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Vicki Lawrence

Famed actress, comedian, singer, and dancer Vicki Lawrence has appeared in television shows, on Broadway and in nightclubs. Her career included shows with such popular actors as Carol Burnett, Harvey Korman, and Tim Conway. Lawrence was born Vicki Ann Axelrad in Inglewood, California, to Ann Alene (Loyd) and Howard Axelrad, a certified public ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 4 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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 2011 Annie Claus is Coming to Town (TV Movie)
 2001-2005 Yes, Dear (TV Series)
Natalie Warner
- Dominic's First Date (2005) ... Natalie Warner
- The Owner's Suite (2004) ... Natalie Warner
- Hooked on Comics (2003) ... Natalie Warner
- Let's Get Jaggy with It (2003) ... Natalie Warner
- We're Having a Baby (2002) ... Natalie Warner
 1999 Ally McBeal (TV Series)
- Saving Santa (1999) ... Dana
 1998 Nunsense Jamboree (TV Movie)
Sister Mary Amnesia
 1998 Love Boat: The Next Wave (TV Series)
Kate Granville
- Affairs to Remember (1998) ... Kate Granville
 1996 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Kitty Lynn Hastings
- FMurder (1996) ... Kitty Lynn Hastings
 1995 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Felicia Harper
- Who Killed the Gadget Man? (1995) ... Felicia Harper
 1995 All-American Girl (TV Series)
Phone Lady
- Young Americans (1995) ... Phone Lady
 1994 Hart to Hart: Old Friends Never Die (TV Movie)
Nora Kingsley
 1993 Roseanne (TV Series)
Phyllis Zimmer
- Guilt by Imagination (1993) ... Phyllis Zimmer
 1991 Major Dad (TV Series)
Pookie Pond
- Steel Magnolia (1991) ... Pookie Pond
 1991 The Carol Burnett Show (TV Series)
Skit characters
 1978-1986 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Betty Logan / Gloria Baxter / Patty Beller / ...
 1985-1986 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Jackie MacKay / Phoebe Carroll
- Trial by Error (1986) ... Jackie MacKay
- My Johnny Lies Over the Ocean (1985) ... Phoebe Carroll
 1985 Anything for Love (TV Movie)
Elaine Monty
 1979-1983 Laverne & Shirley (TV Series)
Sgt. Alvinia T. Plout
- The Baby Show (1983) ... Sgt. Alvinia T. Plout
- Out, Out Damn Plout (1981) ... Sgt. Alvinia T. Plout
- The Survival Test (1980) ... Sgt. Alvinia T. Plout
- We're in the Army, Now: Part 2 (1979) ... Sgt. Alvinia T. Plout
- We're in the Army, Now: Part 1 (1979) ... Sgt. Alvinia T. Plout
 1982 Eunice (TV Movie)
Thelma 'Mama' Harper
 1982 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Jenny Casey
- Funny Man/Tattoo, the Matchmaker (1982) ... Jenny Casey
 1981 Mean Jeans (TV Series)
 1980 Katmandu (TV Short)
 1979 Carol Burnett & Company (TV Series)
 1979 Supertrain (TV Series)
Karen Prince
- Express to Terror (1979) ... Karen Prince (as Vickie Lawrence)
 1967-1978 The Carol Burnett Show (TV Series)
Various Characters / Sissy
- Episode #11.23 (1978)
- Episode #11.22 (1978)
- Episode #11.21 (1978)
- Episode #11.20 (1978)
 1976 Having Babies (TV Movie)
Grace Fontreil
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One woman show: She will be performing her one woman show playing herself and Thelma Harper at Monmouth University Pollack Theatre. See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Thelma 'Mama' Harper | Vickie Lawrence | Vicki Lawrence-Schultz | Mama | Vicki Lawrence Schultz


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[When asked if she was going back to do her Mama character in 2010, the character she created for 40 years]: No, I certainly did not. Mama was actually written for Carol as a one-time character with a guest star playing Eunice. But Eunice was the character that spoke to Carol, so she wanted to play Eunice and told the writers she wanted me to play Mama. Carol also chose to make the characters ... See more »


The late Actress Yvonne De Carlo cited Vicki as her favorite actress. See more »


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