Cloris Leachman

Cloris Leachman


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 30-04-1926
  • Gender: Female
  • Place of Birth: Des Moines, Iowa, USA
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  • Popularity: 4.77
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Cloris Leachman is an American stage, film and television actress. She has won eight Primetime Emmy Awards - more than any other performer, one Daytime Emmy Award, and an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in the 1971 film The Last Picture Show.




Year Movie Character
1980 Herbie Goes Bananas as Louise Trends
1974 Death Sentence as Susan Davies
1973 Dying Room Only as Jean Mitchell
1975 Crazy Mama as Melba
1990 The Giant of Thunder Mountain as Narrator / The Elder Amy
1975 Someone I Touched as Laura Hyatt
2001 The Amati Girls as Dolly Amati
1974 The Migrants as Viola Barlow
1983 The Woman Who Willed a Miracle as May Lemke
1987 Walk Like a Man as Margaret Shand
1982 Miss All-American Beauty as Agatha Blaine
2002 Manna from Heaven as Helen
1979 S.O.S. Titanic as Molly Brown
2011 The Fields as Gladys
1980 Foolin' Around as Samantha
1972 Haunts of the Very Rich as Ellen Blunt
1973 Happy Mother's Day, Love George as Ronda
1991 In Broad Daylight as Ruth Westerman
1973 A Brand New Life as Victoria Douglas
1990 Fine Things as Ruth Fine
1987 The Facts of Life Down Under as Beverly Ann Stickle
1981 Advice to the Lovelorn as Maggie Dale
2015 This Is Happening as Estelle (Grandmother)
1995 Nobody's Girls: Five Women of the West as Laura Evans
1979 Mrs. R's Daughter as Ruth Rendell
2020 When We Last Spoke as Itasca
1974 Hitchhike! as Claire Stevens
2009 Hitchcock and Mel: Spoofing the Master of Suspense as Herself
1974 Daisy Miller as Mrs. Ezra Miller
1989 Prancer as Mrs. McFarland
1999 Music of the Heart as Assunta Guaspari
1977 High Anxiety as Nurse Charlotte Diesel
2009 American Cowslip as Sandy
1983 The Demon Murder Case as Joan Greenway
1993 Double, Double, Toil and Trouble as Aunt Agatha / Aunt Sofia
1981 The Acorn People as Nurse Betty Nelson
1986 My Little Pony: The Movie as Hydia (voice)
1988 Going to the Chapel as Mrs. Haldane
1991 A Little Piece of Heaven as Edwina 'Ed' McKevin
1983 Dixie: Changing Habits as Sister Eugenio
2016 Is That a Gun in Your Pocket? as Maxine
1985 Deadly Intentions as Charlotte Raynor
2018 I Can Only Imagine as Memaw
1986 Shadow Play as Millie Crown
1971 The Steagle as Rita Weiss
2020 Jump, Darling as Margaret
1993 Miracle Child as Doc Betty
2004 Spanglish as Evelyn Wright
1993 The Beverly Hillbillies as Granny
1973 Dillinger as Anna Sage
1994 A Troll in Central Park as Queen Gnorga (voice)
2010 Expecting Mary as Annie
2013 The Croods as Gran Crood (voice)
2005 The Californians
1973 Charley and the Angel as Nettie Appleby
2012 The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure as Dotty Rounder
2005 Buzz
1977 It Happened One Christmas as Clara Oddbody
1974 Thursday's Game as Lois Ellison
1978 Long Journey Back as Laura Casella
2006 Mrs. Harris as Pearl 'Billie' Schwartz
1985 Love is Never Silent as Mrs. Anglin
1970 High Holiday as Nana
2015 Enzian: When the Lights Go Up as Herself (Archival Footage)
1981 History of the World: Part I as Madame Defarge
1999 The Iron Giant as Mrs. Lynley Tensedge (voice)
1974 Young Frankenstein as Frau Blücher
2009 Love Takes Wing as Hattie Clarence
1971 The Last Picture Show as Ruth Popper
1979 The North Avenue Irregulars as Claire
1990 Texasville as Ruth Popper
1984 Ernie Kovacs: Between the Laughter as Mary Kovacs
1990 Love Hurts as Ruth Weaver
1993 Fade to Black as Ruth
1980 The Oldest Living Graduate as Maureen
1987 Sparky's Magic Piano
1996 Never Too Late as Olive
1984 Donald Duck's 50th Birthday as Herself
1979 Scavenger Hunt as Mildred Carruthers
2006 Beerfest as Great Gam Gam
1970 WUSA as Philomene
1987 Hansel and Gretel as Griselda The Witch
2012 Gambit as Grandma Merle
1970 The People Next Door as Tina Hoffman
1969 Silent Night, Lonely Night as Ginny
2015 Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse as Miss Fielder
1975 A Girl Named Sooner as Old Mam Hawes
1987 The Little Troll Prince
1991 Mary Tyler Moore: The 20th Anniversary Show as Herself
1970 It's Who You Know as Liz
2000 Gen 13 as Helga (voice)
1956 The Rack as Caroline
1971 Suddenly Single as Joanne Hackett
2016 So B. It as Alice Wilinsky
1996 Beavis and Butt-Head Do America as Old Woman (voice)
1979 Willa as Darla Jean
1973 Crime Club as Hilary Kelton
1969 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid as Agnes
1995 Now and Then as Grandma Albertson
1955 Kiss Me Deadly as Christina Bailey
