Lily TomlinLily Tomlin
(born September 1
), is an actress and comedian, famous for her character skits on television's Laugh-In
. She played a deaf woman in Nashville
, and secretaries in Nine to Five
, The Kid
and the TV show The West Wing
. She played the voice of Ms. Frizzle
for the Magic School Bus
cartoon series 1994
She starred in the hit one-woman Broadway show The Search For Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe, written by her long-time romantic partner, Jane Wagner. The show won Tomlin a Tony Award.
In 2003 Tomlin won the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
Tomlin was born in Detroit, Michigan.