Cloris Leachman

Biography: Cloris Leachman was born in Des Moines, Iowa, to Buck and Cloris Leachman. She majored in drama at Northwestern University, and competed in Miss America as Miss Chicago 1946. There she won a scholarship that let her go on studying acting in New York with Elia Kazan.

Over the years Cloris has been nominated for a daytime Emmy more than 20 times for her work in television. She also won an Oscar for The Last Picture Show 1971. Even in 2006 she was nominated for an Emmy for her participation in the HBO special Mrs. Harris, with Sir Ben Kinglsey and Annette Bening.

Cloris Leachman's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 48
Highest Metascore: 93 The Last Picture Show
Lowest Metascore: 7 Is That a Gun in Your Pocket?
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 29
  2. Negative: 11 out of 29
29 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
32 Game Over, Man! Mar 23, 2018 Arvilla Kingle 5.0
30 I Can Only Imagine Mar 16, 2018 Memaw 8.0
46 So B. It Oct 6, 2017 Alice Wilinsky tbd
40 The Comedian Feb 3, 2017 May Conner / May Conner 4.8
7 Is That a Gun in Your Pocket? Sep 16, 2016 Maxine 2.7
32 Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse Oct 30, 2015 Miss Fielder / Miss Fielder 5.7
35 The Wedding Ringer Jan 16, 2015 Cast / Grandma Palmer 3.2
61 Adult World Feb 14, 2014 Mary Anne / Mary Anne 7.0
55 The Croods Mar 22, 2013 Cast / Gran 7.0
32 The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure Aug 29, 2012 Dotty Rounder / Dotty Rounder 7.4
28 You Again Sep 24, 2010 Helen 5.5
27 The Women Sep 12, 2008 Maggie 4.7
46 Beerfest Aug 25, 2006 Great Gam Gam 6.6
66 Buzz Aug 25, 2006 Herself tbd
40 Scary Movie 4 Apr 14, 2006 Mrs. Norris 5.8
48 Spanglish Dec 17, 2004 Evelyn Wright 8.5
45 Manna from Heaven Apr 4, 2003 Helen 3.7
29 The Amati Girls Jan 19, 2001 Dolly Amati / Dolly Amati 7.1
33 Hanging Up Feb 18, 2000 Pat Mozell 6.8
54 Music of the Heart Oct 29, 1999 Assunta Guaspari 8.7
85 The Iron Giant Aug 6, 1999 Mrs. Lynley Tensedge / Mrs. Tensedge 8.9
64 Beavis and Butt-Head Do America Dec 20, 1996 Old Woman On Plane And Bus 7.5
37 The Beverly Hillbillies Oct 15, 1993 Granny tbd
78 Castle in the Sky Apr 1, 1989 Dola tbd
55 Herbie Goes Bananas Jun 25, 1980 Aunt Louise tbd
55 High Anxiety Dec 25, 1977 Nurse Diesel tbd
80 Young Frankenstein Dec 15, 1974 Frau Bl├╝cher 8.9
93 The Last Picture Show Oct 22, 1971 Ruth Popper tbd
66 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Oct 24, 1969 Agnes 8.7