Chloris Leachman – Incredibly talented and hilarious actress and comedian, who starred in some of the biggest movies and TV shows – Died … TMZ has learned.
Leachman died of natural causes Tuesday night at his home in Encinitas, California with his daughter. Dinah, On her behalf … this according to her son.
He tells us … “He had the best start to life you could have ever wanted for someone.” He adds that she was at peace, and “he left everyone with great love.”
Chloris’ career in showbiz began shortly after competing in the Miss America pageant in 1946, when she made her debut in the ‘Actors Studio’ TV series.
After landing in small roles on television, in the 70s, Leachman succeeded in playing the role of landlady, Phyllis in ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’ … which led to her spin.
She won 2 Emmys for this role, and won the Golden Globe of Best TV Actress for “Phyllis”.
In the film, Clarice is best known for 2 films she made during the same time period – “The Last Picture Show” in 1971, for which she won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress … and 1974’s “Young Frankenstein. “
She wanted to go to another popular star Mel BrooksIn 1981 the film, “History of the World, Part I.”
But, that’s not all – she was in the ’80s for “A Brand New Life” and “Cher” in the’ 80s for ‘The Woman Who Would a Miracle’, in the 90s for “Promise Land” Was getting ready too. … and most recently, “Malcolm in the Middle.”
With 22 Emmy Noam, she is the most nominated actress in history, and her 8 wins are tied for the most … Julia Louis-Dreyfus.
His other notable roles spanning 7 decades include “The Twilight Zone”, “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,” “Vusa,” “Tomorrow,” “Spanglish,” “Rising Hope” and “Mad for You” reboots.
Clarice also voiced several projects, including the films ‘The Croads’ and “Bob’s Burgers”.
When we last saw her in 2017, she joked about her quarrel with him Daughter white, And accepted a duel … on the dance floor.