1. Time declared her the Queen of Comedy in 1977, and she has not backed down since:
2. She's 76 and shows no signs of slowing down. She was nominated for an Emmy for her role in Grace and Frankie.
3. The nomination makes perfect sense because she's SO FUNNY:
4. Tomlin's all about empowering yourself:
5. She's not afraid to speak out for pay equality for women.
6. Lily Tomlin never chooses parts that were degrading to women:
7. She doesn't give a fuck what you think about her pits:
8. Tomlin starred in the hit 9 to 5, a movie that proved that female leads could kill at the box office:
9. She can make imagining murder relatable:
10. Tomlin is hilarious as a blonde bombshell...
11. ...or a construction guy:
Lily hosted SNL in 1983. You can watch her opening monologue here.