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Carol Channing


Carol Channing was born January 31, 1921, at Seattle, Washington, the daughter of a prominent newspaper editor, who was very active in the Christian Science movement. She attended high school in San Francisco and later worked as a model in Los Angeles. She attended prestigious Bennington College in Vermont and majored in drama and dance and ... See full bio »

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 1998 The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars (Video)
Fanny (voice)
 1997 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Carol Channing
- The Comeback (1997) ... Carol Channing
 1997 The Drew Carey Show (TV Series)
Carol Channing
- New York and Queens (1997) ... Carol Channing
 1994 Thumbelina
Ms. Fieldmouse (voice)
 1994 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Daphne LeMay
- Who Killed the Fashion King? (1994) ... Daphne LeMay
 1993 2 Stupid Dogs (TV Series)
Wicked Witch / Elderly Woman
- Family Values/Platypus/Red Strikes Back (1993) ... Wicked Witch (voice)
- Door Jam/Goldflipper/Where's the Bone? (1993) ... Elderly Woman (voice)
 1991 Where's Waldo? (TV Series)
- The Land of the Lost Pyramid (1991) ... (voice)
- Viking Fling (1991) ... (voice)
- Ahead of the Future (1991) ... (voice)
- The Living Exhibits (1991) ... (voice)
- The Land of the Carpet Flyers (1991) ... (voice)
 1990 Happily Ever After
Muddy (voice)
 1981-1987 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Aunt Sylvia / Tante Sylvia / Sylvia Bennett / ...
- Who Killed Maxwell Thorn? (1987) ... Tante Sylvia
- Good Time Girls/Iron Man/Soap War (1985) ... Sylvia Bennett
 1983 Parade of Stars (TV Movie)
Lorelei Lee
 1970 Shinbone Alley
Mehitabel (voice)
 1968 Skidoo
Flo
 1957 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Mabel
- Three Men on a Horse (1957) ... Mabel
 1955 Svengali and the Blonde (TV Movie)
Trilby O'Farrell
 1950 Paid in Full
Mrs. Peters (uncredited)
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(January 23 to March 29, 1986) She acted in James Kirkwood's musical, "Legends!," in a world premiere at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Mary Martin in the cast. Clifford Williams was director. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

My mother said to me, "You're revolting. And on top of that, you're not very feminine." Well, that led me to the stage, which is an accepting and comfortable place. So in a way I have my mother to thank. See more »

Trivia:

Returned to work 10 months after giving birth to her son Channing to begin performing in the Broadway production of "Wonderful Town". See more »

Trademark:

Bright smile See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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