Cloris Leachman

LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 19: Actress Cloris Leachman holding the "Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie" award for her work on "Malcolm in the Middle" attends the 2006 Creative Arts Awards after party held at the Shrine Auditorium on August 19, 2006 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
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Cloris Leachman's resume is long and impressive. She's received 21 Emmy nominations and has taken home eight statuettes. She also won an Oscar for 1971's "The Last Picture Show."

Leachman, now 80, may be best remembered as Phyllis Lindstrom, Mary's friend and landlord, on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" from 1970 to 1975, and on her character's own spin-off series. But her list of credits goes far beyond that.

Leachman came back to TV on the hit series "The Fact of Life" playing Mrs. Garrett's (Charlotte Rae) sister Beverly Ann, the new den mother to the prep school clan. She would appear frequently on TV, in show such as CBS' "Touched By An Angel" and "Two And A Half Men," and in the Lifetime miniseries "Beach Girls" in 2005.

Also in 2005, she played grandma Evelyn in the film "Spanglish" with Adam Sandler and earned a Screen Actors Guild nomination for her portrayal.

In July 2006 Leachman received an Emmy nomination for playing Pearl "Billie" Schwartz in the HBO movie "Mrs. Harris" starring Ben Kingsley as the famed Scarsdale Diet Doctor.

She received a Creative Arts Emmy award on Aug. 19, 2006, for her 2005 guest gig as grandma Ida on "Malcolm In the Middle." She now holds the title of most Primetime Emmy wins by an actress, with eight.