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Cloris Leachman
Cloris Leachman
Cloris Leachman info
Born: 30 April, 1926
Height: 1.66 (5' 5½")
Spouse: George Englund (19 April 1953 – 29 December 1978) (divorced) 5 children
Awards: Won Oscar. Another 16 wins & 23 nominations
Known for: The Iron Giant , The Longest Yard , Spanglish , Hanging Up , Inglourious Basterds and more.
Cloris Leachman biography

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Cloris Leachman was born in April 1926 in Des Moines city. She was the elder of three daughters in the family of an owner of a firm that was dealing with wood materials- Cloris and Back Leachman. She graduated the Roosevelt High School in 1944. Later she studied dramatic arts in the North West University where she was a part of one female club, and also she was a classmate of a future very famous actor- Paul Lindt. The first offers to play in the cinema and on the television were offered to her, after she won the “Miss Chicago” title in 1946. Her theatre carrier started a little bit earlier in her hometown where she played a lot in the local theatre, while specializing in the Shakespeare plays. After winning the beauty contest she relocated to NY where she entered the Acting Studio while entering the Elijah’s Kazan group. Her debut on the Broadway was in 1950. A few years later she started playing on the television and in 1955 was her cinema debut in the movie by Robert Oldrick called “Kiss me to death”. A year later she played with Paul Newman in the movie “The Suitcase”. During her carrier she was honored with various awards. In 1971 she won the Oscar award. Since 1953-till 1979 she was married with a Hollywood impresario George Inglund. This marriage has brought her five children, the majority of who are working in the sphere of show business. Her elder son became the first husband of a famous actress Sharon Stone and her other son Bryan died in 1986 from overreacting with drug medicines.
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Cloris Leachman filmography

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Movies & Videos Budget Year Opening weekend US box Office
The Longest Yard - Lynette $82M 2005 $58.6M $158M
Spanglish - Evelyn Wright $80M 2004 $8.82M $42M
Inglourious Basterds - Special Thanks $70M 2009 $38.1M $121M
Hanging Up - Pat Mozell $60M 2000 $15.7M $36M
The Iron Giant - Mrs. Tensedge (voice) $48M 1999 $5.73M $23.2M
Scary Movie 4 - Mrs. Norris $45M 2006 $40.2M $90.7M
Sky High - Nurse Spex $35M 2005 $14.6M $63.9M
Alex & Emma - Grandmother $30M 2003 $6.11M $14.2M
Music of the Heart - Assunta Guaspari $27M 1999 $3.65M $14.8M
Bad Santa - Grandma (uncredited) $18M 2003 $12.3M $60.1M
Beerfest - Great Gam Gam $17.5M 2006 $7.03M $19.2M
The Women - Maggie $16.5M 2008 $10.1M $26.9M
New York, I Love You - Mitzie $14.7M 2009 $381K $1.59M
Beavis and Butt-Head Do America - Old Woman on Plane and Bus (voice) $12M 1996 $20.1M $63.1M
History of the World: Part I - Madame Defarge $11M 1981
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid - Agnes $6M 1969 $102M
High Anxiety - Nurse Diesel $3.4M 1977
Young Frankenstein - Frau Blьcher $2.8M 1974 $86.3M
Daisy Miller - Mrs. Ezra Miller $2M 1974
The Steagle - Rita Weiss $1.85M 1971
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