Obituary of Cloris Leachman

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Cloris Leachman

Cloris Leachman (born April 30th, 1926 in Des Moines, Iowa) was an TV Actress who was best known for playing Phyllis Lindstrom, the landlady on the 1970s American TV series "The Mary Tyler Moore Show". Cloris died on January 27th, 2021 and her death was possibly because of a stroke. The report indicated that COVID-19 as a contributing factor in her death. She was 94 years old.

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Cloris Leachman Biography Wiki:

    • Is She Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Leachman, Cloris
    • Common Name: Cloris Leachman
    • Gender: Female
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: she/her
    • Birthplace: Des Moines, Iowa, United States
    • Birth Date: April 30, 1926
    • Age: 94 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Clitoris Leachman
    • Occupation: TV Actress
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Pringles chips
    • Favorite Color: Turquoise (See all her faves at Hot-Forum)

    Cloris's Family Tree

    • Father: Berkeley Claiborne
    • Mother: Cloris Leachman (née Wallace)
    • Sister(s):
      • Claiborne Cary Leachman (1932–2010)
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • George Englund (married 19 April 1953-divorced 29 December 1978)
    • Son(s):
      • Bryan Albertson (died 1986)
      • Morgan Albertson
      • Adam Albertson
      • George Englund AlbertJr
    • Daughter(s):
      • Dinah Albertson

Death Notice:

  • Date: January 27 2021 at age 94
  • Place: Encinitas, California, United States
  • Cause of Death: Stroke (with COVID-19 a contributing factor)
  • Funeral Arrangements: TBA

Category Tags:

TV ActressAmerican Born on April 30th Born in 1926 Born in Iowa Died in 2021 Died at age 94 Died from Stroke

Cloris's Notable Roles:

  • Spanglish (2004)

Quotable Quotes:

"Made it, Ma! Top of the world!"

"But the working guy would elect me. He likes me. When I walk down the street, those cabbies start yelling out their windows."

"[on receiving the Best Supporting Actress Oscar, 1972] I'm at a point where I'm free to go out and have a little fun with my career. Some Oscar winners have dropped out of sight, as if they were standing on a trapdoor. Others picked it up and ran with it. I'm going to run with it." (IMDB)

"When Cloris Leachman was found dead in her swimming pool near her home in 1977, many mistook the death for an accident. Today, many believe that Cloris was murdered by her neighbors in a dark secret life. (V)"

"Cloris Leachman's vibrant and groundbreaking life will forever be remembered and celebrated, even as her legacy lives on after her passing. (V)"

Is Ms. Cloris Leachman still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, she has passed away.

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Cloris Leachman at IMDB

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Celebrity Obit Rating: 4 Stars
Wiki Page Updated: 2024-03-10 08:43:04
Author: Stan
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