Dancing with the Stars

Meet Dancing's New Contestants!

An Emmy winner, a Grammy winner and two Olympians – get to know the cast of season 7 before they hit the dancefloor. By Jessica Gold Haralson

CLORIS LEACHMAN

AGE: 82
OCCUPATION: Actress
THE 411: Best known as nosy Phyllis in The Mary Tyler Moore Show, the eight-time Emmy winner can get raunchy with the best of them, showing off her potty mouth at Comedy Central's recent roast of Bob Saget.
PARTNER: Corky Ballas
LAUGHTER IS HER MEDICINE: "I can't stop laughing when we rehearse," confesses Leachman, who says she hasn't danced in about 60 years. "I hope I don't laugh during the performance … Let's pray to God!"