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Lily Tomlin's 'Grace and Frankie' Emmy nod adds to notable year

Lily Tomlin's 'Grace and Frankie' Emmy nod adds to notable year

When Marta Kauffman, co-creator of "Friends," learned that Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda (who have been friends since they starred together in the film "9 to 5" in 1980) were looking for a TV project, well, she went to work with Howard J. Morris and created one for them. In the Netflix comedy "Grace and Frankie," the veteran actresses are longtime "frenemies" who become roomies after their husbands (Martin Sheen and Sam Waterston) disclose their 20-year love affair with each other. Fonda plays Grace, for whom a Type A personality might be too mellow, and Tomlin plays Frankie, an earth mother who's open to everyone — even the uptight...

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