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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)
Ceiling Fan (voice)
 1994 Thumbelina
Ms. Fieldmouse (voice)
 1994 Burke's Law (TV Series)
 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/The Iron Man/Soap Star (1985) ... Sylvia Bennett
 1985 Alice in Wonderland (TV Movie)
White Queen
 1983 Parade of Stars (TV Movie)
Lorelei Lee
 1970 Shinbone Alley
Mehitabel (voice)
 1968 Skidoo
Flo Banks
 1967 All About People (Short)
Narrator
 1957 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Mabel
- Three Men on a Horse (1957) ... Mabel
 1950 Paid in Full
Mrs. Peters (uncredited)
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Unsold pilot: In 1957 she starred in a sitcom pilot called "The Carol Channing Show". See more »

Publicity Listings:

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:

[on presenting an Oscar at the 1967 Academy Awards] What a thrill for me to fondle an envelope, even in transit! See more »

Trivia:

In 1986-1987, toured in the play "Legends" with Mary Martin, the subject of an excellent, highly amusing book by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright James Kirkwood Jr., "Diary of a Mad Playwright: Perilous Adventures on the Road with Mary Martin and Carol Channing". Despite the pressures, Kirkwood describes Channing as a true professional and a joy to work with. See more »

Trademark:

Inflated blonde hair See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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