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Lily Tomlin

Biography

Tomlin at the 2014 Kennedy Center Honors

Source: Wikipedia

Mary Jean "Lily" Tomlin (born September 1, 1939) is an American actress, comedian, writer, singer and producer. Tomlin began her career as a stand-up comedian, and performing Off-Broadway during the 1960s. Her breakout role was performing as a cast member on the variety show Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In from 1970 until 1973. She currently stars on the Netflix series Grace and Frankie as Frankie Bergstein. Her performance as Frankie garnered her a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series in 2015.

Fact file

  • Birth name: Mary Jean Tomlin
  • Born: September 1, 1939 (age 76) Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
  • Medium: Stand-up, television, film, theatre
  • Nationality: American
  • Years active: 1965–present
  • Genres: Observational comedy Improvisational comedy
  • Spouse: Jane Wagner (m. 2013) (domestic partner, 1971–2013)
  • Website: www.lilytomlin.com

Read more about Lily Tomlin at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Cynthia Nixon to Direct Groundbreaking Lesbian Play on Broadway
NY Times Theater, 2020-01-13 20:31:08
The production, “Last Summer at Bluefish Cove” by Jane Chambers, is backed by producers including Ellen DeGeneres and Lily Tomlin.

Kathy Griffin is now married, thanks to Lily Tomlin
LA Times Entertainme, 2020-01-02 18:25:10
Lily Tomlin played a key role in Kathy Griffin's middle-of-the-night New Year's wedding to Randy Bick: Watch the 'Grace and Frankie' star do the honors.

Lily Tomlin officiates Kathy Griffin's surprise wedding
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2020-01-02 16:43:38
Griffin and longtime boyfriend Randy Bick announced their nuptials on Twitter.

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