Lily Tomlin

Actor · Writer · Executive Producer
IVA Star Rating : 88
Mary Jean "Lily" Tomlin is an American actress, comedian, writer, singer and producer. Tomlin started her career as a stand-up comedian as well as performing Off-Broadway during the 1960s. Her breakout role was on the variety show Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In from 1969 until 1973. She currently stars as Frankie Bergstein on the Netflix series Grace and... read more

Mary Jean "Lily" Tomlin is an American actress, comedian, writer, singer and producer. Tomlin started her career as a stand-up comedian as well as performing Off-Broadway during the 1960s. Her breakout role was on the variety show Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In from 1969 until 1973. She currently stars as Frankie Bergstein on the Netflix series Grace and Frankie, which debuted in 2015 and has earned her nominations for four Primetime Emmy Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards and a Golden Globe Award.

Birth Name

Mary Jean Tomlin

Born

Friday, 01 September 1939

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Actress Filmography

Actress Filmography

Jane Fonda & Lily Tomlin: Ladies Night Live Self - Host / Self 2022
Stand Out: An LGBTQ+ Celebration Self 2022
Still Working 9 to 5 Self 2022
Mr. Saturday Night Self 2021
Robert Brustein: A Celebration Self 2021
Live at Mister Kelly's Self 2021
Emily @ the Edge of Chaos Ayn Rand (voice) / Ayn Rand 2021
The Story of Late Night Self 2021
Waging Change Self 2020
The Comedy Store Self 2020
One World: Together at Home Self 2020
Celebrities with Heart Self - Guest 2020
Dolly Parton: Here I Am Self 2019
The Madness Within Lily 2019
The Kelly Clarkson Show Self 2019
The Movies Violet Newstead 2019
Still Laugh-In: The Stars Celebrate 2019
I Am Richard Pryor Self / Self - Actress and Comedian 2019
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Aunt May (voice) / Aunt May 2018
TVTV: Video Revolutionaries Herself 2018
Feminists: What Were They Thinking? Herself / Self 2018
Jane Fonda in Five Acts Herself / Self - Actor 2018
Love, Gilda Self 2018
Every Act of Life Self 2018
The Fabulous Allan Carr Self 2018
The Carol Burnett 50th Anniversary Special Self - Guest 2017
The Magic School Bus Rides Again Professor Frizzle 2017
Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives Self 2017
The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards Self - Nominee & Presenter 2017
The History of Comedy Self 2017
The 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Self - Nominee & Life Achievement Award Recipient 2017
The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards Self - Nominee 2016
Joan Rivers: Exit Laughing Self 2016
21st Annual Critics' Choice Awards Self 2016
73rd Golden Globe Awards Self - Nominee 2016
Dolly Parton: Queen of Country Self 2015
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Self - Guest 2015
Close Up with the Hollywood Reporter Self 2015
Celebrity Conversations Self 2015
Grandma Elle 2015
Grace and Frankie Frankie Bergstein 2015
The Late Late Show with James Corden Herself, Herself - Guest 2015
72nd Golden Globe Awards Self - Presenter 2015
The 37th Annual Kennedy Center Honors Self - Honoree 2014
Variety Studio: Actors on Actors Self 2014
Altman Herself / Self 2014
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Self - Guest 2014
Late Night with Seth Meyers Self - Guest 2014
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Self - Guest 2014
The Improv: 50 Years Behind the Brick Wall Self 2013
The Big Interview with Dan Rather Violet Newstead 2013
Celebrity Page Self 2013
Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic Self 2013
An Apology to Elephants Self - Narrator / Narrator 2013
Why We Laugh: Funny Women Herself / Self 2013
Admission Susannah 2013
Song by Song Self 2013
I Am Divine Self 2013
The Broadway.com Show Self 2013
Inequality for All Violet Newstead (archive footage) / Violet Newstead 2013
Malibu Country Lillie Mae MacKenzie 2012
Home & Family Self 2012
The Procession 2012
Stars in Shorts Jason's Mom / Mum 2012
Larry King Now Herself - Guest 2012
Kathy Self - Guest 2012
Inside Comedy Self 2012
Carol Channing: Larger Than Life Self 2012
CBS This Morning Self - Guest 2012
Vito Herself / Self - Friend 2011
Web Therapy Putsy Hodge 2011
Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best? Self 2011
The Talk Self - Guest, Self 2010
Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work Self 2010
Red Carpet Report Self 2009
Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen Self 2009
Eastbound & Down Tammy 2009
RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked! Self - Guest Judge 2009
RuPaul's Drag Race Self - Guest Judge 2009
Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America Self 2009
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Self 2008
The Pink Panther 2 Mrs. Berenger 2008
Web Therapy Putsy Hodge 2008
Ponyo Toki 2008
The 62nd Annual Tony Awards Self - Presenter 2008
12 Miles of Bad Road Amelia Shakespeare 2008
Pioneers of Television Self 2008
11th Annual the Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor: George Carlin Self 2008
Damages Marilyn Tobin 2007
Cutting Edge Comedians of the '60s and '70s 2007
The Graham Norton Show Self - Guest 2007
The Walker Abigail Delorean 2007
Access Hollywood Herself, Herself (archive footage) 2006
Rachael Ray Self - Guest 2006
The Ant Bully Mommo (voice) / Mommo 2006
A Prairie Home Companion Rhonda Johnson 2006
The 78th Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 2006
Close-Up Self 2006
Made in Hollywood Self 2005
Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List Self 2005
Saturday Night Live in the '80s: Lost & Found Self 2005
Live from New York: The First 5 Years of Saturday Night Live Self 2005
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Herself - Guest 2005
Desperate Housewives Roberta Simmons 2004
I Heart Huckabees Vivian Jaffe 2004
The Insider Herself 2004
Superstar in a Housedress Herself / Self - Narrator / Tony Award-Winning Comedienne 2004
Hit Celebrity TV Commercials Self - for Kellogg's Cereals 2004
Goodnight, We Love You Herself / Self 2004
Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years Violet Newstead 2003
The Ellen DeGeneres Show Self - Guest, Self (archive footage), Herself - Guest (archive footage), Self - Guest Co-Host 2003
NCIS Penelope Langston 2003
Cher: The Farewell Tour Self 2003
Texas Monthly Talks Self - Interviewee 2003
Enough Rope with Andrew Denton Self - Guest 2003
Jimmy Kimmel Live! Herself - Guest 2003
Dolly Parton: Platinum Blonde Self 2003
Before They Were Stars Self 2002
Storyline Online Self 2002
Heroes of Black Comedy Self 2002
Orange County Charlotte Cobb 2002
I Love Lucy's 50th Anniversary Special Self 2001
The Kid Janet 2000
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies Violet Newstead 2000
Cher: Live in Concert from Las Vegas Self 1999
Saturday Night Live 25 Self 1999
The West Wing Deborah Fiderer 1999
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Stars: America's Greatest Screen Legends Self 1999
Tea with Mussolini Georgie / Georgina "Georgie" Rockwell 1999
Get Bruce Herself / Self 1999
Will & Grace Margot 1998
The Roseanne Show Self - Guest 1998
Krippendorf's Tribe Ruth Allen 1998
The View Herself, Self - Guest 1997
Happy Birthday Elizabeth: A Celebration of Life Self 1997
The Daily Show Self - Guest 1996
The 50th Annual Tony Awards Self - Presenter 1996
Kids for Character Ms. Valerie Frizzle 1996
Getting Away with Murder Inga Mueller 1996
E! True Hollywood Story Herself 1996
Flirting with Disaster Mary Schlichting 1996
The Celluloid Closet Narrator / Self - Narrator 1996
Blue in the Face Waffle Eater 1995
A Comedy Salute to Andy Kaufman Self 1995
Peter Allen: The Boy from Oz Self 1995
The Magic School Bus Ms. Valerie Frizzle 1994
Extra with Billy Bush Self (archive footage), Self 1994
All-Star 25th Birthday: Stars and Street Forever! Ernestine / Ernestine (archive footage) 1994
Sesame Street Stays Up Late! Ernestine the Telephone Operator 1993
But... Seriously Self / Herself (archive footage) 1993
The Beverly Hillbillies Miss Jane Hathaway 1993
Short Cuts Doreen Piggot 1993
Frasier Rita 1993
And the Band Played On Dr. Selma Dritz 1993
The X-Files Lydia 1993
The 47th Annual Tony Awards Self - Presenter 1993
Luck, Trust & Ketchup: Robert Altman in Carver Country Herself / Self 1993
Homicide: Life on the Street Rose Halligan 1993
HBO First Look Self 1992
The Player Lily Tomlin 1992
Dateline NBC Violet Newstead 1992
Shadows and Fog Prostitute 1991
The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe Truby the Bag Lady / Agnus Angst / Kate / Brandy / Tina 1991
