Grace and Frankie

Read more about Grace & Frankie and Lily's Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series in 2015.

The Plot

This original Netflix series follows Grace (Jane Fonda), a retired cosmetics mogul, and Frankie (Lily Tomlin), a hippie art teacher, whose husbands, Robert (Martin Sheen) and Sol (Sam Waterston) have a successful  20-year law partnership specializing in divorce. Grace and Frankie’s lives are turned upside down when Robert and Sol announce that they are in love with each other and are leaving their wives. Now, the women, who have never particularly liked each other, are forced to live together and support each other as they navigate the next chapter of their lives.

 

2015 Emmy Award Nomination

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES

Nominee

Lily Tomlin, as Frankie. This was her 22nd Emmy nomination with five previous wins.

 

Previous Emmy Wins

2013 An Apology to Elephants

1981 Lily: Sold Out

1978 The Paul Simon Special

1976 The Lily Tomlin Special

1974 Lily

 

Press for Grace and Frankie

LA Times “The Envelope Emmy Nods”

Here and Now “Having Fun”