American actress and comedian Cloris Leachman was born in Des Moines, Iowa, USA on the 30 April 1926 to her Father Berkeley Claiborne Leachman and Mother Cloris Wallace.The actress was born the eldest of three sisters.She began appearing on television and in films shortly after competing in Miss America in 1946.The Academy Award-winning American actress famous in the films Young Frankenstein,The Last Picture Show, Yesterday, Now and Then, Spanglish, Charley and the Angel, New York, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, I Love You,A Troll in Central Park, and The Croods and for her roles in television, which includes A Brand New Life,The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Phyllis and The Migrants.In the span of her career, she has been awarded various prestigious awards including ,Academy Awards,Primetime Emmy Awards,Golden Globe Awards ,BAFTA Awards and among others.She also won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in The Last Picture Show (1971).She has an estimated net worth of $21 million
Cloris Leachman attended Theodore Roosevelt High School. After graduating from high school, she enrolled at Illinois State University studying drama, and Then, Northwestern University. Since 20, 2014, The American actress and comedian received an honorary degree from her alma mater, Northwestern University.
From 1953 to 1979, she married George Englund, and they had welcomed five children named are Dinah Englund,Morgan Englund, George Englund Jr., Bryan Englund, Adam Englund. Her son Morgan played Dylan on Guiding Light throughout the 1980s and early 1990s and daughter Bryan died on 1986.