Lily Tomlin is a Tony, Emmy, and Grammy award winner. She stars as Lily Mae, Reba McEntire's characters mother on Malibu Country on ABC.
Tomlin has been a major force in American comedy since the late 1960s when she began a career as a stand up comedian and became a featured performer on television's Laugh In . Her career has spanned television, comedy recordings, Broadway, and motion pictures, enjoying acclaimed success in each medium. She has won many awards including. Tomlin's humor is often sharp and insightful in the traditions of standup comedians, but also frequently endearing, slightly wacky, and generally quite "family friendly" in the tradition of television comediennes such as Lucille Ball, Carol Burnett, and Eve Arden.
She will be starring in Admission, an upcoming 2013 comedy film directed by Paul Weitz, alongside Tina Fey and Paul Rudd. The film is scheduled to be released on March 22, 2013