One on One with John Tesh Self - Guest 1991
The 45th Annual Tony Awards Self - Presenter 1991
Motown 30: What's Goin' on! Self 1990
The 44th Annual Tony Awards Self - Presenter 1990
The Simpsons Tammy 1989
The 61st Annual Academy Awards Self - Performer 1989
Murphy Brown Kay Carter-Shepley 1988
Sidewalks Entertainment Self - Guest 1988
Big Business Rose Ratliff / Rose Shelton 1988
The 42nd Annual Tony Awards Self - Presenter 1988
The 2nd Annual American Comedy Awards Self - Winner 1988
Lily Tomlin Herself / Self 1987
The Late Show Herself - Guest 1986
American Masters Self 1986
The 40th Annual Tony Awards Self - Winner & Performer 1986
The Muppets: A Celebration of 30 Years Self 1986
All of Me Edwina Cutwater 1984
Live... And in Person Self 1983
Our Time Mrs. Judith Beasley 1983
Lily for President? Self 1982
Late Night with David Letterman Herself 1982
Entertainment Tonight Self 1981
The 53rd Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 1981
Lily: Sold Out Herself / Various Characters / Self 1981
The Incredible Shrinking Woman Telephone Operator / Pat Kramer / Judith Beasley 1981
9 to 5 Violet Newstead 1980
The Toni Tennille Show Self - Guest 1979
CBS News Sunday Morning Herself 1979
Moment by Moment Trisha Rawlings 1978
The South Bank Show Self 1978
The Paul Simon Special Lily Tomlin 1977
The Late Show Margo / Margo Sterling 1977
The 28th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Self - Winner 1976
The 48th Annual Academy Awards Self - Nominee 1976
Working in the Theatre Self 1976
Saturday Night Live Ernestine / Ruth Clusen / Various / Self - Host, Farrah Fawcett / Various, Self, Sue Brady / Edith Ann / Susie / Various / Self - Host, Various / Self - Host 1975
The Lily Tomlin Special Performer 1975
Nashville Linnea Reese 1975
Lily Self 1975
Cher Self - Guest 1975
The Smothers Brothers Show Self 1975
Dinah! Self - Guest 1974
Lily Self / Ernestine / Edith Ann / Various 1973
The Lily Tomlin Show Self - Various Characters 1973
The Vin Scully Show Self - Guest 1973
Jack Paar Tonite Self 1973
The New Bill Cosby Show Self - Guest 1972
The Midnight Special Herself - Host 1972
A Royal Gala Variety Performance Self 1972
Scarecrow in a Garden of Cucumbers Telephone Voice 1972
The Electric Company Herself, Ernestine the Operator 1971
Flip Self 1970
Letters to Laugh-in Self - Panelist, Self 1969
Sesame Street Edith Ann, Self, Ernestine the Telephone Operator 1969
The David Frost Show Self - Guest 1969
Music Scene Self - Host, Self 1969
The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour Self 1969
The Carol Burnett Show Self - Guest / Various Characters 1967
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Regular Performer, Ernestine, the telephone operator / Edith Ann, Self 1967
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Herself - Guest, Herself - Rubber Chicken Boycott 1962
The Mike Douglas Show Herself - Comedienne, Herself - Co-Host 1961
The Garry Moore Show Self - Guest 1958

Producer Filmography

2018 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Nominated
2017 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Nominated
2016 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Nominated
2016 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical Nominated
2016 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Nominated
2015 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Nominated
2013 Emmy Outstanding Voice-Over Performance Won
2010 Emmy Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
1996 Emmy Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
1996 Emmy Outstanding Informational Special Nominated
1994 Golden Globe Won
1994 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1993 Emmy Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program Nominated
1993 Emmy Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special Nominated
1985 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1984 Emmy Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program Nominated
1981 Emmy Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program Won
1978 Golden Globe Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1978 Emmy Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Special Won
1976 Oscar Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
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