Lily Tomlin

Lily Tomlin was born on September 1, 1939 in Detroit, Michigan. She has a little brother named Richard. Her parents are Lillian Mae Ford and Guy Tomlin. When she was in high school she was a cheerleader. At Wayne State she auditioned for her first play and got the part of the madwoman of Charllot. She left school in her third year of college. She was in another play called The Sandbox. She went to New York in 1960. She is famous for starring in a TV show called Laugh-In. She was on the show for 4 years. She won a Tony Award for her Broadway solo Appearing Nitely in 1977. She appeared in the X-Files, The Incredible Shrinking Woman, All of Me, and Woody Allen's Shadows and Fog. Edith Ann was one of her most famous characters. Edith is sitting in the rocking chair at the left. She has provided us with funny and enjoyable shows. What will Lily Tomlin do next?

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2000, by Michael, 4th grade

 

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