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    Born on September 1, 1939 in Detroit, Michigan

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Grace and Frankie (2015)

Lily Tomlin as "Frankie"

For as long as they can recall, Grace and Frankie have been rivals. Their one-upmanship comes crashing to a halt, however, when they learn that their husbands have fallen in love with each other and want to get married. As everything around the ladies is coming apart, the only thing they can really rely on is each other. This Netflix original re-teams Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin ("9 to 5") as Grace and Frankie, respectively, bringing their chemistry to the small screen. It's a casting reunion on a grand scale, as Tomlin is reunited with her co-star from "The West Wing," Martin Sheen, who plays Grace's husband, Robert. And Fonda is back with Sam Waterston, her co-star from "The Newsroom," who plays Frankie's husband, Sol.

Emmy (Primetime) (2015) Nominated Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Lily Tomlin in the news

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Best of Late Night TV: Michelle Obama's 'Effin Vee' and Lily Tomlin's Weed

Posted by
Mehera Bonner on Aug 21st 2015, 2:59AM

Aug 21st 2015, 2:59AM

Why Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda Are (Rightly) Angry About Their Netflix Pay

Posted by
Gina Carbone on May 8th 2015, 10:40AM

May 8th 2015, 10:40AM

Streaming Now: 'Grace & Frankie,' 'Men in Black II,' and More

Posted by
Alana Altmann on May 8th 2015, 8:00AM

May 8th 2015, 8:00AM

Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin Are Blindsided in the 'Grace and Frankie' Trailer

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Apr 9th 2015, 11:45AM

Apr 9th 2015, 11:45AM

The 10 Drunkest Moments From the 2015 Golden Globes

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Jan 12th 2015, 8:50AM

Jan 12th 2015, 8:50AM

Golden Globe Awards 2015: Most Feminist Ever?

Posted by
Gina Carbone on Jan 11th 2015, 5:03PM

Jan 11th 2015, 5:03PM

National Treasure Tom Hanks to Be Recognized as Such With Kennedy Center Honors Award

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Sep 4th 2014, 1:30PM

Sep 4th 2014, 1:30PM

Martin Sheen Joining Netflix Comedy Opposite Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Jun 19th 2014, 2:30PM

Jun 19th 2014, 2:30PM

Lily Tomlin and Jane Wagner Set to Tie the Knot After 42 Years Together?

Posted by
Laura Larson on Aug 20th 2013, 5:30AM

Aug 20th 2013, 5:30AM

Morning Grind: Jennifer Lopez May Play 'Carmen Sandiego'

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Nov 4th 2011, 4:00AM

Nov 4th 2011, 4:00AM

5 Infamous Actor-Director Fights

Posted by
Sharon Knolle on Jun 27th 2011, 10:00AM

Jun 27th 2011, 10:00AM

Shelf Life: I Heart Huckabees

Posted by
Todd Gilchrist on Dec 7th 2010, 12:00PM

Dec 7th 2010, 12:00PM

Their Best Role: Lily Tomlin

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Sep 6th 2010, 11:03AM

Sep 6th 2010, 11:03AM

Scenes We Love: '9 to 5'

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Jun 28th 2010, 8:48AM

Jun 28th 2010, 8:48AM

Seeing Double: Actors Who Have Played Identical Twins

Posted by
Marina Zogbi on Mar 30th 2010, 6:00AM

Mar 30th 2010, 6:00AM

Terrific Trailers: 9 to 5

Posted by
Jessica Barnes on Oct 1st 2009, 4:32PM

Oct 1st 2009, 4:32PM

Trailer for Paul Schrader's 'The Walker' Online

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Jul 17th 2007, 7:32AM

Jul 17th 2007, 7:32AM

Hilarious 'Knocked Up' Promo: Judd Apatow Pulls a David O. Russell

Posted by
Erik Davis on May 28th 2007, 11:32AM

May 28th 2007, 11:32AM

Queen Latifah to Star in 'All of Me' Remake

Posted by
Christopher Campbell on Apr 26th 2007, 6:01AM

Apr 26th 2007, 6:01AM

George Clooney: 'Huckabees' YouTube Tirade Vindicates Me

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Apr 10th 2007, 6:02AM

Apr 10th 2007, 6:02AM

David O. Russell Finds Next Directing Project -- You Got A Problem With That!?

Posted by
Erik Davis on Mar 30th 2007, 8:02AM

Mar 30th 2007, 8:02AM

Want To See David O. Russell Go Completely Ballistic on Lily Tomlin?

Posted by
Scott Weinberg on Mar 21st 2007, 6:31AM

Mar 21st 2007, 6:31AM

A Confederacy Of Dunces Might Be The Best Movie Never Made

Posted by
Jessica Barnes on Dec 19th 2006, 5:40AM

Dec 19th 2006, 5:40AM

Caption This: A Prairie Home Companion DVD Giveaway

Posted by
Kim Voynar on Oct 9th 2006, 5:01AM

Oct 9th 2006, 5:01AM

Review: A Prairie Home Companion

Posted by
Martha Fischer on Jun 8th 2006, 5:08AM

Jun 8th 2006, 5:08AM

SXSW Review: Prairie Home Companion

Posted by
Karina Longworth on Mar 10th 2006, 2:30PM

Mar 10th 2006, 2:30PM

Oscars: Robert Altman

Posted by
James Rocchi on Mar 5th 2006, 5:23PM

Mar 5th 2006, 5:23PM

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