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.