Cloris Leachman (April 30, 1926 – January 27, 2021)[Note 1] was an American actress.
Personal Life[change | change source]
She was in many stage plays, movies, and television programs. She won eight Primetime Emmy Awards and one Daytime Emmy Award. She was a vegetarian. Leachman was born in Des Moines, Iowa.
Leachman won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1971 for her role as Ruth Popper The Last Picture Show.
Death[change | change source]
Leachman died on January 27, 2021, at her home in Encinitas, California at the age of 94. The cause of death was a stroke caused by COVID-19.
Notes[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Quinn, Dave. "Cloris Leachman, Oscar Winner and Mary Tyler Moore Show Star, Dies at 94". People. Retrieved 28 January 2021.
- ↑ Berkvist, Robert (January 27, 2021). "Cloris Leachman, Oscar Winner and TV Comedy Star, Is Dead at 94" – via NYTimes.com.
- ↑ Bernstein, Adam. "Cloris Leachman, Oscar-winning actress who played Frau Blücher (neighhh!) in 'Young Frankenstein,' dies at 94" – via www.washingtonpost.com.
- ↑ "Cloris Leachman". Biography. Archived from the original on 2019-02-13. Retrieved 2019-02-15.
- ↑ Carmel Dagan (January 27, 2021). "Cloris Leachman, Emmy and Oscar Winner, Dies at 94". Variety. Retrieved January 27, 2021.
- ↑ "Cloris Leachman Died of a Stroke and COVID Was a Contributing Condition: Medical Examiner". People. Retrieved February 19, 2021.
- ↑ "Cloris Leachman's Cause of Death Was Stroke, COVID-19 Contributed". Entertainment Online. Retrieved February 19, 2021.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Cloris Leachman at Wikimedia Commons
- American movie actors
- American stage actors
- American voice actors
- American television actors
- Emmy Award winning actors
- 1926 births
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- Actors from Des Moines, Iowa
- Academy Award winning actors
- Golden Globe Award winning actors
- BAFTA Award winning actors
- Writers from Des Moines, Iowa
- American autobiographers
- Deaths from stroke
- Deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States