Fact: Tv veteran Cloris Leachman's U.S. comedy Raising Hope has been cancelled after four seasons. The upcoming finale, which will air in America next month (Apr14), will be the programme's last episode.
Fact: Veteran actress Cloris Leachman has been appointed Queen of the annual Topanga Canyon Memorial Day Parade in California.
Fact: Veteran actress Cloris Leachman hosted a dinner party in Los Angeles on Monday night (30Apr12) to celebrate her 86th birthday.
Quote: "They'll have to beat me to death with an iron pipe to get rid of me." Eighty-four-year-old Oscar winner Cloris Leachman laughs off rumours she's considering retirement.
Quote: "Last year I decided I was gonna be an alcoholic. I'm 84 and I've never been an alcoholic, you should be something in your life." Actress Cloris Leachman on her new drinking habit.
Fact: Queen Latifah and Cloris Leachman teamed up for a bizarre spoof of cult horror movie Paranormal Activity, which aired during Wednesday's (06Jan10) People's Choice Awards telecast in America. Young Frankenstein star Leachman played a whip-wielding dominatrix called Mrs. Cloris, who was coaching a young couple how to make a sex tape. Show host Latifah also morphed into a The Twilight Saga: New Moon scene for a comedy skit opposite Robert Pattinson.
Quote: "One day we made an agreement that I would have sex with him if he lost 32 pounds. He almost did it; he lost 29 pounds. We both got so disoriented at what we were facing that his weight shot back up, and our assignation never happened." Cloris Leachman on her MARY TYLER MOORE SHOW co-star Ed Asner.
Quote: "Quentin Tarantino writes very strange (scripts). This is the best script I ever read, but, when you see it, you will think, 'Holy Toledo, how did that work?'" Oscar winner Cloris Leachman can't wait for filmgoers to see Tarantino's new war film INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS, in which she stars.
Fact: Oscar winning actress-turned-Dancing With The Stars favourite Cloris Leachman has been chosen to lead January's (09) Tournament of Roses in Pasadena, California. Leachman will serve as grand marshal for the New Year's Day extravaganza, which celebrates its 120th anniversary in 2009.