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Cloris Leachman

Cloris Leachman (born April 30, 1926) is an American actress of stage, film and television. She has won eight Primetime Emmy Awards—more than any other performer—and one Daytime Emmy Award. She co-starred in the 1971 film The Last Picture Show for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Leachman's longest running role was the nosy, self-centered and manipulative landlady Phyllis Lindstrom on the 1970s TV series Mary Tyler Moore, and later on the spinoff series, Phyllis. She also appeared in three Mel Brooks films, including Young Frankenstein. She had a regular role on the last two seasons of The Facts of Life portraying the character Beverly Ann Stickle. In recent years, she had a recurring role as Lois's mother Ida Gorski on Malcolm in the Middle. She also starred in the roast of Bob Saget in 2008. Leachman was a contestant on Season 7 (2008) of Dancing with the Stars, paired with Corky Ballas. At the age of 82, she is the oldest contestant to have danced on the series. She currently stars as Maw Maw in the television comedy Raising Hope. Leachman was the grand marshal for the 2009 New Year's Day Tournament of Roses Parade and Rose Bowl Game in Pasadena,

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Cloris Leachman -- Just Put That Anywhere

Cloris Leachman -- Just Put That Anywhere

Cloris Leachman loves valet parking at Nobu in Malibu. The only problem is Nobu doesn't have valet parking. Leachman left her car -- with the keys in the ignition -- in the middle of the parking… READ MORE >

Cloris Leachman -- Jurassic Parker

Cloris Leachman -- Jurassic Parker

82-year-old Cloris Leachman went off-roading last night all over the foot traffic and trolley-only "streets" of The Grove shopping plaza!She says she couldn't find parking. Next time, try the big… READ MORE >

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Cloris -- 'Horniest Old Broad' on Earth?!

Cloris
'Horniest Old Broad' on Earth?!

Cloris Leachman must have made quite an impact on Jeffrey Ross during "DWTS" -- and yesterday outside Fred Segal, he made it very clear she's a big fan of the horizontal mambo. READ MORE >

- 2180 days ago
Cloris Leachman -- Slippery When Wet

Cloris Leachman -- Slippery When Wet

Cloris Leachman had to be carried out of Blvd 3 last night -- but this is the one time we don't think drinking was a factor. See Also Geritol Only Goes So Far  READ MORE >

- 2221 days ago
"Dancing" Dumps Old Cloris for Heartache Toni

'Dancing'
Dumps Old Cloris For Heartache Toni

For "Dancing with the Stars," heart trouble makes for a better handicap than old age. 82-year-old Oscar-winner Cloris Leachman was originally courted by "DWTS" honchos, we've learned, because they… READ MORE >

- 2331 days ago
Emmys 2006: '24', HBO, O'Brien Win Big

Emmys 2006:
'24', HBO, O'Brien Win Big

TV's annual festival of self-congratulation passed into history last night for the 58th time, and history will note that Fox's "24" finally got the recognition it deserved, that Conan O'Brien… READ MORE >

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