1993 Without a Kiss Goodbye as Mrs. Samuels
2015 Baby, Baby, Baby as Actress
1999 The Last Picture Show: A Look Back as Herself
2016 The Comedian as May Conner
2003 Bad Santa as Grandma (uncredited)
2008 The Women as Maggie
2007 Lake Placid 2 as Sadie
2000 Hanging Up as Pat Mozell
1993 Spies as Pamela Beale
2010 You Again as Helen
1981 This Time Forever as Mrs Kramer
2020 The Croods: A New Age as Gran Crood (voice)
1996 Making Frankensense of Young Frankenstein as Frau Blücher (archive footage)
2015 The Wedding Ringer as Grandma Palmer
1970 Lovers and Other Strangers as Bernice Henderson
2016 The Bronx Bull as Lilian Forrester
1962 The Chapman Report as Miss Selby
2006 Scary Movie 4 as Mrs. Norris
2018 Lez Bomb as Josephine
1993 My Boyfriend's Back as Maggie The Zombie Expert
2008 Comedy Central Roast of Bob Saget as Herself
2003 Alex & Emma as Grandmother
1997 Annabelle's Wish as Aunt Agnes (voice)
1977 The Mouse and His Child as Euterpe
1979 The Muppet Movie as Miss Tracy
2012 Foodfight! as Brand X Lunch Lady
2015 Unity as Herself - Narrator (voice)
2005 Sky High as Nurse Spex
2013 Adult World as Mary Ann
1975 Death Scream as Mrs. Singleton
2015 Mary Tyler Moore: A Celebration as Herself / Phyllis Lindstrom
2005 The Longest Yard as Lynette
2008 New York, I Love You as Mitzie (segment "Joshua Marston")
2009 Inglourious Basterds
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1974 Rhoda (2 episode)
1975 Phyllis (48 episode) as Phyllis Lindstrom
2005 Beach Girls (6 episode) as Aunt Aida
1999 Family Guy (2 episode)
1979 The Facts of Life (48 episode) as Beverly Ann Stickle
1966 That Girl (1 episode)
1994 Touched by an Angel (4 episode)
1993 The Nanny (1 episode) as Clara Mueller
1967 Mannix (1 episode)
1955 Gunsmoke (2 episode)
1948 Studio One (2 episode)
1976 The Muppet Show (1 episode)
1953 General Electric Theater (2 episode)
1967 Ironside (2 episode)
1968 Adam-12 (1 episode)
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame (2 episode)
1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (3 episode) as Susan Stanger
1960 Outlaws (2 episode)
1968 Lancer (2 episode)
1999 Twice in a Lifetime (2 episode)
1950 Lux Video Theatre (1 episode)
1954 Climax! (2 episode)
1958 Wanted: Dead or Alive (1 episode)
1963 Mr. Novak (2 episode)
1956 Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater (2 episode)
1989 The Nutt House (6 episode) as Mrs. Frick
1949 Suspense (6 episode)
1991 Walter and Emily (13 episode) as Emily Collins
1953 Letter to Loretta (2 episode)
1961 Cain's Hundred (1 episode)
1958 77 Sunset Strip (3 episode)
1989 The Simpsons (1 episode)
2000 Malcolm in the Middle (1 episode)
1960 Route 66 (1 episode)
2003 Two and a Half Men (1 episode) as Norma
1969 Marcus Welby, M.D. (1 episode)
2001 The Ellen Show (18 episode) as Dot Richmond
1999 Thanks (6 episode) as Grammy Winthrop
2007 The Wedding Bells (1 episode)
1959 Hawaiian Eye (1 episode)
1954 Lassie (1 episode)
1959 Johnny Staccato (1 episode)
1959 The Twilight Zone (1 episode)
1962 Going My Way (1 episode)
1961 Target: The Corruptors! (1 episode)
1962 The Virginian (1 episode)
1959 One Step Beyond (1 episode)
1958 The Donna Reed Show (1 episode)
1948 The Philco Television Playhouse (4 episode)
1967 Judd for the Defense (1 episode)
1965 Run for Your Life (1 episode)
1960 Thriller (1 episode)
1955 Matinee Theater (1 episode)
1972 The Sixth Sense (1 episode)
1967 The Guns of Will Sonnett (1 episode)
1959 Laramie (1 episode)
1961 The New Breed (1 episode)
1962 Stoney Burke (1 episode)
1989 The Nutt House (1 episode)
1951 Tales of Tomorrow (1 episode)
1961 Dr. Kildare (4 episode)
1956 Telephone Time (1 episode)
1994 Storybook Cinema (9 episode)
1975 Cher (1 episode)
2010 Raising Hope (66 episode) as Maw Maw
2002 The Twilight Zone (1 episode) as Madame Fremont
1970 The Mary Tyler Moore Show (120 episode) as Phyllis Lindstrom
2010 Hawaii Five-0 (1 episode) as Ruth Tennenbaum
2010 Top Gear (1 episode)
1957 Perry Mason (1 episode) as Gloria Shine
2017 American Gods (3 episode) as Zorya Vechernyaya
1996 Promised Land (1 episode) as Aunt Ethel Mooster
2003 Comedy Central Roast (1 episode) as Herself - Roaster
1968 The Dick Cavett Show (1 episode) as Self - Guest
2010 Hot in Cleveland (1 episode) as Peg
1979 Backstairs at the White House (4 episode) as Mrs. Jaffray
1953 The Academy Awards (1 episode) as Herself
2005 The Office (1 episode) as Lily Hanaday
2000 Malcolm in the Middle (11 episode) as Ida
1975 Wonder Woman (1 episode) as Queen Hippolyta
2016 Justice League Action (3 episode) as Granny Goodness (voice)

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