April 1954. New York. "Actress Cloris Leachman (seen earlier here, here and here) at home with husband George Englund." Photo by Phillip Harrington for Look magazine.

Cloris Leachman, Oscar Winner And TV Comedy Star, Is Dead at 94

        Cloris Leachman, who won an Academy Award for her portrayal of a neglected housewife in the stark drama “The Last Picture Show” but who was probably best known for getting laughs, notably in three Mel Brooks movies and on television comedies like “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and “Malcolm in the Middle,” died on Wednesday at her home in Encinitas, Calif. She was 94. -- New York Times
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