Cloris Leachman Net Worth: Cloris Leachman is an American actress of stage, film and television who has a net worth of $21 million. Cloris Leachman gained her net worth by playing Phyllis Lindstrom in the Mary Tyler Moore show in the 1970s, and appeared in several Mel Brooks film like Young Frankenstein. Born on April 30, 1926, in Pasadena, California, Leachman is a fully-fledged actress with skills that range from comedy to high drama. Throughout her extensive career spanning over six decades, she has won eight Primetime Emmy Awards (more than any other performer) and one Daytime Emmy Award, among many other recognitions and accolades. Her portrayal of a lonely housewife in the 1971′s drama The Last Picture Show fetched her critical praise and an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. While a zanier and at the same time longest running role that she played was the one of a nosy, self-centered and manipulative landlady, Phyllis Lindstrom, on the 1970s TV series Mary Tyler Moore, and later on her own spinoff series, Phyllis. Leachman could be also seen playing in the three Mel Brook's films, on the last two seasons of The Facts of Life and most recently on Fox's show Malcolm in the Middle (2000-2006). Most recently, she starred in the 2008 roast of Bob Saget and the same year she took part in the seventh season of Dancing with the Stars, paired with Corky Ballas. At the time aged 82, she became the oldest contender on the show. She is now starring as Maw Maw in the Fox's TV comedy (2010-). Back in her heyday, Cloris Leachman competed as Miss Chicago in the 20th Miss America pageant and placed in the Top 16.