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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

josephotterson
Variety, 2019-01-15 20:31:52
Netflix has renewed “Grace and Frankie” for a sixth season ahead of the Season 5 premiere this Friday. The series stars Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin as the titular characters who found their lives turned upside down when their husbands (played by Martin Sheen and Sam Waterston, respectively) revealed they ...

Review: In 'Bus Stop,' finding human connection on a lonely road
LA Times Entertainme, 2018-12-07 16:00:00
“We’re all in this alone,” in the immortal words of Lily Tomlin. Yet unexpected moments of connection and intimacy are still possible, as random blizzard-bound strangers discover in Theatre 40’s revival of William Inge’s “Bus Stop.” Notwithstanding the sizable cast of characters, Inge’s 1955 romantic...

nnickolai
Variety, 2018-12-03 23:23:18
In Today’s TV News Roundup, Netflix announced the premiere dates for part two of the “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” and season five of “Grace and Frankie.” DATES The fifth season of Netflix’s hit comedy series “Grace and Frankie” is set to premiere Jan. 18. In “Grace and Frankie,” Jane Fonda ...

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