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Cloris Leachman

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Biography

Des Moines, Iowa, USA
The record-breaking actress set a record when at age 82, she appeared on Dancing with the Stars (2005). Cloris Leachman 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, Leachman Lumber Co. She is of Czech (from her maternal grandmother) and English descent.

After graduating from high school, Leachman attended Illinois State University and Northwestern University, where she majored in drama. Read more...

Actor

Character: Dancing Nightclub Patron - Vaughn Monroe sequence

Carnegie Hall 1947

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Character: Bernice Henderson

Lovers and Other Strangers 1970

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Character: Herself - Winner: Best Actress in a Supporting Role & Co-Presenter: Short Film, Animated & Live Action

The 44th Annual Academy Awards 1972

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Character: Nettie Appleby

Charley and the Angel 1973

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Character: Frau Blücher

Young Frankenstein 1974

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Character: Mrs. Ezra Miller

Daisy Miller 1974

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Character: Herself - Co-Presenter: Best Supporting Actress

The 52nd Annual Academy Awards 1980

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Character: Lilian Forrester

The Bronx Bull 2014

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Character: Alice Wilinsky

So B. It 2014

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Character: Grandma Merle

Gambit 2012

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Character: Brand X Lunch Lady

Foodfight! 2012

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Character: Miss Hattie Clarence

Love Takes Wing 2009

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Character: Kayo

Ponyo 2008

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Character: Great Gam Gam

Beerfest 2006

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Character: Nurse Spex

Sky High 2005

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Character: Eileen Boatwright

The Californians 2005

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Character: Pearl 'Billie' Schwartz - Tarnower's Sister

Mrs. Harris 2005

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Character: Pat Mozell

Hanging Up 2000

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Character: Mrs. Tensedge

The Iron Giant 1999

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Character: Old Woman on Plane and Bus

Beavis and Butt-Head Do America 1996

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Character: Grandma Albertson

Now and Then 1995

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Character: Anna Collura

Between Love and Honor 1995

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Character: Aunt Agatha / Aunt Sofia

Double, Double, Toil and Trouble 1993

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Character: Maggie The Zombie Expert

My Boyfriend's Back 1993

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Character: Doc Betty

Miracle Child 1993

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Character: Pamela Beale

Spies 1992

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Character: Ruth Westerman

In Broad Daylight 1991

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Character: Narrator / The Elder Amy

The Giant of Thunder Mountain 1991

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Character: Edwina 'Ed' McKevin

A Little Piece of Heaven 1991

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Character: Ruth Fine

Fine Things 1990

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Character: Ruth Weaver

Love Hurts 1990

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Character: Margaret Shand

Walk Like a Man 1987

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Character: Sister Eugenio

Dixie: Changing Habits 1983

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Character: Sadie Bickerman

Lake Placid 2 2007

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Character: Dolly Amati

The Amati Girls 2000

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Character: Grandma Palmer

The Wedding Ringer 2015

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Character: Helga Kleinman

Gen¹³ 2000

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Character: Grandma Gladys Gibson

Family Dinner 2009

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Character: Ruth Tennenbaum

Kuka'awale 2015

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Character: Beverly Ann Stickle

The Facts of Life 1979

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Character: Deborah Wilson

Run for Your Life 1965

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Character: Lord's Secretary

The Muppet Movie 1979

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Character: Jean Cullen

Marcus Welby, M.D. 1969

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Character: Mrs. McFarland

Prancer 1989

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Character: Julie Liemer

The Untouchables 1959

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Character: Dorothy Hummer

Mr. Novak 1963

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Character: Miss Selby

The Chapman Report 1962

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Character: Mrs. Jaffray

Backstairs at the White House 1979

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Character: Eunice Stocker

Stoney Burke 1962

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Character: Louise Lockhart

Judd for the Defense 1967

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Character: Connie Wingate

77 Sunset Strip 1958

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Character: Rhoda Kirsh

Dr. Kildare 1961

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Character: Herself

Cher 1975

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Character: Judy

Adam-12 1968

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Character: Meg Bent

Alcoa Premiere 1961

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Character: Beatrice Stafford

Thriller 1960

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Character: Clara Oddbody

It Happened One Christmas 1977

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Character: Margaret Sou

Suspense 1949

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Character: Isobel Ballentine

The Trials of O'Brien 1965

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Character: Joan Lindsay

Kraft Mystery Theater 1959

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Character: Maggie Dale

Advice to the Lovelorn 1981

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Character: Martha Jessop

Zane Grey Theater 1956

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Character: Viola Barlow

The Migrants 1974

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Character: Angel Day

Lancer 1968

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Character: Herself - Presenter: Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series & Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series

The 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 2006

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Character: Irina Lottye Kruskal

Spirits in the Material World 0

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Character: Maw Maw

Pilot 0

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Character: Maw Maw

Prodigy 0

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Character: Maw Maw / Norma June

Mother's Day 0

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Character: Maw Maw

Hi-Def 0

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Character: Professor's Mom

Midterms 0

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Character: Old Marceline

Finn the Human 0

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Character: Old Marceline

Jake the Dog 0

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Character: Old Marceline

Crossover 0

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Character: Annette Bellamy

The Good News Is... 0

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Character: Dr. Doofenshmirtz's Mom

This Is Your Backstory 0

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Character: Dr. Doofenshmirtz's Mom

Der Kinderlumper 0

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Character: Mrs. Feyersied

Night of the Living Pharmacists 0

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Character: Lois, Peter's Mother

Mother and Child Reunion 0

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Character: Edith Fleischman

The Fantasy 0

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Character: Dot Richmond

Pilot 0

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Character: Dot Richmond

Walden Pond 0

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Character: Dot Richmond

Chain Reaction 0

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Character: Dot Richmond

Vanity Hair 0

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Character: Dot Richmond

The Move 0

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Character: Dot Richmond

Muskrat Love 0

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Character: Dot Richmond

Joe 0

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Character: Dot Richmond

Cathy's Taffy 0

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Character: Dot Richmond

Missing the Bus 0

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Character: Dot Richmond

Alive and Kicking 0

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Character: Dot Richmond

Ellen's First Christmess 0

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Character: Dot Richmond

Bird in the Hand 0

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Character: Dot Richmond

Just the Duck 0

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Character: Dot Richmond

Shallow Gal 0

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Character: Dot Richmond

Gathering Moss 0

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Character: Dot Richmond

A Matter of Principal 0

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Character: Dot Richmond

Where the Sun Doesn't Shine 0

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Character: Dot Richmond

One for the Roadshow 0

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