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Lily Tomlin marries longtime partner
Special to the online edition of Windy City Times
2014-01-07

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Iconic actress/comedienne Lily Tomlin married writer Jane Wagner, her partner of 42 years, in a private ceremony in Los Angeles on New Year's Eve, according to People magazine.

"They're very happy," said the spokesperson, Jennifer Allen.

Wagner, 78, was born and raised in Morristown, Tenn.; Tomlin, 74, is from Detroit. They reportedly met when Tomlin was looking for a collaborator to help her develop the character of the wicked child Edith Ann.

Veteran columnist Liz Smith first reported the marriage, stating, "[M]y longtime friends, Lily Tomlin and her love, the writer Jane Wagner, got married on the eve of 2014. ... My wish is that their happiness will be as great as their combined talents."

Talking with Windy City Times in 2011, Tomlin said she felt the media purposely did not mention Wagner in interviews and profiles.


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