‘Most Wins by an Actress’ with eight Primetime Emmy Awards.

Awards

  • Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in The Last Picture Show, in 1971
  • Primetime Emmy Award for Oustanding Single Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in A Brand New Life, in 1973
  • Primetime Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy in The Mary Tyler Moore Show, in 1974
  • Primetime Emmy Award for Oustanding Continuing or Single Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Variety or Musical in Cher, in 1975
  • Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy in Phyllis, in 1975
  • Primetime Emmy Award for Oustanding Single Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Comedy or Drama Series in The Mary Tyler Moore Show, in 1975
  • Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in Children’s Programming in The Woman Who Willed a Miracle, in 1983
  • Primetime Emmy Award for Oustanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program in Screen Actors Build 50th Anniversary Celebration, in 1984
  • Primetime Emmy Award for Oustanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series in Promised Land, in 1998
  • Primetime Emmy Award for Oustanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series in Malcolm in the Middle, in 2002
  • Primetime Emmy Award for Oustanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series in Malcolm in the Middle, in 2006

 

Source: Wikipedia

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