Lily Tomlin weds her partner of 42 years

Phyllis Stark

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 08: Actress Lily Tomlin attends the 2013 Women's Media Awards on October 8, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images) Photo: Image by Getty Images

Lily Tomlin weds her partner of 42 years

Phyllis Stark
CREATED Jan. 10, 2014

Film and TV actress Lily Tomlin and her partner of 42 years, writer Jane Wagner, were married in a private ceremony in Los Angeles on New Year's Eve, reports People and other media outlets. Tomlin is 74. Wagner is 78.

"They're very happy," says the actresses' spokesperson, Jennifer Allen.
 
"It has been reported that the two met when Tomlin was looking for a collaborator to help her develop the character of the wicked child Edith Ann," according to People.
 
"Besides their relationship, the couple's many celebrated collaborations, written by Wagner, include Tomlin's Tony-winning one-woman show 'The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe,' which played on Broadway, toured and was filmed for the screen, as well as the movie 'The Incredible Shrinking Woman,'" People reports.
 
One of Tomlin's more recent roles was playing Reba McEntire's weed-loving mother on the short-lived ABC comedy "Malibu Country."

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