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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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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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 1998 The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars (Video)
Fanny (voice)
 1997 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
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- 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/The Iron Man/Soap Star (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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Stage Play: Proof Thro' the Night. Drama. Written by Allan Kenward. Scenic Design by Albert R. Johnson. Directed by Allan Kenward. Morosco Theatre: 25 Dec 1942- 2 Jan 1943 (11 performances). Produced by Lee Shubert. 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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[on presenting an Oscar at the 1967 Academy Awards] What a thrill for me to fondle an envelope, even in transit! See more »

Trivia:

Has three Tony Awards: in 1964, as Best Actress (Musical) for "Hello, Dolly!"; in 1968, a Special Award; and in 1995, a Lifetime Achievement Award. Was also nominated three other times for Best Actress (Musical): in 1956, for "The Vamp;" in 1961, for "Show Girl;" and in 1974, for "Lorelei." See more »

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Loud raspy voice See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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