The outstanding American actress Cloris Leachman He passed away last Tuesday at the age of 94 at his residence in California. The information was confirmed by the TMZ site.

In Chile, the interpreter became known for having impersonated the grandmother Ida Welker, mother of Lois in the series Malcolm in the Middle, who was hated by the whole family and used to refer to them in bad terms.

Abuela Ida Welker | Malcolm in the middle

As detailed by her daughter Dinah to the aforementioned media, Cloris died on the night of January 25 at her residence in the city of Encinitas.

His death occurred due to “natural causes”, they added.

“She had the best life you could wish for someone, from start to finish. He left us all with a lot of love and affection ”, expressed from the family.

Leachman had her first big role playing Phyllis, in The Mary Tyler Moore Show during the 70s. For this work she won 2 Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe for best television actress.

In the cinema the actress is known for having made two films in the same period of time: The Last Picture Show in 1971, for which she won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress, and Young Frankenstein 1974.

It should be noted that due to its role in Malcolm in the Middle she won two Emmy Awards, for best guest actress, during the years 2002 and 2006.