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Carol Burnett

 
Date Of Birth:
April 26, 1933 (89)
Birth Place:
San Antonio, TX, USA
Bio:
Burnett, an award-winning actress, and best-selling author is widely recognized by the public and her peers for her comedic and dramatic roles on television, film and Broadway, most notably "The Carol Burnett Show." Named in 2007 by Time magazine as one of 100 Best Television Shows of All Time, "The ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: April 26, 1933 (89)

Birth Place: San Antonio, TX, USA

Bio:
Burnett, an award-winning actress, and best-selling author is widely recognized by the public and her peers for her comedic and dramatic roles on television, film and Broadway, most notably "The Carol Burnett Show." Named in 2007 by Time magazine as one of 100 Best Television Shows of All Time, "The ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2014
Melissa Gardner [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1999
The Wife
  [Los Angeles]
Los Angeles Revival, 1998
Amy
  [Broadway]
1995
Charlotte Hay
  [Off-Broadway]
New York Concert, 1985
Carlotta Campion
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1964
Hope Springfield
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1959
Princess Winnifred
  [Los Angeles]
Los Angeles Revival, 1993
Performer
  [Regional (US)]
Regional Revival, 1974
Agnes

Writing

Source Material
Playwright

Carol Burnett Movies

No Place Like Home
 
[1960]
Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed?
 
[1963]
Stella Irving
Calamity Jane
 
[1963]
Calamity Jane
Once Upon a Mattress
 
[1964]
Princess Winnifred
Carol and Company
 
[1966]
The Tim Conway Special
 
[1970]
A Last Laugh at the Sixties
 
[1970]
Li'l Abner
 
[1971]
Pete 'n' Tillie
 
[1972]
Tillie
Once Upon a Mattress
 
[1972]
Princess Winifred the Woebegone
Burt and the Girls
 
[1973]
The Front Page
 
[1974]
Mollie Malloy
Out to Lunch
 
[1974]
6 Rms Riv Vu
 
[1974]
Anne Miller
Twigs
 
[1975]
Emily / Celia / Dorothy / ...
The Grass Is Always Greener Over the Septic Tank
 
[1978]
Dorothy Benson
A Wedding
 
[1978]
Tulip Brenner
The Tenth Month
 
[1979]
Dori Grey
Friendly Fire
 
[1979]
Peg Mullen
The Wild Wacky Wonderful World of Winter
 
[1980]
HealtH
 
[1980]
Gloria Burbank
The Four Seasons
 
[1981]
Kate Burroughs
Christmas in Hawaii
 
[1981]
Chu Chu and the Philly Flash
 
[1981]
Emily
Life of the Party: The Story of Beatrice
 
[1982]
Beatrice O'Reilly
Eunice
 
[1982]
Eunice
Annie
 
[1982]
Miss Hannigan
Between Friends
 
[1983]
Mary Catherine Castelli
All-Star Party for Frank Sinatra
 
[1983]
Happily Ever After
 
[1985]
Narrator
The Laundromat
 
[1985]
Alberta Johnson
Plaza Suite
 
[1987]
Karen Nash / Muriel Tate / Norma Hubley
James Stewart: A Wonderful Life - Hosted by Johnny Carson
 
[1987]
Hostage
 
[1988]
Martha
Julie & Carol: Together Again
 
[1989]
The Tale of Peter Rabbit
 
[1991]
Narrator / Mrs. Rabbit / Cat - Voice
Noises Off...
 
[1992]
Dotty Otley / Mrs. Clackett
Men, Movies & Carol
 
[1994]
Seasons of the Heart
 
[1994]
Vivian Levinson
All My Children 25th Anniversary Special
 
[1995]
Self - Hostess
The Marriage Fool
 
[1998]
Florence
Putting It Together
 
[2000]
The Wife
The Trumpet of the Swan
 
[2001]
Mrs. Hammerbotham - Voice
Once Upon a Mattress
 
[2005]
Queen Aggravain
Mike Douglas: Moments & Memories
 
[2008]
Horton Hears a Who!
 
