Cloris Leachman

Cloris Leachman

1987 inductee of the Theodore Roosevelt High School Hall of Fame.

Along with Bill Mumy, she is one of only two actors to appear in both "Twilight Zone" (1959) and its second television revival, "The Twilight Zone" (2002).

Attended Northwestern University (Evanston, IL).

Attended Roosevelt High School in Des Moines, Iowa

Became a vegetarian at the age of 35.

Born in Polk Co., daughter of Berkeley Claiborne "Buck" Leachman (1903-1956) and wife Cloris Wallace (1901-1967).

Close friend of Phyllis Love. They attended Roosevelt High School, together, in Des Moines, Iowa.

Former mother-in-law of actress Sharon Stone.

Has 5 grandchildren (including granddaughter Skye Englund).

Has won 9 Emmy awards (including one Daytime Emmy award), more than any actor or actress.

Her classmates at the Drama Department of Northwestern University included Paul Lynde, Charlotte Rae, Martha Hyer, Patricia Neal and Agnes Nixon.

Measurements: 37C-21-34 (as Miss Chicago 1946), (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine)

Miss Chicago of 1946 - Miss America contest.

Mother of actors Adam Englund, Bryan Englund, George Englund Jr., Morgan Englund and actress Dinah Englund.

Older sister of chanteuse Claiborne Cary.

On Christmas Eve of 1962, she appeared in three prime-time television series as a guest star: 1. "Stoney Burke: Cousin Eunice (#1.13)" (1962) 2. "Saints and Sinners: A Night of Horns and Bells (#1.12)" (1962) 3. "The New Loretta Young Show: Anything for a Laugh (#1.14)" (1962).

One son, Bryan Englund, died of an overdose of ulcer medication in 1986.

Posed "au natural" on the cover of "Alternative Medicine Digest" (issue 15, 1997) body painted with images of fruit adorning her nakedness. This was a parody, or imitation, of the famous Demi Moore body painted nude Vanity Fair photo.

Ranked #23 on the TV Guide Network special, Funniest Women on TV (2011) (TV).

Served as Grand Marshal of the 120th Rose Parade on January 1, 2009.