Cloris Leachman, Emmy and Oscar Winner, dies at 94

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ENCINITAS, Calif. — Multiple outlets are reporting that Oscar and Emmy award winning, Iowa-born actress Cloris Leachman, best remembered as Phyllis Lindstrom on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” died of natural causes on Tuesday in Encinitas, California. She was 94 years old.

Leachman won a total of eight primetime Emmys, both for drama and comedy, and one daytime Emmy.

Her longtime manager Juliet Green told Variety of her passing.

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