Mary Jean "Lily" Tomlin (born September 1, 1939 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American comic actor.
She gained fame on Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In, and has been a steady comedian and actor ever since that time.
- Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In (1969-73): as a plethora of recurring characters, including Ernestine the telephone operator and Edith Ann, the little girl in the big rocking chair. The former character also appeared in a skit on The Electric Company (1971), while the latter made a few appearances on Sesame Street.
- Nashville (1975): as Linnea Reese, a role that earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.
- 9 to 5 (1980): as Violet Newstead
- The Incredible Shrinking Woman (1981): as Pat Kramer/Judith Beasley
- The Player (1982): as herself
- All of Me (1984): as Edwina Cutwater
- Big Business (1988): as Sadie Ratliff and Sadie Shelton
- Shadows and Fog (1992): Jenny
- The Beverly Hillbillies (1993): as Miss Jane Hathaway
- Short Cuts (1993): as Doreen Piggot
- The Magic School Bus (1994-97): as Ms. Frizzle
- The Magic School Bus Rides Again (2017 - Present): as Professor Frizzle
- Flirting with Disaster (1996): as Mary Schlichting
- Homicide: Life on the Street (1996): as Rose Halligan
- Murphy Brown (1996-98): as Kay Carter-Shepley
- Orange County (2002): as Charlotte Cobb
- The West Wing (2002-06): as Deborah Fiderer, the replacement for Mrs. Landingham as Secretary to the President.
- I ♥ Huckabees (2004): as Vivian Jaffe
- A Prairie Home Companion (2006): as Rhonda Johnson
- Desperate Housewives (2008-2009): as Roberta Simonds
- Damages (2010): as Marilyn Tobin
- Malibu Country (2012-13): as Lillie Mae
- Grace and Frankie (2015-present): as the titular Frankie
- Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018): as Aunt May