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      Lily Tomlin

      Lily Tomlin

      Highest Rated: 100% And the Band Played On (1993)

      Lowest Rated: Not Available

      Birthday: Sep 1, 1939

      Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA

      With an illustrious career that spans decades on stage and screen beginning in the 1960s, academic-minded actress-comedian Lily Tomlin found a penchant for mimicry and social commentary that wove its way into the fabric of American culture. After making her debut on "The Garry Moore Show" (CBS, 1950-1967), Tomlin made a splash on "Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In" (NBC, 1968-1973), particularly as the nasal-voiced telephone operator Ernestine. She went on to become a Grammy-winning recording artist for her comedy album, This Is a Recording (1972), while also starring in and co-writing three primetime television specials, each of which won Emmy Awards. Tomlin made her feature film debut as a troubled gospel singer in Robert Altman's landmark "Nashville" (1975) before appearing on Broadway for the first time in her one-woman show, "Appearing Nightly" (1977), which she co-wrote with life partner Jane Wagner. She skyrocketed to superstardom opposite Jane Fonda and Dolly Parton in the hit comedy "9 to 5" (1980), while her one-woman show, "The Search for Intelligent Life in the Universe" (1986), earned Tomlin a Tony Award. On television, she delivered an acclaimed performance in "And the Band Played On" (HBO, 1993), while giving inspired performances in "Short Cuts" (1993) and "Flirting with Disaster" (1996). Tomlin remained capable of turning in acclaimed and often unexpected performances more than five decades into her career, and was rewarded with a mid-2010s resurgence that included a critically-acclaimed situation comedy and her first starring role in over a quarter-century in Paul Weitz's "Grandma" (2015).

      Highest rated movies

      And the Band Played On
      Short Cuts
      The Late Show
      Grandma
      Nashville
      Inequality for All
      Flirting With Disaster
      All of Me

      Photos

      Lily Tomlin Lily Tomlin at arrivals for 20th Costume Designers Guild Awards (CDGA), The Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills, CA February 20, 2018. Photo By: Elizabeth Goodenough/Everett Collection Sam Elliott, Laverne Cox, Julia Garner, Lily Tomlin, Paul Weitz, Judy Greer, John Cho at arrivals for GRANDMA Premiere at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, Eccles Center, Park City, UT January 30, 2015. Photo By: James Atoa/Everett Collection Lily Tomlin at arrivals for The 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 2016 - Arrivals 2, Microsoft Theater, Los Angeles, CA September 18, 2016. Photo By: Elizabeth Goodenough/Everett Collection Lily Tomlin at arrivals for The Television Academy''s Performers Peer Group 68th Emmy Awards Cocktail Reception, Montage Beverly Hills, Beverly Hills, CA August 22, 2016. Photo By: Priscilla Grant/Everett Collection Lily Tomlin at arrivals for 21st Annual Critics'' Choice Awards - Part 2, Barker Hangar, Santa Monica, CA January 17, 2016. Photo By: Dee Cercone/Everett Collection Lily Tomlin at arrivals for 19th CDGA (Costume Designers Guild) Awards Presented by LACOSTE, The Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills, CA February 21, 2017. Photo By: Elizabeth Goodenough/Everett Collection Lily Tomlin in attendance for AOL Build Speaker Series: GRANDMA Cast, AOL Headquarters, New York, NY August 18, 2015. Photo By: Derek Storm/Everett Collection Lily Tomlin in attendance for AOL Build Speaker Series: GRANDMA Cast, AOL Headquarters, New York, NY August 18, 2015. Photo By: Derek Storm/Everett Collection Lily Tomlin at arrivals for GRANDMA Premiere at Tribeca Film Festival 2015, Tribeca Performing Arts Center (BMCC TPAC), New York, NY April 20, 2015. Photo By: Lev Radin/Everett Collection Lily Tomlin at arrivals for GRANDMA Premiere at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, Eccles Center, Park City, UT January 30, 2015. Photo By: James Atoa/Everett Collection Lily Tomlin in attendance for AOL Build Speaker Series: GRANDMA Cast, AOL Headquarters, New York, NY August 18, 2015. Photo By: Derek Storm/Everett Collection TEA WITH MUSSOLINI, Lily Tomlin, Maggie Smith, Cher, Judi Dench, Joan Plowright, 1999, (c) G2 Films THE INCREDIBLE SHRINKING WOMAN, Lily Tomlin, 1981, (c) Universal NINE TO FIVE, (aka 9 TO 5), Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Dolly Parton, Dabney Coleman (seated), 1980, TM and Copyright (c)20th Century Fox Film Corp. All rights reserved. NASHVILLE, Lily Tomlin (rear), Keith Carradine, 1975 NINE TO FIVE, (aka 9 TO 5), Lily Tomlin, Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda, 1980, TM & Copyright (c) 20th Century Fox Film Corp. BIG BUSINESS, Lily Tomlin, Bette Midler, Midler, Tomlin, 1988 THE INCREDIBLE SHRINKING WOMAN, Lily Tomlin, 1981, (c) Universal THE INCREDIBLE SHRINKING WOMAN, Lily Tomlin, 1981, (c) Universal