[2008]
Kangaroo - Voice
Post Grad
 
[2009]
Grandma Maureen
Arrietty
 
[2010]
Hara - Voice
A Carol Burnett Christmas
 
[2012]
Carol Burnett's Favorite Sketches
 
[2016]
Host
Elmo's World: Elmo Wonders
 
[2016]
Household Name
 
[2017]
Vivian Valmont
Signed, Sealed, Delivered: To the Altar
 
[2018]
Ardis
Surely, You Jest
 
[2019]
Toy Story 4
 
[2019]
Chairol Burnett - Voice
Kaye Ballard - The Show Goes On
 
[2019]
Lucille Ball: We Love Lucy
 
[2020]
All Together Now
 
[2020]
Joan
Licorice Pizza
 
[2021]
Betty White: A Celebration
 
[2022]

Carol Burnett TV Shows

Omnibus
 
[1956]
Stanley
 
[1956-1957]
Celia Howard, Celia
The DuPont Show of the Week
 
[1961]
Narrator
The Twilight Zone
 
[1962]
Agnes Grep
Get Smart
 
[1967]
Ozark Annie
The Lucy Show
 
[1966-1967]
Carol Bradford
Gomer Pyle: USMC
 
[1967-1969]
Sgt. Carol, Carol Barnes
The Tim Conway Comedy Hour
 
[1970]
Here's Lucy
 
[1969-1971]
Carol Krausmeyer, Carol Burnett
Insight
 
[1977]
Eve
The Carol Burnett Show
 
[1967-1978]
Carol Burnett & Company
 
[1979]
The Tim Conway Show
 
[1980]
Bird Lady, Mrs. Wiggins
SCTV Network
 
[1983]
Woman in Courtroom
Mama's Family
 
[1983-1984]
Eunice Higgins
Fresno
 
[1986]
Charlotte Kensington
Fame
 
[1987]
Rose
Magnum, P.I.
 
[1984-1988]
Susan Johnson
Carol & Company
 
[1990-1991]
Dorothy Tibbit
HBO Storybook Musicals
 
[1991]
Narrator, Mrs. Rabbit, Cat
Evening Shade
 
[1993]
Carol Burnett
Women of the House
 
[1995]
Carol Burnett
Touched by an Angel
 
[1997]
Lillian Bennett
The Larry Sanders Show
 
[1992-1998]
Carol Burnett
The Wonderful World of Disney
 
[2005]
Queen Aggravain
Desperate Housewives
 
[2006]
Eleanor Mason
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
 
[2009]
Birdie Sulloway
All My Children
 
[1983-2011]
Verla Grubbs, Mrs. Johnson
Signed, Sealed, Delivered
 
[2014]
Ardis Paine
Curious George
 
[2013-2014]
Great Aunt Sylvia
Hot in Cleveland
 
[2013-2015]
Penny
Glee
 
[2010-2015]
Doris Sylvester
Hawaii Five-0
 
[2013-2016]
Deb McGarrett
Julie's Greenroom
 
[2017]
Mrs. Edna Brightful
Angie Tribeca
 
[2018]
President Priscilla Filcox
Mad About You
 
[1996-2019]
Theresa Stemple
Forky Asks a Question
 
[2019]
Chairol Burnett
Better Call Saul
 
[2022]
Marion

Carol Burnett Biography

Burnett, an award-winning actress, and best-selling author is widely recognized by the public and her peers for her comedic and dramatic roles on television, film and Broadway, most notably "The Carol Burnett Show." Named in 2007 by Time magazine as one of 100 Best Television Shows of All Time, "The Carol Burnett Show" ran for 11 years, averaged 30 million viewers per week and received 25 Emmy Awards, making it one of the most honored shows in television history.

As a highly acclaimed actress, Burnett also has been honored with Emmys, People's Choice Awards, the Horatio Alger Award, an Ace Award, the Peabody and a Grammy. A KENNEDY Center Honoree, the recipient of the KENNEDY Center Mark Twain Prize for Humor and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, she was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame and has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The City of Los Angeles named the intersection of Highland Avenue and Selma Avenue directly adjacent to Hollywood High School, Burnett's alma mater, Carol Burnett Square and CBS Studios dedicated "The Carol Burnett Artist Entrance" in her honor. Burnett was celebrated by her colleagues and fellow actors with the Life Achievement Award at the 2016 SAG Awards.

As a passionate supporter of the arts and education, she established several scholarships around the country, including the Carol Burnett Musical Theatre Competition at her alma mater, UCLA, and the Carrie Hamilton Foundation, to honor her daughter's memory.

Carol Burnett Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1996 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Carol Burnett , Moon Over Buffalo
 
Tony Awards - 1969 - Special Tony Award Gold Star
Carol Burnett
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1964 - Other Awards Gold Star
Carol Burnett
 
Theatre World Awards - 1960 - Performance Gold Star
Carol Burnett, Once Upon a Mattress
 
Tony Awards - 1960 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Carol Burnett, Once Upon a Mattress

Carol Burnett News

Video: Kevin McCarthy Gets LES MISERABLES Treatment from Randy Rainbow Photo Video: Kevin McCarthy Gets LES MISERABLES Treatment from Randy Rainbow
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 23, 2023

Republican Kevin McCarthy is officially the 55th Speaker of the House and Randy Rainbow has something to say about it. Watch below as¬† he returns with his first song parody of 2023, 'Speaker of the House', based on 'Master of the House‚ÄĚ from Les Mis√©rables.

