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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

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Variety, 2019-06-29 01:05:08
In today’s film news roundup, Michael Moore’s film festival will include appearances by Kathy Griffin and Lily Tomlin, a gerrymandering documentary gets sold and pop singer Meredith O’Connor gets cast. FILM FESTIVAL Kathy Griffin and Lily Tomlin have signed on to appear at Michael Moore’s Traverse City Film Festival, now ...

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Capsule reviews are by Charles McNulty (C.M.), Philip Brandes (P.B.), F. Kathleen Foley (F.K.F.), Margaret Gray (M.G.) and Daryl H. Miller (D.H.M.). Openings Backstage at the Geffen Harry Belafonte and Lily Tomlin are feted in this fundraiser hosted by Julia Sweeney. Geffen Playhouse, Gil Cates...

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Variety, 2019-04-08 13:00:39
“Grace and Frankie” star Lily Tomlin joined comedian Kathy Griffin at Sunday’s block party celebration to help ring in the Los Angeles LGBT Center’s new campus. After breaking ground nearly two years ago, the Anita May Rosenstein campus is said to be the world’s first intergenerational LGBTQ facility, serving both ...

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