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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)
Martha
 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)
Dana
- 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)
Various
 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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Alternate Names:

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

Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on how Mama was not written for her originally] I was not in the original [planned "Family" sketch]. There was no place for me. The sketch was lovingly written for Carol. She was to play Mama, and the writers had planned on a guest star playing Eunice. It was a one-time-only, one shot. They hated their mothers. They wrote this dysfunctional family as a tribute to their dysfunctional lives, and ... See more »

Trivia:

Met her husband Al Schultz when he was hired to be the head make-up artist in the early 1970s on The Carol Burnett Show (1967). But they did start going together romantically until 1974, Vicki has stated that they fell in love when the show were filming in Sydney, Australia. See more »

Trademark:

Her character Mama See more »

Nickname:

Mama

Star Sign:

Aries

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