Review: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG at Fulton Theatre Photo Review: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG at Fulton Theatre
by Rich Mehrenberg - Jan 22, 2023

The Play That Goes Wrong is a Looney Tunes cartoon come to life.  Bring your whole family to enjoy its’ slapstick and silliness.

Michael Kushner to Release New Book HOW TO BE A MULTI-HYPHENATE IN THE THEATRE BUSINE Photo Michael Kushner to Release New Book HOW TO BE A MULTI-HYPHENATE IN THE THEATRE BUSINESS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 19, 2023

Published by¬†Routledge and CRC Press, ‚ÄúHow to Be A Multi-Hyphenate in the Theatre Business: Conversations, Advice, and Tips from Dear Multi-Hyphenate‚ÄĚ will be released everywhere books are sold on¬†Friday, February 10, 2023¬†and is available for pre-order starting¬†Friday, January 20, 2023.

Sheryl Lee Ralph, Daniel Radcliffe & More Win Critics Choice Awards Photo Sheryl Lee Ralph, Daniel Radcliffe & More Win Critics Choice Awards
by Michael Major - Jan 17, 2023

Sheryl Lee Ralph, Daniel Radcliffe, Brendan Fraser, Jean Smart, Amanda Seyfried, Jennifer Coolidge, and more were among the winners of Critics Choice Awards. The ceremony was hosted by Chelsea Handler. Check out the list of winners now!

BEING ROBIN- A Love Letter To Robin Williams Screens With the Filmmaker at The Cabot Photo BEING ROBIN- A Love Letter To Robin Williams Screens With the Filmmaker at The Cabot
by Stephi Wild - Jan 17, 2023

Being Robin,¬†a non-fiction movie described as ‚Äúa love letter to Robin Williams‚ÄĚ by filmmaker/performer Roger Kabler,¬†will be shown at The Cabot in Beverly, MA on Saturday February 18th at 7:30pm.

Harris Center For The Arts Announces VICKI LAWRENCE AND MAMA: A TWO-WOMAN SHOW And B Photo Harris Center For The Arts Announces VICKI LAWRENCE AND MAMA: A TWO-WOMAN SHOW And BILLY BOB THORNTON & THE BOXMASTERS
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 13, 2023

Folsom's Harris Center for the Arts has announced two exciting new shows for our 2022-2023 season. Tickets for both of these additional events will be on sale to the general public on Wednesday, January 18, 2023, at 12:00 PM. Tickets are currently on sale for previously confirmed shows mentioned later in this release.

Len Cariou to Lead ZAGLADA Staged Reading at Theatre at St. Clement's Photo Len Cariou to Lead ZAGLADA Staged Reading at Theatre at St. Clement's
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 10, 2023

Theatre at St. Clement’s to present a one night only staged reading of Zaglada, a new play by Richard Vetere, directed by Dan Wackerman at Theatre at St. Clement’s on Monday, January 23 at 7pm. Admission is free.

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by BWW - Dec 27, 2022

Video: The Best Broadway Performances from the Kennedy Center Honors Photo Video: The Best Broadway Performances from the Kennedy Center Honors
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 27, 2022

The 45th Annual Kennedy Center Honors are coming up and we are celebrating the special occasion with some of our favorite videos of past Broadway performances. Check out the full list!

ADG Awards to Honor Michael Denering Photo ADG Awards to Honor Michael Denering
by Michael Major - Dec 22, 2022

Scenic Artist Michael Denering, best known for his creative painting of artwork for Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, Toys, Die Hard, Batman Returns, Jurassic Park and Bram Stoker’s Dracula will receive the Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) Lifetime Achievement Award from the Scenic, Title & Graphic Artists (STG).

Carol Burnett Videos

VIDEO: Randy Rainbow Wants to 'Lock Him Up Yesterday' in Latest Song Parody Videoplay
VIDEO: Randy Rainbow Wants to 'Lock Him Up Yesterday' in Latest Song Parody

by Stephi Wild - Aug 18, 2022

Randy Rainbow is back with his latest song parody, called 'Lock Him Up Yesterday', based on the song 'Yesterday' by The Beatles. Check out the video here!

VIDEO: Randy Rainbow Sends Thoughts and Prayers in His Latest Spoof Videoplay
VIDEO: Randy Rainbow Sends Thoughts and Prayers in His Latest Spoof

by Nicole Rosky - Aug 4, 2022

Randy Rainbow is back with his favorite response to gun violence. Watch as he gives A Chorus Line's 'Dance Ten, Looks Three' a clever re-do in his latest spoof- 'Thoughts and Prayers'.

