Cloris Leachman (born April 30, ) is an American actress of stage, film and television. She has won eight Primetime Emmy Awards—more than any other performer—and one Daytime Emmy Award. Cloris Leachman refuses to stop working as she grows increasingly frail, say insiders — as she mourns the death of Gene Wilder! News of actress Cloris Leachman’s death spread quickly earlier this week, causing concern among fans across the world. However, the July report has now been confirmed as a complete hoax, the actress best known for her roles in Raising Hope, The Mary Tyler Moore Show or The Last Picture Show is alive and well.