Lily Tomlin Overview

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Born: September 01, 1939

Best known for creating a multitude of memorable comic characters, including Ernestine the telephone operator and the rotten five-year-old rugrat Edith Ann on television and in her stage shows, Lily Tomlin is also a talented dramatic actress. Born Mary Tomlin in Detroit, Michigan, she was studying pre-med at Wayne State University when she heard the stage calling and dropped out to perform skits and characterizations in cabarets and coffee houses. She made her television debut on The Garry Moore... See All

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