American actress Cloris Leachman, who won an Oscar for The Last Picture Show and brought her comedic talents to numerous US sitcoms, has died at the age of 94.
Leachman died of natural causes at her home in California, with her daughter by her side, her publicist confirmed.
Her memorable roles included Phyllis on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, and Frau Blücher in Young Frankenstein.
Leachman enjoyed a long career as a character actress, portraying Ida in Malcolm in the Middle and Timmy’s mother in the Lassie series.