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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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 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 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)
 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
 1983 Parade of Stars (TV Movie)
Lorelei Lee
 1957 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Mabel
- Three Men on a Horse (1957) ... Mabel
 1955 Svengali and the Blonde (TV Movie)
Trilby O'Farrell
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Other Works:

She acted in George Bernard Shaw's play, "The Millionairess," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Gene Wilder and John McMartin in the cast. Gene Saks 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:

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 »

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Inflated blonde hair See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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