Leachman to grand marshal Rose Parade

PASADENA, Calif. Leachman was holding court Friday in Pasadena where the official announcement was made.

The Tournament of Roses president said Leachman personifies this year's theme -- "Hats Off to Entertainment."

Leachman first appeared on television in the 1940's and won an academy award for the 1971 film "The Last Picture Show."

The 82-year-old actress is only the tenth woman to hold the "grand marshal" title in the parade's 120 year history.

 

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