|TV and Movie Trivia Tribute
|Gotta love Cloris. Take the scene in "High Anxiety" where she has Harvey|
Korman tied up in the closet. Good stuff! Appears that Mel Brooks loved
her too - directing her not only in "High Anxiety", but also in
"Young Frankenstein" and "History of the World: Part 1".
|Born:||30 April 1926||Des Moines, Iowa, USA|
|Known As:||Frau Blücher||"Young Frankenstein" (1974)|
|Phyllis Lindstrom||"Phyllis" TV Series|
|Grammy Winthrop||"Thanks" TV Series|
|Trivia:||Mother of actors Adam Englund, Bryan Englund, George Englund Jr.,|
Morgan Englund and actress Dinah Englund.
|Older sister of chanteuse Claiborne Cary.|
|Left handed.||Attended Northwestern University (Evanston, IL).|
|Was Miss Chicago in the 1946 Miss America contest.||Won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role
as Ruth Popper in "The Last Picture Show" (1971).
|Only actress - as of Aug. 1998 - who has won five emmys
in five separate categories.
|Video:||TVGuide.com||Cloris Leachman Videos.|
|Filmography:||The Internet Movie Database||Cloris Leachman Filmography.|
|CNN.com Review:||28 October 1999||'Music of the Heart' hits all the right notes|
|News Item:||10 June 2004||Making Frau Blucher laugh|
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Some fellow TV/Movie cast members:
Abe Vigoda Diane Lane Dick Van Dyke Erika Eleniak
Gene Wilder Harvey Korman Lea Thompson Lynda Carter Madeline Kahn Martin Sheen
Marty Feldman Mary Tyler Moore Mel Brooks Pat Priest Suzanne Pleshette Teri Garr Valerie Harper