Happy 82nd Birthday Lily Tomlin

by Kiki

Mary Jean Tomlin 9/1/1939 Detroit, MI. Actress, comedian, writer, singer, author, and producer.

First television appearance The Merv Griffin Show in 1965.

Ernestine, Edith Ann, and Mrs. Judith Beasley were a few of her characters on Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-in.

One of the first comedienne’s to do male drag, Tommy Velour, Rick, and Pervis Hawkins (modeled after Luther Vandross).

First woman to appear solo in a Broadway Show in 1977.

Received Best Lead Actress in a Play, Tony award for The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe.

Married Jane Wagner in 2013 after 42 years together.


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