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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)
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/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: Wonderful Town. Musical comedy. Music by Leonard Bernstein. Book by Joseph Fields and Jerome Chodorov. Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. Based on "My Sister Eileen" by Joseph A. Fields and Jerome Chodorov. Based on stories by Ruth McKenney. Musical Director: Lehman Engel. Vocal arrangements by Lehman Engel. Music ... 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:

[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 »

Trademark:

Inflated blonde hair See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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