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      100% 67% Bella! Self - 2023
      No Score Yet 80% Carol Burnett: 90 Years of Laughter + Love Self - 2023
      58% 89% 80 for Brady Lou (Character) $39.3M 2023
      75% 70% Moving On Evelyn (Character) $2.1M 2022
      No Score Yet 57% Jane Fonda & Lily Tomlin: Ladies Night Live Self - 2022
      No Score Yet 54% Stand Out: An LGBTQ+ Celebration Self - 2022
      93% No Score Yet Still Working 9 to 5 Self - 2022
      100% No Score Yet Live at Mister Kelly's Self - 2021
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Emily @ the Edge of Chaos Ayn Rand (Voice) - 2021
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Madness Within Lily (Character) - 2019
      79% 51% Radium Girls Executive Producer - 2018
      97% 94% Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Aunt May (Voice) $190.2M 2018
      97% 90% Jane Fonda in Five Acts Self - 2018
      91% 67% Grandma Elle (Character) $7.0M 2015
      70% 67% Altman Self - 2014
      90% 88% Inequality for All Violet Newstead (Character) $1.2M 2013
      37% 32% Admission Susannah (Character) $18.0M 2013
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Procession Jason's Mom (Character) - 2012
      60% 66% Stars in Shorts Mum (Character) - 2012
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Teach Your Children Well Narrator - 2010
      12% 42% The Pink Panther 2 Mrs. Berenger (Character) $35.9M 2009
      91% 83% Ponyo Toki (Voice) $15.1M 2008
      No Score Yet 88% Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business Of America Unknown (Character) - 2008
      54% 28% The Walker Abigail Delorean (Character) $77.2K 2007
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Kate Clinton: The 25th Anniversary Tour Unknown (Character) - 2007
      62% 42% The Ant Bully Mommo (Voice) $28.1M 2006
      81% 59% A Prairie Home Companion Rhonda Johnson (Character) $20.3M 2006
      64% 75% I Heart Huckabees Vivian Jaffe (Character) $12.8M 2004
      47% 61% Orange County Charlotte Cobb (Character) $41.0M 2002
      49% 49% Disney's The Kid Janet (Character) $69.7M 2000
      72% 45% Get Bruce! Self $43.2K 1999
      65% 76% Tea With Mussolini Georgie (Character) $14.4M 1999
      17% 24% Krippendorf's Tribe Ruth Allen (Character) $7.6M 1998
      88% 69% Flirting With Disaster Mary Schlichting (Character) $14.8M 1996
      97% 89% The Celluloid Closet Narrator $1.4M 1996
      0% 20% Getting Away With Murder Inga Mueller (Character) $127.7K 1996
      43% 76% Blue in the Face Waffle Eater (Character) $586.3K 1995
      100% 88% And the Band Played On Dr. Selma Dritz (Character) - 1993
      24% 32% The Beverly Hillbillies Miss Jane Hathaway (Character) $42.2M 1993
      95% 88% Short Cuts Doreen Piggot (Character) $6.1M 1993
      54% 55% Shadows and Fog Prostitute (Character) $2.4M 1992
      No Score Yet 100% The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe Unknown (Character) $11.6K 1991
      50% 69% Big Business Rose Ratliff/Rose Shelton (Character) $39.6M 1988
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Lily Tomlin Lily Tomlin (Character) - 1987
      85% 67% All of Me Edwina Cutwater (Character) - 1984
      27% 51% The Incredible Shrinking Woman Pat Kramer/Judith Beasley/Telephone Operator (Character) - 1981
      69% 74% 9 to 5 Violet Newstead (Character) - 1980
      22% 24% Moment by Moment Trisha (Character) - 1978
      95% 78% The Late Show Margo (Character) - 1977
      91% 84% Nashville Linnea Reese (Character) - 1975

      TV

      Credit
      No Score Yet 31% The Drew Barrymore Show Guest 2023
      No Score Yet 19% The Late Late Show With James Corden Guest 2015-2018 2020 2022-2023
      No Score Yet 10% The View Guest 2016-2017 2023
      No Score Yet 48% The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Guest 2016-2017 2023
      No Score Yet 62% The Kelly Clarkson Show Guest 2022-2023
      No Score Yet 36% Jimmy Kimmel Live! Guest 2013 2015 2019-2020 2023
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Checkup: With Dr. David Agus Guest 2022
      90% 87% Grace and Frankie Frankie (Character),
      Executive Producer
      2015-2022
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Ellen DeGeneres Show Guest,
      Host
      2019-2020 2022
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Talk Guest 2011-2013 2019 2021
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen Guest 2018
      No Score Yet 44% The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Guest 2018
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Variety Studio: Actors on Actors Guest 2016
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Graham Norton Show Guest 2015
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Rachael Ray Guest 2015
      No Score Yet 61% Late Night With Seth Meyers Guest 2015
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Larry King Now Guest 2012 2014
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Dateline NBC Guest 2014
      22% 67% Malibu Country Lillie May (Character) 2012-2013
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Inside Comedy Guest 2013
      No Score Yet 59% Web Therapy Unknown (Guest Star) 2012
      91% 90% Eastbound & Down Tammy (Guest Star) 2012
      No Score Yet 85% NCIS Penelope Langston (Guest Star) 2011
      91% 88% Damages Marilyn Tobin (Character) 2010
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Bonnie Hunt Show Guest 2009-2010
      72% 88% Desperate Housewives Roberta Simmons (Guest Star) 2008
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Guest 2006
      81% 95% The West Wing Deborah Fiderer (Character),
      Unknown (Guest Star)
      2002-2006
      No Score Yet 88% Will & Grace Margot (Guest Star) 2005-2006
      85% 76% The Simpsons Tammy (Guest Voice) 2005
      74% 86% The X-Files Lydia (Guest Star) 1998
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Murphy Brown Kay Carter-Shepley (Character) 1996-1998
      91% 90% Homicide: Life on the Street Unknown (Guest Star) 1996
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Magic School Bus Unknown (Voice) 1994
      95% 94% Frasier Rita (Guest Voice) 1994
      No Score Yet 58% Saturday Night Live Host 1975-1976 1983
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Unknown (Character) 1968-1973
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Carol Burnett Show Guest 1972
      No Score Yet No Score Yet What's My Line? Guest 1970