VIDEO: Bob Mackie Talks His Legendary Career and New Book on Backstage Live with Rich Videoplay
VIDEO: Bob Mackie Talks His Legendary Career and New Book on Backstage Live with Richard Ridge

by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Nov 17, 2021

The Art of Bob Mackie is the first-ever comprehensive and fully authorized book showcasing Mackie's work, from his early days as a sketch artist for the legendary Edith Head at Paramount to his current, cutting-edge costumes for pop stars and line of accessible, wearable clothing for QVC. In addition to hundreds of glorious photos and dozens of dishy recollections from Mackie and his many muses, this gorgeous volume features never-before-seen sketches from throughout his prolific career. Watch as Mackie reminisces about his extensive career and reflects on the new book!

VIDEO: Julie Andrews Talks About Kissing Carol Burnett on THE KELLY CLARKSON SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: Julie Andrews Talks About Kissing Carol Burnett on THE KELLY CLARKSON SHOW

by Stage Tube - Nov 5, 2020

Hollywood icon Julie Andrews shares a lot of incredible stories from her book 'Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years,' including one hilarious moment in which she jokingly shared a kiss with Carol Burnett at a benefit that happened to be in the same hotel as Lyndon B. Johnson's presidential inauguration. Tune in to hear the shocking details!

VIDEO: Watch Susan Egan Sing 'I Won't Say (I'm In Love)' from Home! Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Susan Egan Sing 'I Won't Say (I'm In Love)' from Home!

by Stage Tube - Apr 27, 2020

Need a Disney sing-a-long to get you through the day? Broadway favorite Susan Egan is here to help! Watch as the the original voice of Meg, sings the Hercules classic 'I Won't Say (I'm In Love)' from home, with the help of her Broadway Princess Party pals- Courtney Reed, Laura Osnes, Adam J. Levy and Benjamin Rauhala.

VIDEO: Lesley Ann Warren Talks Starring in RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA Videoplay
VIDEO: Lesley Ann Warren Talks Starring in RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA

by Stage Tube - Mar 31, 2020

Lesley Ann Warren is reminiscing on starring in Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella in a new interview released by Rodgers and Hammerstein on YouTube!

VIDEO: Pass the Time with a Medley from Liza Minnelli & Carol Burnett! Videoplay
VIDEO: Pass the Time with a Medley from Liza Minnelli & Carol Burnett!

by Stage Tube - Mar 26, 2020

Need a distraction to help pass the time? Living legends Carol Burnett and Liza Minnelli are here to help! Watch below as the duo sings a very special medley about time on the Carol Burnett Show!

VIDEO: Susan Egan Sings Cut Song From HERCULES at Broadway Princess Party Videoplay
VIDEO: Susan Egan Sings Cut Song From HERCULES at Broadway Princess Party

by Stage Tube - Mar 14, 2020

Tony Award nominee Susan Egan, the voice of 'Megara' in Disney's animated film 'Hercules,' sang a cut song from the film at the first-ever Broadway Princess Party BRUNCH on January 12, 2020 at Sony Hall.

VIDEO: Allison Janney Talks Carol Burnett, Turning 60 & THE WEST WING on JIMMY KIMMEL Videoplay
VIDEO: Allison Janney Talks Carol Burnett, Turning 60 & THE WEST WING on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!

by Stage Tube - Jan 15, 2020

Allison talks about loving Carol Burnett, wanting to work with her, recently turning 60, ‚ÄúThe West Wing,‚ÄĚ and her new Amazon Prime movie Troop Zero.

VIDEO: Tiffany Haddish Talks GOLDEN GLOBE After Parties on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYER Videoplay
VIDEO: Tiffany Haddish Talks GOLDEN GLOBE After Parties on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS

by Stage Tube - Jan 9, 2020

Tiffany Haddish talks about running into Carol Burnett at the Golden Globes and taking over the Netflix after-party.


Carol Burnett Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Carol Burnett been in?
Carol Burnett has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Carol Burnett been in?
Carol Burnett has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Carol Burnett been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Moon Over Buffalo , Special Tony Award (Tony Awards) , Other Awards (Outer Critics Circle Awards) Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Once Upon a Mattress and Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Once Upon a Mattress .

What awards has Carol Burnett won?
Special Tony Award (Tony Awards) Other Awards (Outer Critics Circle Awards)and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Once Upon a Mattress.

How many shows has Carol Burnett written?
Carol Burnett has written 1 shows including Hollywood Arms (Source Material).