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Cloris Leachman Height, Weight, Age, Net Worth, Children

Cloris Leachman Quick Info
Height 5 ft 4 in
Weight 50 kg
Date of Birth April 30, 1926
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Date of Death January 27, 2021

Cloris Leachman was an American actor, theatre artist, voice actor, and comedian whose film credits include Kiss Me DeadlyButch Cassidy and the Sundance KidThe People Next DoorLovers and Other StrangersThe Last Picture ShowCharley and the AngelThe Mouse and His ChildHerbie Goes BananasHigh AnxietyCrazy Mama, Hansel and Gretel, The Giant of Thunder Mountain, The Beverly HillbilliesYoung Frankenstein, Never Too Late, Music of the HeartManna from Heaven, Spanglish, Scary Movie 4The Amati Girls, The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon AdventureThe Wedding Ringer, Scouts Guide to the Zombie ApocalypseI Can Only ImagineThe Croods: A New Age, and Happy Mother’s Day, Love George. In a career that spanned nearly 8 decades, she went on to receive numerous accolades including the Academy Award, Primetime Emmy Award, BAFTA Award, Daytime Emmy Award, and Golden Globe Award.

Born Name

Cloris Leachman

Nick Name

Cloris

Cloris Leachman as seen while smiling in a publicity photo in July 1970
Cloris Leachman as seen while smiling in a publicity photo in July 1970 (CBS Television / eBay / Public Domain)

Age

She was born on April 30, 1926.

Died

On January 27, 2021, Cloris Leachman died in her sleep at the age of 94 in her home in Encinitas, San Diego County, California, United States. A stroke and COVID-19 were noted as the contributing factors behind her death.

Sun Sign

Taurus

Born Place

Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, United States

Residence

She resided in Encinitas, San Diego County, California, United States.

Nationality

American

 

Education

Cloris Leachman studied at Theodore Roosevelt High School (usually referred to simply as Roosevelt High School or TRHS), a public secondary school located on the west side of Des Moines, Iowa.

Occupation

Actor, Theatre Artist, Voice Actor, Comedian

Family

  • Father – Berkeley Claiborne “Buck” Leachman (Worked at the family-owned Leachman Lumber Company)
  • Mother – Cloris (née Wallace)
  • Siblings – Claiborne Cary (Younger Sister) (Actor, Cabaret Performer), Mary (Younger Sister)
  • Others – Robert Parker Leachman (Paternal Grandfather), Rose/Rosa Claiborne (Paternal Grandmother), Everett Oren Wallace (Maternal Grandfather), Bertha Votruba (Maternal Grandmother), Harold Austin Ripley (Ex Father-In-Law), Mabel Albertson (Ex Mother-In-Law) (Actpr, Stage Attist, Radio Personality), Skye Englund (Granddaughter) (Producer), Anabel Englund (Granddaughter) (Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer, DJ), Braden (Great-Grandson)

Manager

Cloris Leachman was repped by Innovative Artists, Talent Agency, Santa Monica, California, United States.

Net Worth

According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, she had a net worth of $10 Million at the time of her death.

Build

Slim

From Left to Right - Valerie Harper, Cloris Leachman, and Mary Tyler Moore as seen in the finale of 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show' (1977)
From Left to Right – Valerie Harper, Cloris Leachman, and Mary Tyler Moore as seen in the finale of ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’ (1977) (CBS Television / eBay / Public Domain)

Height

5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm

Weight

50 kg or 110 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Cloris Leachman dated –

  1. George Englund (1953-1979) – She married film editor, director, producer, and actor George Englund in the year 1953 and they had 5 children – four sons named Adam Englund (b. October 4, 1953), Bryan Englund (June 21, 1955 – February 25, 1986), George Englund Jr. (b. May 21, 1957), and Morgan Englund (b. August 25, 1963) and a daughter named Dinah Englund (b. January 16, 1966). The marriage ended in 1979.
  2. Gene Hackman (1973) – Cloris Leachman reportedly had a fling with actor and novelist Gene Hackman in 1973.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Cloris Leachman was of English, Bohemian/Czech, Scottish, German, and French descent.

Hair Color

Blonde

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

High cheekbones

Brand Endorsements

Along with Bernie Kopell, Markie Post, and Carl Weathers, Cloris Leachman was cast in a TV commercial for Shriners Hospitals for Children in 2014.

Religion

Atheism

Cloris Leachman as seen at the 41st Annual Annie Awards
Cloris Leachman as seen at the 41st Annual Annie Awards (Voice Chasers / Flickr / CC BY 2.0 DEED)

Cloris Leachman Facts

  1. Along with Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges, Ellen Burstyn, Ben Johnson, and Cybill Shepherd, Cloris Leachman co-starred as Ruth Popper in the 1971 coming-of-age drama film The Last Picture Show. For this role, she won the Academy Award for “Best Supporting Actress”, BAFTA Award for “Best Actress in a Supporting Role”, and Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award for “Best Supporting Actress”.
  2. She was friends with Mort Sahl, Phyllis Love, and Marlon Brando.
  3. On September 20, 1980, Cloris Leachman was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Television at 6435 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
  4. She practiced vegetarianism and was an animal rights activist.

Featured Image by CBS Television / eBay / Public Domain

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