Oscar-winning, 'irreplaceable' Cloris Leachman dies at 94
Leachman died in her sleep of natural causes at her home in Encinitas, California, publicist Monique Moss said Wednesday. “Nothing I could say would top the enormity of my love for you,” posted Ed Asner of “The Mary Tyler Moore Show." In 1989, Leachman toured in “Grandma Moses,” a play in which she aged from 45 to 101. Phyllis was so unexpectedly engaging that Leachman starred in a spinoff series of her own, “Phyllis,” which ran on CBS from 1975 to 1977. Cloris Leachman grew up on the outskirts of Des Moines, Iowa, where she was born in 1926.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus at the Emmys: Looking Back on Her Historic Wins and Most Memorable Moments
Julia Louis-Dreyfus is no stranger to the Emmys. If Louis-Dreyfus wins on Sunday, shell set two records. The second record is the most wins for an individual performer with nine Emmys, breaking a tie Louis-Dreyfus currently holds with Cloris Leachman. In addition to her historic wins, Louis-Dreyfus has been a near-constant presence at the Primetime Emmys. Cut to Louis-Dreyfus win for Veep, when she marched over to Cranston and made out with him before accepting her award.